Senior Project Manager

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Account Management
  3. United Kingdom
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Posting date: 12 Aug 2019

An international pharmaceutical recruitment company is advertising a vacancy for a Senior Project Manager. The company is one of the industry's most well-known brands and specialises in R&D in 3 major areas: respiratory, oncology and inflammation. Based in Cambridge, this vacancy offers an exciting opportunity to work with a leading company and bring commercial experience and skill to the role.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain strong working relationships between a broad range of parties.
  • Manage project timelines, identify and resolve any issues which impact on project progress.
  • Prioritise and effectively handle multiple projects at different stages of the drug development process.
  • Oversee and manage project budgets.
  • Develop project strategy in collaboration with the PPM function and/or the asset team.
  • Undertake any other reasonable tasks requested by the Executive Director of Project & Portfolio Management to ensure the smooth running of Projects.
  • Take responsibility for personal learning and development in order to reach and maintain the required level of skills, knowledge and experience to perform the role.
  • Mentoring other members of the team when required.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A graduate in a science field or equivalent experience.
  • A scientific background with a high degree of business acumen and the ability to prioritise and effectively manage multiple projects at different stages of the drug development process
  • Extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry, with an in-depth knowledge of the drug development process.
  • Ability to apply best practice project management tools strategically.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • 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.

To Apply:

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

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.