Project Services Manager - Project Based
An exciting permanent staff opportunity has arisen for an experienced Project Services Manager with our client, a prestigious global technical professional services company, providing mission critical design, professional, and construction services including, engineering, procurement, construction, management, and process validation services, for life sciences and advanced technology manufacturing projects in Ireland and across the World
A key member of the project delivery team, the Project Services Manager will manage, provide leadership and be accountable for all Cost, Planning, Procurement and Post Award Administration functions for the project.
The Project Services Manager is accountable to the Project Director, ensuring Project Services needs are being satisfied. The Project Services team will consist of managers for each discipline (Cost, Planning, Contracts, Equipment) managing their respective disciplines and reporting into the Project Services Manager.Our clients Project Services team philosophy is to work in a transparent and diligent manner to harness a 'No Surprises' methodology on project and provide the tools, reporting and analysis necessary to meet the needs of each Project.
Point of contact for Operations, Project Director and Client in all aspects relating to Project Services.
Lead, manage and motivate Project Services staff whilst commanding respect from all stakeholders through technical and personal credibility and integrity.
Resource management - working with the respective Project Services Department Managers to ensure each project is adequately resources to meet the project needs
Project Procedures - align on Project Control Procedures with all stakeholders including the Client, disseminate procedures throughout the team, provide training as necessary and ensure implementation
Responsible for ensuring that the Project Services commitments to complete work by certain dates or within agreed effort hour or cost budgets are met
Ensure alignment between project services, design and construction teams to support the Project.
Ensure that systems are in place and effective and lead innovation where inefficiencies are evident
Attend and support operations status review meetings
Effectively present Project Services reporting to the Client and respond to queries raised in a timely manner
Provide necessary support to the Project Services discipline managers in their roles
Perform personnel performance evaluations for staff on the project
Has a technical understanding of all the constituent functions - Cost engineering, Contract Procurement and Administration, Scheduling, Equipment Procurement and expediting
Capable of supervising and communicating with the Project Services team to ensure complete understanding and fulfilment of operations and project/program objectives
Capable of effectively communicating with all levels of project and operations management and with the client. Must identify potential problems and elevate these to the appropriate level(s) of management
Strong ability to identify efficiencies within work process, and to initiate and manage strategies including learning, mentoring/coaching as required to achieve a performance excellence culture
Able to make clear and concise presentations for client and to end user client management
Good facilitator with excellent interpersonal, communication, planning and organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to foster and grow positive relationships within Project Services team, across our client's organisation, and with end user clients and partners.
Proven ability to acquire and retain talent and to mentor and develop talent.
Chartered Membership of Engineers Ireland, SCSI or equivalent is an advantage
BSc or MSc in a recognised Industry field
This position requires extensive experience in a Project Services or related field.
This should include a minimum of 10 years on a project construction site in a Pharmaceutical or AMT related industrial sector