Project Manager (12 Months) | Collins McNicholas

Project Manager (12 Months)

  • Reference: 45773
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Leinster, Offaly, Westmeath
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing


In this role you will lead the development and execution of integrated project plans relevant to the deliverables, ensuring alignment across relevant functions and a smooth transition among pipeline stages. As well as manage multiple projects across several departments while influencing project decisions in coordination with Medical Affairs, R&D, Clinical, Regulatory Affairs, Quality, Manufacturing and Logistics timelines.

You will have the opportunity to improve patient outcomes, meaningfully impact the company’s short-term and long-term success while working closely with leadership across the organization.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily:

  • Work within the constraints of budget, schedule, and scope, while managing risk, and ensuring adherence to established processes and methodologies.
  • Drive manufacturing engineering programs through project completion within timeline, quality, and budgetary limits.
  • Collaborate with a broad cross functional team to deliver on project plans.
  • Identify advanced implications/conclusions from the logical analysis of a complex situation or issue.
  • Apply comprehensive understanding of concepts within own technical areas to design relatively advanced solutions; demonstrate understanding of key business drivers.
  • Develop project plans and track execution and suggest alternatives to improve schedules.
  • Question current methods while evaluating broad implications, to develop practical improvements; focuses on achieving goals rather than a fear of failure.
  • Approach issues from multiple perspectives and collaborate with internal/external customers in generating creative, effective and practical solutions.
  • Lead and integrate cross-functional teams and manage deliverables in a matrix organization.
  • Identify and implement solutions to improve tracking, planning, and collaboration.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field required; or equivalent work class experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years related work experience required; medical device manufacturing.
  • Ability to gain cooperation of others and effectively facilitate cross-functional meetings and discussions.
  • PMP Certification would be an advantage
  • Manufacturing transfer of product lines and validation 
  • Ensure effective, accurate and timely communication across functional areas.
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for management regarding progress and goals.
  • Ability to work with team leaders to identify and resolve any team and individual performance issues.
  • Bring a broadened business perspective to each project through an understanding of the inner-workings of Marketing, Quality, R&D, Finance, Regulatory, Manufacturing, Clinical, Medical Affairs, and Operations.
  • Create and maintain schedules that predict and meet milestones to track progress.
  • Review analyses of activities, costs, operations, and forecast data to determine program progress toward stated goals and objectives. Perform Risk Analyses: identify cost, ROI, manpower, overrun, margins, and scope-creep.
  • Ensure engineering disciplines are followed to ensure design output meets design input, and are successfully transferred to manufacturing products.
  • Confer with Senior Management to review progress and discuss required changes in objectives resulting from current status and conditions.
  • Working knowledge of the design control process.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact David Lennon on 09064 78104 and email your CV to

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