Senior Project Manager / Project Manager

Upperton Pharma Solutions is a Nottingham-based CDMO that specialises in the formulation of pharmaceutical and biotechnology products, providing a complete service from early-stage feasibility through to development and small scale GMP clinical manufacture.  As part of our rapid expansion, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager to work on both R&D and GMP projects.

The Role

The ideal candidate will have a scientific background in pharmaceutical CDMO and experience of project management.  In this client facing role, working as part of the Business Operations Team you will have the opportunity to lead a small team responsible for the delivery of all client and internal projects.

The Role Objectives

  • Work with cross functional team scientific teams to achieve project goals and milestones.
  • Lead the management of assigned project across both R&D and GMP functions.
  • Work with Scientific teams to ensure all projects are delivered successfully.
  • Support Business Development to identify client projects, generate and track client proposals and manage the introduction new projects.

Essential Criteria

  • Experience of project management within the pharmaceutical industry, ideally in a role managing multiple projects.
  • Be educated to degree level or higher in a related scientific/technical discipline with at least five years relevant work experience, ideally within analytical, manufacturing or formulation development functions.
  • Have excellent communication skills (written and verbal), and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Microsoft Project.
  • Ability to effectively contribute within a team environment and work on own initiative.

Desirable Criteria

  • Project management training.
  • Experience of working within a quality management system.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to Dr I Lafferty, Chief Technical Officer at

Closing date for applications: 12th July 2021