Project Coordinator

We are seeking a highly-motivated and experienced administrator with an interest in project management to join our team. The role of project coordinator is vital in supporting the effective running of the team, ensuring tasks are delivered on time and to a high quality, supporting overall project success across the innovation pathway.

The postholder will be expected to provide administrative support to the relevant director as well as general admin and some project management tasks on behalf of the wider team. The individual will be expected to work closely with Senior Programme Managers to address internal and external progress reporting requirements, as well as support on the collection and production of relevant project documentation.

The role, while mostly administrative, provides a fantastic development opportunity for a dedicated and enthusiastic individual who has experience in administration, project and programme management. The right individual for this role will need to demonstrate evidence of providing a high-quality administrative service, as well as considerable initiative, and a strong willingness to learn on the job with a commitment to continual improvement.

Please submit your CV and a covering note outlining why you are interested in the role to
Closing date: 4 November 2018
Job description and specification

Chief Clinical Officer

The Eastern Academic Health Science Network is one of 15 Academic Health Science Networks set up by the NHS in 2013 to spread innovation at pace and scale across the healthcare system.

We are seeking a Chief Clinical Officer, who will currently be working in a clinical leadership role, either as Medical Director or as a consultant with significant leadership responsibilities. The role could also suit a Nurse Director, Clinical Academic or GP. All candidates are likely to have a demonstrable interest in research. Depending on the type of successful candidate, the job title may be amended accordingly.

It is envisaged that the successful candidate will be seconded to Eastern AHSN from another NHS organisation. There are two main purposes of the role:

  • To provide clinical leadership and assurance across Eastern AHSN’s portfolio of activity;
  • To assist the Senior Management Team in the selection of new areas of activity by providing a clinical viewpoint.

Hours: 2.5-3 days per week (minimum, for discussion)

Closing date for applications: 31 October 2018

Job description and specification

Please submit, in confidence, a CV with a covering letter setting out why you would be interested in the role to

Given the seniority of the role, potential applicants are invited to contact Piers Ricketts, Eastern AHSN Chief Executive, for an initial confidential discussion. Please email to set up a conversation.

Business Lead – Industry Support Programme

The Eastern Academic Health Science Network is one of 15 NHS-funded Academic Health Science Networks established to spread innovation at pace and scale across the healthcare system. The Business Lead role will support delivery of our innovator support programme, as one component of our innovation exchange pathway.

Working in a team comprised of a Commercial Director, a Business Support Lead and an Innovations Research Analyst, the Business Lead will be responsible for supporting the translation of innovation into the local healthcare system through either a specific challenge theme process or a fast track stream, which requires matching of local needs with validated solutions.

We are looking for someone who has senior credibility and experience within the life science and business sectors and/or experience of providing business support activities; an understanding of the breadth of innovations relevant to the healthcare sector; and programme management expertise in order to design, implement and oversee delivery of the wide range of activities across the programme.

Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours per week). Interim 6-month position

Closing date for applications: 26 October 2018

Job description and specification

Please send a CV with covering letter outlining how you meet the job spec to

Innovations Research Analyst

We are looking for a part-time Innovations Research Analyst to support the Eastern Academic Health Science Network’s work to deliver a programme of support to accelerate the creation and adoption of health innovations across the Eastern region of England.

This varied role is tasked with researching, reporting and analysing the health innovations market place to identify innovations that match NHS requirements. The Research Analyst will work as part of a team comprising of a Commercial Director and two Business Support Leads to establish a structured quality assurance process for the analysis and recommendations of innovations that could be adopted into health and care.

We are therefore looking for someone with relevant market research and/or data analytics experience with an understanding of the NHS innovation landscape and a proven ability to interpret and present data to generate relevant insight.

Hours: Part-time (23 hours – 3 days per week). Interim 6-month position

Closing date for applications:  26 October 2018

Job description and specification

Please send a CV with covering letter outlining how you meet the job spec to

Regional Pharmacy Clinical Lead

Interested in the role of innovation in improving medication safety? Want to be a part of a national programme preventing AF-related strokes?

Eastern AHSN are recruiting for a regional pharmacy clinical lead for two of our programmes – Medicines optimisation (MO) and Atrial Fibrillation (AF). The clinical lead, supported by programme managers and project coordinators, will provide regional support to these adoption and spread programmes, developing the clinical vision for implementation, evaluation and shared learning.

Applications welcomed until 28 October 2018.

Salary: Seconded position commensurate with clinical salary scale

Hours: Part-time (15 hours p/w), fixed term position

Closing date: 28 October 2018

Job description and specification

Questions and CVs should be directed to

We may close the advert early if sufficient applications are received.

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