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Program Manager, NPD to Product Launch

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email: larry@rftgroup.ie

Job Description

Program Manager, NPD to Product Launch
Our client, a World Class Medtech company based in Galway, now seek an experienced Program Manager who will lead multiple projects and associated teams, working cross-functionally with local and global stakeholders to manage projects through product development to product launch.

The successful candidate will lead cross-functional teams and manages multiple projects from small to large scope, including schedule, scope, costs and resources ensuring projects are on time and reporting progress to global leadership team.

The ideal candidate with be an experienced Program Management Professional with proven ability to foster and maintains strong relationships with functional heads, in conjunction with developing cohesive and collaborative cross-functional teams, to drive success of projects throughout project lifecycle phases.

Skills and Attributes for Program Manager, NPD to Product Launch:
Strong experience in project managing significant new product activities that require collaboration with R&D, Program Management, Regulatory, Quality, Process Development, Engineering and Operations.
Proven leadership skills in change management and project management.
Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communications to project team and all stakeholders
Must have proven skills in people management, collaboration, influencing and team building.
Must be proficient with MS Project.

Requirements for Program Manager, NPD to Product Launch:
Honours Bachelors Degree (Level 8) in Engineering, Science, Software, Manufacturing or similar technical discipline.
Qualification in Project Management and/or an additional Masters (Level 9) would be an advantage.
10+ years industry experience ideally in regulated GMP manufacturing environment, 4+ years of which project management/operations/new product development experience.
Experience with new product development in Medtech industry is an advantage.
Strong stakeholder management skills, with proven ability to manage multiple vendors on timelines, budgets, etc.
Effective communication skills in cross-functional environment.
Project Management certification is preferred.
MS Office experience is preferred.

For further details, please contact Larry on 01-2302400 / larry@rftgroup.ie

The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. www.rftgroup.ie

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