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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
The Centre for Process Innovation are seeking to recruit a Project Manager to join its existing and expanding Medicines Manufacturing team, working predominantly at our Glasgow site, currently located within the University of Strathclyde. The centre handles projects, grand challenges and programmes of work of varying scale and scope, from partners, commercial and public funding sources. The successful candidate will take overall responsibility for the delivery of numerous technical projects and 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 or Engineering discipline. Candidates with Business related subjects with relevant experience, may also be considered. It is desirable for the candidate to have a background and project management experience (5+ years) in the pharmaceutical industry sector or parallel sectors such as Life Sciences or Chemicals 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.
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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