Senior Project Manager

Hobson Prior
Oxford, UK
20 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Hobson Prior is working with a clinical-stage drug discovery and development discovering organisation who advance pioneering therapies to advance the standard of treatments for serious infectious diseases. This innovative company is seeking a Senior Project Manager on a permanent basis, located in Oxford.

Job Responsibilities:

Leads project management for projects to support successful delivery of corporate goals.
Develops in-depth knowledge of the ridinilazole Mission supporting the Mission Lead and other senior project team members.
Develops and maintains detailed project plans, monitors and tracks expenditure against budgets, supports resource management risk management and change management to deliver against agreed strategic objectives for the ridinilazole mission.
Ensures consistent communication between the different functions and for ensuring key issues are reported to the Mission Leadership team and acted upon to resolution.
Manages changes in project scope, anticipating potential problems, and proactively develops and seeks approval for risk mitigation plans.
Applies project management expertise & methodologies to define the project scope, goals and deliverables to support ridinilazole business objectives.
Identifies and manages project dependencies; maps and manages critical path activities.
Develops best practices and tools for project management and execution. Works closely with Finance to develop budgets and forecasts and associated change management.
Communicates project expectations to team members, senior leaders and the broader organization where appropriate.
Represents as main point of contact, with external funding bodies for the ridinilazole Mission.

Key Skills:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Be able to influence project stakeholders.
Must be proactive in risk identification and management.
Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional team members.
Strong financial acumen to develop/manage program budgets.


Educated to degree level in a scientific discipline.
Minimum of 5+ years of experience in project management in the life-sciences sector.
Strong project management experience to enable precise execution.
In-depth knowledge of drug development processes and strategies.
Demonstrated experience in pharma/biotech drug development in late stage clinical development programs is essential.
Strong experience in facilitating project team meetings, cross-functional communication, decision making and ensuring alignment with internal/external stakeholders.
Prior experience in developing other PM tools a must.
Prior experience of complex late stage clinical development programs is essential.

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