Construction Manager (Pharma Projects)

Contact Mark Rigney
  • Salary: €52 p/hr - €60p/hr
  • Location: LeinsterIrelandKildare
  • Sector: Food & Life Sciences

Sonas Technical are on the lookout for a Construction Manager to join our client, an industry leading EPCM firm.

Company Overview:

  • Our client a Global EPCM firm, (Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management), are currently on the lookout for a Construction Manager to work on Pharmaceutical projects.
  • The successful person will join a client facing main contractor who operates in the industrial GMP Environments with projects in the Pharma, BioPharma and Food & Bev industries.
  • Our client has a preference to offer a contract role with a very strong hourly rate but will also look at PAYE options with an equally strong remuneration package.

Why Apply with Sonas? 

  • We will get your CV seen by the right hiring managers
  • Project Manager in Construction Industry. Salary, Education & Job ResponsibilitiesOne point of contact – we will manage all of your applications, interviews & contract negotiations
  • Early access to other opportunities not yet posted on jobs boards

Key Responsibilities:

  • Agreeing project objectives with client.
  • Work with a cross-functional team and coordinate activities in all aspects including Design, Construction, Process, Technical Operations, C&Q, IPT and QA
  • Safety of all team members for the duration of the design, construct, commission validate and handover of the scope.
  • Development of and delivery to the agreed milestones on the schedule within budget constraints.
  • Delivery of stakeholder agreed scope for the facility to Commissioning Qualification
  • Ability to work in design and construction of large project environment within Ireland.
  • Working knowledge of C&Q documentation required for cGMP process equipment.
  • Ability to generate and communicate project plans and schedules.
  • Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, database management software, CAD software, and PCs.
  • Develop Project Execution strategies.
  • Develop and implement Project Schedules in accordance with key milestones, co-ordinating with all trades and CSA works.
  • Management of site teams and coordination of labour.
  • Managing project budgets and attending site meetings.
  • Risk assessments and method statements / Health & Safety system and procedures.
  • Manage site team in the effective day to day running of site activities
  • Maintain compliance with program, materials deliveries and engineering, quality and safety issues
  • As construction manager you will be required to attend meetings with Clients

Key Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ Project Management Experience in a GMP environment.
  • Experience of construction/handover of Aseptic Filling Facilities on Green Field sites for pharmaceutical facilities.
  • Excellent communicator, with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Qualification in Construction or Project management.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience similar role in Construction Management of large projects within the Pharmaceutical or gmp industry.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal/written)
  • Ability to plan and effectively manage projects.

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