Planning Manager
Job reference: J22420_1713802284

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20 May 2024


Maidenhead, Berkshire


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Responsible for keeping everyone focused by transparently planning and tracking key projects and goals, to ensure focus on priorities, identifying risks, and making good choices for resource allocation.

Company Overview:

Our client is an international pharmaceutical company who puts patients at the forefront of everything they do. Their goal is to improve lives through the development of innovative, life-changing medicines and solutions.  

The main focus of the role will be to provide project management best practice and core tools to asset and functional teams to support delivery on objectives.

  • Global leaders in pain management medication.
  • Committed to sustainability and environmental issues.
  • Competitive salary and extensive benefits package.

Job Overview:

  • Taking lead on project planning for all projects across teams.
  • Providing proactive input into cross-business activities.
  • Tracking projects, noting inter-dependencies to enable prioritisation, clarity, and communication between the teams.
  • Providing project management leadership.
  • Leading commercial processes improvement workstreams and tracking to support implementation.
  • Ensuring decisions, issues, and risks are adequately analysed and documented.

To be successful:

  • Educated to a degree level or higher qualification in a Scientific discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in project or process management roles (in the pharmaceutical industry or in consulting).
  • Demonstrable experience in project management.
  • Strong organisation skills.
  • Experience of working across different functions and across business silos.
  • Proactivity, resilient, ability to prioritise and escalate issues as required.

How to apply:

If you like the sound of this opportunity and you’re ready to take the next step in your career, we would love to hear from you! Please Apply now via the website or contact Sarah Whitby on 01225 336 335 for more information.

Star People is the strategic recruitment and outsourced partner for pharma, medtech and biotech.

We are committed to equal employment opportunities and actively encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences. We celebrate diversity and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for all candidates.

If you haven’t heard from us within 7 working days of submitting your application, please assume that you haven’t been successful on this occasion. We wish you the best of luck with your job search.

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