Infrastructure Project Manager - London

Paramount Recruitment Limited
United Kingdom
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Infrastructure Project Manager - Central London - Permanent 100,000 Genomes Project, Platform Engineering Team, Life Sciences/Healthcare! A fantastic new position has become available for an Infrastructure Project Manager to join a leading Genomics/Bioinformatics company in Central London. Paramount are working in partnership with Genomics England to expand their team in order to deliver success with the 100,000 Genomes Project. This is a challenging and fast moving project with the aim to carry out whole genome sequencing on 100,000 participants. Genomics England works with key partners to collect, transport, store, quality check and sequence the samples from participants. The aim for this project is to create a new genomic medicine service for the NHS - transforming the way people are cared for. Patients may be offered a diagnosis where there wasn't one before. In time, there is the potential of new and more effective treatments. Currently the Platform Engineering team are looking for an experienced Technical Infrastructure Project Manager. This role would suit someone who is used to working in a dynamic environment and can adapt easily to new environments. Your main responsibilities will involve: *Driving the end-to-end delivery of projects to time, cost and quality criteria *Managing Platform Engineering dependencies received from other project teams, including hardware and software solutions *Developing and owning the plan for the project. Manage progress against plan, budget and resource requirements to achieve project objectives *Ensuring effective collaboration between all teams and individuals involved in the project e.g. the business, all parts of Genomics England, external suppliers/partners as appropriate *Ensuring all stakeholders/teams are aware of each other's priorities and activities *Proactively managing risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies, ensuring that these are identified, mitigated or escalated as necessary to achieve key milestones *Identifying potential changes to project scope and manage via the change control process *Clarifying roles and expectations for all project participants and hold partners, suppliers and colleagues to account *Providing reporting on project status at the agreed frequency. Producing materials for project governance groups *Developing and implementing a communications plan to engage key stakeholders within and outside of Genomics England to drive their sustained and active commitment to success *Managing suppliers and lead tender and selection processes where required *Supporting the management of contracts with partners and suppliers to meet key performance indicators and agreed targets The ideal Project Manager will meet the following requirements: *Experience of managing diverse projects and large initiatives within a Life Sciences, Bioinformatics/Genomics or Healthcare environment *Strong record of leadership and successful delivery of complex projects across multiple stakeholder groups while under tight timelines *Commercial contract and partnership experience *Project management and report writing, analytical and reporting skills *Independent, highly organised and good with senior stakeholders *Infrastructure background ideally *Be able to work cross-functionally through many teams to execute goals and set and meet milestones In return you will receive a competitive salary/daily rate and the opportunity to make a real difference and contribute to the project at its most exciting phase. If you'd like to know more about the position and apply, please feel free to contact Anna with an up-to-date CV (*************************** or ********************** Keywords: Infrastructure, Technical, Project Manage*, Stakeholder, Manager*, Consultant, Consulting, stakeholder, risk manage*, client, partnership*, business, strategy, government, academia, health sector, industry, project manage*, customer*, relationship*, proposal, research, Genomics, Bioinformatic*, London, United Kingdom, permanent Paramount Recruitment Limited provides services as an agency and an employment business. We regularly have similar roles in this area. Please see our website for details or send your CV in to us to find out the latest opportunities.
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