Project Managers

For 1 of our clients, we are looking for 2 project managers in the UK.

  • Do you have experience in running large international consortia?
  • Are you able to work to very tight timelines?
  • Do you have experience in vaccine development?

Then you are the ideal candidate, so please apply today to find out more.

Job Description 

1. Project manager – call for proposal Rift valley fever

The client has recently released a Call for Proposals (CfP) which solicits applications for funding to develop vaccines. It is anticipated that 2-3 major projects will be funded for each disease. 

2. Project manager to support ongoing funded vaccine development projects

Provide cross-functional operational oversight for the Development Programme for the successful development of vaccine candidates against emerging infectious diseases. The Global Development Programme Manager works closely with the Project Leader to ensure that the award conditions are clearly integrated into operational plans and tracks programme progress against milestones, timelines, and budget. The Global Development Programme Manager will maintain continuous effort to ensure lessons-learned are shared across Projects and Programme. 

Responsibilities 

1. Project manager – call for proposal Rift valley fever

  • Experience in running large international consortia
  • Familiar with Microsoft Project and, in particular, Gantt charts
  • Ability to produce concise minutes and review documents
  • Able to work to very tight timelines
  • Ideally, experienced in vaccine development

2. Project manager to support ongoing funded vaccine development projects

  • Offers Awardees assistance in the definition of operational plans and execution strategies against award goals
  • Tracks project progress against milestones and utilize project tracking information to identify and make proposals for programme progress/issues
  • Identifies synergies, eliminated unnecessary redundancies and facilitate collaboration and communication between different projects. Identifies ways to accelerate the project execution where possible while maintaining high-quality standards
  • Identifies potential issues or obstacles and proposes a resolution or plans contingencies and follow issues through to resolution.
  • Writes and reviews agenda, meeting minutes and various communications related to programme meetings as well as assist with the determination of next steps involving cross-functional communication and coordination of action items. Generates, collects, distributes, stores and retrieves programme communications.
  • Reports on progress of programme/projects and issues/plans, schedules to the management.
  • Participates in portfolio analysis meetings
Contact Information 

Claire Aerts
claire.aerts@valesta.com
+32 15 21 11 04

Important 

1. Project manager – call for proposal Rift valley fever
Start Date: ASAP
Schedule and LOA: Initial FTE usage will be around 0.8 for 2-3 months dropping to 0.4 going forward with an initial contract for 4 months.

2. Project manager to support ongoing  funded vaccine development projects
Start Date: ASAP
Schedule and LOA: This position could be combined with the first as a full-time position with the majority of the work focusing on Due diligence initially or could be a separate position of 0.5FTE in total over a 6 month period.

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