We’re hiring – Technical Project Manager

Aug 20th 2020
We’re hiring – Technical Project Manager

20th August 2020

As the company project portfolio continues to grow, CatSci now requires additional experienced Technical Project Managers to join a dynamic team in their world-class facility. 

Location: Cardiff, UK

Contract: Permanent

Compensation: £36-50k, 25 days annual leave, company benefits and annual bonus

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Reporting directly to a senior manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Designing, leading, and delivering technical chemical development programmes to cost, quality and time demands
  • Writing and presenting proposals for potential clients, liaising with clients at technical meetings, compiling reports to convey results and offer conclusions
  • Management of multiple project teams and liaising across functional boundaries to achieve project needs and sharing of opportunities and challenges.

Knowledge and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A PhD in chemistry with at least five years’ experience of chemistry and management
  • Excellent task management and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors
  • Perform project risk management activities to minimize risks to delivery
  • Understanding of chemical synthesis and process chemistry, and experience within the pharmaceutical sector
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively to solve demanding problems
  • A partnership mentality that encourages the use of state-of-the art science and technology solutions that deliver value for customers

Person Specification

  • Self-motivated and results-oriented with a clear focus on delivery of demanding project objectives
  • Capable of mentoring and developing team members, maintaining strong level of integrity.
  • Good communicator, using written and verbal media; able to advocate and justify own opinion, but equally able to take on board differing opinions and work collaboratively
  • Confident to make decisions with integrity to support the business
  • Energetic and enthusiastic. Keen for challenging new experiences and learning.
  • Works well with others as a team-player, drawing on their expertise to ensure collective goals are achieved.
  • Leadership or management experience is desirable, although formal line management capability is not required.
  • Personable and customer focused, whilst maintaining a professional approach


To Apply for this Position

Please send a CV to hr@catsci.com with a covering letter outlining why you believe you are qualified for this demanding and exciting role.

Applications will only be considered if received by e-mail.  Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and must be fluent in both spoken and written English.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 13th September 2020


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