Programme Manager

£70000 - £75000 per annum
  1. Permanent
  1. Technical Operations, Engineering, Project Engineer

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Hobson Prior are currently recruiting for a Programme Manager for an excellent opportunity to a join leading pharmaceutical organisation who are committed to providing life-changing therapies that can be developed for use in health services throughout the world. This is a permanent position where you will be required to work remotely.

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accountable to provide leadership of the project portfolio management group.
  • Provide line management for the programme delivery team on the project portfolio, including performance management and professional development.
  • Work with project finance team to ensure timely and accurate reporting of financial aspects of company project portfolio.
  • Provide technical mentorship of the programme delivery team, through problem solving and enabling sharing of best practice.
  • Improve the Programme Management function and its effectiveness.
  • Direct the Programme Management Office Manager and team to ensure availability of appropriate templates / guidance and accurate and timely project portfolio reporting.
  • Work as part of a team of both senior and junior colleagues, including other Heads of function and team members across the organisation to effectively deliver projects.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Able to evaluate complex situations and find solutions for them in a professional manner.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • An ability to manage multiple and varied tasks.


  • Requires a degree level and postgraduate qualification in life sciences with a PhD or post doc in a field related to cellular biology or similar preferred.
  • Proven ability to consistently deliver projects to time, cost and quality standards.
  • Wide-ranging scientific and commercial technical expertise with ability to apply knowledge to problem solving.
  • Previous line management experience, preferably also involving technical mentorship.
  • Experience of leading complex multi-disciplinary projects in the drug development field, with experience in the cell and gene therapy field an advantage.
  • Experience of working in a GxP environment (GCP, GMP, GLP) is admirable.

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If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity then please click "Apply" and upload a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist directly, please select "Contact me" at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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