Project Manager

  • Contract
  • Cork

Website TPM04922

Tandem Project Management is looking to hire a Project Manager to join its expanding team at our headquarters in Cork. The successful candidate will manage a portfolio of significant projects within the life sciences sector.


  • Help develop a strong safety culture within the company, proactively drive towards continuous improvement and achieving best in class standards.
  • Provide EHS leadership on projects.
  • Assist in preparation and maintenance of procedures to achieve OHSAS 18001 accreditation.
  • Perform duties of PSDP and PSCS on behalf of the company.
  • Prepare design risk assessments.
  • Obtain and sign off on temporary and permanent works design certificates.
  • Conduct site safety audits.
  • Assist in maintenance and improvement of ISO 9001 accredited procedures.
  • Identify standards relevant to company activity and ensure up to date information is obtained and disseminated to direct reports.
  • Pursue a best practice approach to project management and design and ensure company procedures reflect same.
  • 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
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables.
  • Manage project hours against execution plan.
  • Prepare schedules and monitor progress, ensuring critical path is maintained and implementing mitigation plans as necessary.
  • Prepare cost estimates, manage variations and approve monthly valuations.
  • Maintain project action register, risk register and issue list.
  • Prepare monthly reports for clients including status on safety, schedule, cost, procurement, information required, risks and issues.
  • Prepare Design packages for tender and IFC.
  • Coordinate design packages between Tandem, sub consultants, vendors and contractors.
  • Answer contractor and vendor technical queries.
  • Approve vendor and contractor submittal approvals.
  • Walk down tender enquiries with contractors and vendors, issue clarifications, chair bid clarification meetings and prepare tender reports.
  • Constructability reviews.
  • Manage activities on site as required.
  • Site audits/inspections.
  • Prepare/approve C&Q protocols using sub-consultant expertise as necessary.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree qualified in Chemical or Process Engineering or similar discipline.
  • Project management certification an advantage.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience managing projects within the Life Sciences sector.
  • Previous experience of delivering complex projects on time and to budget.

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