Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Runcorn, Cheshire
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Reference: J909882_1630659605
Contact Name: Johnathan Miller
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 03, 2021 10:00

Job Description

Project Manager

Up to £50,000 depending on experience

Based in Runcorn

Pharmaceutical industry

Benefits include free parking and an early finish on a Friday

A successful expanding contract development and manufacturing company based in Runcorn is looking to appoint a Prince 2 qualified Project Manager to help drive the business forward. The successful candidate will come from either an FMCG or Pharmaceutical manufacturing background (unfortunately we can't consider people from Nuclear, Automotive or Chemical).

The successful candidate will assist the Product Development Manager in the management of key client accounts and projects. Project management responsibilities include the coordination and monitoring of projects to support completion on time, within budget and within scope. Generate and maintain project management documentation and project plans, maintain departmental resource models and track project progress against plan. Prepare reports for monthly project review meetings and Board level reviews.


  • Coordinate internal resources for the on-time execution of projects
  • Maintain accurate and up to date project plans for tracking and monitoring of on-going projects to support delivery on time and within scope
  • Develop and maintain accurate departmental resource models to facilitate resource allocation and availability, and to ensure feasibility of projects, from scoping stage through to completion
  • Manage changes to project scopes, project schedules, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Liaise cross functionally with Product Development and Business Development, as key stakeholders, to ensure all current project timelines and information are accurate
  • Issue regular progress updates to management and present appropriate information, as requested at project review meetings
  • Ensure full and free communication of project tasks and timelines
  • Escalate project issues in a timely manner
  • Provide monthly overviews of projects to management with clear communication of risk to agreed timeline
  • Liaise with suppliers & vendors to facilitate procurement of materials and ensure financial information and documentation is appropriately maintained

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field
  • Project management qualification (PMP, Prince II)
  • Proven project management experience
  • Excellent client facing and internal communication skills
  • Solid organisational skills including attention to detail and multitasking
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrate business-focussed behaviours and attitude to work
  • Experience in a pharmaceutical/FMCG environment is preferred

For further details and to apply please contact Johnathan Miller at Russell Taylor Group.

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