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Junior Regional Project Manager

  • Job reference: 927704
  • Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences, Project Management
  • Date posted: 13/09/2019

Orion Group are looking for a Junior Regional Project Manager for our multinational pharmaceutical client based in the Berkshire area on an initial 12-month contract with the potential to extend.

Job Purpose
Joining Supply Chain team, you will organize and lead the cross functional regional project team to successfully deliver against project goals for regional projects with a range of complexity.

We see this very much as a developmental role so we are seeking someone with the right skillset and ambition to join our diverse and successful Project Management Team.

Main Responsibilities of the role

  • A key element of your role will be to establish & focus on clear, measurable success criteria designed to deliver against your project plan
  • Ensure excellence in planning and execution throughout the life of the initiatives you lead, and ensure qualification & execution plans are developed, agreed and followed
  • Define & use the decision-making framework for the project. At each breakthrough, act as the team's voice to frame issues, risks, opportunities, recommendations and share team success stories
  • You will prepare project status reports, track project budgets, and communicate project status within the project team, across partners and with Senior colleagues throughout the business
  • For globally led projects you will work closely with Global PM to ensure project objectives and key milestones are achieved throughout project lifecycle
  • Track day-to-day progress of your projects, addresses projects' slippage, and finds opportunities for acceleration of projects' tasks/breakthroughs
  • You will help to resolve issues by proposing and presenting alternative approaches and strategies; calling out issues as appropriate
  • You will lead some of the smaller NPD projects, so we can provide you with the foundation to engage, develop and progress into more complex projects and grow into more senior positions within the team

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • You will bring your background in NPD/licenced products to this role, so if you can demonstrate similar experience in an agile environment we look forward to hearing from you
  • This role centres on 'Self Care' product range so experience in this area is highly desirable
  • You will come with experience of working in a cross-functional team and thrive off working and collaborating in a high performing team
  • Your experience with new product development processes and terminology is valuable to the work you will carry out in this role

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.