Non Executive Director

Health Innovation Manchester (HInM) is a leading force in the discovery, development and implementation of innovation in healthcare to address the major challenges facing the delivery of safe and effective healthcare services to everyone.

We are seeking an inspirational leader and innovator to join our board as a Non-Executive Director to help harness the power of our exceptional academic and clinical assets and booming life sciences sector to achieve our aim of making Greater Manchester one of the most innovative health and social care systems around the world.

You will draw on your track record of success as a strategic leader in complex and fast-moving environments with a strong ability able to use your independence of thought, entrepreneurial spirit, and commercial and political astuteness to contribute as a full member of our highly respected board.   You will be driven by a commitment to equality and diversity and addressing the health inequalities that affect the people of Greater Manchester and beyond.  We are particularly interested in applications from individuals with deep commercial expertise in the health and life science sector or in digital technologies, or with a background in public private sector partnerships.

If this sounds like you, please read on.

Main duties

As a Non-Executive Director on the HInM Board you will:

  • Shape HInM’s strategic direction and ensure its objectives are achieved
  • Use your knowledge and experience to bring a fresh, independent perspective to the Board’s thinking
  • Be held to account and hold the Executives to account to deliver agreed plans and priorities and ensure HInM’s budgets are aligned to its key objectives in order to achieve return on investment
  • Ensure that HInMs financial, clinical and quality governance arrangements are robust
  • Uphold HInMs values, and behaviours and promote equality and diversity both within and without the organisation

Contact Janice Scanlan or Jenny Adrian at Hunter Healthcare for a confidential and informal conversation, E : or

To download the candidate pack, click here

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.

We welcome all applications, especially those from underrepresented communities, including people with a disability, and those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.


Date Event
12th September 2022 Closing Date
W/C 10th October 2022 Shortlisting
W/C 17th October 2022 Stakeholder Engagement Session and Final Interview Panel