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Senior R&D Project Manager

Job Title: Senior R&D Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
REF: 85954
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Anthony Cummins
Telephone: 091730022

Senior R&D Project Manager Cork
I am currently recruiting for a Senior R&D Project Manager for a leading medical device company based in Cork. The Senior R&D Project Manager will be responsible for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of bringing new products to the market place.

Position Requirements
  • The Sr. Project Manager is responsible to the project stakeholders for delivering a project's objectives within scope, schedule, cost and quality
  • Provide high quality leadership of Project Resource. Generate an engaging and positive environment. The Sr. Project Manager will be measured against milestone delivery and people performance throughout the project lifetime
  • Lead team in complex or difficult situations, removing obstacles or escalating to leadership as required, assigning appropriate resources and interacting with other functions to assist with issue resolution and streamlining of work process
  • Establishment of priorities, imparting a sense of urgency and importance to the team while following Project Management methodology in project execution
  • Responsible for clear, objective and quantifiable measurement of Project/Programme progress (incl. PTQ, slippage, float, risk rating, financials etc.) and reporting of these to Leadership and Stakeholders
  • Work closely with Divisional and GCQ Reps to drive successful project implementation
  • Participate in the selection, training and performance appraisal process of project resources. Support developing and guidance of Co-ops, Interns, Technician, Engineers and Project Managers/Engineers as required
  • All other duties assigned

Qualification Knowledge Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline with 8 or more years' experience in a technical and/or project management role. A qualification in project management is desirable
  • The individual should enjoy working in a dynamic & results oriented team environment where flexibility is essential
  • Excellent Interpersonal and Communication Skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams. Be open minded with the ability to recognise good ideas
  • Demonstrated Leadership, Project Management and Engineering experience in New Product Introduction in a regulated environment
  • The individual will be decisive, take ownership for their results and have the ability to influence key decision makers
  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organise and implement concurrent tasks. Ability to understand complex inputs and to be able to distil critical information
  • Will have demonstrated an ability to define project risk and to effectively manage project risks
  • Demonstrated use of best practice methodologies such as six sigma, SPC, capability analysis, R&R, DOE, DFM, GD&T
  • Experience of statistical methods and design, product and process validations would prove beneficial
  • Experience in an FDA regulated or regulated industry beneficial
  • High level of PC Skills required with expertise in MS Project. (MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Experience of GD&T, process mapping, statistical methods and process/product validations would prove beneficial
  • Excellent attention to detail

If you would like to discuss this Senior R&D Project Manager job in Cork and our client in further detail, please contact Anthony Cummins on 091730022 or
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