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Senior Commercial Project Lead

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
This excitingrolewithin the Health Innovation East Midlands (HIEM) will specifically work in the Commercial Partnerships function while liaising across the organisation to deliver work packages and support projects to innovators from Academia, Healthcare system and private sector. This role will drive the take-up of innovations into the system to deliver cost and patient benefits that would otherwise not be realised.

Working as part of the Commercial Partnerships Function this role will lead on several innovation projects designed to deliver improvements in clinical outcomes, deliver better patient experiences, reduce costs and stimulate economic growth through innovation.

This role is offered on a fixed term/secondment basis until 31 March 2025. HIEM is a hybrid working organisation with flexibility to work from home or our offices, there may also be an occasional requirement for travel to Nottingham or further afield.

The provisional date for interview isTuesday 12 December 2023.

Main duties of the job

The successful post holder will be responsible for leading and Project Management of several Work Packages and Key Projects on behalf of the Commercial Partnerships Function of the HIEM.

The role also requires provision of a range of project planning and implementation expertise using appropriate implementation, sustainability and spread methodology. You will also lead the production of Pathway and Stakeholder Mapping, evidence based Business Cases, Value Propositions and commercialisation activities to drive spread and adoption of differing Innovations for our Innovator and system partners.

About us

We are part of a national network known as the 'Health Innovation Network', the 'collective voice of the 15 local health innovation networks.

We bring together partners from all sectors involved in health and care including the NHS, social care and public health, patients, research, third sector and industry - to identify, test and spread new technologies and better ways of working.

We save the NHS money, generate economic growth, empower health and care staff, and improve lives for patients.

We work closely with our health and care stakeholders to establish their priorities then provide support. As part of a national network, we import evidenced solutions from other Health Innovation Network regions and export our successful East Midlands programmes on a national basis.

We have a range of objectives, but our overarching aim is always to make a difference for patients.

To find out more, visit the 'About Us' and 'Join our Team' sections of our HIEM website

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please familiarise yourself with the Job Description and Person Specification attachments located within the supporting documents section of this advert. These documents will provide a comprehensive overview for this exciting role.

Person Specification



  • Experience of managing medium/large-scale projects working across different organisations and within a complex environment using a range of programme management techniques
  • Working in a programme management role working with a range of external and public organisations including NHS agencies, local authorities, government agencies, voluntary and independent sectors
  • Developing, implementing and reviewing strategic programme management plans and strategies



  • Specialist knowledge of planning, implementing and evaluating programme aims and objectives, aligned to corporate priorities and strategies

Communication and relationship skills


  • Ability to develop credible, productive relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, including patients
  • Demonstrable ability to build and co-ordinate constructive project teams - being effective in communicating in a clear and articulate manner using tact and diplomacy in managing difficult people and situations.
  • Ability to understand, utilise and present information in a constructive and challenging manner to facilitate change

Analytical and judgement skills


  • Ability to think laterally, identify and evaluate options and present workable solutions to complex service issues taking into account internal and external political environments.

Planning and organisation skills


  • Able to develop a range of strategic and operational plans for implementation of innovations in a variety of settings and crossing organisational boundaries, taking into consideration local context

Personal Qualities


  • Works across boundaries, looks for collective success, listens, involves, respects and learns from the contribution of others

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


Sir Colin Campbell Building, Jubilee Campus

Triumph Road



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