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Project Manager (client on-site Stevenage UK)-135217

Company: PPD
Location: Europe, Middle East & Africa-UK-England-Cambridge
Reference: 135217
Closing Date: 12 Dec 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits:

Job Summary:

PPD is currently looking to recruit a Project Manager to be based on-site at one of our clients in Stevenage, Hertfordshire as part of contracted work from PPD.This Project Manager role requires a scientific background with experience in the pharmaceutical industry as well as a deep understanding of the core principles of the disciple of project management. ...

Requirements:

PPD is currently looking to recruit a Project Manager to be based on-site at one of our clients in Stevenage, Hertfordshire as part of contracted work from PPD.

This Project Manager role requires a scientific background with experience in the pharmaceutical industry as well as a deep understanding of the core principles of the disciple of project management.  This Project Manager role will align to non-clinical Project Teams that are composed of scientists accountable for the Safety, Disposition, Supply Chain and chemistry, manufacturing and controls (CMC) aspects of the drug development project.  The Project Manager needs a basic understanding of the safety, disposition and CMC work packages required to deliver a new medicine as well as a strong scientific background in at least one of these areas.

The role of project manager is critical in supporting the PTS Project Team, providing professional project management support to ensure project plans are designed and executed on behalf of project teams in line with planned time, cost and quality, and guiding teams through the initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and control and close out phases of the project, using the agreed GSK standard of excellence in project management curriculum.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create, monitor and control accurate and integrated project plans against which resource demand is realistically recorded and understood to enable decision making (e.g. establishes and manages budgets and resource for both outsourced and internal activities.
  • Influence direction of project development utilizing data, scenario planning and insights to aid decision making.
  • Work effectively at the interface with other Project Managers and Project Team Members to integrate PTS plans with the overarching Medicines Development Plan.
  • Conduct periodic health checks of the PTS Project Plans to ensure quality of project planning and control.
  • Provide credible data, insight and recommendations to enable cross portfolio reviews and to facilitate project and resource prioritization discussions.
  • Ensure that a risk management plan is active and that is routinely discussed in the matrix team.
  • Comply with all corporate governance requirements, such as project information documentation and retention and compliance training.
  • Complete training and maintain competence against the project management curriculum including PMP or PRINCE2 certification. Maintain awareness of Project Management practice in the pharmaceutical and other industries.
  • The Project Managers in PTS will be expected to proactively contribute to a networked project management community across early phase and late phase development  

Qualifications

  • BSc with experience in the development or manufacture of pharmaceuticals
  • Area of Specialisation: Life sciences, toxicology, DMPK, chemistry or bio/chemical engineering
  • An understanding of all aspects of developing a pharmaceutical, the manufacturing requirements and some knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, regulations and requirements are important in this role
  • Knowledge and experience with the technical packages that are required to deliver a new medicine, whether from a toxicology background, disposition, or CMC. 




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Contact Information:

Address:  PPD Cambridge
Granta Park
Great Abington
Cambridge

CB21 6GQ
England
Tel:  +44 1223 374100
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