Project Manager - Medical Devices - R&D

Job Title: Project Manager - Medical Devices - R&D
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J900256_1558512672
Contact Name: Ben George
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 22, 2019 09:11

Job Description

Role: Project Manager - Medical Device R&D

Location: Cambridge

Salary: CIRCA £55,000

Russell Taylor Group has a fantastic opportunity for a Project Manager to join a Medical Device Company in Cambridge. You will be an expert in Medical Devices from concept through to production and proven project management experience is essential.


  • Project management of key R&D product development projects, the typical products being developed are complex medical devices involving mechanics, electronics, software and chemistry.
  • Deliver the projects to key business objectives to the required quality, cost and time-scale
  • To establish and effectively communicate 'shared targets' of projects and then subsequently manage those projects to delivery.
  • To monitor and communicate progress. To take proactive action to minimise the risk of 'overrun'.
  • Lead the Risk Management Process

Other Roles:

  • Lead the project team through delivery milestones by working with key stakeholders as well as doing hands on work to complete documentation deliverables for the Quality Management System (QMS).
  • Contribute to System Engineering
  • Manage the Product Requirements Traceability
  • Contribute to the development of the company's Project Management systems
  • Tracking resource allocation on project related and non-project related activities.
  • Works closely with Development, Operations, Quality, Marketing, Regulatory and other departments to ensure project priorities and decisions are consistent between teams and corporate strategic plans.
  • Working with colleagues in Quality and Regulatory to ensure the processes we use meet all quality and regulatory requirements, but also are lean and efficient for our business


  • Expert in medical device product development from initial concept through to production and the interdependencies of individual development activities.
  • Working knowledge of basic scientific and engineering principles
  • Working knowledge of regulatory requirements for product registration on global basis
  • Creation, management and reporting of product development plans in association with the appropriate company functions. Revision of those plans as appropriate to meet changing needs
  • Working with technical and commercial staff on internal and external development projects
  • Working with external clients in order to manage their expectations against delivery
  • Project planning in the form of Gantt charts, milestone trackers, projected budget, etc,
  • Working knowledge of typical software packages such as Microsoft Excel and MS Project
  • Project related financial management
  • Proven negotiation, issue resolution and team building skills
  • Excellence in communication, stakeholder management, facilitating and managing meetings
  • Expert in facilitating team decision making
  • Ability to encourage intelligent risk taking and a bold culture

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