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Job reference: 049685
Salary: Band 7 (£39,693 - £46,467)
Job closing date: 21/04/2021
Job Type: Administrative Services
Location: Falkirk Community Hospital
Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 06/04/2021
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: FV Quality

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*Secondment/Fixed-term for 18 months due to funding
*Secondment Opportunity – Existing permanent employees must first discuss this opportunity with their substantive line manager and complete the secondment request form prior to interview. The secondment request form and the associated secondment policy can be found on the HR/Recruitment intranet pages and must be completed and signed by the substantive line manager.  The Candidate should then take it with them to interview as confirmation that an agreement has been granted.

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated for this exciting and challenging new post, resulting from increased need and opportunities for health and social care innovation across Scotland.
Based within Forth Valley Quality you will plan, manage and deliver agreed innovation projects within Forth Valley, NHS West of Scotland Region and NHS Scotland. The role will support the national Health Innovation Partnership and Open Innovation projects.

You will be responsible for achieving collaborative working across a broad range of stakeholders to support the delivery of innovation collaboration objectives within timescales and budgets.

You will facilitate the development and commercialisation of innovations emerging from the innovation collaboration process, through effective project management, commercial due diligence, contract negotiation and identification of translational funding opportunities.

You will have substantial practical experience in the specification, development and implementation of innovation within a public or private service environment. You will demonstrate the ability to understand, analyse and reengineer complex processes.

A track record of strong project/change management skills and a project management qualification such as PRINCE2 are essential. Experience in project planning, managing, reporting and completion in a large complex organisation is essential.

You will evidence ability to work effectively in a team and influence across professional and organisational boundaries, excellent organisational skills and an and an ability to analyse and present complicated and sensitive information.

Informal enquiries to: Wendy Nimmo, Innovation Lead by email at:

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to complete a Standard Police Act Disclosure Scotland Check.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates.

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

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