Project Management - Biotech Alliance Management

Project Management - Biotech Alliance Management

Job Title: Project Management - Biotech Alliance Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage
Salary: £50,000 DoE plus excellent benefits
Start Date: 2019-02-22
Reference: 16149 JH
Contact Name: James Hume
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2019 15:02

Job Description

This unique Biotech is recruiting for a Project Manager is to manage relationship with their collaborators covering the onboarding to their state of the art manufacturing facility and their ongoing projects.  The purpose of this new site is to manufacture cell & gene therapies on a scale large enough for phase III clinical trials working in collaboration with academia and industry to bring these cutting-edge technologies to the market.  They are seeking a Project Manager who can oversee the onboarding and then ongoing management of projects through their lifecycle and other special projects as they arise as the centre grows in size and continues to develop.  You will work closely with the Operations Lead and Senior Project Manager throughout the onboarding process so that collaborators are moved into the centre to meet budget, quality and timeline expectations.  Once onboarded you will be responsible for the ongoing management of their projects ensuring expectations are met, manufacturing schedules completed and the day to day relationship managed as the first point of contact. 

The company are a centre of excellence that is at the forefront of creating a viable and sustainable cell and gene therapy industry.  Their headquarters are in central London where they have built a leading multidisciplinary team that has the ability to take a therapy from concept through the development cycle to the market.  They collaborate with both academia and industry and they are able to provide the scientific, clinical and commercial expertise needed to overcome the challenges of commercialising therapies.  The Stevenage site works on a multi – occupancy basis comprising of 6 clean room suites hwich are occupied by their collaborators to run their manufacturing operations.  Going forward this will be increasing from 6 to 12 clean rooms which you will support on relevant areas.   

You will need to have experience of working in a similar R&D or manufacturing environment in the cell & gene therapy or biologics or vaccine or biotech sector.  You will preferably have GMP experience or if not other relevant commercial experience.  You will need to have a technical understanding of the products gained either as a scientist or as a project manager working within this sector.  They are open to applications from those who want to move into project management from a science background or have project management experience within a relevant industry and environment. 

Please forward your CV to James Hume or call the office on 01403216216 where we would be happy to tell you more about this exciting Project Manager Opportunity.