Programme Manager

Polytec Personnel Ltd
14 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
We're recruiting for a Programme Manager for a successful Cambridge based company. In this role, you will manage multi-disciplinary teams of highly skilled and talented engineers and scientists to deliver exceptional and novel world class medical products. This role provides an opportunity to be challenged and stimulated by your work, and to significantly develop your career. Working closely with other senior managers and technical leads, you will help to develop new business opportunities around the world turning them into the delivery of successful development programmes, with a wide variety of existing and prospective clients. Taking full responsibility for delivering the agreed objectives within the authorised time and budget constraints, you will run programmes that often have to surmount considerable technical challenges. This role will require some international travel. Main Responsibilities: Management of projects from the proposal stage through to the delivery of the project Manage multi-discipline teams from UK and US offices Liaising directly with clients to understand their programme needs for a broad range of projects including large diagnostic and life sciences instrument development, drug delivery device development programmes and surgical device developments Estimating timeline, resource, budget and key technical risks for proposal preparation Building and managing the project team with the appropriate level of expertise for the proposed work Reporting technical and financial progress both to the client and internally Lead meetings with clients, present and communicate ideas and concepts to all disciplines Take the lead in ensuring that projects are run to relevant quality standards including the EU and FDA standards for medical devices and in-vitro diagnostic equipment Take the lead in ensuring that projects meet appropriate safety standards You will also support the business development functions, exhibiting and presenting at key conferences and at sales meetings. You will use your strong technical expertise and knowledge to develop relationships with current and future clients. Qualifications, Experience & Skills: An excellent degree within an engineering or relevant scientific discipline A proven track record in the successful delivery of large and complex multi-disciplinary device development projects within a regulated environment Experience of managing risk and timeline on development projects with considerable novel content A background in product development from concept through to launch including scale up and transfer to manufacture Experience of managing multidisciplinary teams, often across different client sites and worldwide Excellent communication and presentation skills A self-motivated team player who is highly enthusiastic about the medical technology product development area An excellent understanding of medical device development processes compliant with ISO 13485, QSR or experience of a similarly regulated environment Experience in diagnostics, drug delivery, surgical devices or pharmaceuticals either within a product company or consultancy with direct experience of device development This job was originally posted as

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