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Global Program Director

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
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Closing date
15 Feb 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time

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Do you have a strong Program Management background working across Pharmaceutical Research and Development (R&D), with knowledge and experience of the drug development process from discovery to commercialization and lifecycle management? If so, this exciting opportunity for a Global Program Director could be the opportunity you are looking for.

Our client is a Global Pharmaceutical business with their UK Headquarters based in Berkshire. The position is hybrid and the Global Program Director will be expected to be on site in London or Berkshire 3 days per week.


Your duties as the Global Program Director will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. The Global Program Director works closely with the Medicine Development Leader, Global Medical Affairs Lead and the Commercial Lead to lead a global cross-functional matrix team, focussed on the development and/or lifecycle management of quality products.

2. You will manage, drive and track progress, identify and manage any variances to the plan baselines and risks to realize opportunities and/or avoid delays. As the Global Program Director you will have the ability and experience to manage any development asset from discovery through to life cycle management.

3. Lead and facilitate preparation of documentation for Governance / Stage Gate Decisions including new business cases. Summarize key data supporting program progression. Propose options for investment to Senior Executives (e.g., plan options with different timings, costs, and/or risks / opportunities) with a clear recommendation on the preferred option.

4. Lead and manage special projects and/or programs as and when business need requires. Coach more junior members of the team and have the potential for line management responsibilities.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Global Program Director we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. The successful candidate will be degree qualified within a Life Science or Physical Science related discipline, coupled with a Project Management Professional (PMP) or Program Management Professional (PgMP) or equivalent, such as PRINCE2 Practitioner.

2. Proven industry experience working within a Pharmaceutical R&D environment, with demonstrated cross-functional project or program management experience.

3. Knowledge and experience of the drug development process from discovery to commercialization and lifecycle management.

Key Words: Program Manager | Program Director | Pharmaceutical | R&D | Drug Development | PMP

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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Company info
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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