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Engagement Manager for Medicine Manufacturing (391517)

University of Strathclyde - Faculty of Science, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £33,309 to £40,927
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 1st September 2021
Closes: 26th September 2021
Job Ref: 311726

FTE : 1.0
Term : Fixed (until 29/03/2025)

CMAC is a world leading medicines manufacturing research centre that hosts a portfolio of collaborative research programmes aimed to transform the development and manufacture of medicines ( Building on our long-standing partnerships with a wide range of pharmaceutical manufacturers, technology providers and leading universities, we are establishing a new EPSRC-funded Centre focussed on enabling digital transformation. The Made Smarter Innovation – Digital Medicines Manufacturing Research Centre (DM2) is a 3.5-year programme that will accelerate the adoption of industrial digital technologies (IDTs) in the pharma sector across five core Platforms covering data, advanced manufacturing, digital QC, patient centric supply and networking and skills. The DM2 Centre connects a leading multidisciplinary team of researchers across Strathclyde, Loughborough and Cambridge universities with leading digital technology providers, medicines manufacturers and healthcare providers, to drive a digital transformation in medicines manufacturing.

The five integrated Platforms designed by the academic and industrial researcher partners are: (1) The Data Platform; (2) Autonomous MicroScale Manufacturing Platform; (3) Digital Quality Control Platform; (4) Adaptive Digital Supply Platform; and (5) The DM2 Network & Skills Platform.

This ambitious programme is supported by a large team of Post-doctoral Research Associates, Research Technicians and management staff to plan, deliver and disseminate the ambitious research, networking and training activities. 

Critical to the success of the post will be an experienced, skilled and highly organised self-starter to join us as a network and Engagement Manager. The role would suit candidates who are multi-taskers, results driven and experienced in delivering engagement activities and events to meet the needs of the programme and external stakeholders. This post is suitable for those seeking a challenging role and who have a good degree in a relevant subject area (Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences or related discipline) with excellent team-working and relationship building skills ideally in a multi-partner project environment. 

You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to demonstrate prioritisation and scheduling of your own workload. Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills will be essential.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held late October 2021.

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Dr Andrea Johnston, CMAC Programme Manager (

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