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IT Project Manager


Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job ID:  67338

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

Project Manager/Senior Project Manager, IT Early Solutions


Job Description


The IT Early Solutions Transformation Delivery team is playing a crucial role in enabling the full potential of technology for the research organization, thereby increasing the success rate of bringing novel patient solutions to patients. As IT Early Solutions project manager, based in UK (Slough), you will identify and drive innovative technology projects that purposefully add value.

We are looking for a unique, driven and innovative individual who connects people, information and technology to boost our fast-moving research environment.


Your main responsibilities

As the IT Early Solutions project manager, you will:

  • Orchestrate and project manage the efficient deployment of transformative information technology initiatives which have a major positive impact on the research organization across the research sites in Belgium (Braine), UK (Slough) and US (Boston).
  • Strongly engage with researchers and the broader IT organization to enable the full value technology use of the latest software ranging from industry leading scientific software, over exotic academic software, to highly complex open source solutions.
  • Actively manage the lifecycle and the value delivery of specialized scientific technologies
  • Contribute in the definition of the future technology roadmap by identifying value adding technology opportunities


You see yourself immediately when reading

  • You have a MSc or PhD in life sciences with IT experience or a MSc or PhD in engineering or computer science with experience in a research environment.
  • You have a good understanding of the biopharmaceutical drug discovery/research evolving data driven ecosystem.
  • You are passionate about technology leading to  a solid knowledge of current and emerging technology trends
  • You have a demonstrated successful experience in project management of complex global technology implementations.
  • You can easily adapt in fast paced complex environment thanks to your can-do attitude and your ability to connect with people.
  • You are result oriented with a focus on value delivery
  • You are an excellent change agent and you enjoy influencing people thanks to your impactful communication skills (storytelling, negotiation, …)
  • You are Fluent in English


Why you should apply

By taking on this new opportunity at UCB, you will be joining a dynamic, inspiring and innovative environment. You will bring real value to the company and to patients living with severe diseases. You will be recognized for impactful performance via a competitive compensation and benefits package and you will enjoy ample personal development opportunities.


About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?” By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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