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Human Factors Consultant (25613)

Cambridge (south)
£Excellent + top benefits

Usability design for digital healthcare and medical device systems

Are you a Human Factors Consultant who possesses creativity, insight and ambition, together with experience of product development projects, particularly in the area of connected healthcare?

This successful Cambridge company seeks a Human Factors Consultant who is looking to apply and develop their Human Factors capabilities. The successful candidate will have a passion for and experience of improving products for their users. They will be able to discover and apply research insights during every stage of the design process from exploration to industrialisation. This group focuses on the definition and development of medical devices, hence talented and inquisitive individuals with some experience of this application area would be of particular interest.

The successful candidate will have a passion for improving products for users, and the enthusiasm to drive new ideas forward. They will also have the intelligence and ability to think for themselves in a way that generates valuable insight. As a Human Factors Consultant you will be part of a team of creative human factors experts, engineers, physicists and designers delivering successful products to market.

You must have a 1st or 2.1 from a leading university in Human Factors, Psychology or a closely-related discipline; candidates from a Product Design background, with subsequent experience in Human Factors will also be considered.

Key attributes:

  • Strong creativity and insight combined with deep understanding of product usability
  • High level of empathy and interpersonal skills
  • Experience planning and designing research and human factors activities and projects
  • Knowledge of qualitative or quantitative human factors research methods
  • Excellent communication skills, including experience driving interviews and workshops with key stakeholders
  • Some experience of working with medical devices would be of interest

This is an exciting requirement with this dynamic, leading edge company working with clients at the cutting edge of technology. There is an excellent rewards package on offer as well as a genuine opportunity for career progression within the company.

Keywords: Human Factors, Ergonomics, Psychology, Medical Devices, Connected Healthcare, Industrial Design, Cambridge, 1st.

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