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Client Programme Manager, 12 Months Maternity Cover

Date: 24-Feb-2023

Location: Oxford, GB

Company: oxfordbiom

We want you to feel inspired every day. We are future-focused and our business is growing. We succeed together through passion, commitment, and teamwork, and so can you.


We are currently recruiting for a Client Program Manager to cover 12-months maternity.


The purpose of this role is to manage the relationship between OXB and Clients and ensure collaboration projects are delivered on time and within budget to the required quality to ensure successful long-term alliances


Our Client Project and Alliance Management Team provide dedicated support for our partners, ensuring successful delivery of their programmes and maintaining long term collaborations.



Your responsibilities in this role would be:


  • Maintains client / partner satisfaction to ensure successful long-term alliances.
  • Understands client needs and identifies ongoing project opportunities.
  • Ensures projects are delivered within the agreed scope, timeline and budget and project milestones are met.
  • Ensures project risks are identified and effective mitigation actions are put in place.
  • Provides project updates and performance data to OXB (Oxford Biomedica) Management to enable effective strategic and tactical decision making.
  • Responsible for all financial aspects of the collaboration including forecasting, cost control etc.
  • Determines scope, costings, and timelines for new work packages.
  • Assists with preparing proposals and contributes to contract negotiations for prospective clients.



We are looking for:


  • Scientific Degree or PhD
  • Project Management qualification preferred.
  • Demonstrable experience using Project Management tools, methodologies & techniques.
  • Significant project management experience inclusive of budgetary ownership, preferably within the pharmaceutical /biotech industry.
  • Good technical understanding of biopharmaceutical process development and manufacturing.
  • Experience of working to external client deliverables.
  • Line management experience preferred but not essential.
  • Experience of managing projects using MS Project & MS Excel.


About Us:


We are an innovative leading viral vector specialist focused on delivering life changing therapies to patients.

Our innovative solutions and proven expertise allow us and our customers, the biotech and biopharma industry, to deliver life-saving therapies to reach even more patients.

The success of cell and gene therapy products transforms outcomes for millions of people suffering from some of the world’s worst diseases and medical conditions.


We work together, motivated to make a difference, and so can you.



What's in it for you:


  • Highly competitive reward packages
  • Wellbeing programmes
  • Development opportunities
  • A 35-hour working week
  • Welcoming, friendly, supportive colleagues
  • A diverse and inclusive working environment
  • Our values are: Deliver Innovation, Be Inspiring and Have Integrity
  • State of the art laboratory and manufacturing facilities


We want you to feel inspired every day. We are future-focused and our business is growing rapidly. We succeed together through passion, commitment, and teamwork, and so can you.


Collaborate. Contribute. Change lives