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Project Manager Medical Devices

  • Sector: IT
  • Contact: Gillian Nicholson
  • Job Ref: 17404

We have a new opening for an experienced Project Manager Global Medical Device based in the Midlands. Initial 2 year Fixed term employee contract with a strong possibility it will move permanent. This position can be remote based. The position will focus on the delivery of projects from project initiation through to close out. This position requires a candidate with the ability to manage a broad set of activities and resources, as described below


  • Leading all site/multisite implementation activities associated with the rollout of the future solution.

  • Develops and manages project schedules to ensure all milestones are met including leading and managing a team to transition site/s from current processes and systems ensuring all local procedures are updated and reflect the new global process.

  • Lead data migration activities to migrate data as part of the rollout of our solution.

  • Develop and manage the data migration plans for the site/s with understanding of requirements for all functions impacted by change.

  • Ensures there is effective engagement and alignment with site and global leadership.

  • Interfaces directly with business and process partners to understand their needs and objectives first-hand.

  • Work with SMEs, site lead and functions to integrate the defined global solution into the site while minimizing impact to the business as part of cutover.

  • Conduct workshops with business SMEs and technical teams as required

  • Ensure proper communication of project at site level in partnership with operations, quality, regulatory, planning and marketing to ensure project success. 


  • The ideal candidate will have prior experience in leading a similar initiative in a fast-paced work environment with strong analytical ability

  • Strong Project Management and organizational change management skills

  • Understanding of Design Control, Change Control, Product Life Cycle Management, Sustaining Changes and manufacturing transfers, including experience of cost savings and product / process improvement

  • SAP and Agile PLM knowledge is an advantage

  • Ability to accurately scope projects and consider the full impact of decisions and actions taken.

  • Ability to work well under deadlines and pressure.

  • Effective communicator of issues, of facts and ideas/solutions to senior members of the organization.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, developing creative solutions and meeting project objectives.

  • Proven facilitation skills across multiple business disciplines, organization levels and geographies.

  • Strong presentation, verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Skills / Experience

  • PMP Certification required

  • Bachelor (or equivalent) degree in an IT or engineering discipline

  • 5+ years experience in an Engineering, Quality or Regulatory role involved in NPI or Sustaining engineering product changes in the Medical device industry

  • Six Sigma or other Business Process Mapping certification a plus.

  •  MS Project knowledge required

Behaviors' / Values

  • Strong people management skills

  •  Approachable and enthusiastic.

  • Flexible and adaptable

  •  Innovative

  • Excellent organizational skills with cultural awareness and sensitivity

For a full job description and confidential discussion on this role please contact: Gillian Nicholson.