Engineering Project Manager

LocationUnited Kingdom


Job Title – Project Manager 

Industry - Pharmaceuticals

Location - Northern Belgium

Duration - 12 months

Start Date - 04/05/2020

Languages – English

About the Company

A fortune 500 healthcare company that primarily focuses on chronic and acute medical conditions.

Job Description


  • A very attractive position has arisen for a driven and pragmatic engineering project manager at a worldwide healthcare company.
  • Working in the pharmaceutical industry this role will primarily focus on delivering capital projects within the engineering sector.
  • You will work alongside a team of project managers and project engineers while reporting to the senior project manager.
  • Projects will be varied from automation/mechanical based installations (new process equipment); machine upgrades; utility improvements and small constructions.

Role Duties/Responsibilities

  • Comply with all corporate policies and external regulatory requirements
  • Raise CAPEX
  • Compile quality associated documentation (URSs / change controls / critical system drawings and system reference files).
  • Be responsible for the project planning from design through to construction and commissioning. Tasks will include management of project risk; resources; budget control and ensuring the project is completed on time to the required standards
  • Work closely with the purchasing department throughout the tendering process
  • Act as a liaison between stakeholders, designer and construction companies to ensure good communication of all activities
  • Manage day to day activities of the project
  • Manage EHS requirements and sub-contractors
  • Provide technical and project leadership in multi skilled teams
  • Lead design review meetings to promote innovation and discussion
  • Produce monthly reports and presentations for communication to the senior leadership team
  • Generate accurate financial forecast spending
  • Maintain overall picture of key deliverables across multiple projects
  • Achieve all GMP and quality process requirements
  • Interpret the customer requirements with working solutions
  • Engineer best practises to reduce energy and material waste
  • Be flexible in your approach and working hours (OT and weekend working will be expected from time to time)
  • Participate in validation drafting and implementation

Qualifications Requirements

Who we are looking for:
An experience project manager with a background in electrical or mechanical engineering. The successful candidate will hold at least HNC/HND qualifications in an engineering discipline however this is not essential as proven experience will be considered.


  • Be a strong leader with exceptional communication skills
  • Knowledge of UK’s GMPs and current industry pharmaceutical practice is preferred
  • Demonstrate experience in managing pharmaceutical or FMCG projects from cradle to grave
  • Able to work under pressure and prioritise workloads for the needs of the business
  • Ability to achieve consensus through debate and influence
  • Be an autonomous individual, action-orientated and empathetic
  • Microsoft Project skills
  • AutoCAD familiarisation

Experience in WFI/RO and general utilities would be advantage, knowledge in automation and electrical distribution systems is also ideal.

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