Project Manager

Location: Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits package
Sectors: R&D
Job Type: Permanent
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Our client a fast growing Medical Device company are looking for a Project Manager to join the team. The Project Manager will be responsible for the project management of end-to-end product life cycle (NPD), Critical business continuity projects (e.g. MDR planning), infrastructure projects and continuous improvement initiatives.


This is an exciting opportunity with extensive development potential for a Medical Devices Project Manager as the business achieves its future growth plans supported by a sound business strategy. Our client are looking for a candidate with a proven track record who can work autonomously in this role when required. The business has experienced positive changes including a new CEO, CCO and Head of Operations and undergone extensive structural change to align the business in achieving its future aspirations.


  • The chosen Project Manager will support the NPD (new product development) and Operations strategy, understanding how it aligns with the business strategy.
  • Commercial and Design Risk Management for all stages of the end to end NPD process.
  • Project performance monitoring. Manage KPI's to track project performance, maintain budget and schedule adherence.
  • The Project Manager will facilitate effective planning with the team to define development plan, timelines, critical path and identification of resources responsible to execute the plan.
  • Facilitate project team communications, to promote a collaborative team environment and maintain positive team dynamics, decision making and on time execution.
  • Work within the Project Management Governance framework for reporting, scope change and continued business justification
  • Communicate progress on projects to the Senior Management Team and Board of Investors.
  • Support the implementation of NPD performance initiatives.
  • The Project Manager will carry out all role responsibilities in accordance with MDD/MDR, 21 CFR, ISO 13485 and internal Quality Management System.
  • Work autonomously, with an approach to solving problems. The Project Manager will work with limited direction and will prioritise and manage workload to meet department and business objectives.
  • Limited travel is expected.


  • Degree level education or equivalent practical experience in an engineering, medical device or scientific discipline.
  • Relevant experience in private sector role involving the manufacture of medical devices to design controls within a QMS (MDD/ MDR, ISO 13485 and 21 CFR).
  • Ideally a Project Management qualifications e.g. PRINCE2 / AMP qualification preferred or able to demonstrate 'best practice' methods of working within Project Management.
  • PMO experience preferred, however tools / templates, trackers / governance framework already in place.
  • Ideally knowledge of design and manufacturing within the requirements of the current medical device regulatory landscape.
  • IT Skills: Ideally MS Project. Product Roadmaps or equivalent planning systems that will enhance the project management and internal communication processes.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications.

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