Project Manager - M&A - South East, England

Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
Ref: 45 Date Posted: Monday 15 Feb 2021
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This role comes to market from a global leader in the design and manufacture of electromechanical products as well as class I and II medical devices. Growing through both acquisition and their own continued investment in new technology they are offering an experienced project manager the chance to work across a broad range of projects including support of business sustainability projects, operational improvements and supporting R&D with New Product Development.

Initially your focus will be on leading the successful integration of a recent Merger and Acquisition that includes a large portfolio of Intellectual property that needs to be transferred and maintained. This is the businesses first acquisition in recent years and represents a multi-million-pound investment so will have the attention of senior management. Additional work packages within the M&A project will include:

  • Coordinating with the legal team to resolve legal disputes in set geographical regions in time with fixed deadlines for completion
  • Transfer and maintain the inherited IP
  • Investigate and collaborate on DHF management so this can be transferred to the existing system
  • Support QARA ensuring the acquired business will pass the next MDR audit and the QMS system aligns with company and market requirements.
  • Build a relationship with the sub-contractor currently responsible for manufacture of the inherited products
  • Maintain strong communication with customers, suppliers, and internal stakeholders within the international business
  • Support product management with the promotion of the newly acquired product range internationally to maximise return on investment.

This project is expected to be your sole focus for the first 6-7 months at which point as the project stabilises you will look to manage additional projects within the organisation. Working as part of the project management team you will typically manage 2-4 projects at anyone time dependent on size.

Sounds Interesting?

This is a key role for the organisation and applications are open to experienced project managers with the following skills/experience:

  • A professional project manager ideally holding a project management certification I.e. Prince 2, PMI or PMP
  • Experience working in a regulated engineering environment such as medical devices, Oil & Gas, Automotive or Aerospace
  • Experience leading projects related to organisational performance, R&D, NPD, NPI, Quality Assurance or business improvement / change
  • Prior experience supporting Merger & Acquisition projects including an appreciation of their legal impact and the requirements for transfer of intellectual property
  • A business minded professional with strong operational and commercial skills. A management degree or MBA would be beneficial but is not essential.
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills
  • A proven track record implementing project management controls and mitigating risk for successful project delivery in line with targets for quality, cost and time.
  • Any experience with injection moulded products, single use devices, plastics or products produced in a sterile / clean room environment is a plus but not essential.

Offering a great work environment this exciting position comes from a business that really values its people. Company benefits include a free coach service from their local train stations increasing access from the local area, central and east London as well as an onsite subsidised canteen and an onsite nursery. Employee benefits include double matched contributory pension to 12% and private healthcare after your first year.

Please note the employer has implemented a number of measures to make sure their site is Covid Safe and is also currently offering employees the choice to work from home or onsite as they feel comfortable with this being continuously monitored by the business in line with government advice.

Long term the business is reviewing their work from home policy with greater flexibility expected to stay in place. Whilst this role is not open to complete remote working, the business are happy to consider applications from those that would require the flexibility to partially work from home.

To apply please submit your CV for consideration.