Project Manager - R&D

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd
£40000 to £50000
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Project Manager - R&D to join a leading company based in the County Durham area. As the Project Manager - R&D you will be responsible for managing a large grant funded project predominantly within the Formulation division. This project is due to last until end of 2018, however this is a permanent role and you will have the opportunity to move onto other projects.


Your duties as the Project Manager - R&D will be varied and you will face new and exciting challenges every day, however some the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Oversee the management of activities of the R&D project delivery teams, supporting technical leads to ensure clear roles, responsibilities and objectives are defined, planned and represent the customer ensuring deliverables are being completed to defined expectations (within the base-lined cost and time plan), first time to successfully deliver the contracted scope.

2. Manage and deliver projects according to the agreed asset and resource plans, contracted deliverables and the agreed scope.

3. The compliant delivery of public funded projects and the financial management of projects requires thorough reporting and attention to detail and the job holder must also maintain a detailed understanding of each project's requirements. Resilience is required during the pressures of project delivery and in such cases as conflicting priorities or where customer satisfaction is proving difficult.

4. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential for the job holder to establish a good rapport with customers from an early stage and to develop a strong and constructive relationship with the delivery team.

A full and detailed job description will be supplied following application.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Project Manager - R&D we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a scientific/engineering discipline and be able to demonstrate a track record of successfully controlling and delivering multiple technical projects of varying disciplines, ideally in both a commercial and collaborative R&D context. The projects will be diverse so it is not essential that you have specific scientific experience or knowledge, and you will be working with a team of experts who will guide the project from a scientific perspective.

2. You will need to show that you have experience managing highly compliant grant funded projects in a commercial or industry focussed environment. In addition to this, you will need to provide evidence of a formal project management qualification.

3. This is a specific and exciting opportunity, and we are looking for someone who can be flexible, proactive, collaborative and highly reactive. We are looking for someone who has the ability to handle changing circumstances with ease.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.