Associate Director Quality Projects

Our client is a global innovator and leading biopharmaceutical company that has been inventing new ground breaking treatments for numerous life threatening diseases for more than a century. Through this organisations prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, and animal health products, they work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. As a result of expansion, a decision has been made to bolster this organisations third party QA oversight here in Ireland with a number of highly skilled positions on offer including a recent requirement for a Associate Director External Quality (QA Projects).

The Position:

  • Establishes and manages projects under the PMO and ensures project delivery to plan. Lead complex projects from plan to delivery within agreed upon time/cost
  • Works with the sponsors and project leads and defines clear boundaries of responsibilities and accountabilities to achieve a successful project outcome
  • Establishes networks for team communications to instill collaboration among team members
  • Leads the team to develop project schedules, establish clear priorities and establish and monitor metrics to gauge team progress, performance, and results
  • Manages the activities and deliverables across the functions to achieve the objectives of the program on time, within the program constraints
  • Ensures that the project team follows the established business processes including stage gates, best practices and tools
  • Organises project resources and ensures that they are managed efficiently
  • Communicates effectively with governance bodies and functional area heads as needed
  • Ensures that the project team members have the information required to do their jobs
  • Identifies and removes obstacles to the team’s progress and resolves conflicting goals and escalates issues that cannot be resolved at the team level

The Person:

  • MS Biology, Microbiology, Pharmacy, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering (or equivalent) required
  • Black Belt certified project manager preferred
  • Must have strong development/commercialisation manufacturing experience, knowledge Quality Assurance and Quality Control activities

To learn more, apply on line or call Shane Browne at HRM on +353 1 6321865.

Salary: On Application Location: Nationwide