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107224 - R&D Program Manager - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 13/07/2020
Job Reference: 107224
Contact Name: Deirdre Finnerty
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Job Description

R&D Program Manager - Galway - 107224

Our MNC Medical Device manufacturing client are recruiting for a R&D Program Manager
. In this role you will be directly involved in providing high level leadership and direction to an R&D team ensuring the implementation of strategic and tactical R&D activities supporting the Coronary and Structural Heart Business unit.

  • Manages one or more developed or Mature Programs with well-defined program plans and delivery methodologies
  • Solves issues through information exchange, influence and active persuasion without direct exercise of command to gain cooperation of other parties on program execution plans
  • Leads, Directs and Reviews the work of a team, experienced professionals and/or vendors who exercise latitude and independence in their assignments
  • Is accountable for overall Program Process, performance, and customer satisfaction
  • Manage, motivate and develop team members including vendors to complete an assigned major program or project
  • Responsible for cost, Minimisation of Risk and completion of objectives
  • Resolve issues and ensure task completion by establishing priorities and reaching compromise with team members and functional managers
  • Promote Problem Solving techniques within the team
  • Establish Program Objectives, timelines, milestones, and budget
  • Responsible for timeline and goal setting to meet overall project objective and design
  • Execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Identify Resources needed and assign individual responsibilities
  • Ensure that programs are managed On Schedule and within budget
  • Effectively represent the company externally with our customers
  • Motivate and develop competent personnel while ensuring staff clearly understand expectations and performance
  • Foster technical innovation in staff members
  • Through effective information flow and interaction, develop harmonious working relations with other functions, and ensure employees within R&D have the necessary information and resources to effectively perform their jobs

  • Level 8 Degree in Engineering / Science or related discipline with minimum 5-7 years relevant direct engineering experience within medical device environment
  • Strong proven Track Record in program management in a regulated environment
  • Medical Device product development experience required
  • Technical experience in DOE, Six Sigma, DFM etc.
  • Displays Excellent Communication and Presentation skills
  • Competent in Stakeholder management
  • Experience in working with KOLs to identify unmet therapy needs

For further information on this R&D PM role in Galway please contact Deirdre Finnerty on 086 3073779/

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