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Project Manager

Description

Cellular Origins  

Cell therapies have been shown to cure devasting and previously untreatable diseases like cancer by re-programming the patient’s own immune system. Giving more patients access to these life-saving therapies requires a revolution in manufacturing and process automation.  

Cellular Origins, a TTP Company, is enabling scalable, cost-effective and efficient manufacture of cell and gene therapies. Cellular Origins’ technology addresses the challenges associated with manufacturing at scale with an elegant robotic manufacturing automation solution that reduces cost and labour, eliminates human error, and increases efficiency. 

Are you an experienced, innovative and delivery-focused Project Manager? Come and drive change in our fast paced, ever developing impact-driven venture.  

Project Manager 

As project manager you’ll collaborate closely with our Programme Manager, technical leads and development teams, ensuring seamless and consistent delivery both internally and to our customers and partners.  

You’ll take ownership over the full life cycle of product development projects, from inception to completion: 

Startup & Initiation: Partner with engineering teams to craft project briefs and develop comprehensive plans for schedules, resources, communication, risks, and quality. 

Execution & Monitoring: Employ effective delivery methodologies and support team management to ensure project milestones are met. 

Closure & Documentation: Wrap up projects efficiently, capturing key learnings and delivering tangible outcomes to realise project benefits. 

We’re looking for someone with strong influencing skills, capable of inspiring teams to excel in project delivery. You’ll have a knack for bringing people together, motivating everyone toward shared objectives while adeptly resolving conflicts as they arise. Additionally, your ability to engage with stakeholders effectively, understanding their influence and interests, will be crucial in ensuring project success. 

Your previous experience will help maintain clear structures that define roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities, to ensure smooth project delivery. You’ll develop and maintain project schedules, budgets and forecasts and accurately document every step of the way. Lastly, quality and risk management will also be key aspects of your role, ensuring that project outputs consistently meet stakeholder requirements while proactively mitigating risks as they emerge. 

Requirements

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent), ideally in a STEM subject. 
  • Proven experience leading a project in a similar field; for example, manufacturing automation, instrumentation, consumer products 
  • Ideally some experience gained within pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or cell-therapy fields. 
  • Outstanding organisational ability, with a track record of successfully delivering complex systems on highly accelerated timescales 
  • Ability to build and nurture strong and trusting relationships throughout an organisation 
  • Ability to assimilate and summarise complex information and prioritise tasks 
  • Competent using a range of IT systems at an advanced level, e.g. MS Office and Project, Atlassian JIRA and Confluence, etc. 
  • Experience of working within an ISO 9001 Quality Management System, or similar, is desirable. 

The above list outlines our ideal candidate, but we know some of you may not apply unless you qualify for all requirements. We believe in the power and importance of diversity, both for our community and the success of our business, so please apply if you meet most of our listed capabilities.   

We’re closing applications for the role on Wednesday 10th July, 09:00. Every application will receive a reply.

Benefits

Cellular Origins is part of TTP Group, an employee-owned business. It is based on the TTP Campus, within purpose-built sustainable offices, labs and green surroundings, 10 miles south of Cambridge.  TTP Group takes a long-term approach to investment and has been at the forefront of bioprocess automation for over 20 years.  Our working culture encourages entrepreneurship, shared ideas and collaboration, while providing you the freedom to do your best work.  

Our employee benefits include: 

  • Annual profit-related bonus 
  • 25 days holiday 
  • Employer pension contribution of 12% of pensionable pay 
  • Free lunch and all-day refreshments 
  • Private medical insurance for employees and dependants 
  • Enhanced family friendly leave 
  • Life insurance worth 6x salary 
  • Electric car leasing scheme 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Season ticket loan 
  • An activities and community fund that supports healthy activities that bring colleagues together; whether it’s lunchtime squash or football, Zumba or our own rock band. Colleagues initiate new clubs and outings whenever they feel there’s something missing! 
  • Local sports facilities and theatre discounts and memberships. 

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We can sponsor working Visas

If you’re a foreign national that meets the Home Office criteria.

There’ll be a couple of stages to your interview

There are two stages to our interview process for graduates, and one stage for interns. For both of those roles, there are usually a number of one-to-one interviews with our consultants. We focus on your technical abilities and consumer awareness and use our interviews to see how you’d fit into TTP.

We hold our interviews at TTP Campus in Melbourn

On the outskirts of Cambridge. The interview process is usually around a couple of hours and it’ll include technical problem-solving style questions.

We’ll cover expenses for your interview

Which includes cost of your return travel to the interview. If you need to stay overnight in Melbourn, let us know in advance and we can organise something.

After the interviews, you’ll hear back from us in a few days

It’ll normally take a few weeks to finish the interviews, but this can sometimes take a little longer depending on how busy we are.

If you fit the criteria, we can cover relocation costs up to £20,000

But before you start, we’ll discuss this together to see if you fit the criteria.