Job Detail

Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Deirdre Finnerty

Project Manager

Project Manager
Our client a leading MNC is recruiting for a Project Manager to join their site in Galway. The Project Manager will play an integral part in leading projects within a division. The scope of projects includes all product support activities from initial launch to product end of life across business units and manufacturing sites. Project size ranges from small one-off tasks to large process improvement, design change, design transfers, line extension and project/corporate initiatives driving global productivity. You will work directly with supporting cross-functions across business units and manufacturing sites. Cross-functional teams include, but not limited to, Research & Development, Design Assurance, Packaging, Regulatory, Process Development, Operations, Supplier Engineering/Quality, Supply Chain and Clinical.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead cross-functional teams and manages multiple projects from small to large scope, including schedule, scope, costs and resources.
  • Develops and implements overall project plan, including cost, schedule, risk and performance and monitors progress against business key objectives and goals.
  • Identify prioritization and resources needs for assigned projects and activities with supporting cross-functions.
  • Identify, communicate and manage technical challenges and business risks.
  • Drive and influence results by acting with speed, agility and adaptability, assigning clear authority and accountability while integrating and aligning efforts across manufacturing sites and cross-functions.
  • Provides structured thinking to project team on overall approach and delegates as appropriate.
  • Directs and trains key project management processes.
  • Leads the team in appropriate decision making through strong judgment and the ability to analyze options and implications.
  • Investigate and develop approach/solution to address technical problems with project teams.
  • Direct control over activities and budget of one or more functional areas, divisions, product groups, projects/programs and/or operations.
  • Foster a diverse workplace that enables all team members to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
  • Provide timely communication on project progress updates to all relevant cross-functions and levels within the organization, including presentations to senior leadership.
  • Responsible for team and cross-functional level communications.
  • Responsible for elevating critical business decisions to the appropriate management boards and/or functional managers.
  • Liaison between the team and the Business Planning Team/Franchise Leadership Team (BPT/FLT), as required.
  • Lead, coach and help diverse and dispersed project team members to execute towards overall project goal(s).
  • Provides input to cross-functional Managers/Directors on team and team member performance.
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with functional heads to drive success of project team members and overall team member contributions.
  • Ability to develop cohesive and collaborative cross-functional teams throughout project lifecycle phases.
  • Directs and/or provides input to the technical approach on product design and process changes.
  • Directs and/or provides input on compliance update/changes on processes and/or systems.
  • Identifies, communicates, and manages project risk.
  • Monitor and ensures compliance with company policies and procedures (i.e. federal/country and regulatory requirements).
  • PLCP lifecycle knowledge to deliver and maintain high quality and high impact deliverables.
  • Knowledge of quality system use for the creation and continued compliance of products.
  • Actively reviews policy and practice improvements to drive functional excellence.
  • Influences cross-functional systems effectiveness.
  • Financial management, including budget, forecast, and strategic plan input and preparation.

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Engineering or Project Management.
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience.
  • Small and large cross-functional project team lead experience.
  • Must be willing and able to travel internationally if required
  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • PMP certification.
  • Previous Sustaining experience and/or knowledge.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and work together with cross-functional, multi-site sites.
  • Strong organization, execution and communication skills.
  • Candidate to be comfortable in front of all levels of the organization as well as external customers.
  • Candidate to have strong leadership and interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships within project teams.
  • Problem solving technical expertise.

For further information on this PM job in Galway please contact Deirdre Finnerty on 086 3073779/

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Project Manager

Deirdre Finnerty

Role Type Permanent
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