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Evidence and Research Manager

Job Reference: 896-MAN2018-151

NHS Manchester CCG
Population Health and Wellbeing
Manchester Town Hall, Albert Square, Manchester

Manchester Health and Care Commissioning is a single commissioner for health and social care, comprising a partnership between Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group and Manchester City Council.

Manchester currently has 89 GP practices, three major hospitals, a mental health trust, citywide social care services, a range of health improvement services, and many voluntary and community organisations.

The values of Manchester Health and Care Commissioning are Positive, Fair and Collaborative. They guide how we work with our colleagues, our communities and health and social care partners to improve the health of our population.

Manchester Health and Care Commissioning (MHCC) is a partnership between Manchester City Council and NHS Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group.

The organisations came together to ensure a more joined up and effective approach to improving the health and wellbeing of the population and commissioning safe, high quality health and social care services for the people of Manchester.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Evidence and Research Manager to provide high quality evidence and research to support the strategic planning, commissioning, delivery and evaluation of activities to achieve the strategic aims of MHCC, improve population health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities through the more effective commissioning of evidence-based health and care services.

The post holder will provide specialist technical expertise in the acquisition, interpretation and use of evidence and research in order to support the development of plans and business cases to improve population health and wellbeing and implement new and redesigned models of health and social care.

A key requirement of the role will be the need to engage and work closely with a range of stakeholders across the city, including senior managers and decision makers, in order to maximise the appropriate use of evidence and research across MHCC and its partners.

The post holder will be part of the Population Health Knowledge and Intelligence Team and will report to the Public Health Specialist (Health Intelligence) but will work closely with colleagues in the MHCC Business Intelligence Team and Manchester City Council Performance and Intelligence Teams.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Neil Bendel, Public Health Specialist (Health Intelligence) on 0161 234 4089 or via email at

If successfully shortlisted interviews will be held w/c18th February 2019. 

Manchester Health and Care Partnership is committed to promoting and championing a culture of diversity, fairness and equality for all applicants and employees and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

In line with the Equality Act 2010, we guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria for the post. To find out more please ensure you read our additional information section.

Personal development is supported through extensive training and development opportunities.

We offer a range of excellent benefits including a pension scheme, 27 days Annual Leave, access to NHS discounts, Cycle to Work Scheme and Childcare Vouchers.

New entrants to the NHS will start at the bottom of the pay band.

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