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Project Management Associate

  • Job reference: 930327
  • Location: Uxbridge, London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences, Quality, Compliance, Regulatory Affairs
  • Date posted: 04/03/2020

Orion Group Life Sciences are looking for a Project Management associate for our Multinational Pharmaceutical client based in the Middlesex area on an initial 12-month contract with the potential to extend.


Job Purpose

The primary purpose is to support controlled document management, including operational and coordination tasks, and managing system related activities.

This is an opportunity to work for a pioneering biotechnology company, who discovers, develops, and delivers innovative human therapeutics. As a member of the Quality, Compliance and Audit (QCA) team, you will support a process-based approach to global cross-functional teams, in order to embed quality standards to the way R&D works day to day.

Main Responsibilities of the role

  • Responsible to coordinate and maintain complex operational and compliance-critical administrative support activities, which may include preparing for and processing workflows for controlled documents (eg, Standard Operating Procedures [SOPs]) in the electronic management system, overseeing completion of those workflows, manage release and control of updates to documents, tracking status and performing follow-up activities at a future date (eg, completing final workflow activities 1 day - 6+ weeks later)
  • Managing/maintaining required SharePoint Online sites (including creation of new sites to support process management) and run data searches and clean, format, and organize resulting data/reports in Excel
  • Perform operational activities such as running, cleaning, formatting and organizing data searches/reports using Excel
  • With time and training, may contribute to and/or lead departmental projects
  • Following training, work independently to QC documents according to template/style guide
  • He/she is primarily responsible for the management of controlled documentation for R&D, but will also be responsible for any number of other assigned operational activities
  • Provide QC checks and editing of controlled documents/reports/forms (eg, formatting, editing) against R&D templates and style guide giving consideration to usability and ensuring accuracy, consistency and quality
  • Occasionally he/she may assist the PM/Quality Lead with writing support during project meetings
  • This role will be required to follow step-by-step instructions and must perform repetitive functions consistently and accurately
  • He/she may act as a department representative to communicate and educate clients on R&D document processes, answer general questions, troubleshoot problems, with complaint resolution

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • Bachelor degree in Science or IT preferred
  • Experience working in a highly regulated/compliance/quality environment required
  • Experience with document management systems and SharePoint Online preferred
  • Have strong attention to detail, including the ability to QC and proofread documents
  • Be to manage multiple activities and priorities with minimal direction in a rapidly changing and demanding environment
  • Be extremely organized, reliable, and flexible
  • Excellent IT proficiency, with knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; SharePoint Online; and electronic document management systems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with ability to present information to others clearly and concisely
  • Good multi-tasking, customer service, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to work independently, manage one's time, and track/complete tasks over an extended time period

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For more information on this role, call Ian Towler on +44 (0) 20399944701 or email Ian.Towler@orioneng.com for a completely confidential chat about this role and other opportunities using the reference number: 930327


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