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Principal Human Factors Consultant (25176)

Cambridge - south
to £70k DoE + excellent benefits

Promotion opportunity to Principal level

This consultancy is often overlooked by people thinking it is a similar consultancy in the same area. They develop innovative and creative solutions for customers in the consumer and healthcare sector. An important part of our client’s success is their outstanding added value; this incorporates usability insights within an engineering design team. As part of an expansion, they are seeking a Principal Human Factors Consultant, with particular experience in the healthcare sector, to join them in providing these insights.

The requirements are:-

  • Good degree from a highly world-ranked university in Human Factors (or similar)
  • Previous experience in working with a product design team to generate usability insights, specifically on medical devices, or other highly regulated industry
  • Good knowledge of compiling medical devices usability engineering documentation for regulatory submission
  • Evidence of designing human factors programmes, preferably in the area of medical devices or consumer products
  • Understanding of safety critical aspects of product interaction
  • Excellent communicator, comfortable working with external clients - able to build relationships and influence people

There are superb opportunities for career development for a collaborative team player with a genuine desire to develop skills both technically and professionally. This client will provide the chance to work on interesting and challenging projects. The work is cutting-edge and fast-paced with the ultimate reward of seeing your designs in the marketplace.

You must be able to work in the UK without sponsorship.

Some international travel will be required for this role.

Keywords: usability, user experience, medical devices, technical consultancy, human factors, psychology, product design, safety critical, regulatory, ISO14971, IEC 62366-1, 62366-2, Cambridge

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