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Project Manager - Process Sciences

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Limerick
  • Sector: Science
  • Date posted: 16/02/2018
  • Job reference: J381866A

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Project Manager - Process Sciences

A Project Manager (Process Sciences) is required to join a leading biotechnology manufacturing company. This position offers an impressive and unique opportunity for interested candidates. This position requires people who want to be challenged, have a passion for success, and a constant drive to exceed expectations.

This role will act as a project manager within the Process Sciences department to support operational management and operation. The individual will work as a point of contact between various departments within the company and with the external vendors to support manufacturing activities, timely communication of data to facilitate internal lab process transfers, process improvements and investigations. The individual should be able to work and effectively communicate with the scientific staff and senior management. This is perfect opportunity to join a select team that has already established itself as a front runner leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry.


  • Assist in facilitating planning of tasks, resource (people and equipment), critical assessment, PS analytical sample management, cross site investigations etc.
  • Act as key point of contact for information transfer to and from Process Science department
  • Handle and analyse large amounts of unstructured information and distil into easy-to-understand communication vehicles, schedules and other documents
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule, and costs
  • Implement and manage change when necessary to meet project outputs


  • MSc in a technical area (Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Technology, Biochemistry etc) or MA in business area (General Management, Project Management, Corporate or Operations Strategy)
  • 3 + years' work experience in a Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology industry, other relevant technical industries may be considered (e.g. operations management and operational efficiency, or in strategy consulting with experience with operational strategy projects)
  • A qualification in Project Management or equivalent is an advantage

Skills and Competencies:

  • Applicants should be enthusiastic, driven, and willing to work as part of an ambitious but supportive multidisciplinary team
  • Prior experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams is required
  • Prior experience in building models for optimization, scenario analysis, resource planning, project planning, criticality analysis etc.
  • Working knowledge of biologics manufacturing (cell banking, cell culture and bioreactor operation, purification, and drug formulation) is an advantage
  • Prior Project management experience is essential (minimum 2 years)
  • Evidence of excellent organisational and communication skills with ability to meet deadlines
  • Experience with statistical data analysis such as linear models, multivariate analysis, stochastic models, and sampling methods
  • Strong evidence of problem solving/trouble shooting ability
  • A strong capacity to investigate and explain complex technical issues
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness in work practices is essential


If this position excites you and are interested in becoming a part of a leading company in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry, do not hesitate to get in contact!

dominic.callan at or give us a call on 01 6455254

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