R&D Project Manager – West County Galway

  • Reference: GY46378
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing


  • Define scope of development projects with management; track milestones and deliverables.

  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communication documents.

  • Effectively communicate project expectations and deviations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.

  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.

  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.

  • Identify and resolve constraints, issues and conflicts within the project team.

  • Identify and manage project resources and critical paths.

  • Work directly with the team members or with their team leaders to estimate effort, plan activities and negotiate consensus among individual team members on their appointed tasks.

  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones with appropriate tools.

  • Develop and deliver meeting agendas, progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations for team members and management as required.

  • Manage and track agreements, invoices and payments.

  • Budget preparation & tracking.

  • Work with external stakeholders across the site, Ops, QA, Supply Chain, Warehouse, Finance and RA to ensure that project goals are clearly communicated.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills, Experience and Qualifcations  

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a science related discipline (Preferably Chemistry or Pharmaceutical Science) with 5+ years pharmaceutical/ medical device industry experience, Previous project management experience is essential.

  • PMP is desired, but not essential.

  • Experience in project management in Generic Pharma Development space a distinct advantage.

  • Possess knowledge of c GMP requirements in the pharmaceutical industry, including ICH guidelines.

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to manage project scope changes and project uncertainties by offering timely and compliant solutions to keep projects on track.

  • Ability to read and interpret complex business and/or technical documents.

  • Ability to work with managers or directors and communicate ambiguous concepts.

  • Ability to keep indirect reports and project teams focused on deliverables.

  • Proficiency in speaking, comprehending, reading, and writing English is required/preferred 

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role/company please email your CV to: amy.oneill@collinsmcnicholas.ie

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