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Program Manager

Reference:SMC38596 Location: Cork
Qualification:DegreeExperience:See description
Job Type:Fixed Term ContractSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: Project Manager

We’re currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity with a Pharmaceutical organization based in Cork. 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.


  • Lead a strategic program and execute it in line with the PMO best practices.
  • Ensure there is a strong safety culture and performance in the execution of projects.
  • Ensure that the program delivers high-quality outcomes. This includes monitoring quality and taking action to address any quality issues.
  • Oversee all activities associated with the Program to ensure the Program achieves it goals.
  • Develop a comprehensive program plan and schedule that outlines the objectives, scope, timelines, budget, and resources required for the Program.
  • Identify and manage risks associated with the Program. This includes developing a risk management plan, monitoring risks, and taking action to mitigate them.
  • Monitor Program progress against the Program plan and schedule. This includes tracking milestones, identifying issues, and taking corrective action as necessary.
  • Communicate with Program stakeholders, managing expectations, and addressing concerns.
  • Responsible for the ongoing support of Project Managers in their delivery of projects within the Program, in line with schedule, scope, cost and resource requirements and constraints.
  • As part of the PMO Portfolio Governance process, supports the analysis of Program data, identifying lessons learned and improvements.
  • Monitor the Program against the objectives, identifying areas for improvement, and providing feedback to the PMO and Program team.
  • Ensure highest Quality & Compliance standards. Participate and Comply with the Company’s Quality Management System.

Education & Experience

  • Relevant 3rd level qualification in Engineering, Business, or a related discipline.
  • Qualification in project management such as PMP desirable.
  • A minimum of eight to ten years in a project-related environment preferable Pharma.
  • Strong knowledge of project and program management methodologies and industry best practice.
  • Proficiency in MS Project scheduling tool required.

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