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United Kingdom - Bishops Stortford
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About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services. ​

Position Summary:

The Project Manager acts as the single client interface and account manager for assigned projects. This will involve discussions with clients, development of the project specifications, documentation, aspects of setting up the project. You will manage each project’s entire life cycle from setup and planning, through to execution and delivery.

With assistance from internal service providers, the Project Manager is responsible for co-coordinating all operational aspects of the company's services relating to production, storage and distribution within assigned projects.

Key Responsibilities:

 Assessment of client supplied study specifications in conjunction with Quality, Operations and Procurement to help design Supply Chain solutions to meet the needs of the project

 Overall responsibility for ensuring that activities come together in a timely manner to meet the client requirements

 Provision of data and technical input to the Business Development Manager to help in the creation of proposals

 Working with the client and third parties to finalize logistical requirements. This may include Project meetings at the client site or at FBS

 Coordination and communication of all Project Management related activities, both internal and external to ensure that all services and products are ready as required by the client

 Where available, use of appropriate project planning tools e.g. Microsoft Project to track and communicate milestones and critical path activities and responsibilities

 Timely provision of reports and other information to clients

 Pro-active communication with all stakeholders

 Set-up of study on internal systems

 Ensure study logistics are managed appropriately

 Leading client and internal status meetings and participation in bid support meetings

 Conduct training at Monitor / Investigator meetings as required by client

 Provide input into writing and review of departmental SOPs, Work Instructions & Technical Agreements

 Invoicing support as requested. Provides revenue data / revenue forecasting for submission to Finance

 Monitor and record change in the scope of contracts

 Management of Client/Site Enquiries. Log calls / issues in appropriate systems

 Manages non-conformance and provides reports and timely resolution

 Provision of training to other members of FBS, where appropriate

 Participation in cross-functional business process improvement activities as required

 Communication with all levels of management, team members within FBS/FCS, and appropriate client contacts

 To be available for overtime work as necessary to meet project or business needs

 To perform any tasks or duties that may be necessary to meet business needs

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

 Minimum 2 years Project Management experience

 Able to act up to Senior PM role in absence as required

 Relevant experience of clinical trial, packaging and logistics

 Understanding of GXP requirements

 Flexible and adaptable with strong customer management skills

 Able to analyse problems and define solutions

 Able to work under pressure and support others within team

 The post holder needs to have good organisational, verbal, written and numerical skills

 Ideally scientific degree or equivalent preferred


Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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