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Browse the latest job vacancies at the HFEA.

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) is the independent regulator of fertility treatment and embryo research. We license and inspect clinics and laboratories to ensure safe, effective services for everyone affected by fertility treatment. We hold the largest database of fertility treatments in the world.

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Corporate Performance Officer

We are looking for a Corporate Performance Officer for our Planning and Governance team to manage the performance management system and admin functions for the monthly Corporate Management Group meetings. This is a full-time position; however, we may consider part time hours for an exceptional candidate.

Reporting to the Risk and Business Planning Manager, you will manage the performance management system used by the HFEA, creating monthly performance reports for our senior management team and the Authority (our board). You will also conduct dip-checks on the performance data submitted, update and develop performance measurement systems and manage the internal incident management system, reporting on lessons learned. You will be the secretariat to the Corporate Management Group meetings, booking rooms, setting agendas, minuting, and monitoring actions.

You should bring a good working knowledge of performance management and KPI tracking, excellent written and verbal communication skills and good working knowledge of Office 365, especially Excel. Advanced knowledge of working with PivotTables, graphs and charts is desirable.

Closing date: Sunday 4 September 2022

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Data Analyst

We are looking for someone who can take raw data and convert it into reliable, consistent and accurate data for further analysis by research teams.

You’ll have data support experience including generating test data and migrating data between systems, including creating and maintaining SQL Server Stored Procedures and DTS Packages. Extensive use of XML queries from SQL is essential along with good experience of Database Modelling and Performance Tuning. It would be desirable if you had experience working with JSON also.

You’ll also need a good understanding of qualitative and quantitative statistical analysis techniques. Experience of working with large patient record databases would be desirable but not essential.

Closing date: Sunday 4 September 2022

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IT Programme Support Manager

We are looking for an IT Programme Support Manager - we need someone with excellent communication skills as this role will be working between technical teams and business users to manage the delivery of continuous improvements to our systems.

We require someone who has experience of gathering business requirements and translating that into basic technical requirements and coordinating teams to bring them into production.

Whilst a good basic understanding of technical system components is required, the role will be working closely with technical experts in IT development and infrastructure who will assist, especially when dealing with complex requirements. Experience of forming user stories is desirable, along with maintaining and refining requirements using a Kanban board (e.g. Trello).

This role requires a good understanding of project management administration as it will involve creating and updating project documentation and reporting.

Closing date: Sunday 4 September 2022

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Senior Donor Information Officer

We are looking for a full-time Senior Donor Information Officer to work within our small team on the Opening The Register (OTR) function on a permanent basis. This team manages requests from donors, donor-conceived individuals and their parents for information about donors, siblings and outcomes held on our Register (a secure database of fertility treatment information), in line with the HFE Act.

The Senior Donor Information Officer will share responsibility for authorising the release of information from the HFEA Register, support the operational management of the Opening the Register and Donor Sibling Link functions, and process applications.

The role involves working with highly confidential data from the HFEA Register, liaising with fertility clinics, and preparing responses to applications for Register information. You will answer queries about donation and the OTR service from patients and the public. The successful candidate will also co-ordinate the exchange of contact information on Donor Sibling Link, which allows donor-conceived individuals to contact their half-siblings by mutual consent.

Closing date: Sunday 11 September 2022

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Review date: 15 August 2024