MGB Biopharma is looking to a hire a Project Manager for our Clinical Development team. The position is office based in the Glasgow area (Bellshill) and will be pivotal in the successful execution of our current Phase IIa clinical study.
Position Type: Full time. Initial 6-month contract (with possibility of extension).
An excellent opportunity for an ambitious Project Manager to join a small team in an established biotechnology company, which is developing a novel anti-bacterial product, has arisen. The successful candidate will play a leading role in this high-level project, focusing on project execution, budgeting and cost control, which requires a high-level of organisation and communication skills.
Description: Manage cross-functional activities to advance the product candidate through the current phase of drug development. Optimise and track progress of project plans (time, resources and costs) to ensure adherence to targets and strategy.
Prepare schedules for activities and plan for contingencies and alternatives. Interact and coordinate with contractors for different activities and integrate their timelines, deliverables and deployment if needed. Take responsibility for completion of tasks and follow-up. Attend and conduct any necessary meetings and provide regular status updates, including progress reporting to our grant funding body, Innovate UK.
The role: Oversees and manages domestic and international projects. Projects generally include full service, multiple moderately complex trials, managing multiple vendors and external sites for trials of high financial value, and may consist of serving in a program oversight role.
Responsibilities include managing the scope of the project and project components, budgets, timelines, and quality guidelines, thereby ensuring that expectations are met while identifying and mitigating risks.
Education: Degree in life sciences
Requirements: Minimum of three (3) years relevant research. Experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO including demonstrated skills and competency in project management tasks including, but not limited to pre-clinical research and clinical project management.
Preferred Special Skills:
- Experience in managing projects in a semi-virtual environment.
- Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities and to utilise resources effectively.
- Financial awareness and ability to track project progress against financial milestones and re-forecast, as necessary.
- Ability to work independently.
- Good computer skills with good working knowledge of a range of software packages (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, MS Project)
- Detailed knowledge of project management processes.