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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/10/2019.

Inspection & Logistics Officer

Job Reference: J32-A-19-0491

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

The HFEA strives to:

  • be an effective regulator commanding stakeholder confidence by ensuring compliance with the law
  • inform patient choice, securely hold personal data, and maximise public understanding (of available and developing treatments, embryology research, and the HFEA and its role)
  • encourage consistently high quality standards of treatment and research in the sector by putting the patient experience first
  • be an effective organisation with strong governance that adds value and reduces bureaucracy
  • ensure the HFEA and the sector keep abreast of new scientific and research developments through continued collaborative working with scientific and professional bodies
  • recognise and address the needs of the HFEA’s many and varied audiences, and specifically to consider the patient experience in all our work.

We are seeking to recruit an Inspections and Logistics Officer.

You will be responsible for providing a multi-tiered support service from within the Compliance Business Support Team with specialist emphasis on the delivery of process and logistical support for the inspection programme and Compliance related projects.

The successful candidates will have demonstrable time management skills with good knowledge and experience of managing a varied workload. Experience of providing high quality accurate and evidence based information for management reports is essential. You should have good IT skills and be a confident communicator.

A scientific qualification is desirable but not essential.  
If you are appointed, you will have a key role in ensuring the quality of service received by those affected by assisted reproduction therapies.

Salary: £27k per annum (plus benefits, including: 27.5 days’ annual leave, entry into the Civil Service Pension Scheme and flexible working hours) 

We are keen to recruit people with a wide range of skills and experiences and an understanding of issues for a range of people using our services.

We welcome applications from people, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status or pregnancy or maternity status.

Our Equality Objectives include building a diverse workforce, ensuring staff are treated fairly at work and ensuring all staff have the learning and development they need on equality and human rights in order to undertake their job role.

We use monitoring information provided by our staff and by job applicants to check that we do not discriminate in employment and to plan any positive action to address inequality.

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