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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

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

Application Deadline: 07/05/2021

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

Clinical Appointments Facilitator

Overview

Salary: £19,217

Reporting To: Community Team Lead

Location of Work: Field based within GP Practices– Greater Manchester/North West

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours in total (potential requirement for weekend and out of hours working)

Contract: Fixed term until March 2022

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 is 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 an Appointments Facilitator you will be working with an established team and reporting to a Community Team Lead. You will provide a high level of support to the study teams and collaborating partners to facilitate efficient, safe and participant focused clinical research. You will spend most of your time telephoning patients who may be eligible to participate in a clinical trial.

You must fully understand and ensure your personal responsibility for patient safety and the integrity of any patient data collected during the study and show commitment and respect to all who work and engage with NWEH.

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, and you will work towards achieving individual goals and team targets.

Responsibilities:

  • Booking appointments for patients
  • Achieve set targets for bookings and conversion rates
  • Ensure polite, efficient, and appropriate communications at all times
  • Ensure familiarity with risk issues pertaining to confidentiality of patient and research related documentation (General Data Protection Regulation 2018 and Caldicott Review 2013)
  • Develop a full understanding of the electronic medical records (EMR) systems
  • Assist in the identification of eligible patient groups and recruitment onto studies
  • Identify any study related issues or non-conformance and escalate according to policy
  • Ensure compliance with NWEH and local policies/guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure all procedures are followed correctly
  • Appropriate escalation of any issues that may affect delivery of the study within specified timelines
  • Support the clinical team in delivering NWEH objectives
  • Complete mandatory training and maintain ongoing responsibility for training requirements and own professional development
  • During frequent intense periods of demand, prioritise tasks and undertake numerous tasks simultaneously, to ensure effective service delivery
  • Identify the need and take action to modify and adapt methods of communication to account for the differing needs of patients and callers especially in stressful and difficult situations
  • Always maintain a professional attitude, often in a pressured environment

Person Specification:

Essential Skills:

Qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs at grade C (or above) including English and Mathematics

Experience and Skills

  • Experience in a customer/patient services environment, dealing with members of the general public
  • Evidence of strong It Skills using Outlook, and Excel
  • Experience of using a telephone as a regular means of communication in a work environment
  • Experience of working in a target-based environment
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Attention to detail and accurate data entry skills
  • Resilient with the ability to remain calm whilst working under pressure.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and changing priorities
  • Ability to empathise and engage with patients
  • Demonstrable problem-solving skills and solution focussed
  • Highly pro-active and motivated by targets
  • Clean driving licence and willingness to use own car (mileage recompensed following policy) and insure car for business use
  • Demonstrate a positive and flexible approach
  • Willing to undertake Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

Desirable Experience & Skills:

  • Some understanding of the healthcare sector
  • Knowledge of NHS Research and Development, the pharmaceutical industry and relevant information sciences
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 27 day’s annual leave
  • Flexible working hours
  • Positive and supportive environment
  • Access to training resources
  • Stakeholder Pension
  • Childcare Vouchers

Key details

Salary: £19,217

Application Deadline: 23/04/2021

Based: Manchester

The next steps

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

Apply now

PA to Exec Team & Office Manager

Overview

Salary: Grade 5

Reporting To: Chief Operating Officer

Location of Work: Location: Office based in Greater Manchester – Bright Building, 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:

Personal Assistant

  • To provide professional personal assistant support to the Senior Management Team in respect of stakeholder and business development functions.
  • To act as PA for COO, CEO, Deputy DEO and CTO and in relation to all meetings.
  • Respond to all queries, correspondence and telephone calls coming into the office in a timely and professional manner. Initiate action where possible and report progress as appropriate. Employ judgement to ensure that messages and actions are prioritised and brought to the attention of members of the senior management team as appropriate.
  • Receive and screen all incoming mail, obtaining any relevant background information, identifying appropriate action or referral.
  • Act on behalf of the Director(s) in their absence, by making rapid and accurate assessments of urgent/sensitive situations that can be addressed by appropriate colleagues within the Trust in order to meet deadlines, provide solutions and avoid disruptions.
  • Plan for situations, which are known, and plan to re-prioritise work to accommodate unexpected situations and interruptions.
  • Build and maintain key relationships with external business partners/administrative staff to facilitate clear, effective and timely communications and access between all parties
  • Effectively manage the diary of the Director(s) prioritising meetings/appointments, as necessary, ensuring the Director(s) has sufficient work/reflective time.
  • Plan for situations which are known, and plan to re-prioritise work to accommodate unexpected situations/events.
  • Effectively manage the diary of the senior management team prioritising meetings/appointments, as necessary.

Board

  • Attend and minute all board meetings.
  • Manage all filing, archiving and storage of all board related documents and papers as required
  • Coordinate all board activities with & between board members as directed
  • Build and maintain key relationships with other board members & their administrative staff to facilitate clear, effective and timely communications and access between all parties
  • Maintain and preserve the confidential nature of sensitive board discussions and materials as required.

Key Accountabilities:

Business Development

Finance

Equality and Diversity

Health and Safety

Responsibilities:

Business Development

  • To support the business development function in providing logistical support for events on and off site, meetings arrangements, PA for the team and liaison with clients and visitors.
  • Interact with colleagues both internally and from partner organisations to ensure smooth co-ordination of meetings and events across organisations.
  • Respond to new demands in the role and to build those responses into sustainable systems and activities.

Finance

  • To support the COO and Business Accountant in managing costs, and requirements by supporting the sourcing of suppliers and requesting quotes.
  • Manage travel and accommodation arrangements for the senior management team, assessing and making accurate judgements of the time commitments involved and to exercise time management skills.
  • Secretarial or PA qualifications or previous experience of working as a PA at a senior level.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Experience of managing multiple diaries and providing personal assistant support.
  • Experience of supporting business development function in event logistics, hospitality and liaison.
  • Experience and excellence in customer service
  • Experience in supporting the planning and organising of exhibitions and events.
  • Awareness of project management techniques to contribute to small /short-term projects in own area.
  • Analytical and problem-solving ability to understand and interpret information and make recommendations. For example, identifying blockages in process and suggesting new ways of working.
  • Ability to be tactful and diplomatic when required, as a front-line service provider, to deal with confidential and sensitive situations.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of working with Microsoft Office packages.
  • Experience of technology-based industry and/or a good understanding and interest in digital.
  • Committed to continuous personal professional development.
  • Demonstrate a flexible and responsive attitude to a dynamic and fast-moving workplace.
  • Demonstrate effective time management.
  • Resilient and able to work well under pressure.
  • Attention to detail and an understanding of the importance of accuracy.
  • Flexible approach to work. Demonstrable commitment to equality of opportunity at work. Demonstrable commitment to a healthy and safe working environment.
  • Ability to adopt a flexible approach to work and demonstrate initiative.
  • Problem solving and prioritising workload.
  • Work in partnership with other organisations
  • Ensure that any goods ordered/booked (including travel and accommodation) are within budgetary constraints and reflect value for money and the most cost-effective arrangements.
  • Ensure that all stock and stationery supplies are maintained, ensuring staff have the necessary resources and equipment required.

Equality and Diversity

  • To demonstrate a commitment to equality and diversity issues, and to work with colleagues to embed this culture within the organisation.

Health and Safety

  • To conform to policies, procedures and regulations relating to health and safety
  • To take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and others who may be affected by your acts or omissions.
  • Adhere to policies on Security to ensure a safe working environment, particularly in secure areas with coded doors etc.
  • To maintain a record of any untoward incidents for the department

Freedom to Act.

  • The post holder is guided by precedent and occupational procedures. Priorities are set but the post holder manages own workload and can work independently.

Person Specification:

Essential skills:

  • Five GCSEs or equivalent experience

Desirable skills:

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: Grade 5

Application Deadline: 08/06/2021

Based: Manchester

The next steps

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

Apply now

Test Analyst

Overview

Job Description

Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 depending on skill set and experience

Reporting To: Test Team Lead

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

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 & Responsibilities

• Work with Test Lead to deliver testing to agreed timelines

  • Develop, document, execute and report on tests for system, integration, regression, performance and usability testing
  • Ensure the validated state of systems through contributions to test approach and strategy
  • Work closely with the wider technical team to define system requirements ensuring consistency, accuracy and testability
  • Assist in internal and external audits to provide timely and accurate documentation and evidence
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of testing processes
  • Create test scripts with appropriate level of courage from system requirements • Track and manage defects through the entire software delivery lifecycle
  • Keep abreast of new developments in software testing methods and industry good practise
  • Work with the Developer Team on furthering testing automation coverage across our products

Person Specification:

A meticulous eye for detail and ability to track issues and prioritise when under pressure.

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
  • Experience of software methodologies (V-Model, Waterfall, Agile) and their utilisation
  • Experience of software test tools and their use (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; demonstrable experience of communicating across multidisciplinary teams
  • Able to work on own initiative, plan and prioritise workload under pressure to meet deadlines

Desirable skills:

• Working as part of a team to assist in definition of system requirements

• Experience of using MS Excel, MS SharePoint

• Experience of writing SQL queries and MS SQL Server Management Studio

• Hands on experience and knowledge of automated testing processes and tools

• An understanding of continuous integration/deployment

• Knowledge or exposure of C# coding

• Experience of performance testing

• Experience of security testing

• Experience of working in the NHS with an understanding of NHS data models and structures, such as the NHS Data Dictionary and relational and non-relational data models

Benefits:

• Competitive Salary

• 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: £35,000 to £40,000 depending on skill set and experience

Application Deadline: 18/06/2021

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

Job Description

Salary: Competitive

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

Benefits:

• Competitive Salary

• 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: Competitive

Application Deadline: 18/06/2021

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

Software Developer

Overview


Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 depending on skill set and experience

Reporting To: Senior Software Developer

Location of Work: Greater Manchester – Bright Building, Manchester Science

Park, flexible office/home based arrangement are available.

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

NorthWest EHealth (NWEH) specialise in delivering clinical trials driven by Electronic Health Record (EHR) data. We are the world leaders in this field. By maintaining close relationships with academia and the NHS whilst working alongside global pharmaceutical companies we create new market standards for the evaluation of healthcare interventions.

With a new location in Manchester Science Park, NWEH are looking for talented, inventive, and passionate people. This is an excellent opportunity to join a pioneering organisation, helping to redefine how electronic healthcare data is used to benefit patients and facilitate new models of clinical research.

We require a skilled software developer to join our talented and forward-thinking technical team. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to actively contribute to one or more of our flagship systems and be part of our journey of continual improvement across processes and practice.

job Purpose:

  • Produce software of the highest quality in accordance with the NWEH procedures, to agreed deadlines and objectives.
  • Contribute to the development and evolution of one or more software systems offered by NWEH.
  • Collaborate with the team to support development and evolution of the technical stack and solution architecture.
  • Identify innovative ideas to encourage high code quality and creative thinking across the team.
  • Provide second line support to our dedicated customer support team.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Produce high quality code according to requirements
  • Support other members of the development team, performing thorough, positive code reviews and mentoring colleagues.
  • Work closely with the business and test analysts to define accurate, testable and deliverable requirements.
  • Ensure quality assurance procedures are followed.
  • Assist in the production of reports, technical and user documentation.
  • Assist in activities and processes to support service provision.
  • Maintain operational software, performing deployments and providing second line support to users where necessary.
  • Provide information and guidance to staff and clients with varying levels of technical understanding.
  • Assist in NWEH accreditation and certification processes.
  • Ensure that conduct supports the NWEH Information Governance policies and guidelines.

Person Specification

Essential skills, experience & qualifications:

  • Experience in C#/.NET or similar language.
  • Software engineering related degree or equivalent.
  • Demonstrable interest and experience in web development and relevant technology (JavaScript/typescript/HTML/CSS).
  • Awareness of OO, functional programming, design patterns and software best practice (refactoring, domain driven design, unit testing).
  • Working knowledge of at least one RDBMS/NoSQL solution.
  • Some industry experience of quality software development.
  • Understanding of Agile and DevOps.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development and enthusiasm to learn new things.

Desirable skills, experience & qualifications

  • Experience of modern web frameworks, in particular Angular.
  • Experience of cloud hosting, in particular Azure.
  • A background in, or knowledge of, clinical data, clinical trials or public health research.
  • Experience of working on validated systems.

Personal attributes:

• Solution oriented

• Quality driven

• Professional and conscientious

• Passionate about technology and innovation

• Able to work closely with colleagues of varying skill and knowledge levels

• Resolute

• Adaptable

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 27 days’ annual leave
  • Flexible working hours
  • The ability to work from home
  • Modern offices in Central Manchester
  • Positive and supportive environment
  • Access to training resources
  • Stakeholder pension
  • Childcare vouchers

Key details

Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 depending on skill set and experience

Application Deadline: 18/06/2021

Based: Greater Manchester – Bright Building, Manchester Science

The next steps

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

Apply now

Senior Business Delivery Manager

Overview

Senior Business Delivery Manager

12-18 month fixed term contract

Reporting To: Head of Business Delivery


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 a Senior Business Delivery Manager who will play a key leadership role within the team and provide programme 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, supported by a team of highly skilled Business Delivery Managers.

Key Responsibilities:

· Day to day management of Business Delivery portfolio (current value £12m)

· Line management and development of a team of experienced Business Delivery Managers

· Achievement of organisational and individual KPIs

· Setting up and initiating large programmes of work to deliver innovative technical and clinical projects.

· Management of teams tasked with delivering projects, via matrix management arrangements.

· Delivering programmes/projects on-target and to agreed budget.

· Relationship management of clients and study sponsor

· Vendor management

· Full and regular Contract Performance reporting on status of the Business Delivery Portfolio including issues, risks, and progress as required.

· 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.

· Work with Head of Business Delivery to plan 2021/22 pipeline.

· Deputise for Head of Business Delivery as required.


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 large-scale projects and programmes.

· Proven track record of successful delivery of projects/programmes to time and to target (minimum value of £5 million)

· Prince 2/MSP or equivalent qualification

· Minimum 5 years’ experience of line management and mentoring and coaching teams for high performance.

· Excellent stakeholder management skills and experience of operating across mid-level managers, senior management team, and C-Level.

· Fully versed in implementing Programme/governance frameworks to initiate, implement and control delivery of projects and programmes.

· 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

· Experience of working with CRO, pharma companies, or NHS/academia.

· Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills

Desirable:

· Experience of Global/European studies.

· Experience of managing data analysis.

· Experience of utilising IT in clinical trials.

· Contract management experience.

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



We will be conducting interviews the week commencing the 5th July.

Key details

Salary: Up to £60,000

Application Deadline: 15/06/2021

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

PMO Lead

Overview

PMO Lead

Reporting To: Head of Business Delivery

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 a PMO Lead who will design and implement PMO function to successfully initiate, implement and control delivery of £12m+ projects and programmes in 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, supported by a team of highly skilled Business Delivery Managers.

Key Responsibilities:

· Design and Implement a Project Management Office (PMO)

· Design and implement a Delivery Assurance Framework aligned to NWEH Organisational KPIs

· Ensure Delivery Assurance Framework is maintained across the Business Delivery Portfolio.

· Achievement of organisational and individual KPIs

· Collaborate with Business Delivery Managers, work stream leads to ensure timely and accurate provision of required reports and information.

· Provision of Contract Performance reporting on status of the Business Delivery Portfolio including issues, risks, and progress as required.

· Provision of insights across Business Delivery through analysis of project and programme statuses.

· Accountable for the maintenance and management of Business Delivery Portfolio plan (milestones/dependencies/resources)

· Centralised tracking of resources across Business Delivery Portfolio and business functions

· Support Head of Business Delivery to plan 2021/22 pipeline.

· Management and maintenance of RAID logs and central Lessons Learned log.

· Collaborate with Heads of Business Functions to identify and implement new processes, procedures or methodologies as required by enhance delivery capability.

· Development of various reports for Head of Business Delivery, COO, Exec and NWEH Board.

· Ability to take on Business Delivery and Continuous improvement initiatives on an ad hoc basis as and when required.


Person Specification:

· You are highly organised Senior PMO Lead, who is collaborative, determined and positive. You possess the following skills and expertise:

Essential:

· Minimum 5 years’ experience as accountable PMO Lead working across large scale projects and programmes.

· Minimum 5 years proven track record of successful PMO management of £5m+ portfolio.

· Proven experience of designing and implementing a PMO function, governance frameworks and suite of tools to initiate, implement and control delivery of projects and programmes.

· Proven experience of Prince2/MSP/Agile project methodology, and end to end project lifecycle.

· Prince 2/MSP/Agile or equivalent qualification.

· Experience of successfully managing resource constraint/conflicts across projects and programmes.

· Excellent stakeholder management skills and experience of operating across mid-level managers, senior management team, and C-Level.

  • Well versed in the use of Excel, Power BI and PowerPoint for data gathering, reporting and presentation.
  • Experience managing large scale programmes using Microsoft Project or an equivalent PPM Tools.

· Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams and ability to work in Cross Functional teams

· Knowledge of industry best practice around Lean Project and Programme delivery frameworks and methodologies

· Knowledge of change management principles, methodologies, and tools

Desirable:

· Power BI skills

· Lean Project Portfolio Management (PPM)

· Experience of Global/European studies.

· Experience of managing data analysis.

· Experience of utilising IT in clinical trials.

· Contract management experience.

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

We will be conducting interviews the week commencing the 5th July.

Key details

Salary: Up to £50,000

Application Deadline: 15/06/2021

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

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.

Application Form