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Huddersfield (Hybrid working) with some global travel




AGILITY – do you have the flexibility and decisiveness to drive change?

ENTREPRENEURSHIP – will you thrive in one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical businesses in Europe?

INTEGRITY – we are driven by trust, respect, and honesty, are you?

ONE STADA – communication and teamwork, it’s our path into the future together.


About the Company:


Thornton & Ross is part of the STADA group. The company focuses on a two-pillar strategy consisting of generics, including specialty pharmaceuticals and non-prescription consumer health products. Worldwide, STADA Arzneimittel AG sells its products in approximately 120 countries. With a long-standing heritage rooted in pharmacies, we continue to be a reliable and trustworthy partner and help people regain and protect a dignified and able life.


If you are ready for new challenges where you can make a difference to people’s health, you have come to the right place. We are looking for people with a great attitude and passion, who care about making a difference in the world.


About the Role:


The role holder is responsible for leading cross-functional global project teams through a stage-gate process to ensure delivery of projects on-time, in-full and within budget with full end to end project responsibility from idea generation to launch. Primarily focused on NPD launches for liquid products such as our leading disinfectant Zoflora, manufactured locally in our liquids Centre of Excellence at Linthwaite, which are been developed in the UK for multiple international market launches.


On a day-to-day basis you will:


  • Manage complex NPD/EPD projects of £1-10M in value for multiple market launches
  •  Lead and coordinate the work stream leaders and where appropriate 3rd party suppliers to ensure their inputs into the project are delivered to specification, time and budget
  • Collaborate with the UK development team and internal functions such as portfolio management, local and global regulatory affairs, medical and clinical affairs, Business Units and affiliates as well as external partners like CDMOs
  • Creation and maintenance of project plans regarding time, scope and resources and corresponding status reports. 
  • Manage the project scope with holistic view on the project (requirement collection, define and agree the scope, manage integrated scope changes aligned with key project team stakeholder – e.g.: TPP) 
  • Risk analysis and escalation 
  • Support of the Head of Global Project Management and other project managers in the STADA PMO community in process improvements for international projects 



About You:


At STADA we talk about diversity as Uniqueness. Everyone is unique and we recognise our differences as a strength. Our values Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Agility and One STADA ensure our uniqueness thrives, enabling us to care for people’s health as a trusted partner. Empower your Uniqueness, bring your whole self to STADA. If you’re keen to add value and see results, thrive in a busy fast paced environment and have the can-do spirit that’s spearheading our success, bring those qualities, with the following:


  • A strong track record in project management leading NPD projects within a FMCG environment, preferably within OTC or health & beauty markets.
  • Ideally a relevant Degree/PM certification
  • Commercial acumen and a sound understanding of business and different functions with regard to the delivery of NPD, including operating with 3rd party suppliers.
  • Good knowledge of pharmaceutical product development processes and regulatory procedures
  • Strong internal and external stakeholder management skills and able to build effective working relationships with third party suppliers, factory teams, brand teams and commercial teams.



What’s in it for you?


Rewarding our employees is important to us, which is why we offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:


  • An opportunity to work for a leading consumer health care business and make a positive impact to our consumers whilst gaining global project management experience
  • Great working environment at our Huddersfield site based in our recently redeveloped, stunning modern canal side mill setting in Slaithwaite, Huddersfield
  • Competitive base salary
  • Car allowance
  • Private health care cover
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) and the opportunity to buy an additional 5 days leave.
  • Generous Company Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Annual company performance-based bonus.
  • Employee Assistance Programme



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