Project Management Executive - Intertek1534

Job Information

Job Title: Project Management Executive
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Job Category: Project Management
Job Location: Melbourn

Do you have a good academic background in chemistry or prior laboratory experience with an awareness of cGMP regulations and pharmacopoeia?

Are you looking to develop your career in project management? 

Do you want to be part of a fast-growing, dynamic, successful team in a FTSE 100 company?


The Project Management Executive will be the primary liaison with the client for the entire duration of the project and beyond, to support sales objectives, deliver timely, high quality, value added projects, define technical scope of projects and work in close consultation with all parties on pricing, quotation development and delivery commitment.

Key accountabilities of the Project Management Executive will be:

To provide support to the senior project manager and the project management team with organisation and administration, monitoring progress (KPI’s) against pre-agreed milestones (internal and external),  managing risk, assisting with reporting requirements. 

Ensures that project deliverables are clearly defined and established with the client and monitors project set up including preparation of the project documentation, protocol writing and review and assessment of any equipment/consumable requirements.

Have an understanding of the background to each client project, details on the intended purpose of the drug as well as an oversight as to where the analysis requested fits in the overall client drug development program.  

Stakeholder management, progress updates and resolving queries.

Organising and attending project meetings; producing minutes, actions, risks and issue logs.

Works with all team members to resolve technical queries raised both internally and externally during the course of the project.

Monitors in-process activities and keeps management informed on a regular basis to include as a minimum the following metrics: 

Testing and report turnaround times

On-time delivery

The Project Management Executive is a full-time permanent role based in Cambridge, the heartland of the UK’s pharma and biotech industry is Intertek Melbourn. Situated close to Royston, the A10 and the M11, with excellent train links, means commuting ease.

The health and safety of employees is paramount to Intertek. Intertek UK encourage their employees to adopt and pursue healthy lifestyle options, providing enhanced annual leave and offering a Total Wellness package of health and wellbeing services to support this approach for their colleagues. 

Intertek’s passionate and entrepreneurial culture inspires employees to be Ever Better, to own and shape their future, whilst giving them the freedom, power and tools to develop a learning and development pathway that is unique to them. From their unique Skills for Success management and leadership development programme, which enables employees to gain skills and recognised qualifications to deliver 10X Performance, to Learning Leadership Labs that allow a learning experience for new and future leaders to support innovation and engage their people through collaborative quality conversations, Intertek has amazing opportunities waiting just for you!

Intertek rewards its people equitably for their responsibilities, performance, potential and contribution to the business.  This includes for every employee an enhanced Maternity & Adoption Benefits package of up to 16 weeks full pay, flexible solutions for returning to work, a pension scheme and life assurance package up to 6 times annual salary. Aligned to their 10X Energies, which help define their winning behaviour, they also recognise and reward their employees via a colleague to colleague recognition programme.


Educated to a Higher Education Level (or equivalent) in a relevant area, i.e. chemistry or equivalent with laboratory experience

Knowledge of project management principles, but not essential as this will be developed within the role

Excellent presentation skills

Awareness of cGMP regulations and pharmacopoeia to ensure that work carried out by the Company is performed according to these requirements wherever relevant.

Experience working on or managing biologics projects would be advantageous

Confident communicator (written/ oral) and able to build rapport, quickly and effectively

Excellent time management, organisational and IT literacy skills (Microsoft Office).

Ability to demonstrate exceptional customer service

Highly energised mindset with willingness and desire to learn and adapt individually


Global pioneers in the Quality Assurance industry, they are the only company in the world that delivers – on a truly global scale – a fully integrated portfolio of Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification services.

Located in 1,000+ laboratories and offices across the world.

Their innovation-led, Total Quality Assurance (‘TQA’) proposition helps organisations operate safely, effectively and with complete peace of mind in an increasingly complex, fast-changing world across all industries.

A focused strategy and culture that gives employees the right platform to grow and develop their careers


Please provide a CV, Covering Letter (outlining your suitability for the role) and salary expectations to  including the reference Intertek1534. All candidates will be required to confirm eligibility to work in the UK before starting employment.

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Intertek operates a preferred supplier arrangement and we do not accept unsolicited approaches from agencies  


30th July 2021