The Health Information and Quality Authority is an equal opportunities employer.

Please note that we do not accept unsolicited CVs or respond to employment queries unrelated to advertised posts. Further information and the link to application forms is available below.

  • Regional Manager Children’s Services

    Location
    Dublin office or Homeworking with Dublin as a base office
    Closing date

    Grade:  Engineer Grade I
    Division: Regulation
    Tenure: Permanent

    HIQA is recruiting for a Regional Manager of Children’s Services to join its Regulation Directorate.

    The Regional Manager of Children’s Services will join the Children’s Team, which regulates, monitors and inspects services for children in care, child protection and welfare services, and the children’s detention campus.

    The Regional Manager will manage and support a team of inspectors and or other staff as required, ensuring that all staff within their sphere of responsibility discharge their duties in line with HIQA’s scheme of delegation, policies and procedures and quality assurance mechanisms.

    The Regional Manager will also be responsible for the programme of regulation and the assessment of compliance with legislation and national standards, up to and including enforcement and escalation activity as required.

    There is currently one permanent vacancy for immediate appointment in the Dublin office or homeworking with Dublin as a base office. Additionally, HIQA intends to create a national panel for anticipated vacancies that may arise in the following locations: Dublin, Cork or homeworking.

    Essential:

    • Degree qualification (Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications) or equivalent in Social Care or Social Work deemed relevant by the Authority for the post of Regional Manager, Children’s Services
      Or
    • Professional qualification in a role relevant to the post of Regional Manager, Children’s Services, as advertised (relevant social care or social work professional qualification).
    • Able and authorised to drive and have access to your own transport
    • At least three years’ experience in a management role, with senior decision making in a children’s social care service; regulatory or other setting relevant to the post of Regional Manager, Children’s Services.

    Benefits of working at HIQA:

    • Permanent position
    • 30 days annual leave
    • Pension
    • Learning and development opportunities
    • Wellbeing Programme
    • Social club
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Academic Education Support Scheme

    The completed application form must be submitted by 5pm on Monday 23 August 2021. Only applications uploaded to https://www.sigmarrecruitment.com/clients/hiqa will be accepted. CVs will not be accepted.

    The Health Information and Quality Authority is an equal opportunities employer.

  • Facilities, Health and Safety Manager

    Location
    Dublin
    Closing date

    Grade: Engineer II
    Division: Operations Directorate
    Tenure: Permanent

    HIQA is recruiting for a Facilities, Health and Safety Manager to join its Corporate Operations Directorate.

    The primary purpose of this role is to develop, lead and manage the implementation of a facilities management plan for HIQA that meets the current and future needs of the organisation.

    The Facilities, Health and Safety Manager will lead a facilities function that is responsible for the facilities management and health and safety of all HIQA workplaces. They will have a strategic role in delivering on all aspects of HIQA’s facilities management ensuring that HIQA meets all of its relevant statutory requirements.

    Essential:

    • Degree qualification (Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications), or equivalent; or in the process of completing a degree qualification (Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications), or equivalent, in a discipline such as facilities management, engineering, building services or health and safety that is deemed relevant to the post of Facilities, Health and Safety Manager.
    • At least five years’ experience working in a large and complex multi-site facilities management environment.

    Benefits of working at HIQA:

    • Permanent position
    • 27 days annual leave
    • Pension
    • Learning and development opportunities
    • Wellbeing programme
    • Social club
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Academic Education Support Scheme

    The completed application form must be submitted by 5pm on Monday 9 August 2021. Only applications uploaded to https://www.sigmarrecruitment.com/clients/hiqa will be accepted. CVs will not be accepted.

    The Health Information and Quality Authority is an equal opportunities employer.

  • Head of Regulation Business Function

    Location
    Cork Office
    Closing date

    Grade: Assistant Principal Higher
    Division: Regulation Directorate
    Tenure: Permanent

    HIQA is recruiting for a Head of Regulation Business Function to join its Regulation Directorate.

    The Head of Regulation will be responsible for the business management of the Regulation Directorate in line with legislation, corporate policies and objectives as set out in HIQA’s Corporate Plan and business plans. The role will form part of the Regulation Directorate’s senior management team.  

    The post holder will effectively support and ensure the delivery of the regulatory functions in healthcare, children’s services and adult social care services in Ireland in line with best practice business principles, the relevant legislation (including the Health Act 2007, as amended), its associated regulations and nationally mandated standards.

    Essential:

    • Educated to Level 9 (on the National Framework of Qualifications) or equivalent in a discipline deemed relevant by HIQA for the post of Head of Regulation Business Function
    • A qualification in project management
    • Evidence of continuous professional and personal development
    • Three years’ senior management experience of managing operations and delivering clear results in a setting relevant to the post of Head of Regulation Business Function

    Benefits of working at HIQA:

    • Permanent position
    • 30 days annual leave
    • Pension
    • Learning and development opportunities
    • Wellbeing programme
    • Social club
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Academic Education Support Scheme

    The completed application form must be submitted by 5pm Monday 9 August 2021. Only applications uploaded to https://www.sigmarrecruitment.com/clients/hiqa will be accepted. CVs will not be accepted.

    The Health Information and Quality Authority is an equal opportunities employer.

  • Registration Programme Coordinator

    Location
    Cork Office
    Closing date

    Grade: Higher Executive Officer
    Division: Regulation Directorate
    Tenure: Permanent

    HIQA is recruiting for a Registration Programme Coordinator to join its Regulation Directorate.
    The Registration Programme Coordinator has operational responsibility for ensuring the processing of registration notifications, applications, issue of notices, certificates, billings and maintenance of the online register are achieved within agreed key business rules and performance indicators. The Registration Programme Coordinator will have overall responsibility for accountability, quality of results and required skill set development for the team. Responsibilities will also extend to the maintenance of the information management system stakeholder data.
    There is currently one permanent vacancy for immediate appointment.

    Essential:

    • Degree qualification (Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications) or equivalent in a discipline deemed relevant by HIQA for the post of Registration Programme Coordinator;
      or
    • A minimum of two years’ experience in a team manager role, with operational and or supervisory responsibility for delivering the team’s objectives
    • A minimum of two years’ experience of management within an operational context
    • A minimum of two years’ practical experience of customer relationship management systems

    Benefits of working at HIQA:

    • Permanent position
    • 29 days annual leave
    • Pension
    • Learning and development opportunities
    • Wellbeing programme
    • Social club
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Academic Education Support Scheme

    The completed application form must be submitted by 5pm Monday 9 August 2021. Only applications uploaded to https://www.sigmarrecruitment.com/clients/hiqa will be accepted. CVs will not be accepted.

    The Health Information and Quality Authority is an equal opportunities employer.

  • Registration Operations Manager

    Location
    Cork Office
    Closing date

    Grade: Engineer II
    Division: Regulation
    Tenure: Permanent

    HIQA is recruiting for a Registration Operations Manager to join its Regulation Directorate.
    The Registration Operations Manager has responsibility for ensuring the adherence to registration regulations through the management of policies and procedures governing the end-to-end processing of registration applications and notifications. Duties extend to stakeholder communications relevant to the registration of services.

    The Registration Operations Manager will be responsible for the achievement of key performance indicators across the team, including fees and annual billing requirements.
    Team accountability and development is included in the remit of the Registration Operations Manager role.

    The post holder will play a lead role in Regulation Directorate projects to support future commencements and in the development and implementation a new information management system.

    Essential:

    • Degree qualification (Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications) or equivalent in a discipline deemed relevant by HIQA for the post of Registration Operations Manager
      or
    • A minimum of five years’ experience in a team manager role, with operational responsibility for team processes and delivering the team’s objectives
    • Able and authorised to drive and have access to your own transport
    • A minimum of two years providing leadership to staff members within an operational context
    • A minimum of two years’ practical experience of customer relationship management systems

    Benefits of working at HIQA:

    • Permanent position
    • 27 days annual leave
    • Pension
    • Learning and development opportunities
    • Wellbeing programme
    • Social club
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Academic Education Support Scheme

    The completed application form must be submitted by 5pm Monday 16 August 2021. Only applications uploaded to https://www.sigmarrecruitment.com/clients/hiqa will be accepted. CVs will not be accepted.

    The Health Information and Quality Authority is an equal opportunities employer.

  • Health Technology Assessment Analyst

    Location
    Cork or Dublin
    Closing date

    Grade:  Engineer III
    Division: Health Technology Assessment
    Tenure: Fixed-term

    HIQA is recruiting for three HTA Analysts to join its Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Directorate. The HTA Analysts will join a multidisciplinary team with responsibility for the effective implementation of HIQA’s programmes to deliver high-quality health technology assessments, other evidence-based advice and evidence synthesis outputs, and, therefore, to embed evidence-based methodology in the health decision-making processes in Ireland.

    The HTA Analysts will undergo comprehensive training in evidence synthesis and HTA, which will include the opportunity to pursue externally delivered training. A number of opportunities to pursue a paid postgraduate degree (PhD or Master’s) will be available to those who score highest at interview.

    The scope of HIQA’s work includes providing evidence synthesis and evidence-based advice to inform the public health response to COVID-19, providing evidence synthesis to support the work of the National Screening Advisory Committee, and health technology assessment advice to inform investment or disinvestment in health technologies and programmes. HIQA also performs evidence synthesis to support the development of national clinical guidelines and audit and the development of national health policy, and appraises and develops evidence synthesis reviews related to medical exposure to ionising radiation.

    The post holder will actively engage in the work of the HTA Directorate and of HIQA to deliver on the annual business plan in line with the strategic objectives as outlined in HIQA’s Corporate Plan.

    There are currently three vacant, fixed-term positions for immediate appointment:

     

    •     1 full-time (37 hours per week) contract, fixed-term, for three years
    •     1 full-time (37 hours per week) contract, fixed-term, for one year
    •     1 part-time (18.5 hours per week) contract, fixed-term, for two years

    In addition, HIQA may create a panel for future fixed-term and or permanent vacancies that may arise.


    Essential:

    •     Degree qualification (Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications) or equivalent in a discipline relevant to Health Services Research*, health economics or a relevant clinical area or a post-graduate degree in a relevant area, such as Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Economics, Health Services Research, (or in a health-related science with a high content in health services research). *Health Services Research involves the analysis of how people access healthcare, the cost of care, and what happens to people as a result of care. Analysis can use a range of qualitative and quantitative methods.
    •     Demonstrable technical skills in health services research and or systematic review and or health economic evaluation and or epidemiological analysis or statistical analysis

    Benefits of working at HIQA:

    •     25 days annual leave
    •     Pension
    •     Learning and development opportunities
    •     Wellbeing Programme
    •     Social club
    •     Employee Assistance Programme
    •     Academic Education Support Scheme
    •     Opportunity to pursue a paid postgraduate degree, PhD or Master’s (for this role)

    The completed application form must be submitted by 5pm Monday, 9 August 2021. Only applications uploaded to https://www.sigmarrecruitment.com/clients/hiqa will be accepted. CVs will not be accepted.

    The Health Information and Quality Authority is an equal opportunities employer.

  • Health Services Researcher

    Location
    Cork or Dublin
    Closing date

    Grade:  Engineer II
    Division: Health Technology Assessment
    Tenure: Panel to fill future permanent and fixed term vacancies

    HIQA is recruiting for a Health Services Researcher to join its Health Technology Assessment Directorate. The Health Services Researcher will role is to join a multidisciplinary team with responsibility for the effective implementation of HIQA’s programmes to deliver high quality health technology assessments, other evidence-based advice and evidence synthesis outputs, and therefore to embed evidence-based methodology in the health decision-making processes in Ireland. The HTA team, overall, comprises approximately 30 analysts.

    The scope of HIQA’s work includes providing evidence synthesis and evidence-based advice to inform the public health response to COVID-19, providing evidence synthesis to support the work of the National Screening Advisory Committee, and health technology assessment advice to inform investment or disinvestment in health technologies and programmes. HIQA also performs evidence synthesis to support the development of National Clinical Guidelines & Audit and the development of national health policy, and appraises and develops evidence synthesis reviews related to medical exposure to ionising radiation.

    HIQA works collaboratively with high-level stakeholders, with academic groups and with international HTA agencies to deliver on these objectives. Methods development and academic outputs are actively encouraged and the Directorate hosts a range of post-graduate fellowships and an active post-graduate degree training programme. The Health Services Researcher will actively engage in the work of the HTA directorate and of HIQA to deliver on the annual business plan in line with the strategic objectives as outlined in HIQA’s Corporate Plan.

    HIQA intends to create a panel for future permanent and or fixed-term vacancies that may arise.

    Essential:

    • Degree qualification (Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications) or equivalent in a discipline relevant to Health Services Research*, health economics or a relevant clinical area or a post-graduate degree in a relevant area, such as Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Economics, Health Services Research, (or in a health-related science with a high content in health services research). *Health Services Research involves the analysis of how people access healthcare, the cost of care, and what happens to people as a result of care. Analysis can use a range of qualitative and quantitative methods.
    • Three  years of experience in relevant health services research

    Benefits of working at HIQA:

    • 27 days annual leave
    • Pension
    • Learning and development opportunities
    • Well-being programme
    • Social club
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Academic Education Support Scheme

    The completed application form must be submitted by 5:00pm Tuesday 3rd August 2021. Only applications uploaded to https://www.sigmarrecruitment.com/clients/hiqa will be accepted. CVs will not be accepted.
    The Health Information and Quality Authority is an equal opportunities employer.

  • Senior Health Technology Assessment Analyst

    Location
    Cork or Dublin
    Closing date

    Grade:  Engineer I
    Division: Health Technology Assessment
    Tenure: Permanent

    HIQA is recruiting for a Senior HTA Analyst to join its Health Technology Assessment Directorate. The Senior HTA Analyst will join a multidisciplinary team with responsibility for the effective implementation of HIQA’s programmes to deliver high quality health technology assessments, other evidence-based advice and evidence synthesis outputs, and therefore to embed evidence-based methodology in the health decision-making processes in Ireland. The HTA team, overall, comprises approximately 30 analysts.

    The scope of HIQA’s work includes providing evidence synthesis and evidence-based advice to inform the public health response to COVID-19, providing evidence synthesis to support the work of the National Screening Advisory Committee, and health technology assessment advice to inform investment or disinvestment in health technologies and programmes. HIQA also performs evidence synthesis to support the development of National Clinical Guidelines & Audit and the development of national health policy, and appraises and develops evidence synthesis reviews related to medical exposure to ionising radiation.

    HIQA works collaboratively with high-level stakeholders, with academic groups and with international HTA agencies to deliver on these objectives. Methods development and academic outputs are actively encouraged and the Directorate hosts a range of post-graduate fellowships and an active post-graduate degree training programme. The Senior HTA Analyst will actively engage in the work of the HTA directorate and of HIQA to deliver on the annual business plan in line with the strategic objectives as outlined in HIQA’s Corporate Plan.

    There is currently one permanent vacancy for immediate appointment. In addition, HIQA may create a panel for future permanent and or fixed-term vacancies that may arise.

    Essential:

    • Postgraduate degree (minimum Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications) in a relevant area, such as Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Economics, Medical Statistics, Health Services Research*, (or in a health-related science with a high content in health services research)*Health Services Research involves the analysis of how people access healthcare, the cost of care, and what happens to people as a result of care. Analysis can use a range of qualitative and quantitative methods.
    • Five years of experience in relevant health services research

    Benefits of working at HIQA:

    • Permanent position
    • 30 days annual leave
    • Pension
    • Learning and development opportunities
    • Well-being programme
    • Social club
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Academic Education Support Scheme

    The completed application form must be submitted by 5:00pm Tuesday 3rd August 2021. Only applications uploaded to https://www.sigmarrecruitment.com/clients/hiqa will be accepted. CVs will not be accepted.
    The Health Information and Quality Authority is an equal opportunities employer.

  • Senior Health Technology Assessment Analyst (Ionising Radiation)

    Location
    Cork or Dublin
    Closing date

    Grade:  Engineer I
    Division: Health Technology Assessment
    Tenure: Permanent

    HIQA is recruiting for a Senior HTA Analyst (Ionising Radiation) to join its Health Technology Assessment Directorate. The Senior HTA (Ionising Radiation) will join a team with responsibility for appraising and developing evidence synthesis reviews related to medical exposure to ionising radiation (MEIR). The aim of this work will be to inform the generic justification of new and existing practices that involve MEIR, in accordance with the EU Directive 2013/59/Euratom, which was transposed into Irish law on 8 January 2019. The MEIR evaluation team will be embedded within the larger health technology assessment (HTA) multidisciplinary team in HIQA.

    The HTA team, overall, comprises approximately 30 analysts, and has responsibility for the effective implementation of HIQA’s programmes to deliver high quality health technology assessments, other evidence based advice and evidence synthesis outputs, and, therefore, to embed evidence-based methodology in health decision-making processes in Ireland.

    The scope of HIQA’s work includes providing evidence synthesis and evidence-based advice to inform the public health response to COVID-19, providing evidence synthesis to support the work of the National Screening Advisory Committee, and health technology assessment advice to inform investment or disinvestment in health technologies and programmes. HIQA also performs evidence synthesis to support the development of National Clinical Guidelines & Audit and the development of national health policy.

    HIQA works collaboratively with high-level stakeholders, with academic groups, and with international HTA agencies, to deliver on these objectives. Methods development and academic outputs are actively encouraged and the Directorate hosts a range of post-graduate fellowships and an active post-graduate degree training programme. The Senior HTA Analyst (Ionising Radiation) will actively engage in the work of the HTA directorate and of HIQA to deliver on the annual business plan in line with the strategic objectives as outlined in HIQA’s Corporate Plan.

    There is currently one permanent vacancy for immediate appointment. In addition, HIQA may create a panel for future permanent and or fixed-term vacancies that may arise.

    Essential:

    • Postgraduate degree (minimum Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications) in a relevant area, such as Radiography, Medical Physics, Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Services Research*, (or in a health-related science with a high content in health services research). *Health Services Research involves the analysis of how people access healthcare, the cost of care, and what happens to people as a result of care. Analysis can use a range of qualitative and quantitative methodsFive years of experience in relevant health services research
    • Five years of experience in relevant health services research or technology appraisal

    Benefits of working at HIQA:

    • Permanent position
    • 30 days annual leave
    • Pension
    • Learning and development opportunities
    • Well-being programme
    • Social club
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Academic Education Support Scheme

    The completed application form must be submitted by 5:00pm Tuesday 3rd August 2021. Only applications uploaded to https://www.sigmarrecruitment.com/clients/hiqa will be accepted. CVs will not be accepted.
    The Health Information and Quality Authority is an equal opportunities employer.

  • Health Services Researcher (Ionising Radiation)

    Location
    Cork or Dublin
    Closing date

    Grade:  Engineer II
    Division: Health Technology Assessment
    Tenure: Permanent

    HIQA is recruiting for a Health Services Researcher (Ionising Radiation) to join its Health Technology Assessment Directorate. The Health Services Researcher (Ionising Radiation) will join a team with responsibility for appraising and developing evidence synthesis reviews related to medical exposure to ionising radiation (MEIR). The aim of this work will be to inform the generic justification of new and existing practices that involve MEIR, in accordance with the EU Directive 2013/59/Euratom, which was transposed into Irish law on 8 January 2019. The MEIR evaluation team will be embedded within the larger health technology assessment (HTA) multidisciplinary team in HIQA.

    The HTA team, overall, comprises approximately 30 analysts, and has responsibility for the effective implementation of HIQA’s programmes to deliver high quality health technology assessments, other evidence based advice and evidence synthesis outputs, and, therefore, to embed evidence-based methodology in health decision-making processes in Ireland.

    The scope of HIQA’s work includes providing evidence synthesis and evidence-based advice to inform the public health response to COVID-19, providing evidence synthesis to support the work of the National Screening Advisory Committee, and health technology assessment advice to inform investment or disinvestment in health technologies and programmes. HIQA also performs evidence synthesis to support the development of National Clinical Guidelines & Audit and the development of national health policy.

    HIQA works collaboratively with high-level stakeholders, with academic groups, and with international HTA agencies, to deliver on these objectives. Methods development and academic outputs are actively encouraged and the Directorate hosts a range of post-graduate fellowships and an active post-graduate degree training programme.

    The Health Services Researcher (Ionising Radiation) will actively engage in the work of the HTA directorate and of HIQA to deliver on the annual business plan in line with the strategic objectives as outlined in HIQA’s Corporate Plan.

    There are currently two permanent vacant positions for immediate appointment, either full-time (37 hours per week) or part-time (18.5 hours per week). In addition, HIQA may create a panel for future permanent and or fixed-term vacancies that may arise.

    Essential:

    • Degree qualification (Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications) or equivalent in a discipline relevant to Health Services Research*, health economics or a relevant clinical area or a post-graduate degree in a relevant area, such as Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Economics, Health Services Research, (or in a health-related science with a high content in health services research). *Health Services Research involves the analysis of how people access healthcare, the cost of care, and what happens to people as a result of care. Analysis can use a range of qualitative and quantitative methods.
    • Three years of experience in relevant health services research or technology appraisal

    Benefits of working at HIQA:

    • Permanent position
    • 27 days annual leave
    • Pension
    • Learning and development opportunities
    • Well-being programme
    • Social club
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Academic Education Support Scheme

    The completed application form must be submitted by 5:00pm Tuesday 3rd August 2021. Only applications uploaded to https://www.sigmarrecruitment.com/clients/hiqa will be accepted. CVs will not be accepted.
    The Health Information and Quality Authority is an equal opportunities employer.