Job Detail

Location Limerick
Salary Negotiable
Posted
Role Type Permanent
Contact Caroline Kingston
email Caroline@hero.ie

Senior Research & Development Project Manager

Senior Research & Development Project Manager The purpose of this role is to lead the project management efforts for Research and Development projects through design, development and taking to market of medical devices for our clients Vascular division. This role is based in Limerick and commutable from Clare and Tipperary . Your responsibilities will include:

  • Perform Duties of Senior Research & Development Project Manager:
  • Project management lead for assigned projects.
  • Lead project management of projects and coordinate with technical leads to progress projects.
  • Establishment and management of routine team meetings to facilitate plan updates, decision-making, problem solving, escalations e.g. resourcing gaps, mitigations vs non-adherence to plan.
  • Assist with the introduction of best practice project management methodologies.
  • Maintains oversight on Project budget; manages project risks i.e. leads the development of risk register and mitigations with the project team.
  • Manage the key activities of the project and drive project tasks to ensure timely completion of project milestones
  • Generate and monitor project metrics, including ownership of communicating to team/s and senior management.
  • Responsible for realising business metrics within projects.
  • Work closely to build effective relationships with cross functional groups to achieve project and company goals.
  • Work closely with vendors as required to facilitate, plan development, monitoring and controlling.
  • Retrospective project reviews to understand lessons learned.
  • Compliance with Quality, Regulatory and company policies and systems.
  • Mentoring, coaching and development of direct reports if required.
  • Foster innovation and creativity within team and perform disclosure reviews.
  • Compliance with Quality, Regulatory and company policies and systems.
  • Communications: o Development, update and utilisation of the project stakeholder register. o Regular communication to cross-functional teams, senior management and business unit leaders. o Project status communications and reporting. o Ensure effective reporting to the R&D Manager
  • Remain on the forefront of emerging industry practices.
  • Instrumental in driving and implementing change to improve departmental and company performance.
  • Educating oneself in the medical area for which the new devices are being developed in order to have an appreciation for what needs to be achieved with these products.
  • Support other cross functional groups to deliver company goals.
  • Act as a designee of the Research & Development Manager and the Senior Test Engineer.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Proven Project Management methodology and skills.
  • Third level degree in Mechanical, Biomedical or similar discipline, Masters or Ph.D. level preferred but not essential.
  • Certified in Project management is essential.
  • Agile methodology is preferred but not essential
  • 7+ years’ experience is ideal in medical device industry.
  • Proven Project Leadership abilities.
  • Proven track record in delivering quality results in a timely effective manner.
  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology is preferred but not essential.
  • Good mechanical design and understanding of engineering fundamentals in medical devices.
  • Innovative/Creative individual.
  • Good manufacturing design and process understanding is preferred but not essential.
  • Good presentation skills (working knowledge of MS PowerPoint).
  • Strong technical writer.
  • Attention to detail and Quality focus.
  • Good working knowledge of medical device quality & regulatory systems and medical device directives (ISO13485 and FDA CFR 820).
  • Team Player with ability to develop strong working relationships.
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • An ability to think and plan strategically.
  • Highly motivated individual, self-starter with a passion for excellence.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to foster relationships with key stakeholders required to ensure on time project delivery.
  • Experience of medical device development from concept through to commercialisation.
  • Ability to effectively translate needs of clinicians and SBU into project inputs is preferred but not essential.
  • Willingness and availability to travel on company business.

For further information on this Engineer role in Limerick, please contact Caroline Kingston on 0868395531/ caroline@hero.ie Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website – https://www.hero.ie/ Please Note: Under its obligation under the Data Protection legislation, HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval.

Caroline Kingston

JOB-11342

Senior Research & Development Project Manager

Caroline Kingston

Role Type Permanent
Contact Caroline Kingston
email Caroline@hero.ie
mobile +353 86 839 55 31
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