Nesta’s Health Lab is looking for a dynamic, collaborative and driven Programme Manager with a proven track record in supporting the development and delivery of ambitious and fast-paced practical innovation and change programmes to join our high-performance People Powered Results team in Greater Manchester.
About Nesta and People Powered Results
Nesta is a global innovation foundation. We back new ideas to tackle the big challenges of our time. Our mission is to spark and shape new ideas that improve how the world works for everyone. We use our knowledge, networks, funding and skills - working in partnership with others, including governments, businesses and charities. We are a UK charity but work all over the world, supported by a financial endowment.
The People Powered Results team is part of Nesta’s Health Lab, we’re interested in how to support a population living with more long-term health conditions when the health and care system is under serious financial pressure by looking for better ways for people to remain healthy – drawing on their own energy and ideas, as well as the insights of medical science and new digital tools – a vision for the future of the health and care system we call ‘People Powered Health’.
This closely aligns with the ambitions of the Greater Manchester Population Health Plan, & we have a long legacy of collaborating with the region. This includes Health Lab’s inaugural People Powered Health programme with Stockport; work with Salford in Realising the Value to demonstrate the value of person and community-centred approaches to care; supporting the scale up of innovations like Manchester Cares supporting older people to connect with their communities; through to more recent work with the Health and Social Care Partnership, and running 100 day challenges in boroughs including Bolton, Tameside & Glossop, Manchester City & Stockport.
About this key role
Your focus will be to support the design and delivery of Nesta’s People Powered Results programmes, working closely with the relevant Senior Programme Manager and the rest of the team. You will scope projects and opportunities with senior leaders and collaborate on programme design. You will also be tasked with designing, planning and facilitating workshops to enable teams to solve problems and turn their ideas into practical actions.
Developing productive relationships and building capacity in coaching and facilitation skills and the 100-day challenge methodology, both internally and with external partners, are also vital aspects of the role.
What we are looking for
Positive, flexible and a natural collaborator, you will have a passion for improving public services and the ability to build strong and productive relationships. You will also have:
Health Lab is growing - and offers a vibrant, stimulating environment, with colleagues who share a passion for social change and helping to create health and care that is for people, by people and with people.
How to apply
For further details about this post, and to apply, please visit our website.
The closing date for completed applications 08:00am 29th April 2019.
First interviews will take place 9th May 2019 (via video link).
Second interview will take place 16th May 2019 (London).
Should you have any specific questions regarding the role please email email@example.com - Please note, any cv’s sent directly to this email address will not be considered.