Product Lead - Dun Laoghaire - Dublin

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Perm

Industry: Biotech-Pharma-Medical-Device-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1908-19243

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Do you have 2-5 years experience in the biopharma/pharma industry?

Would you like to work for a company who provides an outstanding work environment and opportunities for career development? 

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


Product Lead - Dun Laoghaire - Dublin - Dun Laoghaire - Dublin



Our Client and the role will be based in their Dun Laoghaire plant.

The plant is one of the most dynamic in Ireland and is currently undergoing rapid expansion and capital investment. 


Job Description

Manage and develops site product lifecycle (multiple products)

Serves as main point of contact for global operations leads (GOLs) & PDT’s.

Ensures that site product needs are presented and prioritized appropriately at site and global level

Develop and manage site product lifecycle (multiple products)

Owns product health for the site through product governance: capacity, changes, risks.

Serves as main point of contact for global operations leads and ensures that site product needs are presented and prioritised appropriately at global level

Builds and manages the relationship with the product & process knowledge SMEs at network and site level

Develops site product risks and implements plans to remediate risks

Makes critical decisions and provides Process Transfer Technical Leadership on the cross-functional Tech Transfer/NPI project team & at Technology Development and Transfer Governance Forums

Attendance at above site product governance meetings i.e. Product Review meeting, Site Ops meeting

Ensures changes to global product roadmap and contract books are fed back to site through Product governance and prioritized appropriately

Ability to influence key stakeholders on site and above site; Protecting site strategy while meeting network demands

Ability to prioritize complex projects Compliance Related Tasks

Ensure compliance to cGMP at all times

Ensure safety & compliance standards are maintained to the highest standards

Ensure financial compliance in line with Business & Financial guidance


Technical Degree and/or Masters or equivalent Experience

2-5 years in biopharma/pharma industry

A working technical knowledge in a range of products and their associated manufacturing sciences, technologies and analytical processes from within parenteral fill-finish, or oral dosage forms and/or packaging

Strategic understanding of Product Lifecycle management

Ability to identify gaps/risks and put appropriate remediation plans in place

A proven track record in the ability to transfer goals and objectives into measurable plans

Strong process and manufacturing background

Strong understanding of current GMP regulations and industry practices & trends Skills & Knowledge

Transversal working & collaborative style - Must be able to work with and maintain trust with all levels of the organization

Strong understanding of development, technical, manufacturing, validation, quality and regulatory processes.

Demonstrated project/programme management skills

Excellent Communication Skills – continually communicating with peers and to stakeholders both internally and globally.

Strong interpersonal skills

Strong leadership skills, especially with respect to collaboration, influencing and co-ordination

Customer-focused decision-making skills. Personal Characteristics

High Energy and Commitment

Strong communicator

Ability to work independently

Comfortable leading across multiple stakeholders & multinational teams

Strong ability to influence and affect change


Health plan for self & dependents

excellent pension plan

Annual performance related bonus

28 days annual leave

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Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you have any queries about this role, you can contact him by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720


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