Current Vacancies

Woodley Trial Solutions are always interested in hearing from talented, hard-working and personable individuals. If this sounds like you, please take a look at our below positions, and if there are any that you are interested in, we would love to hear from you.

Positions currently available:

  • Account Manager
  • Associate Buyer
  • Contracts Manager
  • Contracts Specialist
  • Medical Electronics Associate Technician

Benefits:

  • Hybrid working (office and home working)
  • Free, secure on-site parking
  • Pension with Now Pensions starting at month 3 (5% emp / 3% Woodley)
  • Eye care vouchers
  • 3 x 2 hour paid medical appointments per year (after probation)
  • 5 days company sick pay (after probation)
  • Paid medical appointments
  • Workplace pension
  • Annual leave calculated in hours, with ability to book of hours rather than days (really useful for those appointments/assemblies/ early Friday finishes)
  • Perkbox at point of joining the company (store discounts, free weekly coffee or sausage roll!)
  • EAP courtesy of Perkbox
  • 2022 additional BH not taken from holiday allowance
  • 22 days annual leave, which increases to 25 days annual leave after 5 years’ service
  • Length of service recognition
  • Company social events

When engaging with all people take a positive outlook with a kind, honest, and respectful attitude.

Awareness of the confidential nature of the work and responsibilities of the Company.

Account Manager, Sales Team

This job is for the role of an Account Manager for the Clinical Trials Division of a global medical equipment supplier. The post holder will be required to provide a high level of customer service to close opportunities and grow accounts. You will be responsible for all aspects of the sales process, including generating and closing sales and rental opportunities. There will also be some after sales service required. This role requires applicants to be able to handle a high and varied workload with efficiency and accuracy. You must be highly organised and be able to work in a busy environment.

You will work with multiple stakeholders, reporting and presenting as required in both written and verbal formats. You will be flexible and enjoy the rewarding challenge of a fast-paced role.

This role is an exciting opportunity and will involve realizing orders for a variety of customers from around the world to aid in the continued expansion of our global presence

Key Responsibilities
- Provide customers with estimates in order to generate sales opportunities
- Prospect inbound enquiries to develop new sales leads
- Establish new contacts and new opportunities within your account base
- Deal with key decision makers
- Build and manage a client pipeline and close sales
- Achieve agreed revenue targets
- Have a strong product knowledge or the ability to learn products quickly
- Ability to build rapport, develop and maintain long lasting relationships with customers
- Work with the purchasing and logistics teams to provide customers with accurate sales estimates

Key Skills
- A degree or equivalent experience essential.?
- Commercially minded
- Excellent communication skills with a customer centric approach
- A proactive methodology to use your own initiative in solving problems
- Have a consultative approach to be able to develop enquiries into sales estimates
- Excellent organisational skills
- Able to prioritise, multi-task and work on your own initiative and work to deadlines
- Strong communication skills with accuracy and attention to detail
- Ability to deal with conflicts positively and objectively
- Team player - Ability to work as part of a team and support your team
- Have superb questioning skills: being capable of using open questions to find out the cause of the customer’s problem
- Able to think on your feet and come up with new questions if necessary, to dig into the customer’s problem
- Able to present relevant written and verbal information in a concise format
- Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills  
- Able to converse with all levels of staff from within the organisation  
- Able to persuade, negotiate and influence key organisations
- Able to prioritise tasks within set deadlines
- IT literate with excellent IT and keyboard skills, to produce self-generated information

About you
You will have a proven track record in an office management, administrative or assistant role, be computer literate and be commercially orientated. It is essential that you have the capacity to work with colleagues at all levels, can work as part of a team, and the ability to work on own initiative whilst maintaining team approach. The successful candidate must have exemplary personal standards of conduct, and the ability to work under pressure.

We are looking for people who bring a positive/can do attitude with a high level of energy and a passion for procurement in the healthcare industry motivated and are dedicated team players. You will need to demonstrate strong time-management and people skills, flexibility, and multitasking ability.  

Advanced computer skills and experience with online platforms and proficiency in Microsoft Office, with aptitude to learn new software and systems is essential.

To apply, please email your CV to woodleyhr@woodleyequipment.com

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Associate Buyer, Procurement Team

Woodley Trial Solutions which provides a unique range of tailored, end-to-end solutions that save time and money at all stages of the Clinical Trial process, has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Buyer.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our Buying Team working within the hugely successful Clinical Trials division of a global medical equipment supplier. This role is an exciting opportunity and will involve sourcing a variety of products and suppliers from around the World to aid in the further expansion of our global presence.

This is a full-time role where you will play a key role in procurement, sourcing, analysing suppliers and products, and carrying out efficient procurement processes to provide our customers with the highest possible levels of service.

You will work closely with the Procurement Manager to shape current projects and future development. This includes investigating and evaluating new opportunities and partnerships to improving efficiencies, reduce costs, provide analytics for strategic planning and opportunity prioritisation.

Key Responsibilities
- Source and procure core products through effective analytical, negotiation and interpersonal skills
- Quickly establish pricing of new products to support the quotation to customers
- Proactively find alternative suppliers, tracking savings and/or rationale
- Meet or exceed all supply chain initiatives: cost reductions, payment terms, ethics, integrity, and reliability for long- term benefit via supplier reviews
- Communicate and educate internal stakeholders on new suppliers or products
- Develop and maintain Key Performance Indicators
- Other duties and/or projects as assigned

Key Skills
- Good interpersonal skills
- Excellent communication skills, oral and written
- Able to present relevant written and verbal information in a concise format
- Able to converse with all levels of staff from within the organisation
- Strong diplomatic skills, able to persuade, negotiate and influence key organisations
- Highly organised, ability to multitask, and good time management skills
- MS Excel user with an ability to review categories as a whole and in detail by manufacturer/supplier, category, and subcategories
- Ability to adjust workload efforts based on new priorities assigned
- Strong IT skills
- Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience

About you
We are looking for people who bring a positive/can do attitude with a high level of energy and a passion for procurement in the healthcare industry. The ideal candidate will be a motivated and dedicated team player.

You will have a proven track record in a similar role, be computer literate, analytically focused, and commercially orientated. You will have an eye for detail and be meticulous when it comes to sourcing products by specification.

It is essential that you have the capacity to work with colleagues at all levels, can work as part of a team, and whilst maintaining the ability to work on your own initiative.

Full training will be provided at our Horwich head office for the successful candidate.

To apply, please email your CV to woodleyhr@woodleyequipment.com

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Contracts Manager, Sales Team

This is for the role of Contracts Specialist for the Pharma Division of a global medical equipment supplier, demonstrating excellent year-on-year growth in an exciting and innovative industry.

The holder of this post will be integral in the creation and negotiations of both customer and supplier contract agreements to support the achievement of the Division’s targets and its ongoing global expansion. You will discuss, draft, review and negotiate commercial contracts within an established framework to agreed timescales, ensuring contractual and commercial risks to the Company and corporate goals are minimised.

Working with internal stakeholders in our UK and USA teams, you will provide both internal and external contract related issue resolution and ensure effective communication to all regarding timescales and conditions.  

Working directly with our CEO, you will assist in the development of a CLM Contract Management system to include record keeping for all contract related correspondence and documentation.

Responsibilities
- Point of contact for incoming contract enquiries
- Discuss, draft, review and negotiate commercial contracts
- Preparation of Master Service Agreements, project related agreements, NDAs, and variations to existing contracts
- Utilise the company’s quality system to effectively version control and manage contract renewal dates
- Update Salesforce with agreed custom terms and conditions and help ensure signed agreements are accessible for reference across the team
- Drive continuous improvement activities
- Liaising with internal and external stakeholders

Key Skills
- Relevant commercial contract experience
- Solid analytical skills and high attention to details
- Effectively multi-task, prioritise and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Assertive conflict-resolution and problem-solving skills.
- Proficient inworking with MS Office applications.
- Ability to be diplomatic when negotiating

When engaging with all people take a positive outlook with a kind, honest, and respectful attitude.

Awareness of the confidential nature of the work and responsibilities of the Company.

The Person
We are looking for people who bring a positive/can do attitude. You will have a proven track record in a similar role, be computer literate and be commercially orientated. It is essential that you have the capacity to work with colleagues at all levels, can work as part of a team, and the ability to work on own initiative whilst maintaining team approach.

Qualifications
A degree or equivalent experience essential

To apply, please email your CV to woodleyhr@woodleyequipment.com

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Medical Electronics Associate Technician

This job is for the role of Trials’ Division Medical Technician for the Clinical Trials Division of a global medical equipment supplier.

They will work with multiple stakeholders, this role involves service, repair & calibration of medical Equipment contributing to a quality Medical Device Management service.

Key Responsibilities
- Servicing and repairing equipment as requested by the Medical Electronics Manager or other delegated person.
- Installing and commissioning new equipment.
- Assisting with user training as requested.
- Packing and dispatching equipment for repair to external agencies.
- Maintaining detailed records of equipment defects, work carried out, materials used and other expenditure.
- Requesting the service/repair of equipment by external contractors and ensuring that it is carried out to the satisfaction of the Medical Electronics Department and the equipment user.
- Assisting in the development of a high quality and responsive maintenance and management service.
- Communicating effectively and courteously with their colleagues, staff of the Woodley Trial Solutions Team and supporting in any queries from external customers.
- Ensuring that all current health and safety standards are adhered to.
- Ensuring all work carried out is of a high quality and is performed safely, promptly and in a cost-effective manner.
- Undertake training as required.
- Carry out any other duties that may be required.

Key Skills
- The ability to receive and interpret complex technical information used to Service and repair medical equipment and communicate to clinical staff.
- Understanding of electronic systems Involving a range of different products, repairing to component level through a sound electronic background, gained through a recognised training, apprenticeship, qualifications, specialist knowledge, practical experience, and formal courses.
- Problem solving and decision making to ensure safe work outcomes and safe working practices.
- The use of precision engineering skills e.g. soldering, adjustment of miniature components, testing and tuning of equipment and manipulation of specialist tools and test equipment in confined spaces, requiring intense concentration and excellent hand eye co-ordination.
- Provision of essential back up and advice to clinical technical services.
- Involvement in policy and working practice changes within the department, suggesting changes to improve efficiency, and working practices for consideration and implementation.
- Responsible for making decisions on the purchase of spare parts & service items for repair & maintenance of patient connected equipment and physical assets.
- Provision of training and advice to other staff in specific areas when knowledge and experience exceeds theirs.
- Responsibility to maintain, amend and update an asset management system, used to record the technical and financial history of assets.
- A working knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic, and electro-mechanical applications.
- Knowledge of quality management systems.
- Basic knowledge of standard range of Microsoft Office programmes.
- Awareness of risk management protocols and current industry Health & Safety matters.

The Person
This role requires a proven track record of servicing, repairing & calibrating of medical and Laboratory Equipment contributing to a quality Medical Device Management service. It is essential that you have the capacity to work with colleagues at all levels, can work as part of a team, and the ability to work on own initiative whilst maintaining team approach. The successful candidate must have exemplary personal standards of conduct, and the ability to work under pressure.

We are looking for people who bring a positive/can do attitude with a high level of energy and a passion for procurement in the healthcare industry motivated and are dedicated team players. You will need to demonstrate strong time-management and people skills, flexibility, and multitasking ability.

 Advanced computer skills and experience with online platforms and proficiency in Microsoft Office, with aptitude to learn new software and systems is essential.

Qualifications
A degree or equivalent experience essential.

To apply, please email your CV to woodleyhr@woodleyequipment.com.