Job description

Project Manager

91 Park Drive, Milton Park, Oxfordshire, OX14 4RY, UK


Join a pioneering biotech with a collegial atmosphere and a passion for harnessing every individual’s unique set of skills in our fight against disease.

At Immunocore, we have a vision to transform the way we understand and treat the most challenging medical conditions of our time, including cancer, autoimmune disorders and infection. In January 2022, in the U.S., we launched the world’s first T-cell receptor therapy, built on a novel technology designed to overcome the limitations of our natural immune systems.

Joining us at the most exciting time in our history, you will be part of a team that values trust and innovation, and that cherishes different ways of thinking.

The Role:

The Project Manager (PM) will assist  the lead-Program Manager (Associate Director or higher) to partner with a Program Leader (PL) or Global Medicines Lead (GML) to lead a cross-functional program team (PT) or global product teams (GPT) for:

  • Strategic and tactical planning of oncology development projects or commercial product LCM.
  • Delivery of projects within scope, budget, and schedule.
  • Assessment and management of project risks.
  • Communication and support of timely decisions with key stakeholders.


This position is responsible for assistance in driving cross-functional excellence within PTs/GPTs:

  • Assists in ensuring the efficient operation of the PT or GPT including managing, monitoring and maintenance of overall project plans, priorities, risk register, and actions, issues, and decisions logs by directly liaising with functional leads and team members.
  • Assists in ensuring alignment across internal departments and external resources on pre-clinical, CMC, clinical, regulatory, and commercial project management- related tasks and issues
  • Assists in tracking performance of project team (e.g., objectives and key results) as well as other key performance indicators and achievement of goals.
  • Reinforces deadlines, and ensures each deliverable is tracked for on-time completion.
  • Under the guidance of their manager, works with regulatory group to support the preparation of appropriate regulatory submission documentation (e.g., pre-IND, IDE, IND, BLA, MAA).
  • Fosters and promotes stakeholder communication between research, development, commercial, finance, and other business departments (across US and UK offices), with partner alliances coordinating Joint Steering Committee meetings, and to functional area heads, governance bodies, committees.
  • Contributes to continued integration and utilization of standardized project management tools by project team members.
  • Facilitates effective program or product team meetings and ensures meeting agenda, minutes, action items and team decisions are documented.


  • Experienced pharmaceutical project manager with a successful track record of assistance in delivering overall project results within agreed scope, time, quality, and cost
  • Ability to effectively engage with stakeholders.
  • Working knowledge of project management tools (e.g., MS Project, Smartsheet, SharePoint, MS Teams) and processes.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • A fast learner that leverages core talents and skills rapidly in new and complex environments
  • An analytical thinker who is energized by delving into complex projects.Travel may be required 5% of the time.
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree, preferably in life sciences.
  • 1-3 years of pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience.
  • 1+ years' of Project Management experience.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Project.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong emotional intelligence.
  • Experience in oncology, a plus.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), a plus.

Lead with Science and Discover What is Within:

  • We Value Entrepreneurship and Diversity
  • Respect, Trust, and Integrity
  • Competitive compensation
  • Private medical and dental benefits.
  • 25 days Annual Leave and Bank Holidays
  • 4x Salary Life Insurance
  • 5% Pension Match
  • Income Protection
  • Parental Leave


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