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Project Manager

Edinburgh, Mid LothianPermanent
Experience Dependant
Job Reference: J5631987
Updated On: 27/08/2019
Status: Open to Applications
Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Sectors: Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Device, Contract Research Organisation, Contract Manufacturing Organisation, Contract Testing Organisation, Life Sciences, Cell & Gene Therapy, Bioprocessing, Animal Health, Science

Skills: Biochemistry - Development / Validation, Biochemistry - Purification (Bench scale), Biochemistry - Production / Manufacturing, Life Sciences - Cellular Biology, Project Management - Customer PM, Project Management - Scientific PM, Life Sciences - Stem / Gene Therapy Graduate, Life Sciences - Stem / Gene Therapy (experienced), Biochemistry - Manufacturing / Plant Scale Purification, Project Management - Technology Transfer, Life Sciences - Bioassay, Biochemistry - Biophysics / Biosimilars, Biochemistry - Technology Transfer, Life Sciences - Tissue / Cellular Engineering, Life Sciences - Cell Culture, Project Management - Programme Manager, Project Management - Project Co-ordinator, Life Sciences - Biobanking / Tissue Banking

Job Information

Role Overview

We are currently looking for a Project Manager to join a leading biotechnology company based in the Edinburgh area.

This new role of Project Manager will report directly to the Head of Project Delivery. The primary function is to co-ordinate a number of development and manufacturing projects within the company. The Project Manager will plan, manage and track projects and will be entrusted with ensuring that all projects are being carried out on time, on budget and to client satisfaction.

Key Duties and Responsibilities


Your duties as the Project Manager will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Liaise with the Sales team to ensure projects are transferred smoothly to the Operation ensuring all aspects of project delivery have been considered and captured in the project plan.

2. Establish project goals and deliverables in collaboration with the management team and clients/prospective clients. Support with the preparation of project proposals and project funding applications.

3. Continuously manage project and client expectations. Provide and ensure clients receive excellent customer service and proactive, clear and timely communication. Proactively, pre-empt client needs and feed this back to the management team.

4. With the management team, identify resources needed (personnel, equipment, etc) and assign responsibilities.

5. Establish project timelines, plans and list of actions. Track project actions and co-ordinate with relevant departments to ensure actions are completed in a timely manner. Support Management in keeping the Project teams motivated and informed about results, milestones, deliverables and possible project changes. Track project costs and ensure they are within budget.

6. Write reports and prepare presentations.

Role Requirements

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

1. A degree in a Life Science, e.g. Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Biotechnology etc. or equivalent qualification. An additional qualification in Project Management, e.g. Prince2, PMP, would be advantageous.

2. In addition to the above, you will be required to demonstrate experience with Project Management within a Pharmaceutical or GMP Manufacturing environment.

3. We will be looking for someone with strong written and verbal communication skills, exceptional organisational skills, a track record of negotiating and maintaining strong working relationships.

Key Words: Project Manager | Project Management | GMP Manufacturing | Pharmaceutical | Prince2 | PMP
Eve Hegarty
Your Recruitment ConsultantEve Hegartyeve.hegarty@hyperec.com
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.