Position Summary and Overview
Project Manager reporting into the Site Programme Manager as part of the Programme Management Office with accountability for successful delivery of programmes and projects working with broad cross-
functional and multi-site teams.
Within the framework of delegation by the Site Programme Manager or Site Leadership Team, responsible for working with key stakeholders to resolve issues, ensure task completion by establishing priorities and reaching compromise with team members and functional managers to make critical decisions to ensure project success.Responsibilities
Fully accountable for on-time delivery of projects within agreed scope for key site and R & D programmes / projects
Effective Partnering with Management Team to provide solutions to support project delivery.
Provide leadership to project teams to create and deliver robust and detailed project plans.
Identifying and monitoring project activities to achieve required delivery and quality through :
o Effective review of project proposals and plans; conferring with management and development of project objectives
o Determining project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements and assigning personnel to phases and activities
o Ensuring clear alignment and delivery of project stream leads
Responsible for clear and concise reporting and escalation to project sponsor of project progress, risks, countermeasures and issues
Development and deployment of standard work for site project management using Danaher Business System principles to provide reliable and consistent delivery of required results.
Development and coaching of staff and relevant stakeholders to increase overall project management and delivery capabilities.
Mentor, coach and ensure career development for future talent
Ensuring Quality, Regulatory and Environmental, Health and Safety Policies are integrated in to site project standard work.
Skills and experience
Educated to BSc level in a relevant discipline or equivalent
Demonstrable and relevant experience of successful delivery of multifunctional programmes including new product delivery and manufacturing operations, or people management experience
Relevant experience of working within medical device (or equivalent) organisation with a regulatory framework is preferred.
Experience of using Project management tools including MS project, excel, power point, SharePoint, team sites, SmartSheet, Jira or Trello
PMP / Prince2 certification is preferred
Experience with Class II or III medical product development is preferred
Key Competencies :
Proven track record of ability to deliver projects on time, in full and within budget.
Ability to identify, apply and manage best practice in project management principles.
Excellent organizational, planning and prioritization skills
Exceptional communication skills (verbal / written / presentation / relationship building)
High levels of initiative, self-motivation and energy
Financial / commercial Awareness
Able to spot complexity and understand approaches to manage it
Able to form effective and lasting networks with colleagues across functions
Rapid learning ability to deal with complex and novel situations
Hands on mentality with a strong ability to get into detail as necessary.
High levels of integrity, confidence, independence and collaboration skills
Travel Expectations (include approximate overnight stays per week)
Travel expectations within this role are project specific and commonly
This role shall be based at Newcastle upon Tyne
Reporting to :
This role will report in to the Site Programme Manager
To Apply : Leica Biosystems is committed to attracting and retaining the most highly qualified candidates available. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company.
With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.
As a Leica Biosystems employee you will be consistently challenged to deliver your best. If you are ready for this challenge, submit your resume for consideration.
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