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Director Project Management - Drug Discovery

  • Location: Ghent
  • Salary: £85000 - £150000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 25 days ago

  • Contact: Polina Turbina
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 21 April 2021
  • Job Ref: 147113_1616427909

An award-winning company is looking for a highly skilled Directors - Project Management to join their team across Europe.

The ideal candidates will drive new business endeavors and help lead strategy and growth to this area of company's drug discovery business.

Role summary:

  • Works effectively across multiple divisions to direct the delivery of projects within cost, time and quality requirements.

  • Works with leadership in all functional areas on the continuous development/improvement of business processes to support cross functional teams and to ensure that work is uniform, complete and managed appropriately.

  • Serves as a liaison with Business Development and Bids/Contracts for the client presentations and proposal development.

  • Assists in resource utilization, policy development, and implementation of goals.

  • This position may be responsible for directing and leading the activities of a therapeutic area within a Region and accountable for the P&L of a specific therapeutic area.

  • Develops and drives the specific and overall therapeutic area strategies to ensure optimum performance and achievement of annual plans and targets.

  • Has overall responsibility for instigating and leading change initiatives within the therapeutic area and works with peers of Therapeutic areas in the overall leadership of the Project Management group.

About you:

  • 6-15+ years of experience within leadership roles.

  • Proven experience in end-to- end compound identification.

  • PhD in a relevant field.

  • Knowledge of medical therapeutic area and medical terminology

  • Strong financial acumen and computer skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and problem-solving ability.

  • Effective organization and negotiation skills as well as great judgment and decision making skills.

  • Expert knowledge of project management principles and application.

  • Possesses depth of knowledge and practical application of budgeting, forecasting and resource management.

  • A relationship builder who is able to work effectively in matrix organizations.

  • Has successfully led national/international cross functional teams.

  • Demonstrates cultural awareness and adapts appropriately.

  • Knowledge of regulatory guidelines and Directives.

If this opportunity seems interesting please get in touch with Polina Turbina by sending your CV to or apply to this role through our website!