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Project Manager - Diagnostic

Location: Cambridgeshire Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Sector: Pharmaceuticals, Client Delivery, Medical Communications, Medical Devices, Life Sciences Type: Contract
Contact: James Giblin Job Published: 15 days ago

Project Manager - Diagnostic

Remote Initially (Cambridgeshire based post Covid)

6 - months contract


Project Manager - Diagnostic needed for a highly reputable Pharmaceutical organisation based in Cambridgeshire who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Project Manager - Diagnostic that takes pride in their work and with significant experience within a scientific project management environment, expert understanding of Project Management techniques, tools and principles and experience of global team-working and effectively communicating with key stakeholders.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Project Manager - Diagnostic will include:

  • Manages multiple complex projects to deliver to time, cost and quality
    • Creates and manages project plans to track and drive delivery of major milestones
    • Manages project costs aligned to investment decisions, and FTE resources aligned to project needs/ forecast demand
    • Creates and manages project risk logs, and drives mitigating actions with diagnostic project teams
    • Creates progress reports to track delivery to time, cost and quality
  • Coaches, and works with, Diagnostic Information Managers to ensure accuracy of project/ portfolio information within the company's enterprise planning tool (PLANIT)
  • Drives process simplification and standardisation across Precision Medicine to maximise efficiencies and establish best practice
  • Meeting planning and facilitation
  • Plans and facilitates Diagnostic Project Team meetings, ensuring accurate actions are captured, circulated and followed up on.
  • Plans and facilitates Precision Medicine project review meetings, attended by Precision Medicine leaders, diagnostic project team members and key R&D stakeholders
  • Deputises for the Diagnostic Project Manager at programme level, as necessary

What experience you need to be the successful Project Manager - Diagnostic:


  • BA/BSc in relevant subject (or equivalent experience)

Minimum Experience Required

  • Professional project management qualification (e.g. PMP)
  • Significant experience within a scientific project management environment
  • Expert understanding of Project Management techniques, tools and principles
  • Strong organisation and forward-planning skills, with attention to detail
  • Experience of global team-working and effectively communicating with key stakeholders
  • A professional, enthusiastic and proactive approach, with the ability to independently manage a diverse and demanding workload
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office/ Outlook, project planning tools and web-based programmes
  • Prior experience in managing and reporting of project information

Preferred Experience

  • High-level understanding and interest in Precision Medicine
  • Experience of using PLANIT to accurately forecast resource and maintain milestones

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Project Manager - Diagnostic to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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