New vacancy: Workforce Programme Lead


Posted on 27 April 2021 (Permalink)

WMAHSN is looking for a Programme Manager for its Workforce programme, due to AHSN funding this will be offered as a 12 month fixed term contract.

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) is one of 15 regional AHSNs licensed by NHS England with the purpose of spreading the adoption of innovation at scale and pace to improve health and wellbeing, and to deliver economic benefits. WMAHSN is hosted by UHB NHS Foundation NHS Trust.

By catalysing partnerships between the health and care sector, academia, business and patients, citizens and the third sector, WMAHSN identifies innovations that address the health needs of the region’s population, drive down costs and attract investment and jobs into the West Midlands. Programmes of work are established to take the most attractive innovations forward to accelerate their uptake regionally, nationally and internationally.

One of the AHSN’s key strategic priorities is Workforce, the workforce programme is focused on workforce productivity in a project centred on the following priorities: Pathway redesign and Innovation including digital, technology or AI. The priority encompasses programmes, projects, events and meetings involving a large and diverse range of organisations and individuals.

The core requirement for the Workforce Programme Manager is to provide operational leadership to WMAHSN-supported workforce programmes and projects, and to lead the delivery of the programmes in partnership with other WMAHSN Programme and priority leads and support future programmes relating to the AHSN Networks Workforce priority.

We are looking for someone with a background in Workforce who can help develop this necessary and exciting programme of work. For further information please contact Tony Davis, Director of Innovation & economic Growth. 

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