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Program Manager

Location: Dublin
Experience:10+ Years
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Not Disclosed
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May be suitable for: Project Lead, Project Manager

Our client a global healthcare organisation who are focused on the design, development and commercialisation of a diverse portfolio of device technology solutions to enable delivery of large and growing range of products around the globe. They are currently seeking a Program Manager Lead to oversee delivery of complex projects. Successful canddiate will come with a strong Program Management background and have experiecne of working in a matrixed enviornment and be able ot mentor and develop more junior Project Managers

    • Provides technical project management, leadership and planning expertise to Development programmes
    • Partners with cross-functional teams, and other team members in partner organisations, to lead the creation of Integrated project plans
    • Drives generation of development options in partnership with Programme team, assessing value, cost and time. Leads the team to optimize options
    • Leads and drives the team to deliver project timelines to meet/or exceed key milestones and decision points with a full understanding of critical path activities
    • Works with the team to manage schedule conflict issues and resource peaks/troughs, and escalate in a timely fashion
    • Directly participates in and contributes to project and protocol teams to discuss, review, and optimize both protocol and project schedules
    • Works with partner lines/disciplines within Scientific Affairs, Commercial Operations, Commercial Development to identify opportunities and solutions to enable the development programme
    • Manages budgets and forecasts against targets and actuals
    • Leads team in preparation, implementation and maintenance of integrated project risk management plan

  • Bachelors’ Degree in a pharmaceutical science or engineering discipline is essential. Higher Degree, PhD, MSc or MBA is desirable
  • Experience as Project Manager and/or Senior project planner on complex drug development programmes
  • Knowledge of drug-delivery technologies within the pharmaceutical industry such as pen-injectors, auto-injectors, diagnostic kits, DPI, pMDI’s preferred
  • Has experience of working at team level where leadership and influencing skills have been applied. Ideally has experience working in and leading multidisciplinary teams across multiple products, sites and operating cultures.
  • Experience of working across the full project development cycle, from discovery / in-licensing through to registration, launch and post-market support.
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills to lead or facilitate effective technical and project discussions with technical teams and stakeholders.
  • Experience of working with external partners (project providers / CROs / licensees). Evidence of problem solving and influencing when with third parties
  • Able to demonstrate a track record of competence in leading technical problem-solving groups.
  • Proficient user of project management planning software (MSP), and able to demonstrate experience of using project management methodologies (Resource management, risk management, budget management etc)


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