Project Manager

We are looking for a Project Manager with a proven ability to take ownership of projects and drive them to successful completion. 

Our ideal candidate will have excellent people skills to coordinate work between Client projects, Configuration and Computer System Validation teams, as well as GMP and biotechnology sector experience.

This is a unique position to help Autolomous support the cell and gene therapy industry, with clients in the UK, Europe and US. The permanent position is based at Autolomous’ London office.

Apply to join Autolomous in challenging the status quo and finding innovative ways to equip advanced therapy manufacturers with the systems they will need to future-proof their business –

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Assume day to day responsibility for the management of software delivery projects working in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
  • Facilitate internal configuration projects to further expand the development of the AutoloMATE software platform
  • Support internal teams to deploy Autolomous’ software
  • Lead cross-functional interaction to ensure customer services are delivered to excellent standards
  • Facilitate day-to-day communication, arrange and lead conference calls with clients
  • Develop project controls in line with Autolomous’ project management framework
  • Utilise and provide constructive feedback for improvement to project management tools

The baseline for our ideal candidate:

  • Project management certifications/qualifications (PMP, Prince2 or equivalent) 
  • Proven industry experience in a PM role (minimum 4+ years), ideally within the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology industries
  • Proven stakeholder management experience
  • Ability and willingness to critically and constructively assess project requirements and progress
  • Organisational and time-management skills and attention to detail
  • Pragmatic problem-solving skills and an inclination for process improvement
  • Prior experience in a PM lead capacity where you routinely conducted workshops
  • Ability and desire to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
  • Experience utilising Smartsheet, MS Project, Excel, or other project organisational tools
  • Willingness to travel – must be flexible to travel between locations as required

It’s a plus if you:

  • Have experience with managing Innovate UK projects
  • Have previously worked in a GMP environment and have a good understanding of advanced therapy manufacturing processes
  • Have proven relationship management in the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology industries
  • Have experience specifically with medical and pharmaceutical laboratory production processes
  • Have experience, history or desire on taking ownership of a concept, product or feature from inception until the end
  • Have experience utilising a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

What we offer:

  • Full immersion in a fast-moving startup guided by an experienced mentor
  • The ability to explore the latest and most exciting technologies
  • Flexible working hours
About us
Autolomous is the market-leading developer of critical manufacturing management systems for advanced therapies. Autolomous internationally deploys fully integrated, digitised and automated supply chain software solutions.
These solutions utilise emerging technologies such as Distributed Ledger technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) to ensure compliance with current and future regulatory requirements e.g. FDA 21 CFR part 11 and EU Annex 11.
As a result, Autolomous enables manufacturers to reduce costs and deliver advanced therapies to more patients. Autolomous’ platform, AutoloMATE®, is a business-critical, robust digital solution increasing efficiency, scalability and process streamlining of GMP manufacturing and product release of advanced therapies.
We have a proven track record on deploying the AutoloMATE® platform to a variety of commercial entities – UCL (UK Academia), Advent Bioservices (UK CDMO), Glycostem (Dutch Allogeneic Manufacturer), Bio-Techne (US CDMO), Achilles Therapeutics (UK Nasdaq-listed Manufacturer), within industry-leading delivery timelines.
Successfully engaged with the wider CGT ecosystem, having created 8 external system integrations with key suppliers within the industry (Becton Dickinson, Beckman Coulter, Ideagen, Maxcyte, ChemoMetec, Okta, LabWare, Fresenius).
Autolomous is headquartered in London. The company was founded in 2019 by four professionals with a combined experience covering fifty years in advanced therapies and medical practice and thirty-five years in technology, software and business.