Project Services Manager - Pharma EPC - Ireland

Location: Ireland

EUR 100,000 - 120,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2208-30895

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Project Services Manager with experience working with multi-disciplined engineering consultancies on pharma/biotech/industrial projects?

Have you Client facing project delivery experience?

This is a permanent staff role and can be based in Cork or Dublin.

If you have the relevant experience, forward your CV to for review or call Sheila on 017978720

Project Services Manager - Pharma EPC - Ireland

Job Description

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

A key member of the project delivery team, the Project Services Manager – Project Based, will manage, provide leadership and be accountable for all Cost, Planning, Procurement and Post Award Administration functions for the project.

The Project Services Manager is accountable to the Project Director, ensuring that the Project Services needs for the assigned Project is being satisfied. 

The Project Services team will consist of managers for each discipline (Cost, Planning, Contracts, Equipment) who will manage their respective disciplines and report into the Project Services Manager.

Lead, manage and motivate Project Services staff whilst commanding respect from all stakeholders through technical and personal credibility and integrity.

Resource management – working with the respective Project Services Department Managers to ensure the project is adequately resources to meet the project needs

Project Procedures – align on the Project Control Procedures with all stakeholders including the Client, disseminate procedures throughout the team, provide training as necessary and ensure implementation

Responsible for ensuring that the Project Services commitments to complete work by certain dates or within agreed effort hour or cost budgets are met

Be the point of contact for Operations, Project Director and Client in all aspects relating to Project Services.

Ensure alignment between project services, design and construction teams to support the Project.

Ensure that systems are in place and effective and lead innovation where inefficiencies are evident

Attend and support operations status review meetings

Effectively present Project Services reporting to the Client and respond to queries raised in a timely manner

Provide necessary support to the Project Services discipline managers in their roles

Perform personnel performance evaluations for staff on the project


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 Project Services or related field. 

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

Has a technical understanding of all the constituent functions - Cost engineering, Contract Procurement and Administration, Scheduling, Equipment Procurement and expediting

Capable of supervising and communicating with the Project Services 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 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, and with Clients and partners.

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


€100K+ negotiable depending on experience 

Fulltime permanent staff role with great career prospects

Defined pension contributions scheme

Life assurance

23 - 28 days & bank & Public holidays

Subsidised canteen, flexi time, time in lieu


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Project Services 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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