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Project Manager

Job description

My client, a leading medical device company in Galway is looking for a Project Manager with at least four years experience to work on New Product Development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports the organization in the delivery of quality projects that meet expectations and are completed on time and on budget; Demonstrates effective change leadership. 
  • Prepares project plans, schedules and budgets by using project management tools such as Microsoft Project and by working with appropriate staff to understand tasks necessary to complete project. 
  • Directs project execution by assigning tasks, tracking project schedules, identifying risks, and developing and executing contingency plans. 
  • Communicates project status by preparing standard status reports, and by participating in departmental and customer project status update meetings. 
  • Resolves project issues by working with team members, project customers, and other 
  • Fosters a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives. Creates an entrepreneurial environment. 
  • Provides general direction to managers, exempt specialists and non-exempt support in various areas, groups and/or operations. 
  • Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of decision making and action. 
  • Builds strategic partnerships to further departmental and organizational objectives. Interacts internally and externally with executive level management, outside regulatory agencies, customers, vendors and/or suppliers. 
  • Coordinates across functional areas, business units, and/or geographies in order to achieve company or area goals. 
  • Utilizes technical/professional knowledge and skills to establish, interpret and execute company policies in a major segment of the company. 
  • Monitors and ensures compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Makes and executes operational decisions with a strategic perspective. 
  • Directs and controls the activities, resourcing and budget of one or more functional areas, divisions, product groups and/or operations. 
  • Enable the prioritization of key initiatives and provide clear understanding of our capacity to manage and deliver results; Monitors project plan execution and ensures that key milestones and metrics are developed and met 

Key requirements:

  • Min. HETAC level 8 in Engineering:  electrical, mechanical, industrial, software, manufacturing; and a Masters in Project Management would be preferred. 
  • 4+ years of project management experience 
  • Experience with development of medical devices a plus.
  • Strong experience in project managing significant new product activities that require collaboration with other divisions
  • Proven leadership skills in change management and project management 
  • Must be strong in people management and team building. 
  • Must be proficient with MS Project. 
  • The role will involve regular travel

If you are interested in this role, please send your resume to: mslevin@sigmar.ie or call me on 091 455 300 for more information.

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