Interim Project Manager

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. Project Management
  3. United Kingdom
Herefordshire, England
Posting date: 09 Jan 2020

A growing global leader in the development, delivery and commercialisation of cell therapies have a fantastic job opening for an Interim Project Manager at their base in Herefordshire. This is a dynamic and innovative organisation who pride themselves on their passion and expertise in the medical field.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Managing projects from inception to completion in accordance with company project policy and stage gate process.
  • Working effectively both as a team member and a team leader to effectively deliver the project objectives of scope, budget, and program.
  • Developing and deliver accurate and professional business cases to support capital project proposals.
  • Producing and communicate to all stakeholders' regular forecasts of budget and schedule.
  • Developing accurate Project Initiation and Cap-Ex request documents to seek business approval and funding.
  • Developing project cost estimates and maintain cost accuracy throughout project life cycle.
  • Defining, monitor and maintain project programs through design, construction, commissioning and validation phases to agreed completion targets.
  • Developing technically sound User Requirement Specification and other Engineering Projects documentation.
  • Developing detailed and well-defined project scope and pro-actively manage the scope through project delivery.
  • Ensuring relevant industry, safety and construction standards are complied with in accordance with company and statutory requirements.
  • Continuously looking to innovate and improve systems, plant and operations at the company's manufacturing centre.
  • Be flexible and accountable to deliver projects within tight timelines with high precision, e.g. during shutdowns.
  • Efficiently use health and safety risk assessments, HAZOPs, HAZIDs, work permit in projects as applicable.
  • Consistent and timely compliance to the company's quality management policy, QA risk assessment and change control.
  • Develop and maintain a detailed project Risk, Action, Decision log throughout a project's life cycle.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • Project management qualification (.e. Prince 2 practitioner).
  • Proven experience of working within a GMP environment.
  • Proven engineering project management in the biologics contract manufacturing, or similar industry.
  • Keeps up to date with professional knowledge, expertise and best practice.
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility and build rapport and trust.
  • A good team player with a hands-on approach.
  • Resilient and able to work well under pressure, able to prioritise a heavy workload and work both reactively and pro-actively.
  • Organised and accurate with a strong focus on attention to detail.
  • Excellent people skills with the ability to interact with a wide range of customer needs.
  • Strong influencing and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

To Apply:

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.

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