Project Manager - UN0320

The Project Manager coordinates a number of projects involving externalparties, ensuring that they are set up according to procedures, deliverablesachieved, and budgets met. Preparing quotations and project plans with budgetsare an important part of the PM’s job.
Rue Louis Rech 1, Entrée B, Dudelange L-3555, Luxembourg
12/03/2020 15:14:49
Key Accountabilities
  • Manage a portfolio of life science projects in different phases of project lifecycle
  • Prepare estimates and quotations for service work
  • Prepare project plans in collaboration with PIs
  • Review study protocols prepared by PIs
  • Set up projects (contract, admin, approvals, timelines, budget, etc)
  • Manage progress on project work, push projects firmly but diplomatically to get results
  • Track and report on deliverables/timelines, and costs vs. budget
  • Ensure effective information flow with internal and external partners
  • Advise on operational and administrative matters
  • Ensure efficient interaction with vendors and contractors 
  • Min. Master’s degree in biology, medicine, pharmacy or similar
  • Min. 3-5 years relevant job-related experience ideally in project management in a relevant area (e.g. research, CRO, biotech, pharma…)
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to drive projects forward focusing on the deliverables
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good organizational skills : ability to manage an important workload and respect deadlines.
  • Attention to detail, clarity and accuracy
  • Teamwork skills
  • Self-driven and curious person, willing to work in a competitive and international environment, stress resistant.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Language skills

  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English (working language at the IBBL)
    Additional knowledge of French, German or Luxembourguish would be a plus.

Desired criteria, assets

  • PRINCE2 or equivalent; MS Project

2-year fixed term contract, full time, Start date : as soon as possible