Associate Project Manager

09 May 2017
20 May 2017
Full Time
Basic qualifications: Scientific or Project Management background up to degree level. Previous work experience in a scientific or Project Management environment. Preferred qualifications: Demonstrable work experience within a Biopharmaceutical organisation would be beneficial. Details: The Biopharm Central Testing Laboratory (BioCTL) is part of the Global Manufacturing & Supply organisation and is based on the Stevenage site. The BioCTL performs release and stability testing for a range of Biopharm clinical and commercial products including Tanzeum/Eperzan, Benlysta and Nucala and also has responsibility for oversight of external contract testing. The BioCTL performs a range of physico-chemical and bioassay techniques and also provides technical expertise to the wider GSK organisation for these assay platforms. The BioCTL is a busy and dynamic department and is expanding to accommodate growth in the Biopharm portfolio in addition to continued support of existing products. Role: To perform a range of activities across the BioCTL Project Management function including deputizing for Project Managers in internal and external meetings, managing national and international shipments, sample management, metrics preparation and data entry and checking in The role involves assisting and in some instances deputizing for members of the Project Management and QC teams in a very busy biopharmaceutical testing laboratory. Tasks include receipt, handover and tracking of samples in the laboratories, preparing, checking and tracking a variety of paper packages including shipment and sample test records of analysis. The role involves scanning, filing and archiving documents, entering test data results into a web based tracking and analysis system and collating data for sample testing performed in the BioCTL laboratories. The role also involves support of the critical reagent program in the BioCTL including organising shipments to emerging markets. The role offers scope for the holder to assume full Project Management responsibilities. Key Responsibilities: •Tracking and compiling shipment in and shipment out packages according to BioCTL procedures •Coordinating and organising shipments via the GSK shipper web based tool and liaising directly with courier companies. •Receiving sample and reagent controlled deliveries comprising national and international shipments •Sample coordination and tracking •Entering data into and checking in a web based data repository •Preparing and collating Project Management metrics •Support of the BioCTL critical reagent program including organising international shipments to emerging markets •Deputising for Project Managers across a variety of activities including internal and external project meetings •Leading minor projects or sub-projects within BioCTL If requiring an adjustment for a disability, once selected for Interview you may contact Closing date for applications: 18th May 2017 When applying for this role, please use the 'cover letter' of the on-line application to describe how you meet the competencies for this role, as outlined in the job requirements above. The information that you have provided in your cover letter and CV will be used to assess your application. Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. LI-GSK Contact information: You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button. Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies GSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. Salary: . Date posted: 03/05/2017