|Salary:||£54,764 to £63,862 pa|
|Placed On:||25th November 2021|
|Closes:||6th December 2021|
Location: Southampton Science Park, Chilworth, Southampton
At Wessex Academic Health Science Network (AHSN), we connect the NHS, universities, research, innovators and small businesses to help drive innovation into the health service, which benefits patients, saves the NHS time and money, and helps to grow the local economy.
Now is a great time to join the AHSN. We’re at an exciting time in our history: we’ve got a very successful eight years under our belt, and an exciting future ahead – working to grow and support health innovation across Dorset, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight and Southern Wiltshire; and also working with our fellow AHSN colleagues, NHS England, NHS Improvement and the Office for Life Sciences as we look to have national impact for NHS patients in England.
WORKING FOR OUR ORGANISATION
Wessex AHSN is based in Southampton Science Park in Chilworth, in a bright modern office. Easily accessible from the M3, M27 and Southampton Parkway train station, the location offers free parking with a café on site and 27 acres of the Science Park site are designated a protected conservation area.
Wessex AHSN is keen to ensure that staff have a successful work/ life balance and offers flexible working dependant on the requirements of the role.
Wessex AHSN is a Trust hosted organisation based in Chilworth.
DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION AND MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
What you’ll do:
As a senior member of the Insight Team, the Senior Programme Manager will co-ordinate delivery of the programme of work and provide senior programme management support to a large portfolio of work. They will scope work requests with clients, put in place collaborative arrangements to deliver each programme or project and manage the end to end process from specifying a new piece of work to dissemination of findings. They will provide advice and guidance to innovators who are seeking to undertake an evaluation.
What we’re looking for:
The Senior Programme Manager will have excellent knowledge of health and care systems to understand the context in which Insights will be required to facilitate the adoption of proven innovations. They will have extensive programme and project management experience in an NHS or care service setting. Experience of designing or undertaking evaluations in a health care setting is highly desirable.
The post holder will need to be adaptable and flexible to work in a fast-paced changing environment, often with ambiguity. They will be able to demonstrate the Trust and AHSN values in how they approach their work and relationships.
The post holder will be based at the Wessex AHSN offices (Southampton Science Park) and most core team meetings will normally be held here. The post holder will be expected to travel across Wessex to meet with project teams and member organisations across the region. Occasional travel to evaluation sites across the UK and overnight stays may be required. N.B. At the current time, all systems are set up for remote working while restrictions are in place due to Covid-19.
For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Philippa Darnton, Associate Director Insight, Wessex AHSN on 07736 896708.
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