Project Manager in Vaccine Development

University of Oxford - Centre for Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Centre for Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Jenner Institute, Henry Wellcome Building for Molecular Physiology, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford

Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 with a discretionary range to £41,709 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Project Manager in Vaccine Development at the Jenner Institute located at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.

You will be required to support the Principal Investigator and senior researchers in the day-to-day management and administration of this portfolio. You will be tracking progress against objectives and compiling project reports in a timely manner for efficient running of the projects. Coordinating these activities must be essential to meet deadlines and achieve goals.

You will have a PhD degree in a relevant biological sciences or related subject and demonstrable experience as project manager in vaccine/drug development, including pre-GMP and GMP development; experience with clinical trials ethics and regulatory requirements; experience of MRC-funded project management and/or other agencies (i.e. British Council, Wellcome Trust, InnovateUK). You will also have demonstrable project management skills, such as the use of GANTT charts in microsoft project and other tools to effectively monitor and communicate progress of projects as well as the ability to plan independently and manage multiple projects as well as experience of monitoring expenditure against budgets.

You should have the ability to work independently and with own initiative whilst reporting regularly to Project Leader about progress on projects and assignment of priorities and resources with excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to form relationships with key stakeholders. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to communicate with people from multiple disciplines, particularly clinicians, scientists and bioinformaticians and excellent organisation skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks, adapt to changing demands and manage a complex workload of their own and that of other project members to work together to meet deadlines.

You will have strong computing skills; demonstrable project management skills, such as GANTT charts and other tools to effectively monitor and communicate progress of projects also have experience with clinical trials ethics and regulatory requirements.

The post is fixed-term contract until 31 December 2018 and funded by the Medical Research Council.

Please quote reference 126151 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 5 December 2016 will be considered.

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/126151-Project-Manager-in-Vaccine-Development

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