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Project Manager

  • Job reference: 925844
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences, Project Management
  • Date posted: 05/06/2019

Orion Group are looking for a Project Manager for our multinational medical devices client based in the West Yorkshire are on an initial 6-month contract with the potential to extend.

Job Purpose:
Project manage and supports updates to the companies Quality Management System to comply with the new European Union Medical Device Regulations (EU MDR).

Main Responsibilities of the role:

Responsible for project management leadership of a cross functional project teams in the execution of implementation of EU MDR compliance.

  • Able to assimilate information quickly
  • Interact with all levels of company management and personnel.
  • Verify own work through the client's systems.
  • Assume responsibility for understanding interim project goals and longer-term deadlines and the required interactions between departments tracking through a Master Project Plan (MPP)
  • Delivering to agreed timescales in line with project plans with a high level of complexity in a changing environment
  • Responsible for managing cross-functional activities against requirements and timelines while meeting project objectives and supporting the team to ensure successful project execution.
  • Take ownership of project risks to ensure they are targeted and communicated in a timely manner.
  • Facilitate Project Management Office meetings ensuring all information is presented and recorded
  • Lead and serve as the primary contact between cross-functional project teams and senior management, ensuring clear and concise communication.
  • Responsible for prioritizing and tracking the aspects of projects including integrated project plans and resources.
  • Apply standard project management applications, tools and processes.

    Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate
  • Works with limited technical supervision.
  • Exhibits effective time management and decision-making skills.
  • Is proactive, demonstrating a high level of initiative but consistency.
  • Has excellent understanding of all aspects of data management.
  • Quality Management Systems background.
  • ability to project manage complex, changing projects within a pressured environment and communicate progress regarding the current project milestone.
  • Excellent data management skills, with proven ability to collect, analyze and present data
  • Highly Computer Literate.
  • Willing to work in virtual teams.

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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.