Basildon, Hybrid (3 days’ office, 2 days’ work from home)

Project Manager – 12 months FTC/maternity cover

Basildon, Hybrid (3 days office/2 days home per week)

Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus

If you are a highly organised and agile Project Manager with strong analytical and problem-solving ability, wanting to develop your career within the pharmaceutical sector, then we want to hear from you!  

This role is a maternity cover and offered on a 12-month FTC basis.

Join us to help improve peoples’ lives and make healthcare better for everyone!

Why Pharmanovia?

Pharmanovia is a dynamic, fast-growing international pharmaceutical company with a portfolio of over 20 brands across more than 160 markets. Our mission is to improve patient health globally through the revitalisation of niche, tried-and-trusted medicines.

Our core behaviours are: 

  • We act decisively but we never compromise on quality.
  • We keep our promises and do as we say.
  • We value our heritage and foster an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We reinvest in our future – in our products, our brands, and our people.
  • We give back to our communities.

Since its inception in 2013, Pharmanovia has grown consistently year on year, focusing on delivering high-quality branded prescription medicines to patients, prescribers, and healthcare providers across the world. Our growth has enabled the company to reinvest in its products, brands, people, and to give back to its communities. A people business with a strong, supportive culture that encourages innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, our team comprises over 300 employees and 29 nationalities, operating from offices in the UK, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, U.A.E., India, Singapore, Italy, Spain, and South Korea. 

We are an agile, committed, and innovative global specialty pharma business and a preferred partner for innovator pharma companies, instigating a paradigm shift in the life cycle management of iconic medicines. We seek to extensively engage with clinical communities to communicate product improvements and prioritise environmental, social, and governance considerations across the business and workforce.

Pharmanovia’s therapeutic areas include Cardiovascular, Oncology, Endocrinology and Neurology. 

About the role:

  • Project management of the on-going internal and external projects within Pharmanovia.
  • Take responsibility for project management and tracking of key projects. 
  • Work with Technical, Regulatory, Quality, Commercial, Finance, Legal, Supply Chain, Artwork, and PV/ Medical teams to ensure we apply an integrated approach to project planning across the teams.
  • Ensure accurate reporting of project performance to senior stakeholders and other members of the Pharmanovia team.
  • Aid ongoing building of professional relationships with partner companies via defined communication channels on a global level.
  • Create and deliver project plans in alignment with the cross-functional Pharmanovia teams.
  • Setup regular meetings for key project workstreams to facilitate knowledge exchange between team members and follow-up on actions.
  • Hold cross-functional team to account on actions on deliverables.
  • Organise and schedule meetings both internally and externally, preparing agendas and taking and distributing minutes.
  • Provide a pro-active approach to problem solving within the projects, assisting the company to deliver on key functional and strategic goals.
  • Identify potential project problems, risks, mitigate contingencies and implement corrective actions. 
  • Develop and manage ongoing professional relationships with Pharmanovia’s key partner companies.
  • Oversee day to day activities of junior staff and coach them to help them perform efficiently.

About you – what we are looking for:

  • Previous experience in project management
  • Strong understanding of best practices in project portfolio management
  • Familiar with governance and risk management frameworks
  • Pharmaceutical sector experience desirable
  • Experience of leading project meetings, preparation of the project meeting agenda and taking minutes
  • Analytical with the ability to produce professional reports, identifying trends and making suitable recommendations      
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and attention to detail       
  • Advanced level of MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • A current or working towards a project management qualification

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and rewards package including holiday, health & wellbeing program, employee recognition awards, social events, pension scheme and hybrid working. 

Travel may be required with the role within and outside the UK, dependent on the project

Please apply with a CV.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.

Apply now and become part of our team

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