Program Manager

  • Contract
  • Cork

Website TPM05232

Our client is a bio pharmaceutical company based in Cork looking for a Program Manager to deliver a key strategic program to our client’s network. This programme will deliver on an expansion to a current facility, managing the integration process (Integration hand-over, Commissioning and Qualification) including qualification of new technologies & machine automation to deliver a fully integrated digitally enabled vaccines manufacturing excellence facility. This individual will work with the Project Management Office (PMO), which supports the site delivery of key strategic programs.


  • Lead a strategic program and execute it in line with the PMO best practices.
  • Ensure there is a strong safety culture and performance in the execution of projects.
  • Ensure that the program delivers high-quality outcomes.
  • Monitoring quality and taking action to address any quality issues.
  • Oversee all activities associated with the Program to ensure the Program achieves it goals.
  • Develop a comprehensive program plan and schedule that outlines the objectives, scope, timelines, budget, and resources required for the Program.
  • Identify and manage risks associated with the Program.
  • Developing a risk management plan, monitoring risks, and taking action to mitigate them.
  • Monitor program progress against the program plan and schedule.
  • Tracking milestones, identifying issues, and taking corrective action as necessary.
  • Communicate with Program stakeholders, managing expectations, and addressing concerns.
  • Responsible for the ongoing support of Project Managers in their delivery of projects within the Program, in line with schedule, scope, cost and resource requirements and constraints.
  • Support the consistent use of PMO PPM digital tool (OnePMO) by the Project Managers and support PMO where necessary.
  • As part of the PMO Portfolio Governance process, supports the analysis of Program data, identifying lessons learned and improvements.
  • Monitor the program against the objectives, identifying areas for improvement, and providing feedback to the PMO and program team.
  • Ensure highest Quality & Compliance standards.
  • Participate and Comply with the Company’s Quality Management System.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Relevant 3rd level qualification in Engineering, Business, or a related discipline.
  • Qualification in project management such as PMP desirable.
  • A minimum of eight to ten years in a project-related environment preferable Pharma.
  • Strong knowledge of project and program management methodologies and industry best practice.
  • Proficiency in MS Project scheduling tool required.
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development essential.
  • Proven track record in dealing with complex issues proactively and in a timely fashion and ability to achieve results within the set timeframe.

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