Posted to MedZilla on 4/29/2017


Germany, Project Manager Research SC_NP_11678-MZ


We have an exciting opportunity with a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing highly targeted cancer immunotherapies at clinical stage.

Our client is looking for a Project manager who has a strong passion for science and drug discovery, particularly in the Oncology area.

Core responsibilities will include:

Working closely with the Research Program Heads and program teams to clearly define deliverables, desired outcomes, timelines, resource and budget requirements, capturing each activity in a clearly documented work package

  • Setting up and maintaining the necessary processes and tools to plan and track all program related activities
  • Driving the research program teams to execute the programs in a goal-directed, time-conscious and structured way and managing cross-functional interfaces
  • Carefully planning and closely tracking program budgets jointly with the teams, serving as the interface to Finance/Controlling; providing budget updates as requested, including scenario analyses as needed
  • Providing clear and concise monthly status updates to management regarding all research programs
  • Serving as the point person regarding research project status and outlook for management
  • Working closely with the Head of Project Management to ensure harmonized processes, tools and ways of presentation
  • Define and document work packages in close collaboration with Research Operations for their respective resource planning

Qualities our client is looking for:

  • A life sciences background
  • Relevant experience in biological drug discovery, oncology is preferred
  • Some project management experience
  • Demonstrate strong decision making ability, proactivity, initiative-taking and a positive, problem-solving attitude.
  • Independently deliver complex projects.
  • To meet objectives within pre-determined timescales.
  • Proactive, can-do initiative taker.
  • Be a team player.
  • Fluent English (German is a plus)

To Apply:

If you think this is the exciting opportunity you have been looking for, to really make a difference by making a positive contribution, then please get in touch with Nisha Patel today, on +44 0 203 861 8210. Alternatively, you can apply by clicking the Apply button or uploading your CV to

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