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Business Development and Project Manager

Job Reference: 190-6969-LEG

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Business and Projects
Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield
£33,222 to £43,041 pa pro rata


Sheffield Teaching Hospitals (STH) is the host organisation to both the Devices for Dignity MedTech Co-operative and the Neuro Biomedical Research Centre, both funded by the NIHR. Sheffield Children’s Hospital (SCH) is the host organisation to Children and Young People MedTech Co-operative, funded by the NIHR.

The programmes above are centres of expertise and act as catalysts within the NHS for the development of new medical devices, healthcare technologies and technology-dependent interventions and also the pull through of clinical trials.

We are looking for an autonomous, skilled individual who wants to take their career to the next level, you may be from industry, the NHS or academia and may want to put your energies and drive into working with 3 innovative Sheffield based programmes to identify new industry focused opportunities, providing project management and working with local and national stakeholders, both NHS and non-NHS organisations. Come and join our excellent and passionate team that place the patient at the centre of everything we do.

Key responsibilities:

    • Act as a central point of contact between Yorkshire & Humber – Academic Health Sciences Network (YH-AHSN) and STH/SCH.
    • Proactively identify new industry focused opportunities for all consortia and work to turn those new opportunities into funded projects, through facilitating meetings with relevant clinical and academic contacts and supporting funding applications.
    • Support key personnel within all consortia to co-ordinate activities to secure a coherent approach to MIC/BRC activities: administration, communication, project development, and budget management.

What you can expect from Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Kirsty Kassim on 0114 271 2159 or email

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The Trust is committed to its obligations in accordance with the Equality Act 2010, and we positively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Should you require any assistance in applying for the position please contact the General or Medical Human Resources Departments on the number identified on the NHS Jobs page for the organisation.

Job Share applicants are welcome for all full time posts unless indicated but cannot be guaranteed. In addition for Fixed Term Contracts, internal secondments may be considered, please seek the approval of your current line manager before applying for the position.

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