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Science & Pharma Opportunities

We have a range of Biopharma jobs in Ireland with clients that are continuously growing operations and increasing production.

Current Job Opportunities

Science & Pharma

Production Operations Manager

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Accounting & Finance

Senior Finance Manager | Waterford

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Process Organic Chemist

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Manufacturing Supervisor | Co Galway

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Process Development Chemist X 3

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QP - Qualified Person

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Ireland is one of Europe’s largest Biopharma hotspots and directly employs over 30,000 people, with another 30,000 indirectly employed. Ireland is home to all of the top ten pharmaceutical companies in the world, and medical and pharmaceutical exports were approximately €80 billion in 2019.

NIBRT Collaboration

Collins McNicholas regularly partners with NIBRT– the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research & Training. NIBRT provides a dynamic catalogue of training for Biopharma professionals and performs world-class research in a range of areas at their state-of-the-art facility in Blackrock, Dublin. For more information, learning and resources on NIBRT, visit:

Our Biopharma Labour Market Review

This report is the third in our Labour Market Review Series. There are over 30,000 people working in the biopharma industry in Ireland today, with the same number of jobs supported indirectly. Medical and pharmaceutical exports were approximately €80 billion in 2019, an increase from €69 billion in 2017. Almost half – €39 billion – is attributed to the industry. Read the full report here.

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Associate Director - Munster

Rory Walsh

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Galway Branch Manager

Christopher O'Toole

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Principal Recruitment Consultant & Team Lead

Aisling Lane

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Principal Recruitment Consultant

Courtney Russell

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Principal Recruitment Consultant

Davin Ferguson

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Senior Recruitment Consultant

Niamh Cregg

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