Functional Project Manager

England, Cambridgeshire
15 Feb 2021
15 Mar 2021
Project Management
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Functional Project Manager

Clinical Pharmacology and Safety Sciences

Cambridge / Gothenburg / Gaithersburg

Salary Competitive

At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join the Alliance and Project Management team within Clinical Pharmacology and Safety Sciences. We are looking for a project manager who wants to drive the delivery of preclinical safety and ADME studies across the AstraZeneca portfolio. This role would provide a phenomenal opportunity to learn about how CPSS plays a vital role in delivery of safety and DMPK to projects and thus contributes to the delivery of the AstraZeneca portfolio. Our functional project managers work directly with internal partners including project toxicologists, DMPK project leads, Study Monitors and Global Project Managers, as well as with external partners at contract research organisations. Their role is pivotal to ensure that CPSS delivers the preclinical studies vital to support clinical development of drug projects to the agreed timelines and budget and that our PLANIT drug project plans continually improve and develop, resulting in high quality business data.

Experience with PLANIT is key and would suit someone who wants to further develop or gain understanding of preclinical toxicology and DMPK, as well as stakeholder management. You will work independently on multiple concurrent projects, utilizing your PLANIT expertise, whilst building stakeholder and organizational skills.

Essential experience:

  • Experience in PLANIT

  • An undergraduate qualification in biology, pharmacology or a related subject

  • An understanding of drug discovery and development

  • Experience of delivery to multiple projects/customers

  • Experience of identifying, mitigating and managing potential risks

Desirable experience:

  • Experience or qualification in project management

  • Strong knowledge of working with GLP and GXP

  • Experience of regulatory environments

  • Experience working with contract research organisations (CROs)

The successful candidate demonstrates a passion for and is motivated by working in teams and in collaborative environments. You have good social and interpersonal skills, both spoken and written and should have the ability to work independently and to deliver to multiple concurrent projects. We also believe you have a positive, result oriented and problem-solving attitude and that you demonstrate respectfulness toward colleagues.

Applications open 15th February 21

Applications close 14th March 21

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