Technology | 02-8-2022

Project Manager/Business Analyst

  • Cambridge/Hybrid
  • £48,000 - £60,000 per annum

Job description:

Project Manager and Business Analyst required for an exciting opportunity to work with a world leading life science business. Our client are looking to hire a Project Manager and Business Analyst to join newly created Change Delivery Team working across Scientific Operations supporting all projects and programme. The individual hired will help our client take ideas to scalable systems and platforms.

The ideal candidate will be someone who has experience in working within research, sciences and academia.

Project Manager:

As a PM you will be responsible for:

  • Planning, Structuring, leading and executing multiple projects of high risk and complexity.
  • Matrix managing a variety of staff assigned to projects.
  • Working with senior managers and stakeholders across the institution to establish the new team and embed new ways of working

Qualifications as a PM:

  • Project Management training or qualification (MSP, Prince2)

What you will bring to the role:

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Multifunctional team coordination
  • Successful end-to-end project management in a process driven environment
  • Effective in RAID management, change control and critical path analysis.

Experience needs to include:

  • APM Accredited
  • Certification in Agile delivery method.

Business Analyst:

As a BA you will be responsible for:

  • Understand complex internal business processes, requirements, and problems.
  • Articulating business change needs, assessing the impact of those changes, capturing, analysing and documenting requirements.

What you will bring to the role:

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Complex problem solver who plays a critical role in defining and enabling business change
  • Confident and capable to facilitate workshops alone and to present findings to clients/customers and stakeholders.

Essential Skills:

  • Accredited with a Business Analysis body such as BCS (The Chartered Institute of IT), APMG International, IIBA (The International Institute of Business Analysis) or Project Management institute (PMI) Lean System Thinking or similar.
  • Lean Competent (Yellow, Green, Orange, Blue, Brown or Black belts)
  • Member of the International Institute of Business Analysis

Experience needs to include:

  • Experience of preparing business cases or large bids/tendering
  • Experience of working in a customer facing and relationship management role
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and experience within at least one business domain, e.g. Finance, Supply Chain Systems Automation.

This roles are a mixture of hybrid working. Candidates are welcome to spend as much time as they desire onsite.

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