CT289_2_2019 - Interim Engineering Project Manager

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Posted: 29/11/2019 12:28
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Competitive
Location: Stevenage
Level: Manufacturing Centre
Deadline: 06/03/2020 17:00
Hours: 37.50
Benefits: Competitive
Job Type: Fixed Term

Purpose of Role:

The purpose of this role is to facilitate CGT Catapult’s relationship with collaborators through the facility modification. Also, to manage other engineering lead projects related to the continuous improvement of the CGT Catapult manufacturing centre and the cell and gene therapy cluster.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage Projects, from inception to completion in accordance to CGT Catapult’s project policy and stage gate process.
  • Work effectively both as a team member and a team leader to effectively deliver the project objectives of scope, budget, and program.
  • Develop and deliver accurate and professional business cases to support capital project proposals.
  • Produce and communicate to all stakeholders regular forecasts of budget and schedule.
  • Develop accurate Project Initiation and Cap-Ex request documents to seek business approval and funding.
  • Develop project cost estimates and maintain cost accuracy throughout project life cycle.
  • Define, monitor and maintain project programs through design, construction, commissioning and validation phases to agreed completion targets.
  • Develop technically sound User Requirement Specification and other Engineering Projects documentation.
  • Develop detailed and well defined project scope and pro-actively manage the scope through project delivery.
  • Ensure relevant industry, safety and construction standards are complied with in accordance with CGT Catapult and statutory requirements.
  • Continuously look to innovate and improve systems, plant and operations at the CGT Catapult manufacturing centre.
  • Be flexible and accountable to deliver projects within tight timelines with high precision, e.g. during shutdowns.
  • Efficiently use health and safety risk assessments, HAZOPs, HAZIDs, work permit in projects as applicable.
  • Consistent and timely compliance to CGT Catapult’s quality management policy, QA risk assessment and change control.
  • Develop and maintain a detailed project Risk, Action, Decision log throughout a project’s life cycle.


  • Proven experience of working within a GMP environment, preferably in cell and gene therapy.
  • Proven engineering project management in the biologics contract manufacturing, or similar industry.

Knowledge / Skills / Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Resilient and able to work well under pressure, able to prioritise a heavy workload and work both reactively and pro-actively.
  • Organised and accurate with a strong focus on attention to detail.
  • Excellent people skills with the ability to interact with a wide range of customer needs.
  • Strong influencing and leadership skills.
  • Keeps up to date with professional knowledge, expertise and best practice.
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility and build rapport and trust.
  • A good team player with a hands-on approach.

Education / Qualifications:

  • Degree qualified  in a relevant engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • Project management qualification (.e. Prince 2 practitioner).


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