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  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 29 days ago

  • Sector: Business Support
  • Contact: Adrienn Prezenszki
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01403 216216
  • Start Date: 2021-10-28
  • Job Ref: V-47077
Are you a driven scientific thinker with project management experience in translational research? Are you an experienced scientist in the biotech industry looking to move away from the lab into a commercial focused role?

If so, a unique opportunity was created for a Project Manager in the Commercialisation of Research team to help expand the company’s research portfolio by attracting additional external investment. You will be joining a company who is at the forefront of advancing cell and gene therapies in the UK.

The Role:

The purpose of the role is to expand the research portfolio through demonstrating portfolio progression toward clinical trials to attract additional external investment.
  • You will be accountable for maintaining an audit of all projects under governance as creating a portfolio of assets in development is the responsibility of the University Liaison Manager who identifies opportunities and manages day to day interactions
  • You will organise and lead creation of due diligence documents, medicines development strategies, investment requests from management by coordination and organising team specialist or external consultants.
  • You will be accountable for tracking and reporting progress of the portfolio of the projects in regard to identifying milestones, monitoring spends, identifying resource constraints or strategic diverse between collaborators.
  • PhD in biological sciences with industry experience in research and development (or BSc with commensurate industry experience)
  • Ideally minimum 3 years’ experience in the development of cell and gene therapies or biological therapeutics within the pharmaceutical or biotech industry
  • Experienced Scientist moving blue sky research into more regulated stages of therapeutic development
  • Experience working in a research grant funded environment
  • Demonstrable project management experience of research and development projects either in academic or industry environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills engaging with a variety of audience, stakeholders and colleagues at all levels across different departments to deliver objectives