System Project Manager - Berkshire - Contract

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Staffing Firms

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Science and Research

Education Level :

Master of Science

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United Kingdom,Berkshire,Berkshire,

Key Skills :

System Project Manager, Compound Management, Drug Discovery, Software, Biopharmaceutical, Logistics,

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Date Posted :

14 Sep, 2018

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Scientific Jobs

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Systems Project Manager - Berkshire - Contract

Very competitive day rate, 3-6 months initially, good potential to extend

Compound Management, Small Molecules, Biopharmaceutical, Drug Discovery, Software

We are urgently seeking a Systems Project Manager to join a biopharmaceutical company in Slough on an initial 3 month-6 month contract, with good potential to extend. This role will be crucial to managing the internal small molecules and screening assay software solution.
You will focus on operations workflows, data processing and exploitation of data in the context of drug discovery. Working closely with Scientists and Developers in the UK and at a European site to enhance and maintain platforms and tools to support their pipeline.

Job responsibilities:

*Act as a domain expert in the compound logistics and screening cascade fields; collect and communicate requirements for the enhancements and or replacement of the existing system
*Provide domain expertise to software development teams in order to make sure deliveries fit with needs.
*Formalize and address the requirement of several stakeholders (researchers, external partners, software development teams, internal IT governance)
*Kick off, oversee and monitor the developments as well as the acceptance tests
*Make sure all necessary production monitoring procedure (support, maintenance) and plans are in place.
*Ensure that the necessary IT and Informatics tools and training are available to scientists, so that they understand and realize the potential contribution of our IT systems
*Working with external companies who are managing logistics
*Deliver guidance as well as tactical data management solutions to the scientist so as to improve operations and decision making processes.
*Build proposals to enhance the technical landscape with a focus on small molecule drug discovery within New Medicines

This role is for a manager function but you will not manage a team. This role has a strong emphasis on functional skills as you will be working independently for the majority of the time.

Experience Required:

*3+ years' experience within the bio-pharma sector
*Familiarity Software Design and Development methodologies.
*Knowledge of Software Architecture principles, ability to make an abstraction of information systems, focus on the main components, their roles, relations & interaction
*Ability to work with a wide variety of scientists across two sites (will require international travel)
*Experience in the large multi-site multi-disciplinary IT project
*Experience with outsourced processes & external collaborations
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
*Exposure to lab robotics & automation
*Solid foundation in logistics and drug discovery systems
*Experience delivering custom software engineering and configuration
*Experience with a variety of logistics systems
*Strong ability to communicate and present ideas/concepts for technical and non-technical audiences
*Exposure to Data pipeline tools such as Pipeline Pilot or Knime would be an asset

Please contact Jade on +44 121 616 3472 for more information about the position or apply to this advert and send through your CV.

Keywords: System Project Manager, Compound Management, Drug Discovery, Software, Biopharmaceutical, Logistics, Assay Screening, Small Molecules, Berkshire, Contract

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.

Our clients choose Paramount because:
• We are a Corporate Member of REC (Recently Inspected)
• We aspire to build long-term partnerships
• Our consultants are highly trained with expert market knowledge
• We are one of the most effective advertisers on the Internet
• We provide tailored Recruitment Solutions
• We keep up-to-date with Industry information – Salary scales, market knowledge, skills shortages

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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.

Our Mission is to employ the best Consultants, whose aim is to deliver a professional and superior service to ensure our clients achieve their business goals and our candidates attain their career aspirations.
Our Values define who we are as an organisation and what makes us different. They influence the way we work with each other – and the way we serve our clients and candidates:

  • Respect - Paramount people listen, engage and contribute to ensure we make  the best possible decisions.  We are proud to work in recruitment.  Our diversity    makes our team uniquely adaptable to whatever challenges be it location, industry or culture we work in.
  • Integrity - Credibility means everything.  We are honest and transparent in our approach with everyone.
  • Entrepreneurial - We make it our business to excel when others can’t.  We relish the opportunity of a challenge using innovative and unique solutions.  We strive to be the agency of choice.
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  • Success – At Paramount we recognise and reward achievement, we nurture an environment where people can fulfil and maximise their potential.

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