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Digital Project Manager

  • Job reference: 923383
  • Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences, Project Management
  • Date posted: 15/01/2019

Orion Group are recruiting for a Digital Project Manager on behalf of our Multinational Pharmaceutical Client on an initial 3 month contract based in the Buckinghamshire Area.

We are recruiting for a Digital Business Project Manager to help us manage stakeholders, delivery and general workload within our in-house Business Technology Team.

Main Responsibilities of the role

* Manage the end-to-end process for digital and technology projects
* Be a business partner and analyst, leading the technical discovery process for potential digital projects, scoping needs, gathering requirements and producing functional specifications for a solution build, based on regional and global standards, using in-house Agile and Waterfall methodologies
* Ensure technology projects are built and documented in accordance with the strict compliance regulations of the company and healthcare, including information security, privacy and GxP as required.
* Take a regional view on technology solutions, building a good understanding of business practice in other countries through a network of IT colleagues, in order to leverage or create harmonised solutions where possible
* Proactively match business needs with existing company technology capability, encouraging adoption of core systems and harmonised process, and highlighting value in a business context
* Cultivate relationships with in-house teams in country and in region. There may be some BAU and project work that involves engagement with global teams.
* Provide rapid prototyping and conceptual designs where requirements are ambiguous or unproven
* Support new creative agencies and third-party companies adhere to the approved technology stacks that are available

Qualifications and experience of the desired candidate

* Bachelors Degree
* Familiarity with Agile and Waterfall methodologies used on digital and technology projects
* Expertise in the digital technology ecosystem (i.e. static/dynamic web sites, mobile apps, hosting approaches, frameworks, media)
* Good understanding of front-end web development languages such as HTML/CSS/JS, open source and enterprise CMS (Drupal would be an advantage), responsive design, analytics, e-learning and VR
* 5+ years relevant experience, including hands-on experience with web and mobile solution delivery. Minimum 2 years working in-house ("client side")
* Able to recommend and challenge choices around the best technology approaches (solution design) to meet business needs
* Experience working and documenting in process-driven regulated environments co-ordinating internal and external delivery partners toward a single goal, operating within rigorous compliance guidelines that are applicable for the Pharmaceutical industry.
* Able to influence across a range of business roles and stakeholder seniorities
* Effective team working
* There may be unplanned situations, global roll-outs, and circumstances where it will be important to be able to adapt to fast changing situations on the fly
* Ability to build effective relationships with customers, matrix teams, suppliers, partners etc.
* Clear written and verbal communication skills
* Good at facilitating workshops and meetings, and negotiating
* Genuine interest in technology, understanding how things work, and for applying technology to bring value to businesses/customers
* Continuous learner, able to demonstrate a familiarity with current trends
* Capable to take a "hands-on approach" to experiment and try things if needed
* Can communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders at different levels

Work location

* The role is based in our High Wycombe Head Offices
* Flexibility to travel to attend work meetings, etc on a regular basis
* Possible to travel to European offices

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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