Job Ref: 3199 Recruiter: Tom Doyle
Country: Ireland Location: Cork
Job Category: Building Services, Construction, Process, Pharma Life Science, Salary Range:

Job Description

Project Manager (API Plant expansion) Cork.

Kppm have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to work on an API Pharmaceutical plant expansion project in Cork.

This is a long term contract role / minimum 2  years

Suitable applicants will have:  A relevant 3rd level degree in Engineering or Construction and further Project Management e.g. IPMA, PMP (while desirable but not essential) qualification plus a minimum of 7+ years experience working as a Project Manager on large scale Hi Tech preferably Pharmaceutical plant projects and must have recently worked on at least 1 x large API Pharmaceutical Plant project.

  • Experience in all aspects of API projects incl. Engineering, Construction, Commissioning & qualification is a distinct advantage
  • Delivery of GMP project within a live operating environment.
  • Cost Control, scheduling and achieving goals and managing risks.
  • Experience in manging engineering consultancy companies.
  • Knowledge of Process Control/Automation Systems an advantage.
  • Solution orientated with proven track record in problem solving.
  • Strong team player with the ability to work collaboratively and cross functionally.
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills


  • Ensure key deliverables are adhered to.
  • Propose options and effectively communicate to Management & Stakeholders.
  • Maintain project objectives in line with project requirements and ensure goals & timelines are achieved.
  • Put robust plans and strategies in place to manage the project life span.
  • Communicate project issues to the team and follow-up with the right skill sets to put best solutions in place on time and within budget.
  • Ensure all safety design review actions are completely accurately.
  • Provide direction and vision to the project team.
  • Manage engineering consultancies to deliver project.
  • Build effective communication between the team, and stakeholders.
  • Reporting to management and steering committee on project/schedule/cost & risk issues.
  • Ensure adherence to the quality and engineering standards.
  • Monitor compliance to applicable practices, policies, and specifications.
  • Perform overall quality control of the work (budget, schedule, plans, personnel’s performance).

 For further information or to apply please contact:  Tom Doyle at kppm,  P: 086 820038.  E:

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