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Drug Development Project Manager

  1. Midlands (UK)
  1. Contract
  1. CAPEX Projects
Date Posted05 Jan 2021
Initial 6 month contract for a Drug Development Project Manager to join a Global Pharmaceutical organisation in East Midlands. 

Working within the Project Management department, we are looking for someone from a Scientific background to help manage projects within the Drug Development area for a Global Pharmaceutical organisation. 

This position will initially be based working remotely from home, but there may be a requirement to go to site in East Midlands at some stage. Applicants must therefore be UK based and willing to go to East Midlands if required. 

Hours per week for this role will be 37.5 Monday to Friday. 

  • To maintain a complete understanding of the project requirements, costs, invoicing and associated revenues and support in reporting numbers out to the wider Network
  • To help plan, coordinate and undertake client projects ensuring that projects are delivered to agreed quality standards and meet client specifications within agreed deadlines and budget.
  • To generate and manage accrual tracking sheets that forecast and record revenue recognition for each aspect of the project and update as and when the project activities dictate.
  • To ensure that demonstrable evidence is documented to justify revenue recognition for each aspect for each study.
  • To provide progress reports and project financial updates to the Head of Project Management as and when required.
  • To schedule regular internal project update meetings with internal stakeholders to assess project progress and report back to the client(s) as appropriate.
  • Ensure that all internal and client project work conducted by the team and the individual is documented to a high a standard. This includes the timely completion of all necessary project administration. Constantly strive to develop and support a culture of Continuous Improvement whereby we seek to improve operations, streamline work processes, decrease turnaround times and improve quality.


  • Experience in a commercial environment.
  • Detailed knowledge in one or more of the following areas: formulation development, analytical development, pharmaceutical production, quality control/assurance, or regulatory CMC documentation desirable.
  • Strong scientific and technical knowledge in Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing is desirable.
  • Experience of the overall drug development process is desirable.
  • Effective project management skills - ability to develop study work plans against tasks, timeframes, milestones resources and dependencies through discussions with internal stakeholders.
  • Effective financial skills – good numeracy required and the ability to generate financial and revenue recognition tracking sheets for studies reflecting the work plan.

If this role is of interest, please apply now.

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