Job Advert: NIHR CYP MedTech Project Manager

Friday 31 May 2019

Job Type: Fixed term (12 months)

Location: Sheffield Children’s Hospital

Closing Date: Monday 17 June 2019

An incredible opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join us at The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Children and Young People MedTech Co-operative (CYPtech), hosted by Sheffield Children’s Hospital. CYPtech were established in January 2018 and we are looking to expand our team. CYPtech is a centre of expertise funded by the NIHR to act as a catalyst within the NHS for the development of new medical devices, healthcare technologies and technology-dependent interventions. CYPtech’s focus is on children with long term conditions and is a national network that has 7 dedicated themes.

The successful post holder will work with the Programme Manager and the Clinical Director to manage and co-ordinate projects throughout CYPtech’s portfolio, this includes supporting of all of our stakeholders and theme leads in order to provide a coherent approach to CYPtech’s activities. If you are an efficient autonomous worker, capable of building and maintaining relationships and breaking down barriers with all of our stakeholders, please apply. This role is ideal for someone who wants to take the next step in an exciting career and who wants to support the NHS and our industry partners provide improved and more meaningful medical technology for children with long term conditions.

The post will be based at Sheffield Children’s Hospital but will involve working closely with our theme leads around the country, our academic partners and other members of the medical technology community. There will be some occasions when travel to regional, national and international meetings and events will be required to support CYPtech’s activity.

We will provide excellent opportunities for professional development. In return, we are seeking candidates who have an excellent range of project manager skills. Proven recent experience of coordinating and supporting complex projects would be an advantage. We welcome applicants from the NHS, industry and academia. Successful applicants will be required to adopt a flexible working pattern and will be expected to work autonomously at times but also be an excellent team player.

If this sounds like something you may be interested in, drop us an email with the header of CYPtech Project Manager role enquiry to and we can arrange a call to discuss the role in more detail.