Head of Information

11 Jan 2017
12 Feb 2017
£39,324 to £48,327 per annum
West Midlands

Employment Type: Fixed Term

Duration: Until 31 December 2018

Faculty / Organisational Unit: Biology, Medicine & Health

School/Directorate: School of Health Sciences

Division: Informatics, Imaging & Data Sciences

Hours Per week: 1 FTE

Salary: £39,324 to £48,327 per annum

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Ref: BM&H-009448

The GM CHC seeks an experienced and enthusiastic Head of Information to oversee the establishment and ongoing management of pseudonymised healthcare datasets to ensure effective delivery of this innovative multimillion pound project. The Head of Information will be responsible for the receipt, curation and trusted sharing of healthcare data from NHS partners and other sources. Contribution to the digital implementation of research results to maximise impact on health and wellbeing of the population is also expected.

You will report to the Director, will work alongside the Director, Medical Director, and Head of Operations, will line manage an Operations Manager for the secure data analysis facility (Trustworthy Research Environment – TRE) and several data managers, will coordinate with the Head of Education and the Patient and Public Involvement Manager, and will liaise with a wide range of data custodians, infrastructure providers, information and research governance experts, industry partners and academic researchers.

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent in an area relevant to health informatics; have significant experience of information management in health and social care, including knowledge of work flow in a broad range of health and social care settings; have  demonstrable project management experience on medium to large-scale projects; Critical to success in the role the ideal candidate must have a clear understanding and prior oversight of information governance standards and processes.

This is a fantastic opportunity to use your skills and knowledge to drive innovation in the health and social care sector and make a lasting impact.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

The newly-created Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health (FBMH) was implemented on 1 August 2016, and this post will be based within the Division of Imaging, Informatics and Data Science in the School of Health Sciences.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Niels Peek

Email: niels.peek@manchester.ac.uk

Name: Dr Will Dixon

Email: will.dixon@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 01565 818 234

Closing date: 12 February 2017.

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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