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Health Engagement Project Executive

£26,000 - £28,000/yr
· Permanent | Full Time
· Manchester | On-site

The Job

COUCH Health is looking for an organised and self-motivated Project Executive, to support the patient recruitment team. This role will be within the Health Engagement division and will support both the research and partnerships teams in delivery of key objectives. This is a varied role with responsibility for administrative support, patient recruitment for clinical trials support, as well as overall team support. The Health Engagement team is a high-performing team with a clear sense of purpose: to develop long-term partnerships which will improve research participation for a diverse population, conversely contributing to advances in health research and support.

For this role, we are looking for someone who would like to pursue a career in patient recruitment, which is an element of health engagement. To be that person, do you have a background in clinical trials? Or maybe someone working in a project management role looking to work within clinical trials?

Your role

Key tasks and duties: 

  • Support completion of all start-up and project management documentation
  • Budget management including but not limited to: inputting into client invoicing, obtaining vendor quotes, and creating task orders
  • Input into creation of artwork, website, digital campaigns and retention item selection
  • Support translation process
  • Support print and shipping process


In return for your experience, we will offer you a competitive salary, benefits package, ongoing career development and the opportunity to work in an inclusive, diverse environment where people are at the heart of everything we do.

Internally, within COUCH Health you will work closely with the following: 

  • Health Research team, notably the Health Engagement Project Manager
  • Creative team, notably the design and copy team.
  • Digital Engagement team, notably the Director of Digital Engagement


Externally to COUCH Health, you will work closely with the following: 

  • Patient groups in a specific disease area, across multiple countries
  • Community groups across multiple countries
  • Partners (suppliers) who work with COUCH Health

About you

You will have a passion and the ambition to drive forward a career within an organisation that is committed to bringing the voice of the patient and the community surrounding the patient, to global programmes.

You will have excellent administrative and organisational skills from working in a busy and fast-paced environment, as well as the confidence to independently use the phone and email to contact current and new partners.

Excellent communication skills are also essential, with the ability to be professional, approachable and friendly in dealing with the public and colleagues across the organisation, as well as the ability to motivate and inspire patient and community groups.

Person specification: 

It is essential for you to have the following qualifications and experience: 

  • Excellent administrative skills from working in a busy office environment
  • Confidence using the phone and email to contact supporters and suppliers
  • Maintaining processes and procedures
  • Working in a fast paced, multi-faceted environment


Skills and attributes: 

It is essential for you to have the following skills and attributes: 

  • Demonstrable ability to work to achieve shared organisational goals
  • Digital engagement and content generation, with a creative approach to engaging a variety of different audiences
  • Excellent communication skills. The ability to be professional, approachable and friendly in dealing with the public and colleagues, and the ability to motivate and inspire patient and community groups
  • Conducting research and presenting your findings to others.


It is desirable for you to have the following skills and attributes: 

  • An awareness of the issues facing people living with life-altering conditions.

Company perks

If you join COUCH Health, you will receive the following benefits:

  • A fun and stimulating working environment to learn new skills, develop and further your career
  • 30 days annual leave and 8 bank holidays (plus your birthday off!)
  • Monthly social events
  • Company pension and much more

People first approach

Our company is powered by people diversity and thought diversity. We want applications from all kinds of people and are committed to building a team that has diverse characteristics, backgrounds, skills and personalities. Transformative inclusion is in our DNA, so we always have diverse screening, shortlisting and interview panels to ensure that we recruit the best of the best. This, we believe, will help you and us to achieve great things.

We want our team members to have happy, healthy, and fulfilled lives outside of work. As a highly creative and innovative business, we’re very open to doing things a bit differently. We are happy to consider anyone looking for flexible working, including part-time working, compressed hours and/or a job share.

There will be plenty of opportunity to learn and grow in your job role and we’re committed to providing the necessary training and support to help you develop and reach your full potential, regardless of your background.