Programme Director - Buckinghamshire - Contract -2 /3 days

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Staffing Firms

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Science and Research

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Bsc,Master of Science,phD

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United Kingdom,Buckinghamshire,Buckinghamshire,

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Programme Director

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18 May, 2017

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Programme Director - Buckinghamshire - Contract - 2/3 days Week for 2 Years

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Programme Director to lead an innovative Genomics Programme for a world renowned medical charity. For over 100 years the charity has been at the forefront of the provision of services for people suffering with neurological disorders. From residential care services, to social therapies and pioneering research, they recognise the need to enhance the quality of patient's lives. This forward thinking organisation are now investing into genomic research that will revolutionise diagnosis and treatments, allowing for a personalised medicine approach. The Genomics Programme will focus on a large scale whole genome sequencing programme, with the ultimate aim of prescribing personalised treatments, improving patient care and reducing side effects of medicine.

As the Programme Director you will provide leadership to the Genomics Programme, supported by a Programme Manager - including organisation, resourcing, planning and controlling all key programme activities. You report directly to the Chief Executive and Research Director, whom you will be working in partnership with to ensure effective delivery of the project.
Key responsibilities will focus on planning, organisation and implementation of the programme, governance & compliance, resource management, and communication & engagement, and seeking to maximise the opportunities that will arise.

Accountabilities will include:

- Developing and implementing the long terms goals and objectives of the programme- particularly focusing on innovation, implementation in the public and private healthcare space and benefits management.
-Planning the roadmap to delivery of the overall programme in accordance with the programme goals and aims.
- Developing the long term financial plans, annual budget and operating plans. Ensuring that the programme operates within approved budgets.
- Managing and identifying risks and take action to resolve these.
- Reporting to the Management and Trustee boards to update on the programmes progress.
- Monitoring the programme activities and conducting evaluations within the programme evaluation frameworks. You will ensure that activities operate within the policies and legislation of the organisation, and any relevant external legislation.
- Developing funding proposals, resourcing plans and business cases for the programme, including the recruitment of programme staff.
- Overseeing the communication and engagement with stake holders to gain external support and raise improvements for the programme.
-Working closely with Fundraising to execute immediate and long terms funding strategy.
- Liaising with managers across the organisation to raise the profile of the programme, both internally and externally.
- Seeking and developing opportunities to enhance the value of the programme.

Skills required:

-You must have a successful track record as a Programme Manager or Programme Director. Ideally you will have led clinical, medical or research programmes from inception through to competition.
- Qualification in Prince 2 or other project management methodology.
- You will have excellent relationship building and stakeholder management experience. The ability to communication effectively with a wide range of audiences and speak the language of both clinical/medical professionals and 'lay people' is also important.
- The ability to work effectively in a matrix type structure.

If you're a talented Programme Director and would be interested in leading a programme that could be life changing for patients please feel free to contact myself, Lauren Gripton, on 0121 616 3465.

Key words: Programme Manager, Operations Manager, Programme Leader, Programme Lead, Project Manager, Project Management, genetics, genomics, sequencing, DNA, Senior Programme Manager.

Paramount Recruitment Limited provides services as an agency and an employment business. We regularly have similar roles in this area. Please see our website for details or send your CV in to us to find out the latest opportunities.

Company Name:

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


No. 5 Lower Temple Street,No. 5 Lower Temple Street


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom


B1 1QU



less than 100


Pharmaceutical Recruitment



Phone No. :

+44 (0)121 616 3460

Specialist in Permanent, Contract and Interim recruitment solutions to the Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries throughout Europe.

Our goal is to assist our candidates in finding that “perfect fit” between individual skills and experience and the right career opportunity. We identify and only present the positions that accurately reflect a chosen professional path. We discuss opportunities in detail, respect choices and ask permission prior to presenting any details to prospective clients. We brief and prepare every candidate for client meetings, and once the interview process is complete, provide feedback in a timely manner.

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• We are a Corporate Member of REC (Recently Inspected)
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Established in January 2003, Paramount Recruitment is an independent recruitment consultancy which has grown to be one of the leading recruiters to the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries, throughout the UK and Europe.

Our Vision is to be internationally recognised and admired as the number one recruitment solutions provider to the Healthcare Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries.

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