A pioneering and ambitious Biopharmaceutical company who develop next-generation, programmed T-cell therapies to treat haematological cancers and solid tumours. The organisation has existed for 4 years and is very well funded, with a clear strategy and expansion plan for the next 3 years and beyond. Scientifically, the company has extremely exciting technologies, using a broad suite of proprietary and modular T-cell programming to engineer precisely targeted, controlled and highly active T cells. Commercially, they have a pipeline of product candidates in development (for the treatment of haematological malignancies and solid tumours) and is increasing its GMP production capacity. Based in a state-of-the-art facility in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, you will join a team that is doing something genuinely meaningful.
The role of Project Manager is to be responsible for a number of projects, taking them through the latter stages of R&D, to the clinic, through trials to commercial launch. Meeting the compressed timelines they have by coordinating across different departments and activities where detailed planning is crucial to success in this critical role.
The focus of this role will be on planning activities with a focus on CMC activities for product development programmes taking these from the latter stages of R&D through to commercial launch. In addition to this you will also take on other projects linked to the construction of a new manufacturing facility or new technology introduction for example. You will be working cross functionally within the Product Delivery team who are responsible for the development of CAR – T manufacturing processes, their manufacture for clinical trials and setting up commercial manufacture in the future. With involvement in decision making and playing a key role in the identification of bottlenecks, conflicts and scenario planning and how to resolve these.
This is a higher-level role where you will be visible with excellent long-term career progression opportunities. As well as having a direct impact on the progression of life changing therapeutics through the commercialisation process to become available to patients with critical illnesses.
Desired Skills and Competencies:
For this role, you will need to have demonstrable experience of project management with CMC experience in a similar environment e.g. Cell Therapies, Gene Therapies, Vaccines, T Cells and Viral Vectors. With experience in any of the following sectors: biotech / biopharma / CMO / CRO / clinical trial / clinical supply chain sectors. You will be educated to a level higher than degree or equivalent in a relevant scientific field. With the ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams as well as external clients to plan, manage and deliver R&D projects.
Salary and Benefits:
- Salary – Competitive
- 25 Days Holiday
- Pension – 5% matched contributions
- Life Assurance – 4 times base salary
- Group Income Protection
- Private Medical Insurance
- Dental Cover
- Eyecare Vouchers.