Programme Management Support Officer

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. General Management, Project Management, Other
  3. United Kingdom
Posting date: 11 Mar 2019

ProClinical is advertising a vacancy for a Programme Management Support Officer with a leading biotechnology company that advances the growth of the UK cell and gene therapy industry through scientific research and full-scale commercialisation. Based in London, this position is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and innovative organisation who pride themselves on their passion and expertise in the medical field.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Acting as the primary link between the Business Development, Finance, and the Operational functions to ensure seamless workflow from Lead to Opportunity to Project within internal portfolio management and finance systems.
  • Acting as first point of contact for information, and providing guidance, on project management processes and systems.
  • Communicating to, and assigning, Programme Managers to defined projects as directed by the Head of Programme Delivery.
  • Ensuring project dashboards are up to date and of high quality for regular ED and Board review.
  • Preparing Project Board papers.
  • Building and managing the Portfolio Risks & Issues Register and highlighting status to EMC.
  • Providing logistical and administrative support for Head of Programme Delivery.
  • Offering secretarial support for regular Programme Management meeting.

    Organising and minuting portfolio review meetings.
  • Providing project management assistance for small projects.
  • Assisting in delivering Programme Manager training activities and auxiliary support.
  • Developing, storing, and distributing project management documents.
  • Raising shopping carts for project spend.
  • Ensuring the correct recording and record retention for Contract/Grant compliance.
  • Proactively proffering solutions that support business needs and providing continuous improvement of portfolio administration.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A degree level education.
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies and tool is essential.
  • Capable of preparing scientific documentation for regulatory submission.
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies and tools is essential.
  • At least three years' experience working on R&D and development projects.
  • Experience of project cost management processes and reporting (plan, forecasts, budget, commitments, actuals, accruals).
  • Experience in resource allocation process.
  • Ability to manage, record and manipulate data to provide useful information summary for senior management.
  • Knowledge of SAP and Sharepoint would be advantageous.
  • Good 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.
  • Mid-Senior Level.

Mid-Senior Level.

To Apply:

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A full job description is available on request.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.