Project Manager/Product Lead - Biotech NPI - Dublin

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Contract

Industry: Biotech-Pharma-Medical-Device-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2010-24540

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Project Manager/Product Lead with 5+ years experience (including min of 3yrs as Project Manager) in a Life Science / Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology Environment?

Project Management skill set is most important, Product Lead experience would be an advantage.

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

Project Manager/Product Lead - Biotech NPI - Dublin

Job Description

Our client is a leading international Biotechnology company with a state of the art aseptic manufacturing facility in Dun Laoighaire, South Dublin. 

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

This is an excellent opportunity to get experience on Ireland's leading aseptic manufacturing plant.

Role is home based and will be until for the foreseeable - candidates still need to able to commute to site as and when the business need

New NPI project - Drug product aseptic filling

Looking for someone who can hit the ground-running in a GMP environment.

Will put together project plan with the wider team and key stakeholders, track and execute project

Ability to work across multiple functions

Own change controls

Candidates need direct experience (3+ years)

Aseptic filling project management experience would be the preferred

Arrange agreement among the project team, customers, and management on the goals of the project

Develops and maintains the Project schedule/plan that addresses quality, objective, scope, cost, schedule, resources and responsibilities - to deliver the project, and measure progress against schedule and budget

Effectively communicate with everyone involved in the project

Have a controlled scope in place, that is understood by all stakeholders and maintained throughout completion of the project

Execute prudent risk and issue management.

Maintains Actions/Risk and Decision logs

Generates and owns the GMP change control.

Motivate, support and direct project team members to deliver on project plan.

Leads Team meetings and cross functional collaboration

Works with resource managers from across the organisation to effectively obtain and allocate resources to complete programs and projects on time


Bachelor’s degree (Engineering, Science or Economics) and MSc/MBA

5-8 years of experience (including min of 3yrs as Project Manager) in a Life Science / Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology Environment.

Project Management skill set is most important, Product Lead experience would be an advantage.

Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology Environment experience

MS Office and Project Management Computer Skills

MS Office, MS Project, MS Visio, Change Control & Document Management Systems

Personal Characteristics:High Energy and Commitment

Ability to work independently

Comfortable leading across multiple stakeholders & multinational teams

Strong ability to influence and affect change

Capable of resolving issues of conflict effectively

Strong communicator

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

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

Uses strong relationships to identify requirements and potential opportunities

Employs project management techniques and Problem Solving

Provides leadership, guidance and advice in own field of project management


Contract role

Hourly Rate €55 - €65 per hour

Minimum 12 month contract


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

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

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