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Senior Project Manager - Electrical

Reference:SMC24064 Location: Dublin
Qualification:DegreeExperience:See description
Job Type:Fixed Term ContractSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: Electrical Engineer

This is a Senior Electrical Project Manager position. The candidate would be responsible for scoping, managing and delivering projects up to €10m in value.

The candidate would be expected to run the projects with some strategic guidance from their manager/peers but have the ability to work independently for the most part. It is very important that the candidate has experience running projects – that could be either for another pharmaceutical company (or similar), a design house or an electrical contractor. They will be leading a multi-departmental team to execute the project, so will need the soft skills to manage people, particularly when they are not direct reports. Construction and/or process equipment specification/qualification experience would be very beneficial.


  • Project management and execution of projects including project planning/scoping and execution, prioritization, resources management, status management and external communication. 
  • Working with various stakeholders to scope projects and ensure requirements are satisfied.
  • Managing expectations and communicating project progress and challenges to these stakeholders.
  • Develop and/or review electrical engineering technical specifications and bid documents for engineered equipment, materials engineering, and construction service contracts
  • Lead day to day design (where applicable) and construction management of significant elements of electrical interface works on projects, including procurement, installation, and commissioning
  • Provide electrical engineering support for manufacturing processes and equipment within the manufacturing facility by designing, specifying, purchasing and constructing mechanical systems and components.
  • Knowledge of electrical industry regulations and standards
  • Managing testing and commissioning schedules to achieve agreed target, incl. Lock-out Tag-out (LOTO) control measures on site.
  • Strategic solution seeking to complex project phasing and execution issues.
  • Coordinating the introduction of new equipment including driving the project team problem solving and troubleshooting process prior to qualification & start-up 
  • Work in a collaborative manner within the Process Teams structure and contributes to Root Cause Investigations and Cross Functional Investigations. 
  • Role model safety leadership. Support a safe working environment by driving compliance with environmental health/safety practice, rules and regulations. Ensure projects are designed with superior levels of environmental control, health and safety built in.
  • Present projects to senior leadership at governing bodies for updates and approvals
  • Travel may be required to support execution of projects 

Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Relevant Experience
  • Typically, 5+ years project management/engineering experience, preferably in the biotechnology industry / aseptic pharmaceutical environment
  • Proven project management experience from project inception through to handover
  • Strong mechanical capability with hands on experience in a technical role within a high-volume manufacturing environment, is advantageous

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