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Head of Programme Managmenet - Cell Therapy

Central London   •  £75000 - £90000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

HRS are searching for an experienced Head of Programme Management to join a leading Cell and Gene Therapy organisation, based in the London area. As the Head of Programme Management you will be managing a team of programme and project managers to deliver on cutting edge projects in the cell and gene therapy space.

This is a 12 month contract, with some flexibility in home/office working.


Your duties as the Interim Head of Programme Management will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Provide leadership for the Project Portfolio Management Group, including direct line management of the scientific programme management team managers. with the aim to successful delivery projects within agreed timelines and budgets

2. Provide senior stakeholder management both internally and externally, challenging ideas and deliverables when needed.

3. Ensure delivery of projects within timelines and budgets, with accurate reporting

4. The Head of Programme Management will provide mentoring, drive excellence and give scientific guidance.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Interim Head of Programme Management we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant PhD or equivalent in a life science subject including Biochemical Engineering, Cell Biology, Immunology, Regenerative Medicine etc. A Post Doc is advantageous.

2. Proven industry experience in a Programme Director or similar position, overseeing the management of multi-disciplinary teams, focusing on cell therapy, gene therapy, biologics, drud development projects of similar.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with in the Biologics or Cell and Gene Therapy field is required. A proven ability to consistently deliver projects to time, cost and quality standards.

Key Words: Project Director, Cell Therapy, Gene Therapy, ATMP, Regenerative Medicine, Programme Manager, Head of Programme, Programme Director, London

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Hyper Recruitment Solutions
  • Contact: Despina Kefala
  • Phone: 0203 910 2980
  • Reference: J5634380
  • Posted: 29th January 2021
  • Expires: 26th February 2021

Hyper Recruitment Solutions

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