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R&D Project Manager

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R&D Project Manager

A highly attractive opportunity to join a fast-growing medical device company active in one of the most promising fields of medicine in a very collaborative atmosphere in an open-minded environment


Responsible for research and development projects undertaken, with responsibility for planning and managing resources (people and budget) to achieve project deliverables.


Job description and person specification


Principal Responsibilities

  • To manage R&D projects in compliance with approved procedures and in adherence to the company’s design control procedures which have been developed in accordance with the requirements of ISO 13485:2016, Medical Device Directives and FDA 21 CFR 820.
  • Develop, initiate, execute and control project plans with cross-functional team input.
  • Identify, mitigate and communicate project schedule and technical risks
  • Build team ownership and commitment for the project.
  • To ensure that satisfactory standards of quality of design are achieved for all products.
  • To ensure all project team members are aware of the company’s quality policy, quality manual and procedures in relation to how they impact on the design and development of devices.
  • To identify and prioritise policies and objectives necessary to achieve and maintain design innovation and quality.
  • Communicate and influence the resolution of cross-functional team issues.
  • Provide input to functional managers on team and team member performance.
  • Lead and support improvements to the project management infrastructure by implementing best practices, tools and techniques.


Education & Training

Degree level qualification in engineering or a strongly related field.

Professional Project Management certification desirable but not essential



  • A minimum of 5 years’ project management experience in the area of medical devices, ideally within R&D/Product Development.
  • Experience of ISO 13485 and 21 CFR 820.
  • Quality management system experience.
  • CAPA experience.
  • Risk Management (including FMECA).


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