Program Manager

Hobson Prior
Reykjavík, Iceland
£77916.75 - £82017.63 per annum
Closing date
25 Sep 2020

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Clinical Research, Clinical Operations
Full Time
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Hobson Prior are currently working with a specialty biopharma organisation who are focused on advancing and manufacturing biosimilar medicines. Our client is looking for a Program Manager to join them on a permanent basis in Reykjavík, Iceland.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will actively manage selected programs, either from the internal development portfolio, alliance partners or special projects for the Portfolio and Alliance Management organization.
  • Plans and leads program activities, including the development and monitoring of program plans, timelines, and budgets.
  • Ensure delivery of program activities to forecasted budget, timelines with high quality.
  • Cultivates positive relationships with internal and external business partners.
  • Support the Program Lead in day to day operations of the program.
  • Generate and maintain high-quality and accurate program plans and forecasts.
  • Proactively manage risks and issues with excellent scenario planning skills.
  • Manage stakeholder and governance communications and presentations.
  • Manage dependencies and interfaces within the program.
  • Initiates and coordinates the decision-making and risk-management process.
  • Report on team progress and identify performance gaps towards the program's successful outcome.
  • Follow the job description and SOPs that pertain to the position.
  • Follow the procedures that the company has established regarding environmental, health and safety.


  • Bachelor's Degree required. Degree in an Engineering or Biological Science preferred (advanced degree (M.S., M.B.A., PhD) is desired).
  • A minimum of 5+ years of proven experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry including matrix team leadership experience.
  • Credentials as certified project manager or suitable MBA degree or commitment to achieve certification or MBA degree required.
  • Knowledge and expertise in project management practices with proficient computer skills inclusive of MS Project, OneNote, and PowerPoint.
  • Consistent record of driving action, holding global teams accountable and facilitating interdependency resolution.
  • Experience working on clinical development or product launch programs that bridge product development and launch activities.
  • Demonstrated business and financial acumen with demonstrated forecast and resource allocation experience.

Apply now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity then please click "Apply" and upload a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist directly, please select "Contact me" at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Hobson Prior is a leading specialist life sciences recruiter focused on finding and placing outstanding candidates across Europe and the Asia Pacific. We work proactively and with integrity, communicate in a professional and honest manner and invest time to understand and match the exact requirements of our clients and candidates.

Our highly selective clients trust us to source and secure interim and permanent candidates who’ll make a real difference to the success of their business. Our candidates, the best in the industry, often choose to work with us exclusively because we offer the best opportunities in their specialist field.

Representing who we are and what we stand for, our values influence the way we serve our clients and candidates and the way we interact with each other.

We identified them collaboratively – as a team – and so feel 100% invested in them. Together, we think they provide the best possible outcomes all who work with us.

Our standards are set high. We work to a rigorous set of processes to ensure that our conduct is professional, ethical and delivered with integrity at all times.

We are dedicated to finding the very best solutions for our clients and candidates, always going the extra mile to deliver measureable value.

We are guided by our experience and knowledge to provide the best possible service and support to our candidates, clients and colleagues. Our approach is consultative and collaborative.

We focus solely on our chosen market, developing expert consultants who know their industry in depth and specialise within it.

We find great candidates, developing relationships with them regardless of whether they are actively looking. This means we are able to provide both candidates and clients with unique opportunities.

Driven by results, we have plans to expand across different global regions and markets and have confidence in our ability to grow successfully through our core focus.

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