Commercial Manager - Pharma - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 65 - 80 Per Hour

Job Type: Contract

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2106-27229

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Commercial Manager with experience working in a multi-disciplined environment on pharma/industrial projects?

Are you available for a long term contract for a pharma project based in Belgium 

If you are interested in this role, forward your CV to for review or call Sheila on 017978720

Commercial Manager - Pharma - Dublin

Job Description

Our Client is one of Ireland's leading EPCm consultancies and a global player in the Semiconductor, Pharma and Biotech sectors.

They are seeking to appoint a Commercial / Contracts Manager for a greenfield pharma construction project based in Belgium.

This role will initially be working from Ireland and will move to Belgium site after procurement stage.

Candidates will have a technical understanding of all the constituent functions – Contracts, Quantity Surveying; Claims Management

Technical understanding of the software systems and methods used within all of the constituent functions. 

Capable of supervising and communicating with the commercial team to ensure complete understanding and fulfilment of operations and project/program objectives

Capable of effectively communicating with all levels of project and operations management and with the client. 

Must identify potential problems and elevate these to the appropriate level(s) of management

Strong ability to identify efficiencies within work process, and to initiate and manage strategies including learning, mentoring/coaching, and attitudes & behaviours as required to achieve a performance excellence culture

Able to make clear and concise presentations to internal depts and Client management

Good facilitator with excellent interpersonal, communication, planning and organizational skills

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to foster and grow positive relationships within the Project Services team, within the performance unit (PU), across Jacobs, and with our Clients and partners.

Proven ability to acquire and retain talent and to mentor and develop talent.


BSc or MSc in a recognised Industry field

Chartered Membership of Engineers Ireland, SCSI or equivalent is an advantage

This position requires extensive experience in a contracts, quantity surveying or related field. 

This should include a minimum of 10 years on a project construction site and a minimum of 10 years’ experience in a related industrial sector.

Technical Competencies:

Detailed knowledge of design, procurement, and construction/field service processes and their inherent cost and schedule performance risks

Detailed understanding of EPCM project delivery process

Knowledgeable and proficient with computers and experienced with:

Spreadsheets, word processing and database software

Scheduling software

Risk Analysis (Monte Carlo) software

Commercial and/or proprietary Project Services systems

Knowledge of resource requirements and training required for all Commercial Services software

Detailed knowledge of preparation of Capital Estimates

Detailed knowledge of Bid Preparation, Bid Response and cost estimating for same.

Proficiency in Contract Management principles and methods including:

Contract Procurement

Contract administration

Risk management

Contract Strategy development

Prime Contract analysis, negotiation and flow downs


€65-€80per hour negotiable depending on experience. 

Long term contract durations min 12 months


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Commercial Manager interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Sheila by e-mail at or phone +35317978720 for a confidential chat.

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