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Come and work at the forefront of healthcare innovation

Health Innovation Manchester works at the forefront of healthcare innovation to discover, develop and deploy new healthcare solutions. We harness the power of the NHS, wider health and care system, industry and academia within our region to address major challenges and tackle inequalities.

We are fast becoming an international leader in health innovation and digital healthcare, transforming the health & wellbeing of citizens across Greater Manchester.

Partnership is the core of our work and through strong relationships and collaborative working we bring together expertise from across the system to turn great ideas into healthcare solutions. From clinical trials to digital tools, academic research to healthcare analytics, our work is wide-ranging, exciting and makes a difference to people’s lives.

Our culture:

Health Innovation Manchester is hosted by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT), one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 28,000 staff. Health Innovation Manchester brings together the best of the NHS with a culture that champions new ideas and innovation.

We’re based at Citylabs, a world-class hub for health innovation and precision medicine, part of Europe’s largest clinical academic campus.  It’s a great place to work, with easy access to Manchester City Centre and surrounded by health and university facilities.

We’ve embraced agile working, with staff combining on-site and remote working. This means that we can come together when it matters most and promote a healthy work-life balance.

Our culture is inclusive and welcomes anyone with a passion for innovation and a desire to make a difference. We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity.

Health Innovation Manchester believes that successful implementation of equality, diversity, and inclusion in all aspects of work ensures that colleagues are valued, motivated and treated fairly.

You can read more about our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion work here.

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Non-Executive Director

Up to two days per month
Remuneration – £13,000 pa
Closing – 12th September


Health Innovation Manchester is a leading force in the discovery, development and implementation of innovation in healthcare to address the major challenges facing the delivery of safe and effective healthcare services to everyone.

We are seeking an inspirational leader and innovator to join our board as a Non-Executive Director to help harness the power of our exceptional academic and clinical assets and booming life sciences sector to achieve our aim of making Greater Manchester one of the most innovative health and social care systems around the world.

You will draw on your track record of success as a strategic leader in complex and fast-moving environments with a strong ability able to use your independence of thought, entrepreneurial spirit, and commercial and political astuteness to contribute as a full member of our highly respected board. You will be driven by a commitment to equality and diversity and addressing the health inequalities that affect the people of Greater Manchester and beyond. We are particularly interested in applications from individuals with deep commercial expertise in the health and life science sector or in digital technologies, or with a background in public private sector partnerships.

If this sounds like you, please read on.

Main duties:

As a Non-Executive Director on the Health Innovation Manchester Board you will:

• Shape Health Innovation Manchester’s strategic direction and ensure its objectives are achieved

• Use your knowledge and experience to bring a fresh, independent perspective to the Board’s thinking

• Be held to account and hold the Executives to account to deliver agreed plans and priorities and ensure Health Innovation Manchester’s budgets are aligned to its key objectives in order to achieve return on investment

• Ensure that Health Innovation Manchester’s financial, clinical and quality governance arrangements are robust

• Uphold Health Innovation Manchester’s values, and behaviours and promote equality and diversity both within and without the organisation

To express your interest for this role, or for confidential and informal conversations, please contact Janice Scanlan or Jenny Adrian at Hunter Healthcare.

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