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Pharmaceutical Construction Manager

Reference:SMC38593 Location: Tipperary
Qualification:DegreeExperience:See description
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: BD Manager, Senior Project Engineer

We’re currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity with an award winning Pharmaceutical organization based in Tipperary. This is an excellent position for anyone who is looking to join a leading multinational who are one of the best at what they do.


  • Ensure there is a strong safety culture and performance in the field execution of project deliverables and that appropriate stage gate controls are in place for all works, coaches project team wrt to safety, is involved in any investigations (near miss etc)
  • Drive initiatives such as Quality Audit Metrics, Right First Time, Modular Construction approach
  • Completes early walk downs on systems and works with overall construction team to resolve punch lists based on priorities
  • Drives systems to ensure efficient decision making within the CMT and Client Team
  • Attends and provides inputs to Interactive Pull Planning Workshops with appointed contractors and other stakeholders to plan out construction and energisation activities in a schedule critical project, identifies any constraints and works to remove these and other barriers to achieving overall aims
  • Ensure that Lean Construction Tools and Methodologies are being implemented in the field (Last Planner & Pull Plan Scheduling, Target Value Design and Construction, Integrated Project Safety Team Structure, Right First Time approach)
  • Experience with Takt Time Planning for Construction / Commissioning would be advantageous
  • Ensure Project Quality Standards are implemented and that documentation requirements met.
  • Attends daily tier meetings / weekly co-ordination meetings regarding construction
  • Completes regular walkthrough of site for safety and checks on progress etc
  • Represents client in commercial negotiations and clarification meetings

Education & Experience
  • A minimum of 10 years+ of relevant experience in capital projects preferably in Pharm/Bio Pharm.
  • Third level degree in an engineering discipline and/or a PMP in Project Management
  • Proven level of experience in delivering significant capital projects within the pharmaceutical sector > €100MM
  • Experience working in Live Facility
  • Knowledge of clean room installation essential

If interested in this posting please feel free to contact Seán McCarthy on +353 (0)87 798 8480 or [email protected] for further information.