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CPI in a nutshell
At CPI we work with our partners to translate inventions into products and processes that enhance health and well-being, protect and improve our environment and increase productivity across industries.
With a deep understanding of innovation processes and funding, outstanding technical expertise and industry relevant assets, we enable products and processes to be quickly and cost-effectively brought to market. This supports the development of next-generation manufacturing, highly-skilled jobs and economic growth for the UK.
Our partners operate across many diverse markets including pharmaceuticals, speciality chemicals, food and drink, electronics and transportation.
Why this role is important for CPI’s work
CPI are seeking to recruit a Project Manager to join its existing and expanding team, working predominantly at our Darlington site (Biotherapeutics). The successful candidate will take overall responsibility for the delivery of a number of technical projects, both commercial and public funded. They will be required to deliver these projects successfully to meet time, quality and cost targets, realising measurable benefits and thereby ensuring satisfied customers and providing a foundation for repeat business. They will work closely with the project delivery teams and technical leads and their managers to ensure clear roles, responsibilities and objectives are defined, planned and delivered for each project.
The person we are seeking
The candidate must be able to demonstrate a track record of successfully controlling and delivering multiple technical projects of varying disciplines. Experience of managing R&D projects with high levels of uncertainty in a scientific environment would be desirable. The successful candidate will be financially adept, be able to manage and mitigate risk and must be competent in using Microsoft packages.
The successful candidate should be educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in a Scientific discipline. Candidates with Engineering/or Business related subjects with relevant experience, may also be considered. It is desirable that the candidate would have a background in Lifesciences and would also hold a Project Manager qualification such as APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) or an International Project Management Association (IPMA) Level D qualification equivalent.
If the candidate does not hold the relevant qualification, on successful completion of the probationary period CPI will support the individual through the competition of a relevant Project Management qualification. As long as they meet the entry requirements and have relevant experience as a Project Manager.
What does CPI offer you?
At CPI, we offer a wide range of benefits to our employees, including: family friendly policies, flexible holidays and holiday purchasing schemes, opportunities for learning and development, generous pension plan, life assurance and accident insurance schemes.
All applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK at the time of application. Presentation of appropriate original documents will be required.
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