Project Manager

Project Management · Norwich, Norfolk
Department Project Management
Employment Type Full-Time

About Tropic Biosciences


Based in Norwich (UK), Tropic Biosciences is a leading agricultural Biotech company dedicated to developing and commercialisng high-performing varieties of tropical crops to provide significant benefits to growers and consumers. Tropic’s vision is to become a leading seed business with significant ownership of its products from the laboratory to the field, while maintaining constructive relationships with growers and consumers based on transparency and trust.


What we are looking for


We seek to hire a Project Manager to join our team and champion an efficient, professional project management layout across our various working efforts. Key responsibilities held by this function will include:


▪ Work closely with laboratory staff and other project managers to ensure the smooth progress of each project through major milestones and successful project completion.

▪ Attend, document, and lead internal and external facing meetings

▪ Prepare reports and presentations for internal & external use

▪ Support project logistics, prepare documentation, package outgoing shipments and receiving incoming materials

▪ Keep accurate records

▪ Contribute to group meetings, including reporting project data, planning and troubleshooting

▪ Proactively help the team meet key objectives

▪ Collaborating with and directing the different internal/external stakeholders associated with each project to support effective progress and timely completion of goals


Qualification, knowledge, and key skills required (Essential (E)/ Desirable (D))


▪ Degree in life Sciences, preferably plant biology (E)

▪ Project management experience (E) ▪ Project management qualifications (D)

▪ Minimum 3 years work experience in a plant science related field (E)

▪ Experience managing projects in in the plant genetics or broader life sciences sectors (E)

▪ Direct experience in a project management role in a research environment (D)

▪ Experience with dealing external stakeholders (D) Specific skills & abilities

▪ Excellent organizational capabilities (E)

▪ Ability to prioritize and multitask (E)

▪ Good scientific knowledge (E)

▪ Ability to work to deadlines (E)

▪ Ability to work with cross functional teams (E) 

▪ Ability to effectively communicate and present findings and recommendations (E)

▪ Strong verbal & written communication skills (E)

▪ Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) (E)

▪ Experience with project management software (MS project, Smartsheet, etc) (D)


Additional Information

▪ Job Location – Norwich UK

▪ Time Requirement - Full time position

▪ Job start date –July 2020 or earlier

▪ Compensation – We offer a competitive compensation package to successful candidates

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  • Location
    Norwich, Norfolk
  • Department
    Project Management
  • Employment Type