Role filled in December 2010 - Healthcare Communications Project Manager Jobs

Covering the following locations: Bromley, Croydon, Guildford, Kingston-upon-Thames, Redhill, London South East, Sutton, London South West, Tonbridge, Twickenham

Project Manager

Project Manager

Reporting to the Operations Director

To manage project management responsibilities for all PMGroup projects, internal and external, working closely with other department heads, Key Account Managers (KAMs) and other departments

Internal Projects:
-Work closely with team leaders and department heads to ensure timely and efficient delivery of PMGroup project objectives as outlined in the Company business plan
-Create and execute project briefing forms as approved and where necessary gain approval to revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
-Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope
-Effectively apply agreed methodology and enforce project standards
-Minimise our exposure and risk on projects
-Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately and carry out evaluation in timely manner
-Prepare and gain approval of project budget and manage accordingly
-Analyse project ROI, efficiency and resource allocation
-Manage the development of the 'Quality in Care - diabetes' programme implementing activities and co-ordinating responsibilities as required to deliver the programme to a high standard, working alongside the Operations Director
-To research and develop 'Quality in Care - oncology' to ensure launch in 2011 as agreed in the Company business plan
-Coordinate with marketing activities as required by the Marketing Manager to deliver project objectives

External projects:
-Attend client briefings as required
-When external client brief is brought to PMGroup, liaise with department heads and other departments to identify resources needed and assign individual responsibilities in agreement with DHs
-Prepare briefing form and scoping document as required following discussion with client and internally
-Review deliverables prepared by team before passing to client

Project monitoring:
-Monitor project progress effectively and alert DHs if anything adrift or needs addressing
-Provide weekly updates for DHs relating to all ongoing projects
-Annual review of project performance

Job Package

Compettive package dependent on experience.

Person Profile

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
Educated to graduate level
Project management experience
Excellent monitoring and presentation skills
Creative and fresh approach to challenges faced
Ability to execute tasks to high standard
Strong IT skills and the ability to understand, manage and use the company database and a project management system
Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Excellent time management skills
Excellent oral and written skills
Excellent inter-personal skills and a high level of assertiveness
The drive and ability to keep up-to-date with evolving business practice
Irreproachable ethics
Committed to lifelong learning
Good understanding of, and interest in, the Pharmaceutical Industry and healthcare environment, its interface with the NHS and the constraints of the ABPI Code of Practice

Behavioural Competencies
Customer / Client Focus
The ability to network and to bring people, opportunities and activities together. Work with all departments to arrange win/win solutions and efficient solutions

Commercial Awareness
Understanding the importance of financial success and willingness/ability to act in the interest of achieving it. Negotiates the best terms from suppliers for the Company. This encompasses the management of legal and contractual aspects

Planning and Organisation
The development of clear and comprehensive plans and systems that facilitate the delivery of the Company business plan, tactical implementation and progress monitoring. Coordinates with and informs others as necessary.

Works in a group in a complementary fashion to deliver holistic solutions. Liaises and cooperates with others, aware of own and others' abilities and limitations.

Works effectively in, and seeks opportunities provided by, a changing and unpredictable environment. Actively makes the most of the opportunities provided by change, evaluates tried and tested approaches or develops new solutions; adapts to new challenges; tries new approaches and takes considered risks; generates and implements new ideas and remains effective when faced with uncertainty or ambiguity.

Ability to receive, interpret and impart information and ideas, both written and spoken, to a wide range of people. Seeks out and uses relevant information about things, people or issues that can result in improved personal and Company performance. Influencing others without direct reports. Gains respect by operating at all times in a professional and credible manner.

Strives to add value by achieving results in the best way. Develops self to improve performance. Remains positive and maintains effort despite setbacks, changes or ambiguities. Can achieve results through the guided actions of others.

Interview Process

2 stage interview process

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