Project Manager

Location Salisbury
Discipline: Defence, Life Sciences
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £50k (c)
Contact name: Louise Howard

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Job ref: REF: 4062
Published: 4 months ago
Expiry date: 06/13/20 00 2020

​We have a vacancy for a Project Manager who can provide active management, of a portfolio of assigned pharmaceutical product and process development related projects and to have prime responsibility for operational liaison with project stakeholders, both internal and external, to ensure completion of projects to high standards and to develop key relationships.

You will also act as an internal project champion and customer for a specified product(s) or application(s) and maintain current understanding of;

  • The production processes and associated analysis

  • Production and testing costs

  • The regulatory environment and impact on the product

  • The product application

  • The market place and understanding of risks to income

  • Competitor activities

  • Potentially competing technologies/patents

  • Seek potential collaborations to enhance income/efficiency or cost reductions

  • Initiate and prioritise margin improving projects

The role will require you to:

  • Be the focal point for all project communication, ensuring project sponsors, stakeholders and team members kept appropriately informed.

  • Establish, in conjunction with line management, operational project teams. To provide leadership, manage relationships and motivate the teams throughout the project life cycle

  • Establish and set budgets for operational projects as part of the annual budgeting process and as appropriate.

  • Develop and maintain detailed plans to assure efficient delivery of complex projects.

  • Ensure project risk register is in place and develop contingency plans as appropriate

  • Support Business Development in developing the customer relationship pre-contract and then post contract signature act as the primary customer interface

  • Manage contract organisations to ensure product quality and high service level.

  • Act as project champion and by working effectively with colleagues to maximise commercial benefits

Key experience we require:

  • A life science graduate with extensive project and line management experience in regulated manufacturing.

  • Led completed complex projects from initiation to post project review including budgetary control and have experience of line managing an operational team in a manufacturing organisation.

  • Knowledge of a GMP environment and an appreciation of business drivers and product management.

  • Ideally

To apply, please contact to discuss in full.