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Technical Operations Project Scheduler

Technical Operations Project Scheduler

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    about 1 month ago

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    12 months

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An expanding global pharmaceutical have gone through extensive growth and transformation within the global manufacturing network. This established life science organisation has an impressive portfolio of both branded and generic products which they are actively growing through both acquisition and organic growth.

The Technical Operations will be responsible for the technical oversight of all third party manufacturing partners in the company. The Technical Operations Project Scheduler will play a critical role in ensuring the timely execution of all Technical Operations projects related to our scope. They collaborate closely with scientists, engineers, supply chain professionals, quality professionals and other stakeholders to create and maintain finite project schedules. These schedules will drive focused execution and allow for appropriate resource allocation within the Department and with out integral. This will include New Product Introductions, Process Validations and Technology Transfers. The products we If you have an eye for detail and a passion for contributing to the development and delivery of medicines to patients.


Project Schedule Development:

  • Create and Maintain Schedules: Develop detailed project schedules using industry-standard tools (e.g., Microsoft Project)
  • Resource Allocation: Coordinate with team leads to allocate resources effectively
  • Risk Assessment: Identify potential scheduling risks and conflicts and propose mitigation strategies

Task Coordination and Tracking:

  • Task Assignments: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assign tasks and track progress
  • Critical Path Analysis: Monitor critical activities and adjust schedules as needed
  • Meeting Participation: Attend project meetings to provide schedule updates and insights

Communication and Reporting:

  • Stakeholder Engagement: Communicate schedule changes to project stakeholders
  • Status Reports: Prepare regular status reports, highlighting milestones, delays, and dependencies
  • Integration with Project Management: Work closely with project managers to align schedules with overall project goals

Quality Assurance and Compliance:

  • Compliance Checks: Ensure adherence to regulatory requirements and internal quality standards
  • Documentation Control: Maintain accurate records of schedule changes and versions
  • Process Improvement: Continuously seek ways to enhance scheduling processes

Pharmaceutical-Specific Considerations:

  • Project Timelines: Understand the unique requirements and timelines for technology transfers, process validations, design control for combination products, regulatory submissions, and product launches
  • GMP Compliance: Ensure schedules align with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) guidelines


  • 3 - 5 years experience in a project scheduling in and pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical or medical device industry
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., Engineering, Life Sciences, or Project Management)
  • Proficiency in project management software (e.g., Microsoft Project)
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry processes and regulations
The Next Step for you:
Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to RAQUEL LOURENCO from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on 00 353 1 649 8537.
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