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Research & Development Project Leader

Lincolnshire   •  £27000 - £30000 per annum + + Benefits  •  Permanent, Full time


A fast-moving pharmaceutical company has a new opportunity for a Research & Development Project leader to join their team. You will take responsibility for the activities in the Research and Development team, including the technical development and improvement of existing products, the creation of new products and processes, along with the project management tasks associated with these activities. You will require a scientific-based degree as well as project management experience.

Duties to include:

  • Take ownership of, the research & development projects assigned by the Research & Development manager
  • Collect and interpret data associated with R&D projects
  • Maintain full, accurate and retrievable records of projects and related project management documentation
  • Effectively plan research & development projects, with support from colleagues
  • Organise the testing of prototypes
  • Support problem solving and continuous improvement activities
  • Adhere to all relevant requirements in the creation of new products
  • Support the creative process and the generation of new product ideas
  • Maintain all R&D systems and records, as specified in department and company SOPs
  • Liaise with other business functions, in the commercial launch or new products
  • Implement new technologies into new products
  • In conjunction with the R&D manager, proactively drive the improvement of the Research & Development team and its processes

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Scientific/Technical qualifications / experience preferred, but not essential (an undergraduate degree in the sciences, mathematics, engineering, or related subjects, would be an advantage)
  • Project management and ownership skills
  • Good IT skills including the use of Microsoft Office products
  • Full UK/EU driving licence

Personal attributes:

  • Personal drive and self-motivation
  • Good time management skills
  • Good project management skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Good planning and recording skills
  • Fluent spoken and written English


You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7613
  • Posted: 11th January 2023
  • Expires: 8th February 2023

Cranleigh Scientific

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