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- Posted on 11th October 2017

Project Manager

Project Manager

Location: Oxford, UK

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full Time

Travel: May be occasionally required (UK & International) e.g. for tradeshows and to partner sites

Salary:  £40k+ depending on experience + Benefits

Description & Requirements

We seek an experienced Project Manager to manage and deliver development projects for Mirada Medical’s leading edge medical imaging software products. Working closely with the onsite project teams, the Project Manager will be responsible for estimation, planning, monitoring and control of individual projects and working with the various departments to schedule and allocate resources according to the project portfolio.

Reporting to the Software Development Manager, the successful candidate will have familiarity of software development within a regulated environment and ideally experience of working within a small company.

Job summary

The Software Development department is responsible for the delivery of medical software products sold directly to end users under Mirada’s brand, integrated in other vendors’ solutions or custom built as contracted. The department collaborates with the Quality and Regulatory department to ensure that products are manufactured to the required standards for the countries where they are sold, and with the Science and Product Management departments to ensure all Mirada products contain the required functionality and satisfies the users’ needs.

The Project Manager is responsible for the day to day management of the various projects within the Software Development department, ensuring they progress according to plan. They will coordinate and lead the projects using agile, iterative or waterfall methods depending on the needs of the project and team to achieve the best results. The Project Manager is responsible for estimation, planning, monitoring and control of individual projects and working with the various departments to schedule and allocate resources according to the priorities in the project portfolio.

Main duties and responsibilities

Functional

  • Leading the project team to deliver projects to time, quality and budget.
  • Running projects using agile or iterative development methodologies as appropriate for the context of the project.
  • Creating and maintaining project plans and relevant documentation
  • Monitoring and controlling projects via project meetings and phase reviews as required
  • Working with project team members, including other departments (e.g. Science, RAQA and Product Management) to create estimates for projects
  • Ensuring projects have appropriate resources allocated, prioritizing as required
  • Reporting project status to management/committees as required
  • Other reasonable tasks as requested by the Software Development Manager

Management

  • Leading by example, advocating company policies and processes
  • Driving and implementing improvements to the engineering practices
  • Clarifying expectations, providing feedback, praise and recognition
  • Empowering staff to self-drive their learning and development
  • Appropriately filtering and accurately cascading information in a consistent and timely manner
  • Delegating tasks responsibly and encouraging autonomy
  • May line manage or contribute to the assessment of team members - Reviewing and supporting staff progress and following the relevant formal procedures:
    • the probation review
    • monthly one to one meeting
    • the performance appraisal

 

Essential Skills and Behaviours

  • Experience of working within a regulated environment
  • Practical project management experience using agile and iterative development methods.
  • Excellent knowledge of software development processes and best practice
  • Knowledge of estimation techniques
  • Experience of managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills, with ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate with team members in various locations
  • Ability to communicate with technical and scientific team members, both verbally and in writing.

 

Advantageous Skills and Behaviours

  • Professional project management training or qualification from an appropriate body (E.g. APM, PMI)
  • Degree or equivalent in relevant subject (E.g. Computing, Science, Software)
  • Experience of working within a medical software company
  • Familiarity in a related clinical domain or with medical software systems
  • Working knowledge of a risk management technique, such as FMEA or FMEcA.

Interactions

Internal

  • Project team members, including Analysts, Product Managers, Testers, Scientists and Software Engineers
  • Quality and Regulatory Assurance
  • Marketing, Customer Service groups
  • Project committees

External

  • Business partners and re-sellers, usually from a technical perspective.

Quality management

Mirada Medical operates within the medical devices and healthcare domain which is a regulated environment. All Mirada employees are expected to work to policies and procedures defined within Mirada’s quality management system and in adherence to relevant quality standards. All employees within Mirada Medical are expected to take responsibility for the quality of their work, to help meet customer requirements and to assist in resolving quality issues and identifying improvement opportunities.

About Mirada Medical

Originally spun-out of Oxford University, Mirada is a prominent global brand in the medical imaging world, based in Oxford centre. We build cutting-edge software that helps doctors diagnose and treat cancer. The Mirada team consists of developers, scientists, commercial and operational people who are passionate about contributing their skills towards developments in the medical world.

Company Culture

Mirada Medical values staff as the company’s greatest asset.  Our objective is to deliver exceptional products and service to our customers; we recognise that every member of Mirada helps make this possible. Diversity and individuality are celebrated qualities in our workplace. Innovation and inspiration are encouraged and supported with autonomy and teamwork.

Available Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 paid bank holidays
  • Performance based bonus
  • 3% company contribution-matching pension
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunity to buy or sell annual leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Refreshments provide

How to Apply

For a full job description, and to apply for this position email recruitment@mirada-medical.com

Please note that Mirada is unable to sponsor any visa applications for this position. Candidates must already possess the necessary permissions to attend interview, reside and work in the UK. Mirada will not accept applications via recruitment agencies.