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Medicines Access Efficiency Project Manager

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
Llandough, Penarth
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to expansion of the current service, we have an exciting opportunity to welcome a Medicines Access Efficiency Project Manager to join our team in the All Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre (AWTTC).AWTTC provides dedicated administrative, technical and professional support for medicines optimisation projects, prescribing analysis and the appraisal and monitoring of new medicines in Wales, supporting the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG) in the development and implementation of strategic prescribing decisions.

Reporting to the AWTTC Head of Patient Access to Medicines and working in close collaboration with the Assistant Director of Medicines Procurement and Optimisation Wales, you will be at the heart of a multi-disciplinary group created to improve efficiencies and timeliness in the delivery of access to medicines across Wales. This work will support all University Health Boards and the Trust in Wales and assist in delivery of safe and high quality services while achieving financial balance.

We are looking for someone with good attention to detail and experience working with spreadsheets. The ability to manipulate different data sets to identify and implement service changes would be of benefit, but not essential. This post offers a unique opportunity to work at a national level as part of a small friendly team. If you have a keen interest in helping to optimise medicines usage within NHS Wales, then this is the role for you.

Main duties of the job

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this role Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents

Person Specification



  • Degree or equivalent experience
  • Project or people management qualification or equivalent



  • evidence of project or change management


  • Experience of working in the NHS



  • Evidence of excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Evidence of document production to support, business cases, strategic plans, policies and procedures etc.
  • Strong leadership skills.


  • Demonstration of analytical skills



  • Knowledge of MS-Office suite of software, particularly Word and Excel.


  • Knowledge of medicines management/medicines access

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


University Hospital, Llandough

Penlan Road

Llandough, Penarth

CF64 2XX

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