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Senior Project Manager

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 21648

We have an opening for a Senior Project Manager with capacity to handle high profile projects with a large capital and expense budget. Projects will be primarily equipment and facilities orientated in the Medical Devices / Pharma manufacturing sector. Key aspects of the role include;

  • Project Management: Is a Project Management Subject Matter Expert. Independently Scope, Plan, Execute/Monitor and Close complex long duration projects. Uses Project Management tools and methodologies e.g. PMBOK, PRINCE 2, to deliver projects consistently

  • Strategic and Results Orientation: Demonstrates fiscal responsibility through project scoping and execution and defines actionable recommendations. Translates top-level project goals to specific project tasks, milestones and deliverables.

  • Communication: Develops communication strategy for projects to ensure Project teams, Project Sponsor, key stakeholders and site/external management understand project plans, risks and progress.

  • Stakeholder Management: Garners support from and manages key stakeholders to enable successful project outcome including resource allocation negotiation. Establishes and cultivates an extensive network of support to facilitate completion of assignments.

  • Risk Management: Performs project risk management from project outset and develops appropriate contingency plans. Effectively balances compliance risk and business risk when developing project plans.

  • Contingency Planning: Develops contingency plans to mitigate impact of project issues that may impact on project delivery.

  • Scope Management: Develops and agrees Scope with Project Sponsor. Actively manages project scope to prevent scope creep. Evaluates impact of Scope changes and adjusts project plans as required.

  • Quality Management:Ensure that assigned projects are performed to meet the quality requirements of customers, internal quality systems, internal & external auditors and other external agencies.

  • Knowledge Sharing: Shares project management knowledge and assists/mentors more junior project managers in project management processes and techniques

  • EHS: Complete all activities in a safe manner ensuring that any potential safety issues and areas for improvement are highlighted to Manager. Ensure Environmental procedures e.g. recycling, waste minimization are adhered to and improvements made where possible.

Applicants should have a proven history of delivering large-scale complex projects. Ideally, these projects will be equipment or facility-related projects in a regulated environment.

This is a contract position as it is tied to a project budget but there are long-term prospects with the role.

A competitive salary is on offer for the right candidate.

A more detailed job description is available upon request.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Davin Ferguson

071 9140251