Project Lead

Hillington, Glasgow


Glasgow (hybrid working)


Flexible working, pension, profit share, life assurance, healthcare cash plan, holiday buy scheme, length of service awards, great culture and much more!

About the role.

Are you an ambitious scientist with a desire to work in a commercially focused environment? In this unique and entrepreneurial role, you will use your knowledge of project management best practice and procurement processes combined with your scientific knowledge to support our customers with their laboratory setup and expansion plans.

This role would suit an outgoing individual who has the knowledge and judgment to consult with customers and negotiate with suppliers.

You will have the opportunity to develop your skills, experience, and knowledge in a supportive work environment whilst we also undergo an exciting period of growth as a business.

What will you be doing?

Customer and Project Management

  • Build and maintain high quality customer relationships
  • Qualify opportunities to ensure detailed understanding of scope, customer stakeholders, decision making
  • Engage and educate the customer on optimal equipment procurement process
  • Utilise good project management with the customer to ensure clarity of expectations, responsibilities, and timelines

Tender and Negotiation Management

  • Consult and investigate the business requirements to build the right tender structure and specification detail
  • Manage the tender process, including the supplier engagement
  • Consolidate tender responses, ensuring accuracy of submissions to allow high quality buying decision making
  • Manage effective negotiations with suppliers

Supplier and Operational Management

  • Develop a broad understanding of the categories, suppliers, the supply chains, and what drives customer buying decisions
  • Build and maintain supplier relationships, using great communication and influence to deliver sustainable results
  • Provide training and escalation support to wider Asset Team where appropriate

Operational Excellence

  • Support strategy and goal development and take ownership for personal goal delivery
  • Actively seek user feedback to support the continual development of the Amici service and software offering
  • Support innovation planning, investment case and prioritisation
  • Manage corrective actions to resolve issues

What are we looking for?


  • Relevant work experience within the life science and/or biotech industry
  • An outgoing and tenacious individual with a strong sense of determination, who enjoys a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment and is passionate about their contribution to the overall business
  • Experience of managing and delivering projects with excellent organisational and planning skills and the ability to work to deadlines and flex to changing priorities
  • You will have evident skills in influencing, communicating effectively and persuasively to a range of audiences, both internally and externally
  • You will have an inquisitive mindset, quick to get up to speed on any new topic or fill in gaps in knowledge
  • You will enjoy analysing the finer details allowing you to evaluate options and make high quality judgements and decisions
  • You must be willing to work flexible hours supporting our customers in the USA

Your mindset and our in-depth training and on-boarding process, you will soon become invaluable to the organisation and our customers.

What is in it for you?

We offer a fun, dynamic, and vibrant environment where people are supported to do their best work, and where everybody has the opportunity to make a difference. As a company, we never stop investing in our culture as we appreciate empowering, motivating and developing our people offers a challenging, fun and rewarding experience.

About Amici.

Since its pioneering inception in 2005, Amici Procurement Solutions has grown quickly to become the market leader of procurement and supply chain management solutions for biotech businesses in the UK and US. We combine SAAS based software with a fully supported service.

We support scientists every day in their endeavours to discover life changing cures. Our consultancy services along with in-house cloud-based software helps improve process efficiency, including ordering raw materials, inventory, and quality management. We take extreme pride in delivering solutions of the highest standard and are honoured that we can help our customers on their way to success. Our customers are loyal and enthusiastic about us and so are our people.

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