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Project Manager - West Country

Competitive + Benefits - Medical/Pharmaceutical - Operations
Ref: 99 Date Posted: Monday 11 Sep 2017
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Company and Benefits
We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to work for a leading provider of bespoke medical devices and innovative solutions in the orthopaedic device industry. Our client is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons and health care providers, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. As a leader in the delivery of high-quality orthopaedic products and innovative solutions in orthopaedic surgery they positively impact millions of lives. 

The company offers great benefits, e.g. pension, healthcare and more. They will fulfil your development and training needs. On top of that, the company pride themselves on team work and supportive team members. They are looking for an intuitive, creative, goal oriented and driven confident professional to act as a Project Manager within their vibrant multidisciplinary teams.


Job Specification
As a Project Manager your responsibility will be to support the Design Manager and the Development Teams in managing the execution and delivery of Orthopaedics Product Development projects.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the execution and delivery of Product Development projects.
  • Generate the right specification for the market.
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables in accordance with design control procedures.
  • Create and deliver detailed project work plans for how to achieve each stage of the project and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Manage and co-ordinate project resource allocation.
  • Work closely with all relevant stake holders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the project(s).
  • Ensure product quality and Company standards are met.
  • Co-ordinate design reviews to ensure product is designed and engineered to specification
  • Manage Stage Gate process by coordinating internal stakeholders i.e. marketing, finance, product development, manufacturing and regulatory functions.
  • Ensure delivery of final product on time and on budget, and according to customer/marketing requirements for performance and quality via coordination of the departmental functions.
  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools.
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of the project(s) through project teams.
  • Provide direction and support to project teams.
  • Co-ordinate clients and suppliers on outsourced manufacturing processes, goods and services as required for the key projects.
  • Report to Design Manager on project plans and timescales and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Submits project status reports to all stakeholders; anticipates and reacts to change.


The successful candidate:

  • Medical device experience preferred.
  • Medical device and biomechanics experience preferred.
  • BEng or BSc in a relevant subject such as Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or Industrial/Product Design or equivalent experience.
  • Proven ability to lead design teams and coordinate cross-functional work.
  • Expert knowledge of the engineering associated with orthopaedic devices.
  • Experienced project manager with a proven track record of delivering projects from initial concept to delivery to end user.
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Highly IT literate and competent in the use of project planning tools.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Strong decision making skills.
  • Good judgement skills.
  • Manage, lead and motivate project teams and project core team members.
  • Ability to identify and analyse problems and generate solutions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to organise and structure work on multiple projects.
  • Good time management skills.


Job Title               Project Manager                  

Employer             Orthopaedics Device Industry

Job Type              perm

Location               Gloucestershire    

Salary                    Competitive and Benefits

Benefits               Private healthcare, pension, life assurance, income protection plan, 25 days holiday

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