6th March 2023
Head of Programme Advanced Therapies Wales – Job Vacancy Velindre University NHS Trust
The closing date is 12 March 2023
An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a Head of Advanced Therapies, who will lead the Advanced Therapies Wales (ATW) programme which is responsible for the implementation of the Statement of Intent for Advanced Therapies, published by the Welsh Government in 2019 and which is part of the Precision Medicine portfolio. Its aim is to harness the potential of these innovative therapies to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Wales and to contribute to economic growth.
Working in collaboration with key stakeholders from across health, academia, industry and the third sector, the Head of Advanced Therapies will be responsible for the objectives within the Delivery Plan that is currently being updated and covers the adoption of NICE approved therapies, increasing access to clinical trials, potentiating translational research and how can work with enabler industries and suppliers. Whilst primarily looking at delivery in Wales, the programme requires maintenance of an overview of the sector and organisations across the UK and wider and active engagement with them. The ATW programme is managed by Velindre University NHS Trust and works in close collaboration.
The post is currently offered on a 2 year secondment or fixed term basis, but will be subject to ongoing review. If applying on a secondment basis we request that you obtain approval from your current line manager before applying.