25 June 2019

Health Technology Advisor




Fixed term/secondment for 12 months



Closing date

2 September 2019 - 23:59

We are looking for a clinician or senior manager with a proven interest in innovation and technology. If you are passionate about improving health and social care through the adoption and development of innovation, we would like to hear from you.

The Commercial & Innovation Team supports the identification and adoption of innovation locally, whilst working alongside the ASHN network to deliver a number of national projects and programmes as part of the innovation exchange.

Within UCLPartners the team leads on the engagement with health technology companies and their networks across all technology sectors (digital, medical technology, diagnostics and pharmaceutical). Similarly, we engage with our local NHS stakeholders to identify local needs and how new technologies can be implemented to address them.

Health Technology Advisors play a critical role in supporting the engagement between our NHS partners and health technology organisations. This role will support the expansion of our existing network of NHS stakeholders, helping them find solutions to clinical and operational problems through innovation.

Reporting to the Commercial Director, this senior role will implement local processes and programmes relevant to the innovation exchange, assist health technology companies to understand local need and the complexity of the NHS, share learning across partner STPs and the AHSN network about new and promising solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain & develop relationships with a network of senior stakeholders in NHS Organisations
  • Broker conversations & new relationships between health technology companies & NHS stakeholders
  • Support health technology companies & NHS organisations with innovation implementation
  • Sit on & influence National Working Groups to support the delivery and spread of innovative new technologies
  • Facilitate market research for health technology companies via engagement with local experts and making introductions where appropriate

The role requires a proactive and confident individual with experience working across a wide range of clinical and/or operational areas in the NHS. They will have an enthusiasm for and knowledge of health technology solutions. An understanding of how new products are procured within the NHS is desirable.

This is an exciting and varied role for an experienced and highly motivated individual with an ability to rapidly build credibility with clinicians and other care providers, earning their trust and confidence.

If you have any questions about this role, please contact Elizabeth Graham, Commercial and Innovation Team Coordinator, via email at Elizabeth.graham@uclpartners.com or call 020 3108 2321.