IT Project manager - R&D/Life Sciences

IT Project manager - R&D/Life Sciences
  • £500 - £550 per Day
  • Contract
  • London, England, UK London London GBR RG42 6EY
Job Ref: 50214966
Sector: PMO & project management
Date Added: 06 July 2021

IT Project Manager - R&D/Life Sciences

*Inside IR35*

Our Global Life Sciences client are looking for a Project Manager to join them for a long term contract role. You would be required to work on site in Bracknell as and when required.

Role Purpose

Pro-actively lead and manage the delivery of multiple IT projects contributing to the overall digital strategy in the areas of R&D Product Safety and Regulatory.

Plan, manage and implement global complex scientific IT projects in a challenging R&D environment to achieve business objectives.

Demonstrate and promote professional project management according to industry best practice to successfully deliver projects as a reliable leader.

Act as a counterpart for the scientists to jointly develop the strategies for the project and work on challenging business process alignments and changes in an inspirational way.

Promote digital and agile ways of working, developing mindsets and behaviours.

Ensure that excellent IT services are provided to R&D by external technology partners.

Drive the supplier relationships required for your projects in partnership with the business, supply management and procurement.


  • Lead and manage interdisciplinary project teams of experts and external partners and suppliers.
  • Be an expert in stakeholder management and collaborate professionally. Facilitate independently large workshops with heterogeneous audience and drive effectively towards fully owned decisions.
  • Maintain close links within IT on platform roadmaps and integration into the overarching enterprise architecture.
  • Manage complex interdependencies with other IT projects in a skilful and competent way.
  • Actively manage the cost of IT projects and work with the finance team to report accruals on a monthly basis
  • Professionally manage delivery by internal and external suppliers and demonstrate high level of commercial acumen. Coordinate between multiple suppliers in an effective way which reduces overhead and enables fast and highly reliable delivery.

Experience required

  • Several years of practical experience delivering IT projects in challenging environment with cross-functional stakeholder communities
  • Solid experience with Agile change delivery
  • Experience working with DevOps teams
  • Several years of work experience with R&D in the life science sector highly preferred
  • Initial track record in leading teams directly or indirectly in a matrix environment
  • Demonstrated ability to bridge information technology with business strategies

If you are suitable for this role please apply and send us your CV.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

05/08/2021 11:07:56
GBP 500 550 Day
Contact Consultant:
Joseph Bilbe-Chrisfield

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