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  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
  • Salary: £££DOE plus benefits including bonus and equity
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

Our client is a molecular diagnostics company specialising in the detection of early-stage cancers. The company's initial focus was on the early detection and prevention of colorectal cancer, they have since grown its product portfolio to encompass other screening and precision oncological tests for other types of cancer. Through the development of their product portfolio and several acquisitions they are an exciting growth company. They have recently opened new offices in Oxford and due to expansion are seeking a Project Manager to drive and manage large scientific projects.

This an opportunity for a Project Manager to work at the forefront of science and drive both research projects and product development activities. This role is responsible for the day-to-day running of projects, ensuring development milestones are completed in time and on budget. The successful candidate will be able to build on their experience of managing large scientific projects using agile methodology.

• Develop comprehensive project plans.
• Coordinate various technical teams during all project phases, from initial development to commercialisation.
• Initiate and facilitate regular project review meetings.
• Support and challenge project teams on the technical aspects of the solution being delivered or timeline to execute.
• Ability to manage and influence stakeholders at all levels within the business.
• Strong time management skills and prioritization of tasks to meet deliverables.
• Ability to work in a matrix management organization with primary responsibility for project success.

Qualifications and Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree in scientific subject.
• Several years of experience managing scientific projects in a related industry.
• Experience working in an agile project management environment.
• Demonstrated working knowledge of biological sciences.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience working in an organization developing medical device products with ISO13485 accreditation.
• Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (or higher) certification.