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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...


  • Modern offices in the Bright Building on the Manchester Corridor
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Childcare vouchers
  • 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

Head of Finance


NWEH Limited is a world leader in innovative clinical trials using electronic healthcare data as source. We delivered the first large-scale trials in the world to use this type of technology (The GSK sponsored Salford Lung Studies). Our clients are global life science industries. We work across pharmaceuticals, devices, diagnostics and health technology as well as being a key partner of the NHS. We started in Greater Manchester, but we are ambitious.

We require a commercially experienced, innovative and collaborative finance lead to join our management team to help us achieve our goal of global expansion. We aim to commence expansion programme in the next three months so an early appointment to this role is essential. Our staff tell us that this is a great place to work. We have just moved into the brand new Bright Building on Manchester Science Parks just of Oxford Road close to multiple public transport links. We have a collaborative and innovative culture hard-wired into everything we do. If you meet all the essential and some of the desirable criteria, please send us your CV by Friday 1st June 2018.

Job Purpose

·         Responsible for working with the board to help them make strategic decisions based on sound financial foundations

·         To assist our management team with the use of financial information to inform business strategy

·         Working with the management team and board to define the scope and direct the delivery of financial information and business intelligence

·         Ensure the company is complaint with all necessary financial regulations

·         Report on all relevant financial matters to management team

·         Development of financial contracting systems and project profitability


·         Actively participate with Head of Business Development and Chief Operating Officer in the business development process,  development of proposals, and client contract development. Support CEO in setting core financial metrics. Take leadership in development and implementation of cross business financial control processes

·         Take lead financial strategic role proactively collaborating with members of senior management team

·         Provide financial leadership to the business, instilling financial disciplines across the business, guiding and mentoring colleagues to ensure financial compliance

·         Supporting the Business Accountant in the preparation and reporting of management accounts

·         Lead financial budgeting provide organisation with appropriate guidance to support efficient and comprehensive annual budget exercise with on going review

·         Support the Business Accountant to in the process for managing financial transactions for the company

·         Support the Business Accountant to prepare financial statements for internal and external use

·         Support and advise on the collation and use of business intelligence with a view to making best use of existing system data

·         Analyse financial performance and work with CEO and COO to forecast longer term horizons, and development of strategic plans.

·         Recommend methods and strategies to improve profitability

·         Define financial record management and reporting working with the quality lead to ensure compliance with ISO 9001

·         Lead on financial audit

·         Advise company and/or department management on financial decisions and financial regulations. Responsibility for corporate tax planning

·         Responsible for cash flow management, providing weekly cash flow forecasts with 3 month rolling horizon

·         Operate as a key member of a high functioning and multi-disciplinary management team

Essential skills, experience and qualifications

·         First degree in a relevant discipline, plus CIMA and/ or ACCA higher level qualifications and membership

·         A minimum of five years senior level financial experience in a commercial organisation and /or MBA / Masters or equivalent experience

·         Evidence of CPD

·         Experience in making strategic contributions to a senior management team and of providing advice to Board level

·         Highest level of written and verbal communications skills including evidence of experience of communicating complex and potential controversial information to both expert and non-expert audiences

·         Highest level of negotiation skills

·         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 valve, multi-level contracts

Desirable experience

·         Experience of life science industry

·         Experience of contract development

·         Experience of working in a quality led organisation including operating to ISO standards

Essential personal attributes

·         You are a collaborative team worker

·         You are a problem solver

·         You listen and learn from others

·         You are passionate about the business

Key details

Salary: Circa £50-60k depending on experience

Application Deadline: 01/06/2018

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

The next steps

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

Apply now

Programme Manager


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:

We are looking for an experienced Programme Manager to lead delivery of various exciting projects and programmes of work. This post offers an opportunity to join our project management team that deliver data and technology driven projects and both pragmatic and standard Randomised Clinical Trials. The post holder will be accountable for managing large full life-cycle programmes and projects sponsored by senior management utilising cross-functional teams.

Key Accountabilities:

Within this role the successful Programme Manager will be working on large and medium programmes and projects. Responsibilities include:

·         Full accountability of successfully delivering assigned programmes/projects

·         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

·         Production of all key project documentation and ongoing update of project documentation

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

·         Relationship management of clients and study sponsor

·         Vendor management

·         Budget management

·         Understanding and project application of the regulatory requirements

·         Full and regular reporting on status of the programmes/projects including issues, risks, and progress as required

Person Specification:

This position requires significant experience in programme/project management and an excellent track-record in delivering programmes/projects on-target, on-time, and on-budget.  This role requires excellent leadership skills in addition to understanding software methodologies and development lifecycles. Understanding set up and management of clinical trials is desirable.

The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, skills, and experience.


·         Experience of managing programmes and projects – minimum 5 years

·         Experience of successful delivery of programmes/projects with minimum value of £1 million

·         Prince 2/MSP or equivalent

·         Significant successful track-record of delivering projects on time and target

·         Significant experience of matrix managing cross-functional teams

·         Significant experience of managing senior stakeholders

·         Excellent understanding of software development methodologies

·         Excellent understanding of delivery of clinical trials

·         Good knowledge of regulatory requirements

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

·         Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills

·         Proven track record of providing leadership and leading successful teams

·         Confident decision maker

·         Experience of being accountable for delivery of large programmes of work

·         Line management experience

·         Ability to simultaneously see the “big picture” and manage day-to-day priorities


·         Experience of delivering trials in General Practice / Primary Care setting

·         Experience of Global/European studies

·         Experience of managing data analysis

·         Experience of utilising IT in clinical trials

·         Contract management experience


·         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

·         Exposure to different industries

·         Access to collaborative work space

Key details

Salary: Up to £60,000

Application Deadline: 01/06/2018

Based: Bright Building, 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 send your CV, with a covering letter detailing how you are suitable for the role, to

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.