Global Operations Services Project Manager in Surrey

Up to £40 per hour LTD
15 Jul 2019
14 Aug 2019
Jennifer Woolley
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
CK Group is recruiting for a Global Operations Services Project Manager to join a company in the Pharmaceutical industry at their site based in Walton Oaks, Surrey on a contract basis for 6 months.

The Company:
Our client is one of the largest bio-pharmaceutical companies operating in the UK. They are committed to helping the UK develop the talent it needs to achieve the aspiration of being a global leader in life sciences, from the school classroom to PhDs. They are committed to working with the NHS, academia and other healthcare organisations to improve the delivery of healthcare and achieve the best health outcomes for people in the UK.

The Location:
The Walton Oaks site is situated a 30 minute walk from the nearest train station in Betchworth which provides regular trains to Redhill and Reading. Walton Oaks is also easily accessed by car as the site is just a few minutes off the M25.
Tadworth, just 2.4 miles from site is a town in Surrey near to Ashtead, Banstead, Betchworth, Epsom and Reigate. Tadworth boasts great places to stay as well-established pubs, restaurants, attractions, activities, events and much more.

The Role:
This role is a great opportunity for someone who wants to gain global level experience, enjoys collaborating with multiple stakeholders, is a strong and disciplined project manager and can lead projects and programs across matrix organisations.

Role Definition, Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities include:
- Create a program from all Meetings and Events initiatives in region.
- Create and execute on projects roadmap for all in scope projects.
- Strong leadership of the projects.
- Project and initiatives related requirements gathering and business analysis.
- Prioritisation of key activities.
- Liaising with all stakeholders concerning projects.
- Provide regular and valuable communications on a regular basis to the wider Meetings and Events community in the region.
- Manage issues concerning platform and steward them through to resolution in working with the markets and the COE.

Your Background:
- University degree or equivalent qualification. Ideally a Master's Degree in a role/industry relevant subject matter.
- Commercial support particularly in Meetings and Events and/or Sales and Marketing services would be a distinct advantage.
- Knowledge of SMMP would be beneficial.
- Prior Project management experience - PMP/Agile/Prince 2 other professional qualifications would be an advantage.
- Knowledge of Cvent/StarCite Meeting Planning System.
- Knowledge of process improvement methodologies would be desirable: Six Sigma, Lean, other.
- Experience in leading and contributing in end to end projects in a cross functional environment is essential.
- Experience in managing and communicating with senior stakeholders in a matrix organisation.
- Demonstrated understanding of the value of change management.
- Positive mindset and desire to find solutions when presented with challenges.
- Strong team player with experience in virtual working beneficial.
- Self-motivated and has the ability to take ownership and accountability when delivering against objectives.
- Ability to flex to ensure the possibility of some out of normal hours work due to regional role.

Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference 46049 in all correspondence.