Engineering Projects Manager - BioPharma - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 80,000 - 90,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Biotech-Pharma-Medical-Device-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2310-34189

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Engineering Projects Manager with 10+ year’s experience in Project and Personnel Management in the Life Sciences Industries (New Builds, Expansions, Plant & Equipment Retrofits and Site Upgrade projects).?

This is a permanent role base in Dublin.

A hybrid of remote working is feasible in line with company needs.

If you have the relevant experience, please forward your CV to for review or call +353 1 7978720 to discuss.

Engineering Projects Manager - BioPharma - Dublin

Job Description

Our client provides Project Management, Engineering Design, and Resourcing Services to the Life Sciences Sector. 

We offer a full EPCMV package (Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management & Validation) for small and large projects (New Builds, Expansions, Plant & Equipment Retrofits and Site Upgrades) for clients based in Ireland and across Europe.

Due to our continued growth and expansion, we are seeking to hire an Engineering Project Manager.

Managing a cross functional Projects team (Design, Project Delivery, Automation, Validation). 

You will be responsible for project management, performance management, and process and operational improvement. 

This person will be accountable for the successful delivery of all Projects across the company, working closely with Project Managers to ensure Clients’ expectations are met.

This person will be responsible for personnel management of the Project Management Office (PMO), managing performance reviews, resourcing needs, and other operational tasks.

The position will be based in the company’s office in Mayo and/or Dublin and will report directly to the CEO. 

Lead a cross functional team of Project Managers and Engineers, having overall responsibility for the successful delivery of all Projects.

Develop standardized project management processes and tools to facilitate and assess all aspects of Project & Program Delivery (planning, resourcing, finance, reporting, risk management, invoice, change management, client management etc.).

Responsibility & Accountability for the Project Management Office (PMO) Team ensuring they drive the adoption of these standard processes.

Ensuring Project KPIs are achieved and that all projects are delivered cash flow positive, on-time, within scope, within budget, and to Client satisfaction.

Coaching and developing team to deliver results with an emphasis on leadership development.

Manage all operational tasks associated with personnel management, e.g., performance reviews, resource availability tracking and allocation, etc.

Work with the BD and Management Team to ensure the right solutions are provided to our clients.

Taking the lead role in issue resolution for Clients where required.



Level 8 degree in Engineering or Science discipline or equivalent work experience.

Extensive experience leading similar teams in previous roles in an Engineering Consultancy firm

Proven working experience in Project and Personnel Management in the Life Sciences Industries (New Builds, Expansions, Plant & Equipment Retrofits and Site Upgrade projects)

Process implementation using standard LEAN methodologies would be an advantage.

PMI (Project Management Institute, or similar certification would be an advantage.

Excellent written and verbal communication


Financial acumen

Project Management


€70 - 90K per annum

Excellent benefits package.


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Engineering Projects Manager interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Karen by e-mail at or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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