Project Manager

Location : Nottingham UK | Type : Full time, permanent

Project Manager

Upperton Pharma Solutions is a Nottingham-based CDMO that specialises in the formulation & spray drying of pharmaceutical & biotechnology products, providing a complete service from early-stage feasibility through to development & scale-up (including GMP clinical manufacture). Formulations cover a range of delivery routes, typically including oral (tablets & capsules), nasal & inhaled.

The Upperton laboratories & manufacturing plant are currently situated on the Science Park, adjacent to the University of Nottingham & since obtaining an MHRA clinical trials manufacturing licence in 2019 we have experienced rapid, continuous growth across the whole business to continually satisfy our growing, international customer base.

As part of this expansion programme Upperton is looking to recruit a Project Manager to join the Project Management Team.

The Role

This is a great opportunity to join our Project Management team as a Project Manager. In this role the successful candidate will be responsible for the co-ordination of the internal project team, setting up, tracking & delivering project milestones from project initiation through to project completion. The successful candidate will be the principal client contact throughout the programme including clinical trial manufacturing activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Proactively devise, manage, plan & coordinate multiple projects from project kick off through to project completion to ensure delivered to agreed quality standards, specifications/expectations & within the agreed timeline & budget
  • To act as the main point of contact for clients during the project lifecycle & communicate client interaction internally
  • Lead internal & customer facing project meetings
  • Create & deliver project communication plans, status updates, schedules & invoice milestones
  • Ensure the project team & relevant stakeholders are informed of any project or operational issues or risks

This role requires you to work effectively with colleagues across all functional areas to achieve objectives whilst maintaining good working relationships.

The Candidate

  • Effective project management skills & ability to manage projects, milestones, project teams & stakeholders
  • Formal project management qualification eg. APM / Prince II
  • Minimum three years’ experience in a CDMO or pharmaceutical project background
  • Have excellent communication skills (written & verbal) & proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to effectively contribute within a team environment & work on own initiative
  • Excellent organisation & planning skills with the ability to work flexibly to meet business needs

Company benefits

In return you will receive a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, excellent training & development as well as an exciting career within a fast paced & dynamic business.

  • Private health care
  • Death in service cover
  • Company pension

Job Type

Full-time, Permanent

To apply please send a CV to Charlie Wright, Senior Project Manager

Closing date for applications: Friday 19th August 2022 – no agencies please