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Project Manager


London (South West) (£) Competitive
permanent Job Ref: 5999


A leading pharmaceutical company requires an experienced Project Manager to join its team. You will take the lead in managing projects from start to finish, including providing analytical technical expertise and communicating with internal and external colleagues and clients. You must have significant experience in using chromatography and have proven project management skills

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Taking the lead role and responsibility for managing individual  projects from start to finish, covering all aspects of the study
  • Planning, organising, co-ordinating, performing and reporting assigned project work to ensure that all tasks are completed within the required timeframes in accordance with defined plans, methods, procedures and quality requirements
  • Execution of their own work and the work of others in their area of responsibility
  • Training and supervision of analytical staff as and when required in their area of responsibility
  • Liaising with the laboratory regarding scheduling of work to ensure satisfactory project performance including timelines are met.
  • Reviewing enquiries and assisting in the production of quotations
  • Assisting the Head of Projects, deputising in some duties where requested
  • Acting as a deputy to other Project Managers in their absence to ensure that currently running projects are progressed in accordance with their plans
  • Comply with in-house, GMP, GLP, GCP and UKAS quality requirements as appropriate
  • Generating and completing quality records (including any associated CAPA(s) as and when required, and within the required timeframes
  • Taking a proactive approach to ensure continual improvement in their area of responsibility
  • Review of developments to techniques and instrumentation and to advise management on their potential importance to the company
  • Ensuring that high quality work is carried out in the most efficient manner and minimising error with all areas of responsibility
  • Checking of raw data and draft reports
  • Client liaison and communications
  • Ensuring their Training Record is maintained to reflect current levels of work being performed

Experience Required:

  • Experience in Chromatography is essential GC, HS-GC and GC-MS (also good to have would be IC, LC and LC-MS)
  • 8 – 10 years lab experience
  • Proven project management skills – extensive experience of laboratory projects and project management.
  • GMP experience (GLP and GCP also preferable but not essential)
  • Good time management
  • Good communication (both written and verbal)
  • Good written skills
  • Be comfortable communicating with and managing clients

Competitive Salary 

Job Ref: 5999