Project Manager - Leeds - Northern

Excellent salary and flexible benefits package - Medical/Pharmaceutical - Operations
Ref: 179 Date Posted: Thursday 08 Mar 2018
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Our client is one of the fastest growing medical device manufacturers in the UK having been voted in the top 100 small companies to work for in 2018 by the Sunday Times. They are on the lookout for a dynamic Project Manager who is a self-starter and has the creative drive and passion to oversee all aspect of the Research and Development of their award-winning medical devices.


The Opportunity


Reporting to the Development Director, you will be responsible for leading medical device development projects in accordance with Design and Development Control procedures for compliance with ISO 13485.  You will integrate, maintain and improve different project management systems throughout the company utilizing Microsoft Project to generate project plans and compile documentation for design history files. Working closely with your team members, you will ensure that budgets are adhered to, projects are delivered in the agreed timescales and Executive management are kept updated.


The ideal fit for this role will be a flexible, highly organized, creative individual who can demonstrate initiative and a desire to learn and develop their existing knowledge. You will be able to evidence your previous Project Management skills in Medical Engineering and demonstrate your success in new product development by hitting your intended goals.


Essential Requirements


  • Degree in a relevant engineering, technical or scientific subject (2:1 or above)
  • Training in recognised project management techniques
  • A demonstrable extensive project management portfolio of successfully completed projects in a medical engineering environment;
  • Evidence of the achievement of new product development which has been successful in terms of the intended goals and outcomes
  • Evidence of competence in working across boundaries with various specialist functions
  • Familiarity with the requirements and importance of design transfer to manufacture
  • Experience of leadership or working within a Project Management Office which deals with multiple projects.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the key features of good practice in project management evidenced by real examples
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to work to deadlines across multiple simultaneous projects;


Desirable Requirements


  • Biomechanics/Orthopaedics, mechanical engineering design;
  • PRINCE2 and/or MSP
  • Knowledge of clinical trial processes and requirements
  • Business process re-engineering
  • Knowledge of CE-marking and US regulatory requirements relating to medical devices and regulated software.
  • Post-graduation - progress towards a relevant professional qualification


The Company


Based in Leeds, our client is one of the leading manufacturers of textile-based implants to assist in the regeneration of human tissue. Having won multiple awards for the innovative and technical excellence of their products, they are considered as one of the fastest growing enterprises in the UK with a strong dedication to meet the complex needs of the medical community.  


The Next Step


Medical Engineers would invite enquiries from research and development leaders from the medical technology and other highly regulated industries, regardless of your current team size and structure we will treat all communication in strict confidence. 


Calls can be arranged outside office hours, please let us know in your communication and we will get this arranged in a time to suit you.


Contact: Jonathan Sleight

Direct 0161 2600 193


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