Head of Project Management Office & Project Delivery (Europe)

Head of Project Management Office & Project Delivery (Europe)

Grade – 35/36 (depending on experience)

Salary – £44,781 –  £62,971


Post Ref –  2020ATR047

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies based in Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees specialise in developing and manufacturing processes for customer’s biologic drugs and offering stability studies to support customer drug substance and drug products.

With plants in Billingham UK, Hillerod Denmark, North Carolina and Texas USA our Global Vision is to be the leading and most trusted global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation partner in the biopharmaceutical industry.

As we continue on a period of significant growth we have an opportunity for a Head of Project Management Office and Project Delivery (Europe) to join the Company.

Taking direction from the VP Global Business Change, the job holder will manage the day to day operations of the FDB Enterprise Project Management Office (ePMO) for the FDBK and FDBD sites. The job holder will also have direct responsibility for the line management of some of the Global Business Change Project Managers, based in FDBK and FDBD, as they are brought into the team.

The ePMO has been identified by the Executive Leadership team (ELT) as a necessary foundation for the delivery of the high volume of significant capital and multi-site change projects required in the FDB Mid Term Plan and Long Term Plan.

Through the ePMO, the jobholder will be responsible for standardizing FDB Project Management systems, training project managers and conducting resource analysis, thereby providing a framework that will support all stakeholders and project teams in increasing project delivery success.

The jobholder is also expected to project manage and/or play a significant role in the delivery of projects which are part of the FDB Global Business Change Plan (GBCP).  This will involve key strategic and large matrix projects which include to varying degrees – global, multi-site, significant third party involvement and strategic client collaborations.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent influencing skills and have demonstrable experience in realising and driving forward a cohesive programme of work, with the ability to resolve inter-dependencies across the company. The job holder is expected to have experience of successfully leading multi-stream or multi-site projects, delivering coherent, workable and ‘bought in to’ solutions. The jobholder will also be a highly effective and experienced communicator capable of representing the ePMO both internally and externally. The successful candidate will be meticulous, process-driven and have first class organisational and experience of relevant project management software applications is desirable.

We offer a generous benefits package including;

  • Competitive salary plus company bonus scheme
  • Up to 35 days of holiday, plus bank holidays.
  • Salary Sacrifice scheme offering bikes, dental etc.
  • Free parking.
  • Generous pension scheme.

Interested applicants must complete an application form and send to fdbkrecruitment@fujifilm.com  no later than 5pm on Thursday, 9th April 2020.

If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

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