Digital Innovation Director

Digital Innovation Director – Health Innovation Manchester (HInM) and NHS Greater Manchester

Have you the expertise to be the digital thought leader for one of the most active, diverse, and growing health innovation ecosystems in the UK? Can you role model the digital culture and create excitement?

If so, we’re looking for our next Digital Innovation Director; a joint appointment between Health Innovation Manchester (HInM) and NHS Greater Manchester and operating as a senior strategic leader of digital innovation and transformation.

Leading the digital transformation office, you’ll have responsibility for bringing the digital strategy, investment framework and digital ambitions of the Greater Manchester (GM) health and care system to life.

Collaborating and influencing with health and care, industry and academia stakeholders to form vital engagement, you’ll have the opportunity to accelerate innovation and improve outcomes for the Greater Manchester citizens.

With a background in digital innovation, you’ll have a proven ability to deliver complex & sometimes contentious change and transformation at scale with pace across organisational boundaries.

Main duties

  • You’ll lead the co-creation and implementation of the long-term Digital Strategy and investment framework to set GM’s digital ambitions
  • You’ll provide expert professional digital and technological advice to NHS GM and HInM, ranging from core informatics to opportunities to deploy innovation to revolutionise care pathways
  • You’ll collaborate closely with system leaders as part of a blended team with NHS GM colleagues responsible for intelligence/analytics and IT Infrastructure
  • You’ll be a key member of the HInM Executive team, with direct liaison with the Board playing an integral part in the strategic development of HInM
  • You’ll have full operational responsibility for the Digital team and Digital portfolio within HInM, managing and supporting the team to deliver high quality outcomes for the region

Contact Heather I’anson at Hunter Healthcare for a confidential and informal conversation, E :  M : 07967 214771

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We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better patient outcomes.


Date Event
15th August 2022 Closing Date