Human Factors Consultant - Cambridgeshire

Ref: 1169 Date Posted: Thursday 20 Jan 2022
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Human Factors Consultant
Location:                 Cambridge
Salary:                     Negotiable DOE
Benefits:                  12% Pension contribution, Private Medical Insurance, Bonus, 25 days holiday, Free lunch!
We have an exciting opportunity for a Human Factors Consultant to join an ambitious, innovative, well-managed technology & product development company who deliver solutions across a range of sectors. The opportunity will present you with the environment to realise your potential and grow with the business. The company are in an exciting period, moving into new products markets and developing new client relationships.
Working as part of multi-disciplinary teams, you will be helping to define and develop new medical devices and digital experiences that make a difference to healthcare systems and improve the lives of patients. Whether it’s a wearable device and connected ecosystem to help monitor aspects of a patient’s condition, or a new surgical imaging system to enhance a complex procedure, you will ensure that the needs, abilities, and behaviours of people are central to the product development process.
You will adopt a range of research and analytical techniques to understand different stakeholders, environments, and trends in how healthcare is delivered. You will use this understanding to help identify opportunities for new or improved technologies, products and services; and also, to define customer and user requirements. As an integral part of technology and product development, you will design and lead usability studies to inform early concepts and ensure safety of final designs. 
We will be relying on your creativity and curiosity to translate insights into meaningful design directions. We will be relying on your team-working and communication skills to ensure that we incorporate user considerations and make the right design trade-offs. We will also be relying on your meticulous approach to understanding and documenting usability, ensuring that the medical devices we develop are safe and intuitive to use. 
Human Factors Consultant Essential Skills and Qualifications:
  • Academic excellence. A strong degree Human Factors, Ergonomics, Psychology, or a related discipline. We will also consider those with Product Design qualifications. 
  • Passion for Human Factors and User Experience Design
  • Applied creativity 
  • A very strong understanding of the fundamentals of usability 
  • A track record of creating insight that sets the direction in your research, technology or advanced product development projects 
  • A strong ability to communicate the value of your work confidently with people at all levels, to explain complex concepts in a simple way 
  • Professional experience that demonstrates an ability to lead and a drive to succeed
  • A desire to improve the quality of your work, to develop new skills and to take on increasing responsibilities 
This is an excellent opportunity for you to secure a challenging and rewarding position as a Human Factors Consultant, with a company developing world leading technology solutions. You will be offered the chance to develop and progress your career in an end-to-end project delivery environment.
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