Project Manager
  Leica Biosystems
1d ago


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

    Location :

    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.

    http : / / / about / careers / Be sure to follow Leica Biosystems on LinkedIn!

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