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Project Manager

Date Posted06 Sep 2019

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Are you a Project Management professional with experience in Cell and Gene Therapy? Are you looking to take the next step in your career and be part of an exciting new project? Then the position of Project Manager is exactly what you’re looking for.

 This is your chance to work for a European company that is a pioneer in cell and gene therapy focussing on advanced, personalised treatments for rare diseases. With vast investment being made into the organisation and new build projects on the horizon this is the ideal time to join the team and establish yourself as a key team member. They are led by an experienced executive team that are leading them toward a bright and exciting future.


  • Providing overall commercial and technical leadership to the project team for the Facility through all project phases – engineering (completion of detailed design), procurement, fabrication, construction, installation and commissioning/start-up
  • Maintaining a strategic focus for the project with frequent interaction with all business areas involved and all vendors involved to ensure a balance between the immediate project needs and the long term goals of the company
  • Formulating of sub‐contracting strategy and leading the negotiations of sub‐contracts
  • Determining and communicating contractual requirements, business needs and goals within assigned scope
  • Performing project due diligence, assessing, reporting and and mitigating/realising risks and opportunities
  • Optimizing resources (manpower, material, equipment) to ensure efficient and timely completion of the project
  • Leading Project Teams and facilitation of the communication and interaction among the functional representatives
  • Tracking project against its schedule, budget and against phase gate review objectives, reporting status to management and customer on a regular basis, and executive staff on a needed basis
  • Working with Project Controls to transition proposed budget into execution budget
  • Participating in the Project Proposal to ensure the Scope of Work is properly defined and ensuring that the Project Team has a clear understanding of the Project Scope of supply
  • Travelling to customer sites and subcontractors offices
  • Technical or commercial university degree or equivalent combination of both
  • Multi-year professional experience in project management for the engineering, procurement and construction of CGT facilities, preferably in an EPC-environment
  • Good experience within facilities engineering
  • Possessing excellent knowledge of change-, claims- and risk-management
  • Possessing a broad understanding of each engineering discipline
  • Excellent knowledge of EPC-companies interfaces
  • Effective project management and leadership skills
  • Strong problem solver, identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions in a timely and effective manner
  • Strong decision maker, considering the relative costs, impact on schedule and quality and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one

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