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Partnerships Delivery Manager

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  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    Up to £40796.00 per annum + Hybrid working

  • Contact:

    Hannah Welfoot

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    02 May 2024

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. This organisation is at an exciting stage of its development, implementing a more strategic and focussed approach to their key partnership work and are therefore looking to appoint a Partnerships Delivery Manager.

Reporting to the Head of Partnerships, you will play a crucial role in supporting key partnerships across industry, health and social care providers, academia, government, professional bodies and support agencies.

Role Requirements:

  • You will be able to support and maintain successful partnerships and bringing an in-depth appreciation for the challenges in health and social care and a developed understanding of the innovation adoption ecosystem.
  • Proven project management skills such as a PRINCE2 qualification.
  • Ideally, the postholder will have ecosystem expertise - with a network of industry, health, social care, and academic contacts to generate a pipeline of healthcare innovation and opportunities.
  • Knowledge of the structures and processes within NHS Wales is desirable.
  • Experience of convening, leading, and participating in multi-party collaborative projects, specifically a track record of healthcare innovation project delivery in multiple-stakeholder settings.
  • Commercial knowledge of working with industry partners to deliver innovative solutions.

Main Purpose of the Role:

By working in partnership, their work helps the well-being of people living in Wales, propelling innovations into mainstream use, also generating growth, jobs and prosperity.

You will be responsible for delivering your own portfolio of partnership activity plans across the innovation healthcare ecosystem and will work with stakeholders across the public, private and charitable sectors and through effective account management will maintain strong relationships to deliver the organisation's portfolio of varied partnerships that contribute to their organisational outputs and consequently outcomes and impact for people in Wales.

Applying key account management principles, the Partnerships Manager will identify and nurture a strong pipeline of healthcare innovation opportunities to tackle unmet health and social care needs, accelerate the adoption of healthcare technologies, system and process and create sustainable business growth and job creation in Wales.

Main Responsibilities:

Stakeholder Management -

  • Engage with key assets and develop detailed understanding of key activities across the health and care innovation ecosystem.
  • Support the delivery of communication and events plan through attendance and delivering presentations at internal and external meetings, events, and conferences. This will, at times, require travel across Wales, the UK and Internationally.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of health and care ecosystem maps and pathways to support all innovation adoption activities.
  • Build and nurture relationships with a portfolio of healthcare companies, clinical and academic partners showing endeavour for exploring and implementing innovative solutions in technology, system and process that help address unmet heath or social care needs.
  • Identify the needs, challenges, opportunities, new developments, and emergent ideas to drive delivery of, and support innovative health life sciences solutions aligned to key impact areas.
  • Foster collaboration and co-production between industry, academia and health and care practitioners, leveraging their commitment, expertise, and joint investment in innovative and transformational opportunities.

Partnerships Management -

Working as part of the partnership team to develop and deliver healthcare innovation partnerships and associated activity plans, To include:

  • Planning: produce the proposal, budget, aims and objectives (outputs, outcomes, and benefits) and ensure that the planning is realistic (measurable, reportable and verifiable).
  • Implementation: Regularly review and track progress against milestones and take corrective action where required, raising issues with the Head of Partnerships.
  • Monitoring and Reporting: regular collection and analysis of information to track progress and measure performance against expected results. Produce timely progress reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Evaluation: determine the relevance and level of achievement of objectives, effectiveness, efficiency, impact, and sustainability.
  • Benefits Realisation Process: establish what is being changed, how it will be changed, and evidence the benefits achieved.

Produce accurate performance monitoring reports, designed to ensure they provide a comprehensive, targeted, rounded, recognisable view of progress in terms of delivery of strategic aims and objectives.

Team Work -

  • Work with the Sector Intel team to understand the market, landscape or sector for the proposed evidence.
  • Work with the Funding Service team to identify opportunities to secure additional resource.
  • Work with the Marketing and Communications team to identify opportunities to promote, advocate or highlight partnership activity.
  • Work with the Economic Development team to refer opportunities focused on economic growth.
  • Work with sector intelligence colleagues to develop a knowledge bank of market intelligence that can be utilised in support of future projects, plans and funding bids.

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.

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