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Employer CPL
Job Title Project Manager R&D

Our client, an agri-food company, are currently recruiting for a Project Manager for their R&D department.

Role Overview:

  • Overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of projects from TRL 4/5 to full commercialisation
  • Challenge and develop strategies to commercialise projects and to build business cases for same
  • Ensuring that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Measurement of project performance using appropriate systems, tools and technique
  • Assessment and control of risk and minimisation of uncertainty

Role Deliverables:

  • Planning and Defining Scope of projects
  • Activity Planning and Sequencing of tasks
  • Resource Planning
  • Developing Schedules and time estimation
  • Cost Estimating and Developing a Budget
  • Risk Analysis and Management
  • Monitoring and Reporting Progress
  • Team Leadership
  • Strategic Influencing
  • Business Partnering
  • Vendor negotiation and the development of negotiation strategies

Competencies to perform the role:

  • Leadership Skills: For employee motivatation, team development, conflict resolution and decision making on behalf of team
  • Time Management: To work with team members, customers and management
  • Financial and Budgeting: To develop and maintain a budget
  • Analytical Skills: To be able to solve problems through analysing data and making decisions that affect the project
  • Process Driven: To develop, implement, replicate and improve processes to manage increasing scale
  • Commercial Awareness: To understand the business sectors; customers; competitors and challenges to ensure successful outcomes
  • Independence: The ability to develop clear insight on business and project decisions and to justify same

Experience and Qualifications

  • Formal project management qualification/ certification (PRINCE 2; PMP)
  • BSc in science (preferably food/ horticulture/ agriculture/ biotechnology)
  • 5+ years in project management and ability to demonstrate successful outcomes
  • Experience in the development of project management/ continuous improvement programmes in food/ agritech or biotechnology sectors
  • The use of project management software, such as Microsoft Project

If you are interested in applying for this role please call Linda on +353 1 2784671 or email
Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group.

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Location Co.Monaghan, Carlow
Date Added 6 days ago
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