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 Programme Co-ordinator

Salary/ Band: £26,500 to £31,500 (inclusive of an allowance, in lieu of public public-sector pension)

Closing Date: 22/02/2019

Interview Date: Interviews will take place in Crawley, West Sussex on Wednesday 13th March 2019

  • Contract: 12-18 month fixed-term contract, under KSS AHSN terms
  • Hours: 37.5 hrs per week (Monday to Friday)
  • Based at: Wentworth House, Crawley Hospital, Crawley, West Sussex.

Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network is bringing together the best of industry, academia, local government and the NHS to spread innovation at pace and scale and work together to create sustainable solutions.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Programme Delivery Team for a Programme     Co-ordinator.  The role will specifically support tasks related to our 'Medicines Optimisation' workstream. The role would suit a graduate, ideally with a degree qualification in a science or health related subject. Experience or a proven interest in quality, innovation and technology would also be an advantage.

This is a busy and fast-paced role which requires a proactive, flexible individual with a 'can do' attitude.  They will be highly organised and skilled in information gathering and problem-solving.  They will be responsible for the co-ordination and maintenance of a contacts database for the programme and support related programme communications.   The successful candidate will horizon scan, produce summary reports and work closely with varying internal and external stakeholders.  They will have event management experience and be able to provide high-level administrative support.  In addition, they will exhibit highly competent knowledge and experience of various IT platforms, including; Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, content management systems, social media and so on.  The position holder will also possess highly effective communication skills (both verbally and in writing) and be able to pitch their communications appropriately to a wide-range of professionals and varying audiences.   They will also be experienced at servicing meetings (including agenda formation) and in taking accurate and concise minutes at meetings, as well as tracking those actions until completion.

Further information can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification.   You are advised to review the supporting documents before making an application, to confirm suitability. In addition, should you have any queries please feel free to contact Lisa James, Senior Programme Manager, on 0300 303 8660 to discuss.

KSS AHSN offer a competitive salary with attractive annual leave entitlement (33 days + Bank Holidays).

Application closing date:  Friday, 22nd February 2019

Shortlisted candidates will be advised by: Friday 4th March 2019

PLEASE NOTE:  Interviews will take place in Crawley, West Sussex on Wednesday 13th March 2019

To apply, please forward your CV, with brief cover letter stating why you feel you would be suitable for the role to; Adrian Calder, Interim Corporate Manager at

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