Senior Agile Project Manager

Technology and R&D London, United Kingdom


Position at Medidata Solutions

Medidata: Conquering Diseases Together


Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, creating hope for millions of patients. Medidata helps generate the evidence and insights to help pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk, and optimize outcomes. More than one million registered users across 1,400 customers and partners access the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is headquartered in New York City and has offices worldwide to meet its customers' needs. Discover more at www.medidata.com.

Your Mission: 

We have an opportunity for a strong Senior Agile Project Manager to join our team in (location) developing cloud-based software solutions for clinical trials.

In this role, you will manage internal software development projects in a regulated environment. The Senior Agile Project Manager will also work across the portfolio with Product Managers, functional stakeholders and management to ensure standardized processes are established across the software development lifecycle and release management to drive the development of high quality, high-value software products within an Agile environment.

Your Competencies:

  • Full accountability for release planning: management of project timelines, scope and milestones for one or more projects. Manage the complete Software Development Lifecycle.

  • Ensures that the Product Team delivers against schedule, scope, resource/cost, and quality targets using the Agile/Scrum SDLC. 

  • Responsible for product release coordination.  

  • Responsible for Risk Management.  

  • Responsible for publishing and maintaining project plans, schedules, issues lists, status reports, and meeting agendas with action items.  

  • Responsible for maintaining an up-to-date, basic, working knowledge of core products which his/her assigned product team is working on.

  • Perform Scrum Master functions

  • Leads product teams in adopting Agile / Scrum methodology via training and coaching.  SAPM will encourage self-organized teams but is accountable for Agile usage. 

  • Leads process improvement initiatives within the Technology organization. 

Your Education & Experience:

  • PMI certification (for example, PMP or PMI ACP, or PRINCE 2) a plus Certified Scrum Master (CSM) required  

  • Experience working within an Agile/Scrum SDLC required

Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of the most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform. 

Medidata Solutions have powered over 17,000+ clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. We pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics with this asset, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.

MDSOL Europe Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.  We welcome all applications irrespective of race, gender, gender reassignment, age, religion or belief, relationship status, pregnancy/maternity, sexual orientation or disability.

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