The William Templeton Foundation for Young People’s Mental Health (YPMH) is seeking a Partner Engagement Manager.

YPMH is a charity focused on accelerating the translation of research into innovative early interventions that can be used in self-care, the health system, and the wider mental health ecosystem to improve the mental wellbeing of young people.

We are seeking a Partner Engagement Manager to lead the development of relationships with stakeholders including researchers; industrial collaborators; clinicians, managers and strategists in the formal health system; and key organisations in the wider mental health ecosystem, including schools, employers and charities to:

  1. Build and sustain a Community of Action that engages stakeholders to help identify, evaluate, select, develop, pilot and implement ideas for early intervention in depression in young people.
  2. Facilitate Community participants’ engagement in specific projects to address depression in young people. An immediate requirement is to facilitate the engagement by participants in consultations and workshops for an ongoing project. This project is described in the job description which is available below.
  3. Facilitate the development, piloting and implementation of innovations by consortia comprising researchers, industrial partners, clinicians and other stakeholders to help prevent, predict, detect, diagnose and treat early the causes of depression in young people.

The role may be full-time or part-time (at least 3 days per week). Initially, the appointment is for a fixed term of 6 months full-time or 10 months part-time at 3 days per week. Renewal of employment is subject to performance and additional grant funding. The role is located in Cambridge, UK.

The YPMH Partner Engagement Manager role is an opportunity to:

  • Help address a vital societal need by contributing to the mental wellbeing of young people.
  • Contribute to YPMH’s development, growth and impact.
  • Collaborate with high calibre colleagues across the mental health ecosystem.

We are seeking an outstanding individual with the following expertise:

  • Engaging multiple groups within and outside an organisation to enable successful innovations.
  • Development and piloting of research-based innovations that improve health outcomes.
  • Use and facilitation of innovation management methods, such as open innovation.
  • Understanding of the challenges and opportunities to effect change for young people’s mental health.

The closing date for applications is March 7th, 2022.

Please send your application to peter.templeton@ypmh.org

For further information, please download following description.

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