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Associate Project Manager - 12 month FTC

Experience Dependent
Job Reference: J5635067
Updated On: 09/06/2021
Status: Open to Applications
Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Sectors: Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Contract Research Organisation, Contract Manufacturing Organisation, Contract Testing Organisation, Life Sciences, Bioprocessing, Science

Skills: Project Management - Technical PM, Project Management - Scientific PM, Project Management - Technology Transfer, Project Management - Engineering PM, Project Management - Project Co-ordinator, Project Management - PMO

Job Information

Role Overview

We are currently looking for a Associate Project Manager - 12 month FTC to join a growing life sciences company based in the Hertfordshire area. This could be a great opportunity for someone with some initial experience working in the life sciences sector, who would like to gain some project management experience.

As the Associate Project Manager - 12 month FTC you will be responsible for the delivery of assigned projects and is expected to identify and effectively manage project risks.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Your duties as the Associate Project Manager - 12 month FTC will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Responsible for managing assigned projects to approved budget and timelines. Lead cross functional team within a matrix working environment. Manage 2 - 4 projects of low to medium complexity at any point in time. Typical project duration of 6 - 24 months.

2. Generate appropriate project initiation documentation and business cases which will be required to obtain project approval. Ensure project scope / milestones are defined and agreed prior to project approval. Manage day to day operation and control of all assigned projects.

3. Manage scope creep and ensure project milestone adherence is maintained at greater than 90%. Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing business needs and priorities. Manage project risks and issues and minimise overall risk exposure. Utilise the escalation process where necessary.

4. Provide regular project updates to stakeholders via project sponsor, monthly reports and visual boards. Manage project resource. Highlight in advance expected periods of peak demand to ensure appropriate resourcing is assigned to project.

Role Requirements

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Associate Project Manager - 12 month FTC we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a life sciences focussed discipline. Prince 2, PMP or similar project management qualification would be an advantage but is not essential.

2. Proven industry experience gained working in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical or similar life sciences sector, combined with the ability to problem solve, manage risks, prioritise and work with a team of key stakeholders. Project management experience would be an advantage. An interest in project management is essential.

Eve Hegarty
Your Recruitment ConsultantEve
DisclaimerHyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.