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Engineering & Technical

Project Manager - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 11/10/2018
Job Reference: 99577

Job Description

Contact: Anne-Marie Fox
Telephone: 087 2197421

Project Manager
Our client, a technology company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a PM for their site.


We’re looking for an experienced project manager to lead & manage the day-to-day aspects for projects over their lifecycle, ensuring successful planning, execution and delivery of automotive imaging projects, within the specified time, budget and quality.
With a good understanding of what & when needs of the project, the project manager prioritizes and implements the changes required to meet the development, business and customer goals.


Project planning, execution, communication and delivery
  • Coordinate project estimation activities with the technical team.
  • Creation of, and updating of, accurate detailed timing plans to ensure delivery within agreed timescales, and within agreed costs, and to required quality.
  • Ensure that project milestones are defined and executed to meet internal or external customer's expectations.
  • Manage resources assigned to the project to ensure execution as per defined plan. Highlight any resource gaps which impacts project execution as per plan.
  • As required, manage any outsourced activities as part of the project.
  • Proactive risk management - maintaining a list of project risks along with proposed mitigation and corrective actions.
  • Initiate countermeasures in case of deviations and escalate as needed.
  • Report regularly the status on project KPIs (timing, budget, risk, etc.).
  • Liaise with Quality Assurance & Product Testing to ensure that overall project quality is managed and met as per internal or external customer's expectations.
  • As the primary customer interface, ensure clear communication within the project team and project stakeholders, and facilitate the team to remove roadblocks and achieve its goals.
  • Lead and own overall change management and change approval activities within the project, including the project costs resulting from changes
  • Own project budget from project budget planning to execution and be accountable with efficient cost management & project profitability

Non project specific
  • Contribute to ongoing activities to enhance / update development best practices processes, with focus around Project Management (e.g. SPICE MAN3, MAN5).
  • Work with wider team of PMs in to share knowledge and experience, mentor other PMs as needed.

Professional Experience Required
  • Engineering/Master degree.
  • Practical experience of software development in a technical/engineering environment, with minimum of 3 years’ hands-on experience at a management level.
  • Experience, and understanding, of waterfall and agile software development methodologies.
  • Understanding of full project lifecycle from planning through to delivery and project close.
  • Comfortable working to tight deadlines under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal - including experience directly liaising with Tier1 suppliers or OEMs as customers.
  • Ability to manage customers’ expectations and changes without unnecessary escalations to management.
  • Comfortable working with, and communicating clearly with, all levels of the organization from junior engineer up to executive management level.
  • Ability to motive the project team to maximize teamwork and collaboration, to achieve the team's and project's goals.
  • Experience managing project budgets.
  • Excellent technical and conversational English skills
  • Availability to travel as necessary

Would be an advantage
  • Formal Project Management certification (e.g. PRINCE2) would be an advantage.
  • Practical working knowledge of JIRA and Confluence.
  • Requirements management, including knowledge of a requirements management tool (e.g. DOORS).
  • Hands-on experience, or knowledge of, iso26262 Function Safety.
  • Technical knowledge or experience in imaging technologies.
  • Understanding of CNN and deep learning technologies.

For further information on this PM role in Galway please contact Anne-Marie 087 2197421 /

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