Senior Project Manager (Biometrics)

Norfolk (GB)
£55,000 - £65,000 DOE
11 Jul 2019
10 Aug 2019
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

My client is a niche, biometrics focused, Contract Research Organisation (CRO) that, due to expansion, are searching for a Senior Project Manager in the UK. This can be worked from home or in their office, north of Cambridge.

This organisation has expanded by 150% in the last 2 years and are continuing to grow at this pace. They pride themselves in providing excellent training and the ability to involve their staff in varied and exciting projects. You will have the opportunity to work in-depth on few studies, as opposed to “touching the surface” on lots of studies.

As a Senior Project Manager (Biometrics), your responsibilities will be:

  • Providing strong leadership and governance of biometrics projects, clients and third-party vendors
  • Developing strong lasting relationships and providing expert guidance
  • Determining client requirements and develop and maintain timelines, facilitating effective and efficient solutions to deliver to client expectations
  • Leading and supporting internal project teams across the data management, statistics and medical writing functions
  • Providing frequent updates to clients regarding project status, timelines and scope
  • Managing project risks and issues, facilitating problem solving within project teams and escalating appropriately
  • Leading bid defence meetings
  • Assisting with the preparation of cost estimates
  • Managing project budgets to ensure profitability including changes in scope, contractual documentation, invoicing and the maintenance of internal project management systems
  • Conducting lessons learned reviews to ensure continuous and process improvements
  • Ensure project quality, documentation and adherence to processes
  • Contributing to SQN’s development of new systems, processes and SOPs
  • Providing expert support to business development

To be considered for the Senior Project Manager (Biometrics) position, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Highly established project management, leadership and communication skills
  • Strong client focus and commercial awareness
  • Extensive experience in a similar role within pharma or CRO, managing timelines, budgets and quality across a portfolio of projects
  • Thorough overview of cross-functional end-to-end processes for data management and statistics including a good understanding of regulatory requirements
  • Excellent organisational and matrix management skills

This is an opportunity to be part of a growing organisation. For the right individual, they are happy to flex the specification to meet your requirements. If you would like additional/a reduction in responsibilities – then they are happy to meet this demand.