Healthcare & Medical

Commercial Project Manager

Not Specified

The Project Manager is responsible for utilizing standard project management methodology to plan, present and manage the active conversion of a number of key projects (to be agreed).To include financial ROI, implementation of appropriate support system (eg ERP) & Legal considerations. Ensure updates and approvals as directed.

The Project Manager must:

Independently manage projects and is able to facilitate the end-to-end delivery of multiple projects, ranging in size and complexity

Independently identify and define the operational, technical and management information systems requirements

Produce the plan and manage the customer team through that plan, to establish and implement robust operating procedures and information systems solutions

Manage workload and priorities effectively to meet customer expectations

Manage projects in line with Prince 2 project management methodology

Present the implementation project management methodology to prospective and/or secured customers

Present the implementation service offering internally at all levels of the organisation

Communicate closely with account managers / customer relationship holders in order to accurately define customer requirements

Define the project scope, sponsors, stakeholders, resources, customer expectations and measures of success (for every individual project)

Build a structured and comprehensive project plan to effectively manage the implementation/transformation process

Analyse, define, agree and communicate the customers operational requirements internally and externally for every client implementation

Report project progress to the project team

Identify, monitor and control risks

Identify and manage project issues

Keep track of personal project effort

Keep track of the costs relating to responsible projects

Identify and implement process and system enhancements and convert the improvements into a monetary value that has been delivered to the business internally and externally

Communicate with different personalities, characters and cultures

Identify, design and facilitate the development of unique customer operational and systems requirements

Solve resource availability constraints

Re-structure the project plan to accommodate exceptions to the plan

Monitor project issues closely and take corrective measures as appropriate

* Educational Background

Project management related undergraduate or graduate qualification

Formal supply chain management and logistics qualification(s) – Diploma/BSc or MSc

At least B grade GCSE or equivalent level of English


3 years or more project management experience (whereby Prince 2 methodology has been applied)

Strong previous work experience in a Lifesciences or other regulated industry

An awareness of pharmaceutical regulatory approval processes

Understanding of ERP Systems and supply chain processes would be beneficial

Transportation operational experience (sea, air and road)

Strong problem solving skills

Ability to communicate effectively at all levels both internally and externally

Leadership skills

The ability to analyse and translate business requirements and make sound judgements as a result

Customer focused/oriented

Commercial acumen

Performance management


Technical Competencies


1. Supply chain expertise

2. Excellent aptitude for information systems concepts

Additional Skills, qualities, motivations, required of a candidate

1. Self motivated

2. Strong time management skills

3. Ability to work under pressure and in line with short project timelines

4. Methodical approach to work

5. Networking skills

Employment Type Permanent

Advertiser Type Agency