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We are looking for an experienced Project Management Assistant or Senior Project Coordinator to join our Medical Technology Programme Management team here in Cambridge.

Our Project Management teams are working to help maintain momentum in our key areas of strength such as drug delivery, diagnostics, medical devices and digital health platforms.  In this busy and demanding role, you will become the Programme Managers trusted partner, tasked with delivering our most complex and high value projects, resulting in exceptional innovation and client satisfaction. 

What we can offer

The role of the Project Management Assistant is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual and is intrinsic to the successful delivery of the overall programme. We can offer you the opportunity to work across all aspects of medical technology and the chance to work in a dynamic environment buzzing with the excitement of innovation that is having a real effect on people’s lives.

You’ll get to work with highly skilled, friendly, focused and driven professionals.  We believe that a supportive environment is the way to bring the best out of each other. We will actively promote your progression and provide you with the opportunity to take on increasingly challenging tasks.

Your specific responsibilities are likely to include:

Stakeholder Management and Coordination - Liaise with the project team, clients and suppliers to arrange meetings and chase actions, and provide a point of contact internally and externally.

Planning, Resourcing and Tracking - Plan and monitor project schedules and resources, track project costs vs budget and progress against baseline and forecast.  Liaise with management to deliver appropriate resources based on the needs of the project.

Project Documentation - Take a leading role in the creation and maintenance of project documentation, ensuring compliance with development processes, regulatory requirements and client needs.

Finance and Legal - As the main project interface into the Finance and Legal teams, you will; support the definition of contractual requirements, manage project invoice and payment schedules, ensure project expenditure is correctly allocated and adheres to plan, and manage Non-disclosure agreements.

Reporting - As a pivotal member of the project management team, you will be responsible for; first level issue resolution, issue logging and tracking, attending and taking minutes at technical project meetings and preparation of weekly progress reports for clients.

Project Compliance – working closely with critical project support functions, including the Health & Safety and Quality Assurance teams

Bidding - Coordination of large sales teams to ensure the successful and timely delivery of client proposals, including; tailoring CV’s, collating sales information, initial project planning and costing and documentation preparation.

What you can bring

You will have significant experience of working in a similar role within a project delivery environment and be able to demonstrate an understanding of project management principles. You will bring energy and enthusiasm, as well as an eagerness to develop your project management skillset.

You will have previous experience of working with financial systems, reporting tools and the application of a budget tracking system. Therefore, you will also have a high level of numeracy and literacy skills and be able to generate high quality reporting. Additionally, you will possess an advanced knowledge of MS tools, including Word, Excel and Project.

In this role you will have exposure to teams across the division, and therefore you will be comfortable in liaising with members of staff at all levels of seniority, both internally and in a client-facing environment.




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  • Competitive salary, based on merit and reviewed annually
  • Company profit share scheme in addition to basic salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Life, disability and travel insurance, plus private healthcare
  • Free canteen - breakfast, lunch and refreshments
  • 25 days annual holiday plus public holidays, with flexibility to carry over / borrow
  • Relocation assistance if applicable
  • Excellent career development and training opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Social committee
  • Discounted train season tickets, through Travel Plan Plus
  • Free shuttle service to/from Cambridge North train station, through Cambridge Science Park

Future prospects

Cambridge Consultants is committed to developing its employees' careers and has a flexible policy for individual capabilities and preferences. Promotion is linked to merit.

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