Project Manager

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We are currently seeking a Project Manager, for our client, a global pharmaceutical company based in North Dublin.

You will act as project lead and PMO for a start-up facility in Dublin. This is an 11 month contract.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Drive the Operational Readiness activities identification, definition and scheduling
  • Be responsible for building the process, toolkits /checklists, and schedule required by the team to actively carryout a succesful start up of the facilities
  • Lead and develop core planning meetings, with the necessary agenda, input and outputs
  • Ensure effective planning, common understanding and delivery targets to achieve business requirements and incorporate data generated into the planning system
  • Liaise with various internal and external stakeholders to develop plans with a medium to long -term forward view and associated daily delivery plans. Identify Key Deliverables to use in the planning function for each program. Monitor, track and Communicate plans and progress to management
  • Collaborate with global planners and site leadership to set long term execution plan
  • Drive visible performance management, use KPI’s to track progress, report out using Ms Excel and Power BI, monitoring actual performance versus plan promoting awareness to drive improvement
  • Develop, model and implement strategies to improve scheduling capability and adherence and integration with other project phases
  • Lead the integration of CQV and operational readiness project schedules via Primavera P6, MS Project and MS Excel
  • Collaborate with various teams to achieve commissioning completion, transition and initiation of batch production
  • Critical path analysis and scenario production for time reduction within critical path
  • Reporting of project progress, schedule opportunities and impact to management
  • Identification and reporting of threats to schedule on weekly meetings
  • Manage and oversee finite production scheduling, including progress reporting & issue escalation

What are we looking for?

  • S. in Science, Engineering, Computer Science or Project Management
  • 3-5 years of experience and knowledge in Biologics manufacturing and new facilities start up
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities against ambitious timelines
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work cross-functionally as critical member of team
  • Experience of working in a Project Management environment
  • Good skills in understanding of non-functional requirements of a given functional area to be able to classify and have similar discussions related to requirements with relevant teams.
  • Good experience in leading Waterfall/ agile projects.
  • Should be proficient with MS Word/PowerPoint/Visio/Microsoft Project/Excel/Power BI to create data analytics, documents and presentations
  • Must have Primavera P6
  • Desirable to have Microsoft BI

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