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Senior Project Manager

  • Job reference: 928955
  • Location: Uxbridge, London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences, Project Management
  • Date posted: 03/12/2019

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


Job Purpose

Manages one or more high-level, complex non-technical projects within the constraints of scope, quality, time, and cost, to deliver specified requirements. Projects may be strategic in nature.

Main Responsibilities of the role

  • Responsibilities may include resource allocation and all phases of development life cycle (i.e. feasibility study, requirements, analysis, ROI, business plan, design, testing, and implementation planning)
  • Regularly interacts with management
  • Coordinates and directs the activities of project team members
  • May be responsible for cross-functional teams
  • Ensures all project requirements and/or objectives are documented
  • May obtain and manage external resources required for project completion

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • Expertise in running medium to large scale projects
  • Excellent understanding of project management processes and procedures
  • Experience with project management and analyst methodologies and best practices
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Business process development best practices
  • Change management
  • Strong MS Project, MS Word, Visio, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel skills
  • Understanding of systems for sharing and collaboration
  • Excellent communication skills to work with cross-program resources

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.