33253 - Sr. Associate Strategic Planning & Ops

Posted 17 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameTim Browaeys

Job description

Orion Group Life Sciences are looking for a Senior Associate Strategic Planning & Ops on behalf of our Multinational Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology client located in Cambridge and Uxbridge. Initial 6-month contract, with possibility of extension. This role is fully remote.


  • Accountable for project management support and operational activities for GDO functional head and related leadership team.
  • Support the functional communication plan including creating memos for functional head and oversight of functional memos. Facilitate distribution of all functional memos.
  • Manages updates and maintenance of functional SharePoint sites.
  • Provide project management support including annual Face to Face Meetings, Special Departmental Cross Functional Projects.
  • Meeting management support of functional All-Staff meetings, leadership team meetings and various other GDO cross-functional meetings.
  • Business operations support including functional document updates, functional budget and headcount tracking, goals development and tracking.
  • Supports annual staff engagement and talent review sessions.
  • To provide a variety of specialized support activities to ensure the optimal functioning of the Global Development Operations Functional Areas.
  • Assist in the implementation of business processes, process improvements and associated enabling initiatives within the Global Development Operations functions.

Requirements and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Change management.
  • Budget and project management experience preferred.
  • Biopharmaceutical industry experience.
  • Experience with Project Management tools and processes (e.g. MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, MS Teams, SharePoint).
  • Some understanding of Clinical trial execution knowledge.
  • Strong computer literacy, including word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet applications.
  • Ability to interface effectively with peers and higher levels.
  • Ability to navigate through a team or matrix environment.
  • Quick learner, proactive, takes initiative.
  • Results oriented and goal driven.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to organize, interpret, communicate information effectively.
  • Demonstrates willingness to put in extra effort when necessary to pursue tasks to conclusion.
  • Delivery focused.
  • Self-Starter.
  • Organized with strong attention to detail.
  • Flexibility.
  • Project coordination.
  • Team work.
  • Problem Solver.
  • Policy, Process and Procedural.
  • Time Management Skills.
  • Networking/Relationship Building.
  • Written and oral communication.
  • Strong ability to prioritize workload.
  • Strong Project a positive, "can do" attitude and eagerly contribute to all initiatives as needed and requested.

If you would like to have a confidential conversation regarding this opportunity please reach out to Tim Browaeys, tim.browaeys@orioneng.com or contact Tim on 0044 7593448607

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