Project Manager - New Product Development

  • Location:

    Watford, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Scientific, Global Scientific

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Jasdeep Panesar

  • Contact email:

    Jasdeep.Panesar@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/535508

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Project Manager - New Product Development

Are you looking for a challenging, and worthwhile career opportunity where your contributions will help to accelerate healthcare technology and make a difference in people's lives?

A new opportunity for a Project Manager (NPD) has become available to join a dynamic, innovative company that operates in the medical device industry.

You will be responsible for leading projects for the development of new products and changes to existing products within budget and on time.

The Role:

* Lead multiple, key, cross-functional, strategic projects, liaising with R&D, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs Teams. Introducing effective project controls to highlight risks which could impact the projects.
* You will make day-to-day decisions that will determine the success of projects, resolve issues within scope of the project.
* You will be responsible for setting deadlines on content delivery to the creative team from other departments.
* Manage internal and external stakeholder expectations and prioritise own workload.
* Assist with the project direction for junior team members, typically but not limited to overseeing their daily project interactions.

The Candidate:

* You will have a degree or equivalent qualification in a science based subject.
* Strong demonstrable cross functional project management experience within relevant sector such as Medical devices, Biocides, Pharma or Cosmetics.
* The ability to lead complex multifunctional projects, flag critical issues and align key stakeholders to decisions/recommendations
* Experience with project management systems to produce GANTT charts
* Fluency across chemistry, microbiology, and highly regulated categories such as medical devices and cosmetics

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