We are the national regulator of organisations that remove, store and use tissue for research, medical treatment, organ procurement and transplantation, post-mortem examination, teaching and display in public. We also give approval for organ and bone marrow donations from living people. With the interests of the public and those we regulate at the centre of our work, we aim to maintain confidence by ensuring that human tissue is used safely and ethically, and with proper consent.
As one of our Regulation Managers you will be responsible for leading inspections as well as undertaking investigations across a range of sectors.
This is a busy role where you will need to be self-motivated, diligent and able to demonstrate that you can assimilate complex information while using your judgement to make evidence-based licensing decisions. Highly developed organisation and prioritisation skills will be crucial as you will be required to meet competing deadlines across a variety of tasks including project work.
Your flair for building excellent working relationships and ability to communicate to the public as well as all levels of professionals will allow you to provide expert advice and guidance, both one on one and within conference and workshop based settings.
Highly developed written communication skills will be essential as you’ll be responsible for producing high quality reports which are published externally on the HTA website as well as papers for both the senior management team and authority members.
A relevant background in one of our regulated sectors is desirable with the following being an advantage:
- Experience working in a mortuary environment
To meet the minimum requirement for this role you must be able to travel throughout the UK and commit to overnight stays.
Closing date for applications is Tuesday 10 October 2017
The Application Process
Applications are to be submitted via the NHS Jobs website including a supporting statement that clearly outlines why you want the role and how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the post as set out in the job description and person specification. Recommended word count is: 1500 – 2000 words.
- The HTA is required to check employment history covering five consecutive years. You will be required to give details of two different referees even if you were employed in one company for five years
- Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications being received across all our vacancies, we are unable to provide individual feedback at application stage.
- In line with the majority of government organisations, we do not pay travelling expenses for interviewees
- The HTA is not part of the NHS Guarantee Interview Scheme (GIS)
- The HTA is an equal opportunities employer