Project Manager Team Lead

Location: Frankfurt  |  Hessen  |  Germany
Sector: Life Sciences
Consultant: Life Sciences Team
Job Reference: SC/HQ1008
Salary: £52700 - £61500
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

Job Title: Project Mnager Team Lead
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Reporting to: Project Manager Director
Renumeration: 60k-70k Euros + 5% Bonus
Contract Type: Full Time and Permanent

In the performance of position responsibilities all employees are expected to adhere to the following:

  • Adhere to the company’s values : Innovation / Quality / Teamwork / Respect
  • Perform quality work within deadlines 
  • Interact professionally with internal and external customers
  • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations
  • Build a culture of trust and integrity with everyone we encounter at all times
  • Adhere to all the company’s relevant policies and procedures
  • Adhere to health and safety instructions
  • Update own training records as per relevant procedure

Position Purpose


This position is responsible for the overall planning, design and implementation of assigned client projects by ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments, and goals of providing quality and service in the highest cGMP standards.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities


  • Coordinates with the Business Development Team regarding client contract creation specifications
  • Manage and lead a team of project managers
  • Creates and maintains a project timeline based on client needs
  • Acts as a liaison between clients and the company
  • Organize and lead client meetings, as deem appropriate based on study and client needs.
  • Manages the setup and implementation of clinical studies including, but not limited to, packaging and labelling, dispensing, distribution of clinical trial material and ancillary supplies to ensure accurate and timely receipt to client of study materials 
  • Provides packaging solutions to clients based on their need and estimated start date
  • Work alongside Project Manager, Operations to ensure continue movement of assigned tasks
  • Work alongside assigned Project Manager in other regions as project needs are identified
  • Initial procurement packaging components and ancillary supplies required to complete project as applicable to specific project needs.
  • Provides label text requirements for clinical trials, with assistance from a third party who can provide translation and regulatory requirements
  • Utilizes project management tools to ensure time management in adequate planning, evaluation, and submission of risk assessment timelines on projects
  • Ensures that accurate billing of project hours are documented and billed correctly
  • Partners with other team members in Operations to ensure processes and procedures are maintained.
  • Works with applicable department manager(s) to address, research, and resolve issues and concerns raised by clients
  • Delegates, provides instruction, and assists in training, as identified by Director of Project Management of other Project Management Team members. 
  • Partners with Quality Assurance to develop or revise applicable documents (i.e. SOPs, Work Instructions, etc) 
  • Partners with Quality Assurance and team members to ensure compliance of SOPs and correct deviations in a timely manner
  • Communicates operational, personal concerns, and opportunities for improvement to department leaders
  • Takes responsibility for personal skill development in continuing to learn current pharmaceutical standards and industry trends
  • Knows, understands, and complies with the company’s standard operating procedures and policies
  • Performs other related job duties or responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications and Experience 


5 – 10 years of related work experience working with the principles and practices involved in cGMP and Clinical Trial Management


Master’s degree preferred.  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent knowledge will be strongly considered

Skills and Attributes:

  • Ability to lead, coach, and mentor employees to provide work direction in resolving issues as they arise
  • Must possess a detailed and proactive approach to management in problem solving 
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication and listening skills
  • Superior time management skills for working within a fast-paced environment
  • Able to critically evaluate situations and adapt quickly in making timely and independent decisions
  • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and the ability to work well independently and as a team member
  • Confidentiality of all clients’ proprietary and pharmaceutical related information is essential
  • Strong awareness of ownership of assigned projects and responsibilities
  • Cultural awareness while working across regions with internal or external team members

Computer Skills:

  • Microsoft Office Products: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Office Equipment: Telephone, calculator, photocopier, fax, and scanning machines
  • Other Facility Equipment
  • Other company proprietary software

Language Skills:

  • English
  • Local Language (French, German)