Project Manager

  • Permanent
  • Cork

Website Ref: TPM04169

Tandem Project Management is looking for a Project Manager to join it’s team to manage a variety of projects within the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and medical devices sectors.


  • Actively pursue new business opportunities for the company, promoting the company positively at all times.
  • Prepare and deliver client presentations.
  • Prepare proposals including execution plans and commercial elements.
  • Attend industry functions, company promotions and marketing activities as required.
  • Support any other activity that is necessary for the general management of the company.
  • Provide mentoring to colleagues/interns as requested by Leadership Team.
  • Prepare Project Start Up Checklist.
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables.
  • Ensure schedules are prepared and monitor progress, ensuring critical path is maintained and implementing mitigation plans as necessary.
  • Oversee the preparation of cost estimates and contract administration.
  • Oversee the procurement of contractors and vendor packages.
  • Maintain project action register, decision log, risk register and issue list.
  • Prepare weekly updates and monthly reports for clients including status on safety, schedule, cost, procurement, information required, risks, issues.
  • Manage project hours against execution plan.
  • Identify and agree variations with the Client before proceeding.
  • Oversee the preparation of design packages contractor and vendors.
  • Coordinate design packages between Tandem, sub consultants, vendors and contractors.
  • Walk down tender enquiries with contractors and vendors, issue clarifications, chair bid clarification meetings and prepare tender reports.
  • Manage and expedite vendor design, fabrication, FAT, installation and SAT.
  • Partake in constructability reviews.
  • Oversee construction phase of projects.
  • Partake in project CQV strategy development.
  • Ensure handover packs are issued by contractors and vendors.
  • Prepare Project Close Out Checklists.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in Chemical Process Engineering or similar discipline
  • Project Management qualification an advantage.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience working on projects within the life sciences industry.

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