Senior Project Manager


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Location: Dublin

Type: Contract

Rate: Negotiable


Reference: MT27380

Updated: 20/10/2017 16:49:03

Job Description:

To Manage one or more high-level, complex non-technical projects within the constraints of scope, quality, time and cost, to deliver specified requirements. Projects may be strategic in nature.
Responsibilities may include resource allocation and all phases of development life cycle (i.e. feasibility study, requirements, analysis, ROI, business plan, design, testing, and implementation planning).
Regularly interact with management.
To Coordinate and direct the activities of the project team members. Maybe responsible for cross-functional teams.
Ensure all project requirements and/or objectives are documented. May obtain and manage external resources required for project completion.

Candidates must have:
• Biotech, Biologics Tech Transfer Experience
• NPI (not in supply chain - must be product tech transfer)
• PMP qualification would be ideal


Expertise in running medium to large scale projects, excellent understanding of project management processes and procedures, experience with project management and analyst methodologies and best practices, strong analytical skills, business process development best practices, change management, strong MS Project, MS Word, Visio, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel skills, understanding of systems for sharing and collaboration, excellent communication skills to work with cross-program resources.
Apply the knowledge, skills, tools and techniques of project management / operational excellence to ensure optimal execution of programs/projects and continuous improvement initiatives.
Provide support to ABR Site in terms of training, facilitation and coaching of Operational Excellence. Expectations/scope/complexity Knowledge, In-depth disciplinary knowledge; leverages business acumen and subject matter expertise - Contributes to the development of new techniques and plans within area of expertise
In-depth understanding of company goals and competitor practices
Thorough understanding of company business priorities, strategy and direction
Employs project management techniques Problem Solving Works on, and anticipates, abstract and complex problems requiring evaluation of intangible variables Develops innovative and creative output based on interpretation and analysis; - Opportunity/risk analyses - Cost/benefit analyses - Pricing models, Integrates trends, data and information into plans, deliverables and recommendations (e.g. sales plans).
Develops methods and techniques based on project objectives Autonomy
Work is guided by business plans for the discipline. - Actively participates in setting function/department objectives to meet plans
Manages key projects or business processes. - Guides completion of major projects Contribution
Contributes to the function/department through responsibility for delivery of end results and contribution to planning for the department/unit
Uses strong relationships to identify requirements and potential opportunities
Project Management Manages complex (larger, interdisciplinary or site wide) projects/initiatives. This includes: Arrange agreement among the project team, customers, and management on the goals of the project. Develop a plan that addresses quality, objective, scope, cost, schedule, resources and responsibilities - to organize the project, and measure progress against schedule and budget. Effectively communicate with everyone involved in the project. Have a controlled scope in place that is understood by all stakeholders and maintained throughout completion of the project. Execute prudent risk and issue management. Have a controlled scope in place,that is understood by all stakeholders. Owns the change control if applicable. Guide project champion and sponsor toward timely decisions that keep the project moving.
Motivate, support and direct project team members, and inspire teamwork Operational Excellence

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelors degree in Engineering, Science or Economics
Experience as Project Manager in an International, Pharmaceutical or Supply Chain Environment
MS Office and Project Management Computer Skills
Basic knowledge of Finance, Information Technology, Supply Chain, Packaging, and Operational Excellence

Preferred Requirements:
Project management certification PMP, IPMA C, Prince 2 Practitioner
Six Sigma Black Belt or similar certification

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