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Software Project Manager

Reports to: Head of Software Delivery

Location: Ipswich based

Role:

To scope, plan, manage and deliver software releases undertaken within the Software Development Team. To provide support or to assist in the management of Projects elsewhere in the business, as needs dictate.

Other key facets:

§  Requirement Capture and recording

§  Engagement in UnMet Needs processes

§  Maintenance of the SD Team Workstack

§  Communication of the Release Schedule to the business

§  Communication of each Release’s content to the business

§  Reports to the Head of Software Delivery

People

§  Work with others in the team to achieve effective use of resources

§  Work with others in the team to develop technical skills

Process

§  Establish and improve delivery processes, direct and in-direct, aligned to business strategy focusing on innovation and efficiency. Introduce and support the adoption of Project Management best practices wherever appropriate.

 Customers

§  Contribute to technical engagements with internal customers and to organise the department to be customer focused

§  Ensure all projects/engagements are controlled and run in accordance with governance

Financials

§  Contribute to Project Management budget preparation and management

§  Contribute to Dept/Operation budget preparation and management

Key responsibilities:

The Software Project Manager is responsible for:

§  Capturing new requirements as they arise from other parts of the business.

§  Collating and managing these requirements into the SD Workstack.

§  Scoping, planning, managing and delivering the output of the SD team into coherent releases that allow the development of the business’ objectives. These deliveries will follow a timeboxed approach and form part of a year-by-year delivery roadmap.

§  Delivery of software releases to the business’ operational and customer facing platforms.

§  Communicating the planned releases and content to the rest of the business.

Experience, Skills & Qualifications

Required:

The Software Project Manager will have a proven track record of delivering software projects and helping to lead technical teams to successfully implement projects leading to business value/benefits realisation.

§  Demonstrated success in a Delivery or Project Management role

§  Experience of formal project cycle planning techniques

§  Experience of Scrum/Agile/BDD practices

§  Experience of working with technical teams

The Software Project Manager will have at least 2 years’ experience of delivering projects in a mixture of business and technical areas.

Useful:

Skills :

§  Planning and communicating delivery strategy

§  Relationship building ability

§  Listening skills

§  Ability to be self motivated

§  Good time management practices

§  Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Project Management qualification such as Scrum master, PRINCE2, APM

Personal Specifications:

§  Being flexible

§  Being analytical

§  Being collaborative

§  Problem solving

§  Negotiating

§  Project management

§  Planning

§  Multitasking

§  Being persistent

§  Being confident

§  Being open minded

§  Being willing and helpful

§  Being approachable

Start Date: July/August 2015

You must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship to apply for with position.

To apply for this position please email your CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability for the position to recruitment@evaluategroup.com


HR & Office Manager

Reports to: Head of HR

Location: London Office

Role:

We are seeking a dynamic, intelligent and committed candidate to become the HR & Office Manager based at the London Head Office. You will line manage the office team but also have individual responsibility for Human Resources administration aspects, and Recruitment. Most importantly lead on the welfare of the whole staff team.

Experience in SME environment will be an advantage but not essential but a background of HR and Office Management is certainly essential.

You will be responsible for the Office Management of 80 London based staff and remote staff when required and provide executive administrative support to members Senior Management. HR administration day to day management, assisting Head of HR in strategy execution and communications.

This is a hands-on role in a fast paced environment, experience in a similar role is required.

Key Responsibilities:

§  Line Management - Overseeing one office junior and one Administrator.

§  HR day to day management:

Recruitment & Selection

o   Process Business cases for approval and authorisation

o   Identify potential resourcing solutions External recruitment/Consultant/Internal

o   Interviews booking and communication

o   T & C/offer/on boarding

o   Induction and follow through

Employee Relations

o   Act as the first line of contact in Human Resources for any employee relations issues involving employees at all levels of the business.

o   Ensure that the Head of HR is made aware of any employee relations issues that arise as appropriate.

o   Support, develop and coach people managers to manage employee relations issues using policies, procedures and best practice, ideally resolving issues where possible informally.

Personal Development Review & Appraisals

o   Responsible for ensuring that specific Personal Development Reviews’ and Appraisals are in place across the organisation

o   Capture learning and development needs and process requests in line with budget and requirements

Developing Others

o   Support the Administrator & Office Junior with their personal and professional development, ensuring that they are appropriately involved in operational issues and project work as appropriate.

Reward & Remuneration

o   Support the Head of HR & Finance team with the Salary Review Process

Projects / Initiatives & Strategy

o   Support, partner and develop the Administrator to support the implementation of HR Projects and initiatives where appropriate.

Administration, Systems & Records

o   To promote the use of HR systems policies and processes, challenging appropriately as necessary.

o   Manage exit processes for staff, carrying out exit interviews etc. and ensuring that any insight is fed back into the HR strategy

o   Advise managers on use of services of non-employees e.g. Consultants, Contractors, Temporary Workers etc. and support them to assess the value generated by such contractors

   §  Assisting Head of HR - with any other duties as required.

 §  Office Management – assist in Office Move logistics.  Supplier Management – negotiating best rates for company. Maintain all records of a contractual nature, Maintain all policies relating to HR, Maintain all policies relating to H&S, Facilities management. Liaise with building managing agent when required. Responsible for smooth running of the office: noticing where repairs/improvements are needed and resolving them, escalating issues to the Head of HR.

 §  Front of House - ensuring reception is tended to at all times and all calls are answered and client and staff areas are kept to a high standard at all times.

 §  Healthy and Safety Management - overseeing regular Fire risk assessments and ensuring all PAT testing log books are completed and up to date; carrying out First Aider duties and train designated Fire Wardens.

  §  Building Management and Security - being the main contact for the external key holding company in case of emergency after hours; attending quarterly tenants meetings with the Building Management, discuss and raise any issues to be actioned.

§  PA/EA Support - To provide PA/EA duties to the C-suite when required.

 Knowledge and Skills Required:

§  You must possess a can do attitude with willingness to go 'above and beyond' to get the job done, the ability to adapt to multiple and shifting priorities and excellent communication skills. Savvy is essential.

§  Previous experience of facilities management.

§  Experience of an office move/refurbishment/relocation would be an advantage.

§  Good knowledge of Health and Safety in the workplace, preferably gained in a similar working environment.

§  Good organisational skills.

§  Personable and approachable.

§  Proactive and enthusiastic.

§  Able to deal with sensitive situations in an objective, diplomatic and confidential manner.

§  CIPD qualification would be an advantage.

Personal Specification:

The individual must be customer orientated at all times with a natural 'want to help, can do and let’s get it done’ attitude. A great communicator, a roll up your sleeves and hands on individual who takes pride in all tasks undertaken. Must have common sense, be able to prioritise, and able to work autonomously as well as within a small team of 4. A sense of humour and positive disposition are essential and must like people! Must have a strong sense of character and integrity as well as honest and diligent as will be exposed to sensitive people and company information. The ideal candidate would embody and be able to work with the Evaluate values of Empower, Improve, Client Focussed, Trust and Friendly in all that they do.

Start date: August/September 2015

You must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship to apply for with position.

To apply for this position please email your CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability for the position to recruitment@evaluategroup.com


Research Analysts - 5 vacancies

Reports to: Head of Operations

Location: London Office

Role:

We have exciting opportunities for recent life-science, finance, mathematics, or statistics graduates to join our London-based team of industry analysts. This is an entry-level position and is ideal as a first or second job.

The Research Analysts will assist in both the delivery of the current Evaluate Ltd product offerings and the development of new products and/or enhancements. The Research Analysts will work closely with the existing team of Senior Analysts and will provide technical, administrative and analytical support.

Key Responsibilities: 

§  Preparing and publishing EvaluatePharma competitive intelligence information  and research;

§  Overseeing the production of, and validation of, company forecast models;

§  Ensuring that Evaluate continues to deliver the high-quality and highly-respected products to our clients;

§  Assisting in all areas of new product development: from initial product concept through to commercial launch;

§  Providing support to both internal and external clients.

Full training and support will be provided via mentoring and successful candidates can expect to gain a broad and deep commercial understanding of the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices industries.

Requirements:

§  Minimum 2.1 university degree in Life Sciences or Finance

§  Excellent Microsoft Excel skills

§  Competency with other MS Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer)

§  Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.

§  Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

§  Effective time-management skills with ability to meet deadlines, and achieve targets in a team environment.

§  Passion, personal alignment, and commitment to the mission of Evaluate Ltd.

§  Work experience in a relate field is desirable, but not essential. Full training will be provided for the right candidates.

 

Start Date: August/September 2015

 

To apply for this role please follow this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/EVPRA2015


 

Senior Associate

Reports to: Services Delivery Lead

Location: London Office

Role: The Company has grown consistently and dynamically over recent years and is committed to a continuation of growth through high levels of investment in new products and services. We are investing to complement our core subscription offering with a range of customised services. These services include custom datasets, analytical services (e.g. benchmarking, market analysis) and data management services (e.g. custom data feeds, curation).

The role is London based but with some travel as required for client engagements.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive the delivery process for assigned client projects, including
    • Translating successful bids into a concrete workplan for the data-gathering, analytical and client engagement process (including required inputs from client / internal stakeholders, internal reviews / QA, client reviews, interim / final deliverables)
    • Identifying and extracting the relevant datasets from Evaluate’s core product, highlighting any data gaps and recommending how to fill (e.g. extrapolation of existing data, assumption-based approach, additional data-gathering)
    • Data analysis and interpretation
    • Creating ‘zero-defect’, client-ready output in appropriate format (mainly Excel, Word & PowerPoint)
    • Presenting output to clients and managing client queries / follow-up
  • Input into proposals, e.g. creating sample output, prioritising leads based on ‘do-ability’ / fit with core datasets
  • Support development of ‘repeatable models’ for Services, e.g. help codify approach, develop standardised templates and drive automation based on learnings from projects delivered
  • Work effectively with stakeholders across the organisation to help bring the ‘best of Evaluate’ to the Services offering as required, e.g. UK core analyst team, IT development team, our off-shore partner, global sales team
  • Act as an informal coach to the more junior member of the Services team (over time as the team grows, progress to managing and mentoring junior members of the team)
  • Over time, become the lead / expert in one or more Services offering (e.g. benchmarking, forecast vs. actual sales analysis, curation) and help shape both the Services offering, and feed learnings back into the core product

Requirements:

  • Experience delivering quantitative analytical projects within the Pharma / Biotech industry, preferably in a client-facing consulting role
  • Good understanding of biopharma industry (market dynamics, competitive / regulatory landscape, key trends etc.)
  • Knowledge of Evaluate datasets desirable
  • High proficiency in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills (e.g. ability to work with clients, Evaluate senior management and stakeholders from across the broader organisation)
  • Collaborative team player
  • Energetic, positive self-starter with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to travel as required
  • Eligible for work in the UK without sponsorship

Start Date: July 2015

To apply for this position please email your CV and cover letter stating your suitability for this role to recruitment@evaluategroup.com


Head of Services

Reports to: Chief Commercial Officer

Location: London Office

Role: The Company has grown consistently and dynamically over recent years and is committed to a continuation of growth through high levels of investment in new products and services. We are investing to complement our core subscription offering with a range of customised services. These services include custom datasets, analytical services (e.g. benchmarking, market analysis) and data management services (e.g. custom data feeds, curation).

Working closely with the Chief Commercial Officer and Evaluate’s Sales & Marketing teams, the Head of Services will be responsible for building a strong pipeline for the services business, overseeing the delivery of projects, driving thought leadership and acting as the internal and external face of the services team. Additionally, the Head of Services will be responsible for driving measurable enhancements to the core business through services, e.g. increased levels of client advocacy, increased penetration in existing client organisations and enhanced content / IP.

The role is London based but with some travel as required for client engagements, client meetings, industry events and global sales team meetings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build a strong pipeline for the services business and create winning proposals for services engagements
  • Work with the sales team to identify, qualify and prioritise leads (actively input into account plans for Evaluate’s largest clients, identifying opportunities to use services to increase penetration and awareness across the account)
  • Generate profitable services proposals for assignments in line with the services strategy
  • Appropriately scope, contract and price services projects to ensure projects can be delivered profitably and in line with client expectations
  • Optimise pipeline based on supply / demand
  • Ensure the successful delivery of services projects
  • Provide leadership and direction to the services team including translating the proposal into a concrete work-plan, overseeing the day-to-day development of client deliverables and managing the client engagement process
  • Edit, review, quality assure and approve client deliverables
  • Seek client feedback from each engagement and incorporate lessons learned into team processes and ways of working
  • Manage the services business and team
  • Input into the annual review of services strategy and financial targets
  • Drive repeatability through development of ‘repeatable models’, e.g. standardising project approach, codifying templates, driving automation
  • Optimise services margin, e.g. through delivery model, win-rate
  • Produce monthly Management Information for review with senior management
  • Manage and mentor services team members
  • Work with stakeholders from across the company to bring ‘the best of Evaluate’ to our services offering (e.g. UK core analyst team, IT development team, our off-shore partner, global sales team)
  • Drive measurable enhancement to the core business through services, e.g. increased levels of client advocacy, increased penetration in existing client organisations and enhanced content / IP
  • Act as the external face of Evaluate’s services business, e.g. speaking at industry conferences and client events to promote Evaluate’s services capabilities

Requirements

  • Experience scoping, pricing and delivering quantitative analytical projects within the Pharma / Biotech industry, preferably in a senior, client-facing Consulting role
  • Good understanding of Pharma / Biotech industry (market dynamics, competitive / regulatory landscape, key trends etc.)
  • Knowledge of Evaluate datasets desirable
  • High proficiency in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Proven track record meeting financial targets (both revenue growth and margin)
  • Proven team management and mentoring skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills (e.g. ability to work with clients, Evaluate senior management and stakeholders from across the broader organisation)
  • Collaborative team player with excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Energetic, positive self-starter with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to travel 20-30%

Start date: July 2015

To apply for this position please email your CV and cover letter stating your suitability for this role to recruitment@evaluategroup.com



About Evaluate Ltd.

Evaluate Ltd is a major international company providing outstanding market intelligence services for the Pharmaceutical industry and its advisors, through the EvaluatePharma®, EvaluateMedTech™ and EP Vantage® brands. Our international clients in Pharma & Biotech, Banking and Consultancy regard EvaluatePharma® as the industry’s gold standard for timely and accurate analysis of reported drug sales, consensus sales forecasts, R&D pipelines and comprehensive company financials.