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Head of Programme Delivery

Head of Programme Delivery

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  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    Up to £65766.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Hannah Welfoot

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Yolk Recruitment Public Sector and Not-for-Profit is proud to be working with a Public Sector organisation whose vision is to make Wales the place of choice for health, care and wellbeing innovation.

The Opportunity:

They are looking for a Head of Programme Delivery to join their Senior Management team, to work closely with their Senior Leadership Team and Board, playing a pivotal role in building and delivering a pipeline of innovation assessments and adoption projects for better health and wellbeing in Wales, specifically delivering their digital care and precision medicine programmes.

This role will be integral to supporting the Innovation Adoption Director in leading a team to accelerate the adoption of innovative solutions for better health and wellbeing in Wales. You'll be developing and implementing an effective strategy to identify and deliver key programmes meeting the needs and demands of stakeholders by proactively seeking and assessing opportunities offered by industry and matching to health and social care needs. This role is varied and forward thinking, requiring expertise in leading a team to successfully deliver project and programme management in the public sector environment. At a tactical level there is a focus on genomics, diagnostics, advanced therapies, artificial intelligence, big data and predictive analytics.

As a member of the Senior Management Team you'll also be focused on planning and delivering programme delivery and business objectives, which include:

  • Supporting the identification of unmet health and social care challenges and opportunities for innovative solutions, informing the focus of the innovation and adoption support services, programmes, and projects.
  • Impacting on internal and external barriers to innovation adoption.
  • Supporting transformational change across health and social care innovation.
  • Embedding innovation within the culture of the health and social care sector.

The Successful Candidate:

  • Experienced in strategy development and operational delivery within a complex, multi-stakeholder environment to achieve targets, aims and objectives.
  • Skilled in developing and translating strategy into programme delivery plans.
  • Experienced in leading and developing people, resources, and processes to ensure plans are properly executed delivering the expected results, identifying issues or barriers early and implementing remedial action.
  • Experienced in shaping and delivering highly effective engagement across a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Skilled in convening, leading and participating in multi-stakeholder collaborative innovation programmes and projects.


  • Hybrid, flexible and supportive working culture
  • Supportive work-life balance with a generous holiday entitlement - 30 days pro-rata annual leave plus additional public holidays
  • Pension scheme supported by an employer contribution of 7%.

If you think this one's for you:

Please contact Hannah Welfoot at Yolk Recruitment: 07458 143 279

Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team works with organisations across the UK to fulfil their recruitment needs and to achieve their D&I objectives. We recruit temporary, contract and permanent hires for 1 off specialist needs or for volume campaigns. We support our applicants to navigate the public sector recruitment processes and secure their dream jobs.

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.

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