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2 x R&D Managers required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Galway based client. The R&D Manager is directly involved in providing high level leadership and direction to an R&D team ensuring the implementation of strategic and tactical R&D activities supporting the Business unit. Please contact Tom Devaney for more information.

Role of this position

  • Actively mentor, coach, and ensure career development plans are in place for direct reports
  • Lead, grow and motivate a highly talented, diverse, world-class performance engineering team
  • Attract and retain talent in line with business need
  • Drive innovation of concepts to support next-generation designs and novel applications in cardiovascular applications
  • Grow and nurture cross site and cross functional relationships in a large, multi-site, matrixed organization
  • Manage engineers, and possibly other supervisors, involved in an array of product development and technology exploration projects
  • Collaborate with core teams to establish objectives and evaluates progress of direct reports
  • Generate novel and unique solutions to both engineering and organizational challenges
  • Participate at department management level and build strong peer relationships


  • Level 8 Degree in Engineering / Science or related discipline with a minimum 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with new product development and the product development cycle.
  • Experience of direct management of engineers is a distinct advantage
  • Excellent team building, communication, people management and leadership skills are desirable
  • A strong communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking
  • A dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams

Please call Tom Devaney today for further information on 091-758771 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