Main purpose of role:

Reporting to the CEO, the Innovation and Adoption Director is a pivotal new role for our organisation.

As a key member of our Executive Management Team (EMT), the Innovation Adoption Director will lead an effective, agile and ambitious innovation adoption and funding delivery function.

You will be for a dynamic leader, with an entrepreneurial spirit and the commitment and drive to shape and mould a multi-disciplinary team of experts across health and social care engagement, the life sciences industry and external bid development to drive innovative solutions forward.

Primary elements of this role will include leading the organisation to:

  • Finding and developing innovative solutions from the life sciences industry which address health and care challenges and unmet clinical needs
  • Curate and promote innovation within health and social care in Wales
  • Secure additional funding that supports collaboration between NHS Wales, social care partners and the life sciences industry to achieve systematic transformation and improvement across the health and care sector in Wales
  • Convene and orchestrate stakeholders to drive forward national health care innovation programmes

Applications should be made by personal statement to support a current CV to Gemma Bafico at by 5pm on Monday 15th April 2019. Applications in Welsh or English are welcome. Successful applicants will be invited to attend an interview.

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