R&D Project Manager

£55000 - £60000 per annum
  1. Permanent
Brighton, East Sussex
  1. Technical Operations, Discovery / R&D, Analytical

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Hobson Prior are recruiting for a Research and Development Project Manager who are based in Brighton within wearable technology/virtual reality. The business has currently embraced remote working and readily accepts staff working from home.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Project risk identification and management.
  • Integrating research project plans over-arching product roadmap.
  • Taking responsibility for the application, planning, and managing projects including resource management, financial management and progress reporting.
  • Guaranteeing compliance with all regulatory requirements in accordance with study protocols, requiring a working knowledge of relevant EU Medical Device Directives and global standards.
  • Managing project documentation (goals, requirements, tasks) to ensure outcomes can be measured.
  • Project partner and sub-contractor management.

Key Skills:

  • Ability to work independently managing one's workload efficiently, whether remotely or face to face but also as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to develop relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong Microsoft office skills, including at least intermediate Excel skills.


  • Technology/Medical background.
  • A degree level education, PRINCE certified or equivalent (but also comfortable working with Agile dev teams).
  • A minimum of 4 years' industry experience, able and willing to confidently make decisions within the boundary of your remit.
  • Experience in project managing clinical trials.
  • Experience of project managing software, firmware and hardware teams.
  • Understanding of medical devices.
  • Strong project management accounting and financial skills.
  • Confidence in a variety of grant awarding body external systems, in addition to internal software tools such as Atlassian, Jira and Xero.

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