Senior Human Factors Consultant

Senior Human Factors Consultant

Job Title: Senior Human Factors Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
Salary: Competitive Salary
Start Date: 2020-08-17
Reference: V-46348
Contact Name: Adrienn Prezenszki
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 18, 2020 09:49

Job Description

Based in Bristol, we have an impressive opportunity for an experienced Human Factors Consultant to join an innovative design consultancy, providing support to clients from the consumer, industrial and medical device sectors; which is where this role will focus.

The Role

You will be responsible for designing and conducting both formative and summative usability studies for medical devices; from recruitment to interpreting study results and presenting findings to the wider internal design team, clients and producing documentation for submission to regulatory bodies. The studies are currently done remotely. The resulting insights gained from these studies will be used to improve design with a focus on the requirements of the end user and risk management.

The Company

A long-established design consultancy, that focus on the value they can bring to tomorrow via innovative products and solutions. They are a collaboration of Designers, Engineers, Researchers and Strategists that together offer support to clients, from packaging solutions for house hold name beverage manufacturers to environmental testing partnerships with academia and innovative medical devices for oncology treatment and point of care diagnostics. On offer is an attractive salary and benefit package alongside a great working culture where interaction and idea sharing is encouraged at all levels to successfully complete projects all under one roof.


The successful candidate will need strong Human Factors experience gained within the medical device industry, with a minimum of five years and this role would ideally suit someone from a design consultancy environment, although experience gained at end client manufacturer will also be considered. To make this role a success you will need to be driven and passionate about human factors and its application. Someone with exemplary communication and organisational skills, who can work well as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. You will also be well versed in presenting findings to colleagues, clients and regulatory bodies in addition to presenting what the company can offer to potential new clients.

Strong commercial experience in risk and project management all in adherence to design control stipulations according to Quality Management Systems. To include but not limited to packaging, labelling and IFU for devices and user interfaces.

Please get in touch for a confidential discussion about this career shaping opportunity within a forward-thinking design consultancy.