Associate Project Manager (FT/PT)

PsiOxus Therapeutics Ltd is an Oxford based development stage biotechnology company developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, with a focus on immunotherapeutic approaches.  At PsiOxus we are advancing our internal early and clinical stage candidates and establishing strategic partnerships with immune-oncology leaders to bring our cancer gene therapy products to patients.


The Role

In this newly created role the Associate Project Manager will be responsible for the management and coordination of activities within the Translational Medicine group, ensuring the timely delivery of data to inform decision-making and meet project goals and milestones. 

This is an office-based position located at our facility in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.  We would be pleased to accept applications for both full time (37.5 hrs/wk), and part time/flexible working arrangements.  Please state your preference (and working pattered if applicable) in your covering letter.

Key activities include (but are not limited to):

  • Supporting the team with project management of multiple assay development and patient sample analysis activities.
  • Coordinating activities of, and interactions with, external contract testing laboratories.
  • Tracking and collating data generated by both the PsiOxus GxP labs and external vendors.
  • Liaising effectively with internal function project managers (eg Clinical, Research) to support cross-functional project activities.
  • Assisting with the management of and tracking of the departmental budget and translational project budgets.


The Person

We are looking for an enthusiastic, and highly motivated individual with a desire to learn and who wants to make a difference. Ideally you will be post graduate qualified and have at least 3 years' relevant experience with a demonstrable record of project delivery, preferably in a pharma/biotech setting.  Experience in scientific project management, including external vendor engagement is required together with excellent project management skills (MS Project advantageous, but not essential). 

You must have a clear, "can do" demonstrable team-oriented approach to your work as well as the ability to work independently as and when required.  Great organisational skills and the ability to coordinate and integrate a number of parallel activities is a must.  You should be able to consider options and risks, formulate project plans and present them to the group in an actionable way.  You will also have the ability to understand and respond to project and business requirements, and have the credibility to both challenge and influence where appropriate.  You will be a highly effective communicator, both orally and in writing, and be able to represent the Translational Medicine group when interacting with external stakeholders and vendors.


In return we offer an attractive remuneration package including salary, pension, private healthcare and other benefits. To apply please click here for the Apply button to upload your CV and covering letter.


The closing date for applications is 23 August 2019, however applications will be evaluated in the order that they are received. You are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible.