R&D Project Manager

Posted 31 October 2022
Job type Permanent
DisciplineResearch & Development
Contact NameGeorgette Shiels

Job description

BioTalent is pleased to be working with a multinational medical equipment manufacturing company aimed at making transplantation and blood transfusion safe. Their work is life-changing for patients in need of a transfusion or transplant globally. We are looking to recruit an R&D Project Manager to manage projects from concept through to commercialisation. Overseeing timelines of the full product lifecycle.


The role will offer you:

  • A unique insight into the whole product lifecycle from concept to commercialisation, overseeing timelines of research, development, manufacturing, regulatory, clinical, quality assurance, marketing and sales.
  • The opportunity to lead and train interdisciplinary teams, ensuring that best practices for program management within the healthcare manufacturing industry are implemented.
  • A comprehensive benefits package and a dog-friendly office!


You will be responsible for:

  • Assist with leading and developing program management training and initiatives to enhance company culture.
  • Develop and manage in-depth project plans throughout all phases of the product life cycle: overseeing the development of program schedules, resource allocation and budgets.
  • Produce budget forecasts and maintains program status summaries and metrics for the portfolio.
  • Collaborate with R&D, marketing, manufacturing, regulatory and QA departments and external stakeholders.
  • Keeping on top of your understanding of key US and non-US regulations affecting the business.
  • Establish and maintain best practices for program management.
  • Follow relevant laboratory regulations concerning chemical hazards, blood-borne pathogens, safety, etc.
  • Build a program with a global view: integrating the needs/portfolios of the U.S., Europe and the emerging markets of Asia.


You will bring the following:

  • Minimum of a BSc in a scientific or engineering field. Advanced degrees preferred.
  • 4+ years in product development for medical instruments/equipment, and research and clinical assays.
  • 4+ years in project management.
  • PMO certification preferred.
  • Familiarity with FDA, IVDR and other regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of IVDR and immunohematology is desirable.


If you would like to apply, please send a copy of your CV to georgette.shiels@biotalent.com. BioTalent Ltd are acting as an employment agency in relation to this opportunity.