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Project Manager - Synergy

Hampshire, Southampton
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8 Mar 2024

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Job Title: Project Manager - Synergy

Location: Southampton, UK

Salary: £35,000

contract: Permanent

work pattern: On site

Synergy are currently working with a world-leading Consumer goods organisation located in Southampton with a vacancy for a Project Manager. you will play a pivotal role in project planning and initiation, customer liaison, supply chain management, and continuous improvement. you will have the opportunity to contribute to process improvements and stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in sensory science and project management methodologies. It is important that the role holder is passionate about project management, sensory science, and customer satisfaction.

Synergy, part of SRG, offer a range of scientific solutions to different Clients in the Life Sciences sector. We can offer a competitive salary, a range of excellent benefits and access to training & development opportunities within the role.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders, such as R&D, marketing, and quality assurance teams, to define project objectives, scope, and deliverables.
  • Collaborate with internal operations team to ensure all planning, prioritisation and materials/resources are in place ahead of project go-live.
  • Develop comprehensive project plans, including timelines and resource requirements.
  • Conduct regular project status meetings, provide updates to stakeholders, and address any project-related issues or concerns.
  • Act as the central point of contact for all project-related activities, facilitating communication and collaboration between client and operations.
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure alignment on project goals, timelines, and resource allocation.
  • Collaborate with sensory scientists, sensory technicians, statisticians, and other team members to define sensory methodologies, sample preparation, and data collection processes.
  • Present project results and recommendations to stakeholders, management, and cross-functional teams.

  • Experienced in sensory science, project management, or a related field.
  • Knowledge of sensory evaluation techniques, experimental design, and statistical analysis.
  • Proven experience in project management, preferably in a sensory research or consumer goods environment.
  • Proficiency in using project management software and tools.
  • Excellent organisational and multitasking skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities to address project challenges and risks.
  • Ability to analyse and communicate statistical data to key stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Detail-orientated mindset with a focus on accuracy and quality.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet project deadlines.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and ethical guidelines related to sensory research is desirable.

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Every day, we help high-calibre scientists, clinical professionals and engineers of all levels build great careers. We are dedicated to providing the best solutions for the broad-based science community, whether temporary or permanent recruitment, cutting-edge managed solutions, or contract scientific and clinical services through Synergy, our unique CRO.


We have established relationships with world-class leaders and small-scale start-ups alike. Our clients value our in-depth regional knowledge developed through our presence across the UK and Europe, and our national exposure that means we offer jobseekers an unrivalled range of career opportunities.



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