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PW-7024 Interim Project / Program Manager

Company: AXESS
Location: London
Reference: PW-7024
Closing Date: 01 Mar 18
Type: Contract
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: London Location / 12 Month Contract / Excellent Daily Fee

Job Summary:

12 Month interim opportunity for a Pre-clinical Program Leader to join a dedicated global asset delivery team (assets both internal and externally partnered), accelerating programs at pre-clinical to POC stages. Office based in London, with some home working.



Blue-chip Global Pharma – sitting within a pre-clinical program asset team – pre-clinical through to clinical stages project manager experience is therefore a pre-requisite

Position based in the Medical and Scientific Office looking at and exploring new opportunities, both internal and external

12 Month Interim Opportunity / London offices, some remote working and 25% international and domestic travel



Project Managing the execution of the development plans to include; program management of assets within the portfolio working with internal teams to efficiently execute the asset strategy.

Optimise systems and processes to ensure fit for purpose to deliver on successful & agile delivery of objectives

Program manage specific assets within the portfolio, ensuring efficient prioritisation, and capturing value creation,  as well as partnering with finance to ensure accurate financial reporting.

Responsible for leading the implementation of strategy into operational plans, defining the overarching goals and KPIs and developing tools to track performance. Pre-clinical experience / translational project management experience will therefore be essential to effectively achieve the objectives.



Bachelor’s Degree / PhD / science or business-related field required. Advanced science or business degree desired

Thorough knowledge of pharmaceutical industry and Project Management / Program Management experience in early development research is a pre-requisite.

Experience should include leading global multiple cross-functional teams with a key focus on early stage development activities.

Understanding of business development activities as well as managing external interactions and supporting collaborations.

Demonstrated ability to clearly and concisely communicate with internal and external parties.

Highly effective presentation skills in order create and deliver presentations with appropriate messaging and focused recommendations.

Proven skills in negotiation, influencing without authority and working diplomatically through conflict.

Sufficient technical knowledge in order to determine how project data can be organized meaningfully in order to facilitate Senior Management and Executive decision processes.


Before you apply for this position it is vital that you are in possession of an EU or UK passport or relevant visa to work without restrictions in the UK.



For a confidential discussion please telephone Rebecca Bray at AXESS Limited on 020 8560 2300. To apply, please send your CV to quoting reference PW-7024.



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