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Project Manager, New Product Development

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

Job Description

Project Manager, New Product Development
Our client, a World Class Manufacturing Medtech company, who going through rapid growth due to a numerous new products from both R&D and recently medical acquisitions, now seek a Project Manager who will lead new product development projects through to commercialisation. This is a permanent role based in Galway.

The successful candidate will manage a cross-functional development teams which includes; leading cross functional teams; providing input to functional managers on team and team member performance. Ideally, this hire will be experienced in managing technical challenges of medical technology applications and new product development, including technical risks. Significant stakeholder management is required.

Responsibilities of Project Manager, NPD:
Manages key initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing processes; develops (with assistance) and implements project plan; builds team ownership and commitment to project plan.
Implements TDP/PDP; leads team to complete activities to current policies and practices; keeps documentation organized, creates Scaling Plan and Technical Files/ Dossiers for the project.
Responsible for team and cross-functional communications; liaison between the team and the PIB; leads phase and business reviews, project meeting minutes, issues log, metrics, and other key communications.

Requirements for Project Manager, NPD:
Honours Bachelors Degree in Science, Engineering or similar technical discipline.
Additional Masters or Qualification in Project Management is preferred.
8+ years industry experience, of which 4+ years of project management/operations/new product development experience
Strong experience in project managing significant new product activities that require collaboration with R&D, Program Management, Regulatory Affairs, QA, Process Development, Engineering and Operations.
Proven leadership skills in change management and project management
Excellent verbal and written communications to project team and all stakeholders
Must be strong in people management and team building.
Must be proficient with MS Project.

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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