Junior Project Manager

Job Title: Junior Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-05-02
Reference: 80980
Contact Name: Ellie Charlwood
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 17, 2018 09:19

Job Description

My client is an exciting, forward-thinking medical device company based in the North East. Due to rapid expansion they are looking for a Graduate/Junior Project Manager to join their thriving team. This is a great time to join this company and a fantastic opportunity for a graduate looking to gain experience working with some highly innovative medical device projects.

Duties and responsibilities will include - 

- Working closely on a day to day basis with the Engineering team to track tasks and key deliverables

- Maintaining charts and project plans to track deliverables and budgets

- Tracking and maintaining existing grants and internal projects 

- Liaising with internal teams such as Scientists and Engineers to ensure there is communication between teams and management

- Maintaining project plans with various external suppliers and highlighting any deviations in timings or budget

Knowledge and experience required - 

- Educated to degree level or equivalent (ideally in Science or Engineering)

- Experience working with Microsoft Project or similar

- PRINCE II Certification or similar

- Experience working within a quality lead environment (ISO13485 desirable but not essential)

- Some industry experience (this could have been completed as part of a university course)

- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

- Excellent communication skills and ability to adapt to a fast moving environment

Candidates with a background in the medical device industry would be preferred however this is not essential.