Part of the newly formed Warwick Innovation District, The West Midlands Health and Wellbeing Innovation Network identifies challenges in the NHS, finds innovators to solve those challenges and facilitates a product development process to test and implement solutions. We have recently been successful in gaining funding for several exciting new projects which means we are now ready to grow our team.
Innovation Manager roles (x4)
The roles are offered on a fixed term contract basis with a range of lengths.
We bring together innovators, entrepreneurs, SMEs and corporate organisations. Working with academics, clinicians, health sector organisations, students, experts, alumni, suppliers and investors to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of the West Midlands.
Leading a team of Innovation Facilitators and Co-ordinators, you will be involved in the design and delivery of challenge-led programmes for SMEs, corporates, academia, health organisations and industries to deliver new products that can improve the health and wellbeing of the West Midlands. Connecting organisations in the health and wellbeing ecosystem, you will help to inspire, educate and incubate businesses and partners by designing and delivering a full lifecycle of scoping through to scouting and product development.
Working with partner organisations to create a vibrant, innovative and challenging ecosystem in the Health and Wellbeing arena. Creating challenge led programmes for SMEs, corporates, academia, health organisations and industries to improve the health and wellbeing of the region and deliver new products businesses and services through inspiration, education and incubation. This role will design and facilitate discovery workshops, design sprints and full length innovation programmes with stakeholders ranging from senior NHS staff to early stage start-ups.
Closing date 11th June 2023
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Innovation Facilitators (x2)
Full Time, Fixed Term Contract until 30/04/2025.
Working with a team of Innovation Managers, you will be involved in the design and delivery of programmes, events, workshops and sprints that will enable us to innovate in the health care sector. With experience of identifying suitable partners and suppliers, you will help us to scout for the organisations who can meet our challenges, screening and shortlisting as you create a continual pipeline.
You will draw on your experiences of designing and delivering events to organise workshops in a combination of physical and hybrid settings, creating materials that will help us facilitate techniques such as design thinking and product development to continually respond to the needs of participating businesses. Outputs from these workshops will then be recorded and converted into tangible outputs where you will provide support through market research, user testing and data analysis.
The West Midlands Health and Wellbeing Innovation Network (WMHWIN) runs a programme that identifies NHS challenges, finds innovators to solve those challenges and facilitates a product development process to test and implement solutions.
The WMHWIN works with a number of innovative NHS Trusts and regions to solve challenges along with corporate partners that form part of the healthcare supply chain. This role will design and facilitate discovery workshops to identify challenges, scout for innovative suppliers, run design sprints to realise concepts and guide businesses through full length innovation programmes with stakeholders ranging from senior NHS staff to early stage start-ups.