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We are currently undergoing a significant expansion and are looking for highly skilled, innovative, and enthusiastic people to join our growing team.

This is the opportunity to join an organisation at the leading edge of disruptive clinical trials utilising electronic healthcare data to unlock the value for the benefit of patients whilst enabling informed decision making to support and empower new models of clinical trial delivery.

About NorthWest EHealth

We pride ourselves on generating a positive atmosphere as we believe a happy team is a great team. We know that a fantastic working environment promotes innovation, creativity and collaboration. We respectfully challenge and we pride ourselves on employing those who can think outside of the box to help us to continue to deliver the high quality service that puts our customers first whilst understanding the importance of data confidentiality, which keeps the patients at the heart of all we do.

Aside from providing you with an innovative and collaborative atmosphere created by our friendly staff. We can also offer you a number of fantastic benefits...

Benefits

  • Modern offices in the Bright Building on the Manchester Corridor
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • A workplace pension
  • Access to training
  • 27 days holiday


Sam Harber

It’s good to work for a company that is doing something truly ground-breaking that improves patient outcomes – that is something I can really get behind.

There’s a lot of trust between everyone at NWEH, you can talk to anyone about anything, and it makes for a much better working environment.

Sam Harber - Systems Administrator - NorthWest EHealth

Available positions

Chief Finance Officer

Overview

Chief Finance Officer

Reporting To: Deputy CEO/Executive Director

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours in total.

NorthWest EHealth (NWEH) develops technology and services which deliver clinical trials using Electronic Health Record (EHR) data. We are the world leaders in this field.

We have recently secured our Series A funding and are seeking to add a Chief Finance Officer to our experienced executive team.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join our ambitious growth organisation with committed PE and high-net-worth backing.

NWEH delivers a wide range of projects and programmes of work: six months to six years in duration and tens of thousands to tens of millions in value. Our clients are pharmaceutical, device, med tech industries and Contract Research Organisations.

NWEH offers a hybrid working arrangement blending home and office. There are mandatory days where the employees will be required to attend the office. These days will be agreed in advance. In addition, your team will arrange face-to-face meetings as required. Please note that all employees are expected to be flexible to meet the needs of the company.

Our modern and spacious office is in Manchester – Bright Building, Manchester Science Park.

Job Purpose:

NWEH require an experienced leader with a strong track record of strategic financial delivery and a solid technical grounding to lead the finance function for this growing and ambitious company;

Key responsibilities:

  • Creating a strong sense of leadership, direction and management of the finance function
  • Providing strategic financial direction to the Board regarding long term financial planning specifically fund raising.
  • Providing strategic and operational recommendations to the board, Executive Directors, and members of the Executive Team.
  • Managing the processes for financial forecasting, budgets and all financial reporting.
  • Managing the development and maintenance of financial systems, procedures and internal controls.
  • Reviewing and improving all finance processes and procedures.
  • Overseeing the annual audit process.
  • Ensuring compliance with administration and financial regulations in relation to company law and regulations as necessary.
  • Liaising and managing relationships with external advisers.
  • Leading or supporting on all significant finance-related projects.
  • Overseeing and contributing to the preparation of forward Business Plans, 12-month budgets, 5 year forecasts and funding planning.

Person Specification

Essential skills:

  • First degree in a relevant discipline, plus
  • CIMA and/ or ACCA higher level qualifications and membership.
  • A minimum of five years senior level financial management experience in a commercial organisation including fund raising, M&A.
  • Evidence of CPD.
  • Experience in making strategic contributions to a Board and Executive
  • High level of written and verbal communications skills including; evidence of experience of communicating complex and business critical information to both expert and non-expert audiences.
  • Evidence of high-quality negotiation skills.
  • Experience of fundraising and investor relations.
  • Experience of designing and delivering financial business intelligence systems
  • Knowledge of and experience in applying detailed finance regulations and legislation to SME
  • Experience of producing business reports, financial strategy and methodology.
  • Business experience with development and control of high value, multi-level contracts.

Benefits:

  • Attractive financial package
  • 27 day’s annual leave
  • Flexible working hours
  • The ability to work from home
  • Modern offices in Central Manchester
  • Positive and supportive environment
  • Access to training resources
  • Exposure to different industries
  • Access to collaborative workspace
  • Stakeholder Pension

Key details

Salary: Attractive Package

Application Deadline: 08/10/2021

Based: Bright Building, Manchester Science Park, Pencroft Way, Manchester M15 6GZ

The next steps

Apply now with a full CV and covering letter and we’ll be in touch.

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Clinical Research Nurse

Overview

Reporting To: Community Team Lead

Location of Work: Field based – Greater Manchester/North West of England

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours in total, flexible office hours are available. Occasional out of hours working may be required.

Contract: Permanent

NorthWest EHealth (NWEH) specialises in delivering clinical trials driven by Electronic Health Record (EHR) data and have close relationships with academia and the NHS.

The world leaders in this field, we have created new market standards for the evaluation of healthcare interventions and work with global pharmaceutical companies.

With a new and modern location in Manchester Science Park, NWEH are currently looking for talented, innovative, and passionate people. This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that is at the forefront of pioneering how electronic healthcare data can be utilised to benefit patients while enabling informed decision making to support and empower new models of clinical research.

NWEH delivers a wide range of projects and programmes of work; from large clinical trials to EHR data enabled pragmatic clinical trials as well as feasibility studies utilising routinely collected healthcare data. We work primarily with pharmaceutical and NHS-related clients and are the market-leader in providing these services.

Job Purpose:

As a Research Nurse, you will provide specialist skills and knowledge to support the delivery of clinical research studies. You will liaise with clinical investigators, sponsor companies and external vendors to manage trial protocols. At all times you will be expected to deliver high quality research ensuring participant safety and welfare. The nature of the work is unpredictable, and you will be expected to be flexible and responsive in order to manage various aspects of the job at short notice. You will be expected to participate fully in your own personal development.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

Research

  • Ensure that all research is delivered in accordance with ICH GCP guidelines http://ichgcp.net/2-the-principles- of-ich-gcp-2 and The UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research http://www.hra.nhs.uk/resources/research-legislation-and-governance/research-governance-frameworks
  • Ensure familiarity with risk issues pertaining to confidentiality of participant and research related documentation (General Data Protection Regulation 2018 and Caldicott Review 2013)
  • Ensure compliance with all study protocols and study supporting documents
  • Responsible for managing multiple sites from set up to closure. To include identification and recruitment of patients in accordance with study protocols and to agreed targets and timelines
  • Responsibility for participant screening, eligibility, and provision of information to facilitate effective informed consent or assent
  • Responsible for recording, reporting and escalating adverse drug reactions and adverse events, according to study protocol and Clinical Trial Regulations
  • Responsible for the processing and shipment of biological samples
  • Collaborating with any investigations and subsequent management
  • Contribute to research governance processes including critical incident reporting in line with standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Ensure clear and accurate records and documentation to support and record all research activity using databases, software and electronic health care records as required
  • Work collaboratively with data managers and clinical research monitors to ensure timely resolution of data queries
  • Investigator Site File maintenance
  • Participate in audits and inspections as required
  • Support and execute all activities in line with ISO standards where relevant (ISO 9001:2015)
  • Effective management of resources
  • Work in a variety of settings including hospital, community settings, possibly as a lone-worker, to meet the demands of studies
  • All relevant training completed in a timely manner
  • Development and utilisation of trackers and spreadsheet tools to support study delivery to timelines

Professional and Clinical

  • To work within professional guidelines and in a manner consistent with the NMC code
  • Ensure safeguarding principles are adhered to
  • Develop a full understanding of the Electronic Medical Records (EMR) systems
  • Ensure adherence to NWEH policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
  • Promote research by effective collaboration and communication with departments both within NWEH and with external organisations
  • Appropriate escalation of any issues which may affect delivery of the study within specified timelines
  • Awareness of current trends and developments within global clinical research

Education

  • Participate in own personal development and review process and revalidation with the Nursing and Midwifery council (NMC). Act in a manner consistent with The Code NMC (2015) carrying out the role in accordance with locally agreed policies and procedures
  • Complete mandatory training, identify own learning needs and educational opportunities

Leadership

  • To provide mentorship and support for other and new staff members and assist in orientation/induction
  • Support for CTL/Management
  • Support NWEH in delivering objectives
  • Attend and contribute to clinical team meetings
  • Be actively involved in promoting NWEH clinical research

Person Specification

Essential skills:

Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse NMC Level 1
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of explaining complex concepts to patients in a clear and concise manner
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Able to work autonomously and as a team player
  • Meticulous attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Demonstrable IT skills
  • Flexible working
  • Highly motivated with the ability to organise own work and meet deadlines
  • Clean driving licence
  • Willing to use own car (mileage recompensed following policy) and insure car for business use

Experience and Skills

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of regulations and governance in clinical research including EU directives and ICH GCP requirements

Desirable skills:

Qualifications

  • 1st level degree or studying towards
  • Experience working in Primary Care
  • Experience working in Clinical Research
  • Presentation skills
  • Venepuncture
  • Basic Life Support

Experience and Skills

Knowledge

  • A high level of IT understanding will be a distinct advantage

Key details

Salary: From £31,384 - £39,348 dependant on skills and experience

Based: Field based – Greater Manchester/North West of England

The next steps

Apply now with a full CV and covering letter and we’ll be in touch.

Apply now

Test Analyst

Overview

Reporting To: Test Team Lead

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours in total, flexible office hours are available.

NorthWest EHealth (NWEH) specialises in delivering clinical trials driven by Electronic Health Record (EHR) data and have close relationships with academia and the NHS.

The world leaders in this field, we have created new market standards for the evaluation of healthcare interventions and work with global pharmaceutical companies.

With a new and modern location in Manchester Science Park, NWEH are currently looking for talented, innovative, and passionate people. This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that is at the forefront of pioneering how electronic healthcare data can be utilised to benefit patients while enabling informed decision making to support and empower new models of clinical research.

NWEH delivers a wide range of projects and programmes of work; from large clinical trials to EHR data enabled pragmatic clinical trials as well as feasibility studies utilising routinely collected healthcare data. We work primarily with pharmaceutical and NHS-related clients and are the market-leader in providing these services.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for executing all testing activities as required
  • Contributing to continuous improvement of testing processes
  • Carrying out testing activities and coordinating testing to deliver on target
  • Contributing to planning, implementing maintaining and managing appropriate level of testing to ensure all NWEH systems obtain and retain validated status

Key Responsibilities:

Responsibility for Analysis and Judgement

  • Understand and translate requirements from business users’ whist highlighting the pros and cons of specific testing plans
  • Able to create high-standard test scripts based on overall requirements
  • Able to maintain effective tracking of potential technical defects before deployment to live
  • Ability to co-ordinate and extract information from multiple information sources
  • Liaising and ensuring analysts specifications and developers understanding of those specifications match
  • Develop and maintain harmonious and productive working relationships, internally and through external networking
  • Provide Stakeholders with a positive experience of the service delivered
  • To understand the business focus of the service area

Responsibility for Planning and Organisation

  • Responsible for contributing to multiple test cycles including system and integration test, regression testing, performance testing and usability testing
  • Contribute to the delivery of work within agreed timescales and budgets and to specified quality criteria
  • Plan, develop and maintain Test Plans and test reporting
  • Manage the benefits, risks and dependencies of key issues within testing
  • Work with stakeholders to enable effective planning and utilisation of testing resource
  • Work with Test Lead to deliver testing to agreed timelines
  • Maintain effective liaison with relevant stakeholders and supplier staff

Responsibility for Human Resources

  • Ability to transfer skills / provide on-job training and mentor members of staff

Responsibility for Policy and Service Improvement & Development

  • Deliver high quality test outcomes and analysis in line with the overall programme level processes and feedback changes and improvements to these processes where appropriate.
  • Ensure work is integrated with the NWEH service/operations management procedures.

Responsibility for Financial and Other Physical Resources

  • Responsible for personal use and care of IT equipment and resources used in the course of work.

Responsibility for Information Resources

  • Required to analyse and elaborate business and technical requirements in collaboration with Test Lead to ensure systems outputs meet agreed acceptance criteria
  • Required to develop, document, and execute test scripts
  • Responsible for using information management software resources and appropriate IT systems to plan, manage and record your work

Responsibility for Audit, Research & Development

  • The post holder is required to contribute to any appropriate external audits and keep good audit trail of all tests executed

Responsibility for Quality/Test Assurance

  • Carries out testing activities to the quality standards required
  • Meticulous eye for detail and ability to track issues and prioritise when under pressure.
  • Keeps abreast of new developments in software testing methods and industry good practise.
  • Responsible for applying quality test assurance ethos throughout the team

Person Specification:

Essential skills:

  • Educated to degree level in a science / technical or numerate discipline or equivalent experience with further relevant training
  • Five years of software testing experience
  • Understanding and application of best practice in testing
  • Proficiency and experience of software testing techniques e.g. defining test level\test stage plans and their production, defining the test entry and exit criteria, analyse requirements to creating test conditions to test case level and identifying/generate test data, test scripting/coding standards to ensure concise test scripts and their correct execution, able to analyse potential problems, tracing faults, root cause analysis and problem solving, defect management, test reporting
  • Knowledge of software methodologies e.g. V-Model, Waterfall, Agile and their utilisation
  • Experience of software test tools and their use e.g. JIRA, Zephyr, MS TFS, MS VSTS, HP QC, HP ALM
  • Exposure to and awareness of software testing automation tools and techniques
  • Good communication skills and able to communicate effectively with both external and internal customers and colleagues with demonstrable experience of working in communicating across multi-disciplinary teams
  • Able to work on own initiative, plan and prioritise own workload, as well as a member of a team, in challenging environment to meet deadlines

Desirable skills:

  • An understanding of NHS data models and structures, such as the NHS Data Dictionary and relational and non-relational data models
  • Experience of working in the NHS in an informatics or testing role
  • Experience of using MS Excel, MS SharePoint
  • Hands on experience and knowledge of appropriate automated testing processes and tools
  • Experience of using automated frameworks; Selenium, Specflow/Gherkin/Cucumber and Cypress
  • An understanding of continuous integration/deployment
  • Working on cross platform applications
  • Experience of using SQL to interpret test results
  • Good knowledge or exposure of C# coding
  • Experience of performance testing
  • Experience of security testing

Key details

Salary: Competitive

Application Deadline: 30/09/2021

Based: Office based in Greater Manchester – Bright Building, Manchester Science Park

The next steps

Apply now with a full CV and covering letter and we’ll be in touch.

Apply now

Cyber Security Analyst

Overview

Reporting To: Head of IT Systems

Location of Work: NWEH are delighted to offer a flexible home working arrangement with mandatory office days which are allocated each year for employees to attend for staff training, team days, wellbeing days and auditing purposes. The current office is based in the Bright Building in Greater Manchester Science Park.

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours in total, flexible office hours are available.

NorthWest EHealth (NWEH) specialises in delivering clinical trials driven by Electronic Health Record (EHR) data and have close relationships with academia and the NHS.

The world leaders in this field, we have created new market standards for the evaluation of healthcare interventions and work with global pharmaceutical companies.

With a new and modern location in Manchester Science Park, NWEH are currently looking for talented, innovative, and passionate people. This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that is at the forefront of pioneering how electronic healthcare data can be utilised to benefit patients while enabling informed decision making to support and empower new models of clinical research.

NWEH delivers a wide range of projects and programmes of work; from large clinical trials to EHR data enabled pragmatic clinical trials as well as feasibility studies utilising routinely collected healthcare data. We work primarily with pharmaceutical and NHS-related clients and are the market-leader in providing these services.

Job Purpose:

Across projects and business functions, NWEH is fully data driven organisation. We are now looking for an exceptional, self-led, hands on Cyber Security Analyst who will join our newly created IT Systems Team and help us implement new technologies for security solutions that will help us comply with national and international data security standards.

This is a fantastic opportunity to take a significant role in delivery of innovative, data security driven projects, whilst working within a team of information technology and data analytics specialists, in a stimulating and demanding environment.

Key Responsibility

  • Work closely with other members of the Technical and Operational Teams to support various projects across the organisation
  • To perform regular information security risk assessments and implement solutions to mitigate any findings
  • To review current cyber security policies and procedures, and contribute to the further development of these
  • To have a prominent role during internal and external audits and assessments, presenting responses in a clear and concise manner
  • Provide input and expertise for networking infrastructure and system development security concerns
  • Present technologies and processes for security improvement to the Technical Steering Group
  • To keep up to date with current cyber security risks and mitigation techniques
  • To have a major contribution to the information security policy
  • Work closely with the Quality Team to provide incident responses
  • Review and develop DR plans, backup, and logging approaches
  • Manage external and internal penetration testing and security scanning
  • Routinely monitor and review AV, user reports, access, and activity logs
  • Perform security assessments of third-party vendors and tools
  • Provide input to the management of organisational Raid logs
  • Creation of Cyber Security reports for the Executive Team

Person Specification:

A strategic and analytical thinker who possesses the following skills and expertise:

Essential skills

  • Degree in information technology, computer science or similar, or with equivalent industry qualifications in cyber security
  • Holds CISSP security qualification or similar (we may consider candidates who are currently undertaking the CISSP qualification or similar)
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience working in the field of cyber security
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working with sensitive, identifiable data
  • Sound understanding of information security risk assessment and mitigation
  • Understanding of Cloud IaaS, PaaS and SaaS (ideally Azure), web application security (OWASP Top 10) and database technology
  • Good knowledge of networking and infrastructure (virtualisation, firewalls, NVAs, proxies) and experience of hardening and securing internal and external networks and resources
  • Experienced with internal/external security auditing and penetration
  • Familiarity with common security standards (e.g., ISO27001, SOC2)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to undertake professional development

Desirable skills

  • Good experience of some of the following: SQL Server, Azure, OWASP ZAP, Burp, Active Directory, O365, Squid cache, Azure Sentinel
  • Knowledge of Public Sector Security standards including NHS toolkit, HMG Cyber Essentials, Cloud Security Principles, DPST
  • Experience of working with GP, hospital, NHS-Digital or other healthcare data
  • Experience of working in validated computer system environment


Key details

Salary: Competitive

Application Deadline: 07/10/2021

Based: Office is based in the Bright Building in Greater Manchester Science Park.

The next steps

Apply now with a full CV and covering letter and we’ll be in touch.

Apply now

Product Manager

Overview

Reporting To: Chief Operating Officer

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours in total.

North West EHealth (NWEH) specialises in delivering clinical trials driven by Electronic Health Record (EHR) data. We are the world leaders in this field.

NWEH are currently looking for talented, innovative, and passionate people. This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that is at the forefront of pioneering how electronic healthcare data can be utilised to benefit patients and deliver more efficient and effective clinical product evaluation.

NWEH delivers a wide range of projects and programmes of work: six months to six years in duration and tens of thousands to tens of millions in value. We work primarily with pharmaceutical, device, med tech and CROs.

NWEH offers a hybrid working arrangement blending home and office. There are mandatory days where the employees will be required to attend the office and these days will be agreed at the beginning of each year. In addition, your team will arrange face to face meetings as required. Please note that flexibility may be required as and when.

Our modern and spacious office is in Manchester – Bright Building, Manchester Science Park.

Job Purpose:

  • Support the CTO and Head of Technology to develop product vision, create a roadmap, and bring a product (s) to life.
  • Develop a sound understanding of NWEH's technology and interact with the development team to lead the delivery of the strategy for assigned product(s).
  • Provide the link between the commercial, operational and technical teams in NWEH.
  • Work with Business Analysts to take business requirements and translate them into technical requirements.
  • Working with Commercial team identify customer needs, develop strategies to meet customer demands.
  • Work with the necessary departments to implement the latest technology and monitor progress.
  • In collaboration with other Heads of teams & the Exec team, manages relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, customers and KOLs with regard to product development initiatives, ideas and feedback.
  • Research new technological trends and understand how to integrate/apply them to NWEH products and company.

Key Accountabilities:

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and analyse product trends. Work with the Commercial function to understand market trends and segments.
  • Study competitors’ services and products and share learning with Operational, Technology and Commercial functions.
  • Explore new ways of improving existing services and products.
  • Work with the Head of Services and Head of Marketing to develop product descriptions for internal and external audiences.
  • Provide internal and external product training and technical expertise.
  • Identify and present innovative product solutions.
  • Work with development leads so that product requirements are understood.
  • Work with project management and development software.
  • Work within a software development methodology such as AGILE.
  • Coordinate product releases with marketing, sales, and development teams.
  • Answer product related enquiries.

Person Specification

Essential skills:

  • Be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience.
  • Have exceptional writing skills.
  • Have experience in a role where exceptional writing skills are an essential requirement and be able to demonstrate writing skills at the appropriate level.
  • Demonstrate exceptional verbal communication skills including the ability to translate complex concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • A high level of skill with MS packages particularly Word including document formatting and template creation, and PowerPoint. Experience with software development platforms such as Jira.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to fixed deadlines.
  • Ability and willingness to learn
  • Adaptability and flexibility

Key details

Salary: £60,000 - £70,000

Application Deadline: 22/09/2021

Based: Bright Building, Manchester Science Park, Pencroft Way, Manchester M15 6GZ

The next steps

Apply now with a full CV and covering letter and we’ll be in touch.

Apply now

Bid Manager

Overview

Bid Manager

Reporting To: Deputy CEO and Strategic Director

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours in total.

North West EHealth (NWEH) specialises in delivering clinical trials driven by Electronic Health Record (EHR) data. We are the world leaders in this field.

NWEH are currently looking for talented, innovative, and passionate people. This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that is at the forefront of pioneering how electronic healthcare data can be utilised to benefit patients and deliver more efficient and effective clinical product evaluation.

NWEH delivers a wide range of projects and programmes of work: six months to six years in duration and tens of thousands to tens of millions in value. We work primarily with pharmaceutical, device, med tech and CROs.

NWEH offers a hybrid working arrangement blending home and office. There are mandatory days where the employees will be required to attend the office and these days will be agreed at the beginning of each year. In addition, your team will arrange face to face meetings as required. Please note that flexibility may be required as and when.

Our modern and spacious office is in Manchester – Bright Building, Manchester Science Park.

Job Purpose:

  • Work as part of the Commercial Team to develop client proposals and complete bids.
  • Develop an understand of the market, and the client’s requirements.
  • Develop good relationships with other member of the Commercial and wider NWEH team and contributing subject matter experts.
  • Develop a good understanding of the business capabilities of NWEH and be able to articulate this clearly in written and verbal forms.

Key Accountabilities:

Responsibilities:

  • Identify the requirements of the bid and be able to clearly and concisely demonstrate the agreed value proposition in your written narrative.
  • Ensure the writing style is appropriate to the bids and proposals.
  • Be responsible for meeting deadlines to deliver content for bids and proposals.
  • Support the Commercial team in the creation of slide decks and marketing packs as part of the Business Development process
  • Contribute to the management and maintenance of the Customer Relationship Management system
  • Be able to prioritise tasks and manage your own time.
  • Write compelling, concise, bespoke responses.
  • Be able to implement the client requirements against your written narrative.
  • Be able to articulate the input from NWEH subject experts.
  • Proofread, edit, challenge and sense check the bid narrative.
  • Be accountable for the overall quality of bid submissions.
  • Contribute to process improvement.

Person Specification:

Essential skills:

  • Be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience.
  • Have exceptional writing skills.
  • Have experience in a role where exceptional writing skills are an essential requirement and be able to demonstrate writing skills at the appropriate level.
  • A high level of skill with MS packages particularly Word including document formatting and template creation, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to fixed deadlines.
  • Ability and willingness to learn, ability to communicate with clients and colleagues.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 27 day’s annual leave
  • Flexible working hours
  • The ability to work from home
  • Modern offices in Central Manchester
  • Positive and supportive environment
  • Access to training resources
  • Exposure to different industries
  • Access to collaborative workspace
  • Stakeholder Pension

Key details

Salary: £40,000

Application Deadline: 23/09/2021

Based: Bright Building, Manchester Science Park, Pencroft Way, Manchester M15 6GZ

The next steps

Apply now with a full CV and covering letter and we’ll be in touch.

Apply now

Business Analyst

Overview

NWEH are currently looking for talented, innovative, and passionate people. This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that is at the forefront of pioneering how electronic healthcare data can be utilised to benefit patients while enabling informed decision making to support and empower new models of clinical research.

NWEH delivers a wide range of projects and programmes of work; from large clinical trials to EHR data enabled pragmatic clinical trials, as well as feasibility studies utilising routinely collected healthcare data. We work primarily with pharmaceutical and NHS-related clients and are the market-leader in providing these services.

Job Purpose:

As a Business Analyst you will form part of our passionate and forward-thinking technical team. You will support product development and informatics strategies, business process mapping and requirements/knowledge capture. You will be joining an innovative and growing organisation who are driving a revolutionary new approach in clinical trials. Our use of data and advanced software helps to improve the way clinical trials are conducted and maximises patient safety.

Our office is based in the vibrant city of Manchester in the innovation district known as “Corridor Manchester” and you will collaborate with some of the largest healthcare and technology corporations, including NHS, University of Manchester, and major pharmaceutical companies.

Responsibilities:

  • Gather and document customer and regulatory requirements
  • Work with key stakeholders to define requirements and develop acceptance criteria
  • Ensure effective integration between business and technology by working closely with operational and technical teams
  • Work with development, release management, testing, and business delivery teams to prioritise change tickets and bring new features and functionality to successful release
  • Perform and document early-stage feasibility analysis for clients in the life science industry
  • Plan, perform, and support user acceptance testing.
  • Map processes using BPMN Mapping
  • Understand and support NWEH systems validation

Essential skills:

  • Qualification in BCS Business Analysis and at least 1 year of professional experience - or a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a Business Analysis role
  • Experience of the full software life cycle, working closely with developers and testers to produce detailed, accurate and testable requirements
  • Proven ability to learn and work effectively within teams to achieve timely and valued objectives
  • Experience of stakeholder management and liaising with a range of clients at all levels
  • Good communication skills (both written and oral) for requirements engineering
  • Relevant experience of working with end users to capture requirements, requirements analysis and dissemination to UX/UI designers, software engineers and testers.
  • Experience of producing reports, proposals, and relevant documentation to the highest standards
  • Understanding of organisational business process and technology adoption
  • Proven analysis and data management skills
  • Strong analytical skills to identify, communicate, and resolve issues

Desirable skills:

  • Relevant degree level qualification
  • Familiarity with Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence etc)
  • Knowledge and understanding of BDD and Gherkin
  • Experience working in the healthcare and/or life science industry and associated clinical standards (CDISC, ICH, GxP etc)
  • Experience of working with validated systems
  • Experience of working with different software methodologies (waterfall, agile etc)
  • Experience of defining and managing agile user stories

Key details

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 depending on experience

Application Deadline: 17/09/2021

Based: Office based in Greater Manchester – Bright Building, Manchester Science Park, flexible office/home based arrangements are available.

The next steps

Apply now with a full CV and covering letter and we’ll be in touch.

Apply now

Business Delivery Manager

Overview

Business Delivery Manager

Reporting To: Senior Business Delivery Manager

Location of Work: NWEH are delighted to offer a flexible home working arrangement with mandatory office days which are allocated each year for employees to attend for staff training, team days, wellbeing, and auditing purposes. The current office is based in the Bright Building in Greater Manchester Science Park.

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours in total, flexible office hours are available.

NorthWest EHealth (NWEH) specialises in delivering clinical trials driven by Electronic Health Record (EHR) data and have close relationships with academia and the NHS.

The world leaders in this field, we have created new market standards for the evaluation of healthcare interventions and work with global pharmaceutical companies.

With a new and modern location in Manchester Science Park, NWEH are currently looking for talented, innovative, and passionate people. This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that is at the forefront of pioneering how electronic healthcare data can be utilised to benefit patients while enabling informed decision making to support and empower new models of clinical research.

NWEH delivers a wide range of projects and programmes of work; from large clinical trials to EHR data enabled pragmatic clinical trials as well as feasibility studies utilising routinely collected healthcare data. We work primarily with pharmaceutical and NHS-related clients and are the market-leader in providing these services.

Job Purpose:

Due to a period of sustained growth and with a pipeline of exciting new clients coming on board, we are looking to recruit an experienced Business Delivery Manager who will play a key role within the team and provide delivery expertise across the Business Delivery Portfolio.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Business Delivery Team, to manage the innovative, data driven, world first projects and programmes of work, you will work alongside an excellent team of Business Delivery Managers, reporting into the Senior Business Delivery Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working in collaboration with Senior Business Delivery Manager and technical teams, to develop and maintain detailed and accurate project plans for a range of either small or large scale, complex projects
  • Manage Project Methodology Framework documentation for all Projects within your remit.
  • As the Business Delivery Manager, you will take a significant role in leading the relationships with the client / end-user of the project.
  • Develop processes for systematic communication with clients and NWEH staff for project related communications
  • Take an active role in the development of project strategy.
  • Escalate any issues/actions/risks to all senior stakeholders of project.
  • Ensure any issues/actions/risks are tracked with all stakeholders until resolved/closed.
  • Excellent stakeholder management experience at all levels
  • Achievement of organisational and individual KPIs
  • Management of teams tasked with delivering projects, via matrix management arrangements.
  • Delivering assigned projects on-target and to agreed budget.
  • Relationship management of clients and study sponsor
  • Ensure any lessons learned from current projects are tracked and an action plan put in place to implement process improvements where possible, going forward.
  • Vendor management
  • Delivery of assigned Continuous Improvement initiative i.e., process improvements across the business functions.
  • Collaborate with NWEH Business Functions to proactively mitigate risks and threats to successful delivery of Business Delivery Portfolio.

Person Specification:

You are highly organised delivery expert, who is collaborative, determined, and positive. You possess the following skills and expertise:

Essential:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as accountable lead for the end-to-end delivery of commercial projects.
  • Proven track record of successful delivery of projects/programmes to time and to target (minimum value of £3 million)
  • Contract negotiation and management experience; with full end to end knowledge of process steps
  • Commercial acumen around stakeholder management
  • Prince 2/MSP or equivalent qualification
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Fully versed in implementing Project/governance frameworks to initiate, implement and control delivery of projects.
  • Proven ability to manage client and SRO relationships whilst mitigating complex risks or issues.
  • Excellent understanding of software development methodologies
  • Excellent understanding of delivery of clinical trials and regulatory requirements
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and individually, as well as aligning to the Business Delivery Team deadlines

Desirable:

  • Demonstrable experience delivering continuous improvement process changes
  • On hands change management experience around Continuous Improvement
  • Experience of Global/European studies.
  • Experience of managing data analysis.
  • Experience of utilising IT in clinical trials.
  • Experience of working with CRO, pharma companies, or NHS/academia

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 27 day’s annual leave
  • Flexible working hours
  • The ability to work from home
  • Modern offices in Central Manchester
  • Positive and supportive environment
  • Access to training resources
  • Exposure to different industries
  • Access to collaborative workspace
  • Stakeholder Pension
  • Childcare Vouchers

Key details

Salary: Up to £50,000

Application Deadline: 07/10/2021

The next steps

Apply now with a full CV and covering letter and we’ll be in touch.

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​Database Administrator Team Lead

Overview

Database Administrator Team Lead

Reporting To: Head of Technology

Location of Work: Office based in Greater Manchester – Bright Building, Manchester Science Park, flexible office/home based arrangements are available.

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours in total, flexible office/home based arrangement are available.

NorthWest EHealth (NWEH) specialises in delivering clinical trials driven by Electronic Health Record (EHR) data and have close relationships with academia and the NHS.

The world leaders in this field, we have created new market standards for the evaluation of healthcare interventions and work with global pharmaceutical companies.

With a new and modern location in Manchester Science Park, NWEH are currently looking for talented, innovative, and passionate people. This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that is at the forefront of pioneering how electronic healthcare data can be utilised to benefit patients while enabling informed decision making to support and empower new models of clinical research.

NWEH delivers a wide range of projects and programmes of work; from large clinical trials to EHR data enabled pragmatic clinical trials as well as feasibility studies utilising routinely collected healthcare data. We work primarily with pharmaceutical and NHS-related clients and are the market-leader in providing these services.

Job Purpose:

As the Database Administrator Team Lead you will lead the team who develop and maintain systems used to collate patient data from a variety of sources, with special emphasis on the monitoring and reporting of patient safety.

You will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of data flows designed to support clinical trials which establish the efficacy of drugs in the real world.

You will look for ways to improve the efficiency and capabilities of existing systems and support the statistical analysis of patient data to answer wider research questions.

Responsibilities:

By leading one of our core technical teams you will be responsible for the development, optimisation, management, and troubleshooting of systems built on technologies such as Microsoft SQL Server and the Microsoft Azure Cloud platform.

You will be at the forefront of ensuring the effective and reliable operation of systems which allow safety and efficacy monitoring for clinical trials.

Key responsibilities include:

·Designing, developing, maintaining, and optimising databases and ETL processes

·Driving continuous improvement by refining processes, products and identifying new tools, standards, and practices

·Working with teams across the business to define solutions, requirements, and testing approaches

·Assisting with process definition, always ensuring compliance with organisation processes and regulatory standards

·Balancing the workload of the team and providing technical leadership and direction

·Line managing and mentoring members of the team

Person Specification:

NWEH are looking for an experienced Database Administrator with the ability to lead a team, drive improvements and be an adaptable and flexible team player. Out-of-hours emergency/urgent work may infrequently be required; you must be good at problem solving and planning, organising and prioritising work to meet deadlines.

Essential skills:

·Degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent qualification and experience)

·Multiple years of experience working with production systems using Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 (or later)

·Experience of the full database and ETL development life cycle

·Hands-on experience of applying industry best practices for cross-cutting concerns like availability, security, maintainability, and performance

·Professional experience of leading a small team and working closely with other technical functions (Business Analyst, Developer, Test and Quality)

·Previous experience of line management and mentoring

Desirable skills:

·Experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2016 (or later)

·Experience with cloud-hosted databases (preferably Microsoft Azure)

·Knowledge of scripting languages (PowerShell, Bash)

·Use of version-controlled databases and Redgate tools

·Experience of working in a highly regulated industry, particularly with validated systems

·A background in, or knowledge of, clinical data, clinical trials, or public health research

·Experience of infrastructure as code and associated tooling (deployment, automation, and configuration management)

·Designing, building, and maintaining solutions using Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services

Benefits:

·27 days annual leave

·Stakeholder pension

·Flexible working hours

·The ability to work from home.

·Modern offices in Central Manchester

·Positive and supportive environment

·Access to training resources

·Exposure to different industries

·Access to collaborative workspace

Key details

Salary: Up to £55,000

Application Deadline: 07/10/2021

The next steps

Apply now with a full CV and covering letter and we’ll be in touch.

Apply now

How to apply

To apply for any roles above, please apply using the application form, with a covering letter detailing how you are suitable for the role, to jobs@nweh.co.uk

We welcome speculative applications, please forward your CV for consideration to above email address and we’ll be in touch when new positions become available.

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