Project Manager 12 month contract

  • Dublin South
  • Contract 12 months
  • JO-1901-64121_1546962475

Summary

Responsibilities
* Project management of resource planning, generating metrics/ KPIs and presentation materials for management reviews and governance meetings.
* Enhance process alignment and driving strategic discussions with management and among the site teams.
* Manage multiple cross-functional projects of medium to high complexity.
* Responsible for building project plans and team assignments using Gantt charts in MS Project, estimating project cost and adhering to budget, directing and monitoring work efforts on a daily basis, identifying resource needs, performing business quality reviews, and escalating functional, quality, timeline and cost issues appropriately.
* Utilize project management processes, software and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations.
* Accountable and responsible for adhering to project cost and timeline.
* Coordinate communication with all areas of the enterprise that impact scope, budget, risk and resources of the work being managed.
* Lead continuous improvement projects that deliver measurable gain in quality, efficiency and alignment within the organisation. Apply the knowledge, skills, tools of project management / operational excellence (OE) to ensure optimal execution of projects and continuous improvement initiatives.
* Project management of resource planning, generating metrics/ KPIs and presentation materials for management reviews and governance meetings.
* Enhance process alignment and driving strategic discussions with management and among the site teams.




Requirements:
* Bachelor's in Business Administration, Engineering, or Science-related field
* 2 years leading medium to complex projects.
* Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques
* Understanding international pharmaceutical industry landscape and business principles
* Strong analytical skills and knowledge of analytical tools within MS Excel, Smartsheet, ThinkCell, and other software programs
* Green Belt or Black Belt certification
* 1+ year of experience in Lean Manufacturing or Operational Excellence
* MBA or business operations degree or equivalent experience in business/operations management
* GMP environment work experience and thorough understanding of biological/chemistry technology transfer processes and timelines
* Ability to travel +/- 20% of time (domestic and international)



Competencies
* Demonstrated matrix management and influencing skills.
* Manufacturing and cGMP knowledge / experience.
* Demonstrated negotiation skills.
* Operational Excellence proficiency and ability to drive continuous improvement.
* Financial/budgeting knowledge and business acumen.
* Proficient project management skills.
* Problem-solving and critical thinking.
* Understanding of contractual requirements.


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