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R+D Project Manager

Bristol

Full-time

  • Prepare project schedules and cost estimates
  • Track progress and cost against the planned schedule and cost
  • Own the day to day management of the project through all delivery phases, monitoring progress against milestones ensuring all activities are completed and contributions are made on time
  • Manage suppliers and sub-contractors
  • Identify and seek solutions to resource shortfalls
  • Define and measure success metrics
  • Arrange and conduct sign off meetings to handover completion of each project to the relevant department
  • Manage risk and issues arising on the projects
  • Prepare project reports and present them to management for review
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders

  • Project management experience in a technical, engineering or R+D environment
  • Experience with managing both internal and external customers
  • Proven experience in defining project scope, goals and deliverables that support the project requirements
  • Demonstrable experience in delivering multiple projects on time, in scope and within budget
  • A natural drive to achieve outstanding results
  • Ability to maintain overall control of the project budget and resources, ensuring action is taken to prevent resource/budget resourcing
  • Strong understanding of organisations that design, develop and produce technical products.
  • Proven understanding of cross-relationships and dependencies, and ability to leverage that knowledge to reduce risk and improve project performance
  • Strong communication skills including verbal, written and presentation
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills. Proven ability to listen for understanding, negotiate and mediate differences to reach consensus while maintaining strong focus on technical and business objectives.
  • Experience managing both hardware and software development
  • Understanding of FMEA & DFMEA process
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Products (Project, Word, Excel, Power Point etc.)
  • Degree qualified in a relevant technical subject

  • Background knowledge of mechanical engineering/electronics and design including product development
  • Medical knowledge based on medical training and/or experience in medical practice would be a distinct advantage.