Project manager

United Kingdom
29 Sep 2017
29 Oct 2017
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a Project Manager to provide a competent and efficient project management structure for the delivery of an exciting, disruptive, high value (c£400k-£600k) capital project for a medical device, funded by Innovate UK, the government's innovation agency. The Project Manager will report directly to the CEO (UK based) and benefit from a salary of c£60000.

This is a hands-on role for a strong personality able to recruit and lead a team of engineers, to keep the project on schedule and in budget, and who will ultimately deliver a product ready to market.

The job will start as soon as possible, and will finish at the completion of the project in January 2019.

Project Manager responsibilities:

  • Recruit team of engineers as specified by our project plan approved by Innovate UK
  • Build upon our prototype to develop a medical device
  • Overall project management responsibility for project (prototype to delivery) to ensure key cost, time-plan and technical deliverables are achieved
  • Act as the main point of contact with CEO during project life cycle
  • Manage overall project budget, ensuring forecast budget is achieved
  • Produce and manage project time-plans and resource plans
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation to meet medical regulatory requirements (ISO 13485, ISO 14971, 60601-1 etc.)

Project Manager requirements:

  • Preferably engineering degree level, however candidates with relevant experience will be considered
  • Chartered status within a relevant institution (PMI, APM) would be a distinct advantage.
  • Project management experience of device production and regulation within the medical device industry would be a distinct advantage
  • Commercial awareness of managing within agreed budgets and time frames
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Broad knowledge of electronics, firmware, Android, cloud data transfer and SolidWorks would be a distinct advantage
  • A confident team player with well-developed communication and organisational skills who can quickly develop strong and respected internal and external relationships.

The company is a small but global provider of advanced equipment for the medical sleep diagnostics market offering a range of systems covering virtually all aspects of sleep diagnosis. For the last 25 years we are based five miles North-East of Oxford in a leafy rural location with great views of the surrounding countryside.

If this sounds like the challenge you are looking for we have a detailed job description that we can share with you, please apply in confidence with CV and full salary details.

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