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Project Manager – Life Sciences

Join one of the UK's leading commercialisation organisations.

  • Location London

  • Type Permanent

  • Salary £44,000 - £52,000

Work on interesting and varied Life Science projects.

Utilise your excellent stakeholder management.

Excellent work environment with great benefits.

UCLB is a leading technology commercialisation company within the UK, and has an impressive and successful track record of creating licences and spinouts based on UCL’s intellectual property for 30 years. We have helped spinouts raise millions to fund technologies as diverse as hydrogen fuel cells, cancer treatments and starch measurement, totalling £2.85bn of external investment in the last five years. Our clinical stage pipeline, meanwhile, features 22 therapeutics, with five products already launched.

What you’ll be doing:
UCLB are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join the team to support project management activities at UCLB. The ideal candidate should have experience of working within a diverse team, with the ability to work on a portfolio of projects under time constraints. The appointed individual will be proactive, organised, and a strong communicator. The position requires the candidate to work closely with other teams at UCLB and UCL to ensure an integrated approach to project delivery.

What experience you’ll need to apply:
You will be required to have a good knowledge of biotechnology and/or pharma to deliver new and existing projects for the BioPharma team. Ideally, the candidate will also have experience and interest in physical sciences to support project delivery for the Physical Sciences teams. Projects must be managed within the appropriate timescales, on budget and to a consistently high standard. The Project Management Team work closely with project funders to ensure there is a fluid transition from approval to set-up, and on to successful completion.

Successful candidates will be professional, personable, and have an interest in technology innovation. Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate a solid work ethic, ability to create and manage project plans and reports, and demonstrate excellent communication skills.

Skills/Experience required:
• Scientific Degree in Life Sciences or related discipline with a good understanding of biotech and/or pharmaceuticals or equivalent.
• Experience in biotech/life sciences project management. Experience in Physical Sciences (e.g.medtech, software development, materials) a benefit but not essential.
• Qualification and proven experience in project management or equivalent.
• Ability to work collaboratively.
• Experience of managing a diverse portfolio of projects through their lifecycle, adhering deadlines and timescales.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, highly developed relationship building skills.
• An attention to detail and highly developed planning and organisational skills.

What you’ll get in return for your talents:
The opportunity to work on a wide variety of Life Science related projects for new and interesting research related activities. In return you will receive a very comprehensive benefits package including 31 days holiday (25 days + 6 extra closure days during Easter and Christmas) + 8 bank holidays, hybrid working (minimum 2 days per week in office), 10% performance related pay, and generous pension (at least 16% Employer contribution).

Salary £44,000 – £52,000 depending on experience.

UCL Business is an equal opportunities employer

What’s next?
Apply to this advert with CV and a statement about your suitability for the position, our recruitment partner Roy Bennett at ADLIB is managing the position.

Closing date is Monday 13th May.