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Senior Project Manager (Pharma)


  • Dublin
  • Negotiable
  • Contract
  • Updated 21/12/2017
  • HR
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Senior Project Manager required for busy Dublin based Pharmaceutical client



Senior Project Manager

DPS is a leading Project Management and Engineering Company serving industry around the world for over 40 years. Our reputation is based on forming successful partnerships with our clients, providing them with innovative designs and cost effective solutions in the context of sound  judgment, strong management and technical excellence. We employ over 1400 people out of our twelve office locations and serve a broad range of clients ranging from multinational companies to small generic producers.  We provide Full Service Engineering for our clients  including Project and Programme Management, Procurement, Design, Construction Management, Health & Safety Management, Commissioning,  Qualification, Professional Outsourcing and Start-up on global projects  across a range of market sectors.

Senior Project Manager

The scope will cover the management of projects from project initiation, by taking the URS through concept options, through to commissioning, validation and handover to internal client.

The Project Manager will manage the project in consultation with the Engineering Manager and Lead End User.  He/she will be responsible for the managing the Scope, cost and schedule of the assigned Projects. The Project Manager will also manage the delivery of the key documentation required for a best-practice Stage Gate managed process, including (but not limited to) a detailed Project Execution Plan and cost estimate.


Position Requirements:

  • Five to ten years of prior experience managing projects within a pharmaceutical site engineering department
  • API Manufacturing experience an advantage but not essential
  • Solid background of planning and managing engineering projects with a demonstrated record of on time performance.
  • Experience managing the overall financial performance of engineering projects, including cash flow, life cycle costs, business opportunities and risks. Experience using SAP and budgeting tools.
  • Understands the project management process; programming, scope development, design development, implementation, project closeout
  • Experience dealing with outside regulators: local planning boards, construction inspectors.
  • Good background leading multi discipline cross functional teams.
  • Experience designing complex projects within the pharmaceutical industry. Design for safe operation and environment.
  • Good examples of stakeholder management across an organisation.


Person Requirements:

The person proposed for this Project Management role will have owner experience in managing pharmaceutical capital projects, and will have a demonstrated ability to manage all stages of business-critical projects.  He/she must have excellent communication skills and the ability to influence others.  This role will interface heavily with the Engineering Manager, Engineering Director, and the Lead End User. A clear understanding and appreciation of the different roles and responsibilities of each of these positions will be imperative for the successful execution of all stages of the projects.  


To discuss this role further contact Graham Cullen on 01 466 1759.

DPS Engineering is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Recruitment Agencies: Please do not reply to this job advert.


Ref: D11 17 002516 / 6675
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