Project Manager

Project ManagerNottinghamReference: 2371a
  • Leading Research & Development Organisation
  • Large scope to role, covering Quality, IT, R&D and Facilities
  • Hybrid working arrangement
  • Competitive salary and bonus

Zest Scientific is working with a progressive research and development organisation in the next stage of expansion and we are looking to identify a Certified Project Manager with proven experience in the healthcare space.  A certified portfolio management professional (PPM), project management professional (PMP) or similar is required.

This is a permanent role with a hybrid working arrangement with competitive salary and bonus.

The candidate:

  • At least 5 years’ professional experience in project management. Certified Portfolio Management Professional (PPM) Project Management Professional (PMP) or comparable certification.
  • Experience with corporate project performance tracking programs.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Excel, PowerPoint and Project packages.
  • CDM qualification is desirable.
  • Experience of delivering projects to cGMP and in a pharmaceutical environment is desirable.
  • Demonstrable analytical and conceptual skills

The role:

  • Plan and manage projects: set goals and objectives, defining roles and resources, and producing schedules and timelines for tasks in accordance with the needs of the project sponsor or client.
  • Coordinate the project teams to keep the project on budget using project management tools.
  • Lead and motivate project teams from both internal and external stakeholder organisations.
  • Manage all communications during projects including communication plans, project dashboards, meeting organisation and intranet content.
  • Identify risks and manage project risk logs.
  • File all relevant documents at the end of projects, evaluating successes and challenges to enhance learning for future projects and providing feedback for the project team and stakeholders.
  • Generate and update financial plans/reports, negotiate contracts on applicable project and process/approve invoices
  • Provide project overview data and metrics to feed into company project portfolio reports.

The company

Our client is a rapidly expanding organisation at the forefront of expert research.  They are actively looking to recruit the best from within the project management space, so if you are a project manager looking to develop your career with a progressive organisation, this role could be for you.


Our client is committed to securing the services of the right candidate and is flexible with regards to the remuneration package available.  Zest Scientific is working to a strict deadline so in order to be considered for this opportunity please apply now and your application will be reviewed immediately.

Contact: Neil Dewsbury
Telephone: 0114 238 1728