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PROJECT MANAGERS required by CareerWise Recruitment for our multinational pharmaceutical client in Cork, initial 12 month contract on offer. The PROJECT MANAGERS will be a part of a newly formed Project Management Office (PMO), its goal being to ensure the site delivers on its key strategic projects and initiatives.

Role of this position

  • Responsible for program oversight and control activities, including definition of scope, business case development, requirements & milestone identification, governance, operational planning, risk identification & mitigation, implementation planning, execution oversight and closure.
  • Responsible for the creation and control of plans for departmental, cross departmental, and company-wide programs
  • Responsible for ensuring that programs are delivered on time, to an agreed level of quality and within approved budget and scope.
  • Delivery of effective & accurate progress reports that can be analysed and understood at all levels within the organization.
  • Responsible for stakeholder management, both internal and external, to ensure effective delivery of program objectives, including escalation management.
  • Responsible for identification of risks and issues and the implementation of mitigating actions.
  • Oversight & control of program cost management throughout the life cycle, and continually providing sound financial stewardship and control.
  • Motivating a multi-disciplinary Project Lead team to achieve program objectives, by driving performance so that everyone understands their contribution to the program and how it impacts the achievement of the site's objectives.
  • Providing on-going coaching to Project Leads, including the identification and development of key talent and skills within the site.
  • Support the development and running of the Project Management Office on site.


  • A minimum of eight to ten years of relevant experience in delivery of a broad range of programs, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Knowledge of and experience in applying Program & Project Management tools & techniques within a wide spectrum of Project Leads and team members.
  • Appropriate 3rd level qualification.
  • Appropriate program/project management qualifications.
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development.
  • Experience with Management Systems such as PM, EHS, Trackwise, SAP , PRINCE, Microsoft PM etc.
  • Advanced PC skills such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

Please call Conor Twomey today for further information on 021 4297422 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Engineering & Technical

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900