Operations Project Manager

Job Summary

We are an award-winning medical device company that specialises in the design and manufacture of innovative textile-based implantable medical devices. As part of our ongoing growth we have a number of projects across the company that need to be managed and reviewed. We are now looking to recruit an Operations Project Manager to develop and co-ordinate a company-wide Operations Plan and to assist in ensuring all projects are delivered on time and within budget.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Develop and co-ordinate a company-wide Operations Plan.
  2. Ensure the Operations Plan is kept up-to-date by liaising with other managers and project managers and working closely with colleagues to ensure milestones and projects are delivered to agreed timescales.
  3. Ensure that forthcoming non-development projects are planned and resourced adequately and review resources for ongoing projects.
  4. Actively project manage a selection of projects, as advised by the Production and Compliance Directors.
  5. Manage any resource overlaps with Development projects and ensure any conflicts are communicated to all concerned parties.
  6. Review project management systems for Operations projects and suggest / implement any improvements.
  7. Mentor / train other project managers across the company with differing levels of project management experience.
  8. Compile and present project / programme updates at the monthly Operations meeting.
  9. Ensure budgets for any projects / programmes are confirmed and adhered to.
  10. Undertake any other duties as may be requested by the Production Director.

Essential Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Previous project management experience and training in recognised project management techniques.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the key features of good practice in project management evidenced by real examples.
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to work to deadlines across multiple simultaneous projects.
  • A good level of general education e.g., degree calibre or equivalent.

Desirable Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Experience in a medical device company.
  • Experience of using relevant project management software.
  • Previous knowledge/experience of working in an environment with quality standards such as ISO 9001 and ISO 13845.

Essential Skills and Behaviours

  • Excellent people skills and the ability to positively influence a number of stakeholders.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good IT skills and ability to use MS Office packages.
  • Must be highly motivated and demonstrate drive and personal commitment towards the role.
  • Must be able to work both as part of a team (including cross-functional teams) and individually.

Company Values

  • Integrity
  • Quality
  • Flexibility
  • Creativity
  • Respect


  • c£37k

To Apply

  • Send a copy of your CV and a covering letter of application to hr@xiros.co.uk.

Closing Date:   25th January 2018

No Agencies Please

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