Associate Director- Appraisals (closes noon on 04/ 02/ 2011)
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Manchester

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The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) was formed on 1 April 2005, when the National Institute for Clinical Excellence took on the functions of the Health Development Agency to create a single excellence-in-practice organisation responsible for providing national guidance on the promotion of good health and the prevention and treatment of ill health.PLEASE NOTE: YOU ARE ONLY ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS VACANCY IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY DIRECTLY EMPLOYED WITHIN THE POOL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH'S EXECUTIVE AGENCY, EXECUTIVE NON DEPARTMENTAL BODIES AND SPECIAL HEALTH AUTHORITIES OR ARE DIRECTLY EMPLOYED BY A STRATEGIC HEALTH AUTHORITY OR A PRIMARY HEALTH CARE TRUST.APPLICATIONS FROM THOSE NOT LISTED IN THE ABOVE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.Associate Director - Appraisals Full time, permanent, Agenda for change Band 8dManchesterReporting to the Programme Director, you will join the teamassessing the clinical and cost effectiveness of healthtechnologies (Multiple and Single Technology Appraisals).You will be taking on some of the toughest challenges in NHSpolicy making, within an innovative, evolving organisationthat will support your on-going professional development,and play a pivotal role in the Appraisal Programme.Your key role will be supporting the Programme and Centre Director in all aspects of the management and delivery of the Appraisals Programme within the Centre for Health Technology Evaluation. This includes management of the team, delivery of a portfolio of appraisals, andproviding advice to the independent Appraisal Committee, and particularly its Chair, on key technical, process and legal issues.With a doctorate or masters degree, you will have substantial specialistexperience in one of the disciplines of Health Technology Assessment.A skilled Senior Manager, you will have proven expertise in workingwith the NHS and in the coordination of multiple, complex projects.You will also be a confident negotiator, effective problem solver andable manager of people and budgets.Closing date: 4th February 2011 at NOON - no late applications will be acceptedInterviews: taking place week commencing 7th March 2011No agencies pleaseThe National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence offers a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued. Personal development is also considered a priority and is supported through extensive training and development opportunities open to all employees.Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.Please note that should we experience a high level of interest in the post, the vacancy will be expired early.Shortlisted candidates will be contacted as soon as possible after the closing date. If you have not been contacted within two to three weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview.The Institute values and is working towards equality and diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We also promote flexible working to help staff achieve a healthy work life balance.