Basic Information

Job ID 17738


Company: Ashfield Engage

Position: European Implementation Manager- Medical Affairs

Location: Remote

Vacancy Type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Ashfield Engage is excited to recruit for a European Implementation Manager in Medical Affairs. We are seeking a confident, proactive, forward thinking, and organised individual to join our growing team. The person in this role will build inspiring relationships with our internal teams, prospective and existing clients and be passionate about building and delivering industry leading services.

The role will focus on leading client opportunities from concept, through implementation, to go-live and handover to operations. The individual will be responsible for establishing and leading detail orientated services and driving innovative ideas to ensure delivery of evolving and dynamic client needs.

The ideal candidate will be organised, able to work on multiple projects simultaneously, guide and support clients and help build operational groups to ensure the delivery of services to clients and customers. An ability to listen to the needs of those involved in the service and offer ideas and solutions is critical. Everyday provides variety and pushes you to explore your capabilities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the project throughout all phases: RFI, RFP, initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and costing
  • Lead the project and manage all stakeholders expectations during the project launch life cycle including hyper care phase where the project is transferred to the executing team
  • Manage the cross-functional team from selection to completion of project
  • Support initial costing, MSA definition and definition of costs with internal departments (e.g.: Business Development, Finance)
  • Define and facilitate project scope, objectives, requirements, and assumptions necessary to structure a project or activity
  • Define project tasks and resources requirements
  • Plan, schedule, and control project activities to fulfil objectives and satisfy project requirements. Develop full scale project plans through a project management tracking tool (Smartsheet)
  • Develop and drive integrated project plans, aligning project tactics with project strategy.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and deliverables and ensure the core team is on track with their deliverables
  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools
  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders through a pre-set meeting cadence that evolves throughout the launch phase
  • Ensure transition of all tasks, responsibilities & client contracts to Account Management/Owner during hyper care phase
  • Present reports defining project progress, problems, and solutions in addition to conducting post launch surveys for continuous improvement of PMO

Essential Skills 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge and application of project management techniques and tools
  • Proven experience in strategic planning
  • Experience in time, cost, resource, and risk management
  • Proficient in project management software
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills
  • Excellent influencing and leading skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills and computer literacy


Ashfield is a fast-paced place to work where you will be highly valued. We’ll give you all the support, training and encouragement you need to deliver first-class results for our clients.

With an international reach and great support, the opportunities here are wide and diverse. 

It’s our people that have made us successful, and we are committed to our values.

Quality, Partnership, Ingenuity, Expertise and Energy.

Ashfield Engage UK is an equal opportunity employer. Employment at Ashfield Engage will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, pregnancy.

Please note if you have not heard from a member of the recruitment department within 7 days your application has been unsuccessful at this stage.

Thank you for your interest in Ashfield.