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Project Manager - Pharma (GMP)

  • Location:

    Leiden, Netherlands

  • Contact:

    Nicol Heijtbrink

  • Job type:

    Temp to Perm

  • Contact phone:

    +31 (0)20 406 97 50

  • Industry:

    Pharmaceutical , Life Sciences

  • Contact email:

Do you have extensive project management experience within capital projects in Supply Chain, R&D, Distribution Offices and would you like to apply your knowledge in the pharmaceutical industry in Leiden?
We are searching for a suitable project manager to manage projects related to analytical equipment in a manufacturing GMP environment. Interested? Read on!

Job Description

For one of our pharmaceutical clients in Leiden, one of the leading biotech companies with expertise in the manufacturing of vaccines & antibodies for infectious diseases, We are searching for a suitable project manager to drive the design and deployment of small/medium size capital projects related to analytical equipment and to be a strategic partner with the engineering organization and the project manager office.


  • Lead a project's conceptual phase in close collaboration with business stakeholders to deliver strategic solutions that are in line with the company's strategy.
  • To drive the project, define and lead a multidisciplinary team (internal/external).
  • Ascertain that policies, procedures, statutory and regulatory requirements, as well as customer specifications, are met.
  • Assist the business in clarifying process flows, developing the business case, and defending the project at various decision levels.
  • Develop and monitor the budget and approval process to ensure that project schedules, budgets, procedures, and revenues are met.
  • Create, maintain, and present written reports on project status, risks, costs, issues, and performance against established targets on a regular basis to keep senior management informed.
  • Ensure that the project's EHS&S, GMP, and finance policies and procedures are followed.
  • Select QC personnel will be mentored and trained in the best Project Management practices and processes.


  • Bachelor or Masters degree required, preferably in a scientific field;
  • 3-6 years experience within project management is required, within Pharma, Supply Chain, R&D or Distribution Offices
  • Preferably experience in a pharmaceutical environment and good knowledge of GMP;
  • Analytical knowledge is preferred;
  • Demonstrable experience with project management and governance structures;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Able to work independently;
  • Flexible and accurate;
  • Good organizational capabilities;
  • Professional proficiency in English;
  • Valid EU work permit is a must


  • Contract: temporary project through Oxford for 3-6 months;
  • Salary: €4200- €5300 gross monthly based on education/ experience;
  • Holidays: 25 (+12)
  • Working hours: full-time, 32 hours discussable
  • Region: Leiden
  • Vacancy number: 19038