Specialist Project Management

Created by: Abbott
Added: 02.12.2019

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About Abbott

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Abbott in Ireland

In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 3,000 people across 10 sites. Abbott has six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third-party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. It has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin. Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals. Abbott has been operating in Ireland since 1946.

We currently have a vacancy for a permanent role Project Management Specialist and this role will involve the following:

Primary Function
  • Lead projects to transfer and establish technology and manufacturing capabilities.
  • Be responsible for managing a high volume, target driven, customer focused Product Value Stream, as assigned.

Major Responsibilities
  • Maintain ETMS TO DO LIST.
  • Conduct business in a manner that will protect human health, safety and the environment by complying with all applicable EHS laws, as well at the Abbott Global and Technical standards.
  • Responsible for leading CFTs in identification and implementation of Product Improvement projects (including Reformulations and Product Launches).
  • Responsible for prioritization, problem solving, supporting resource management, communication and risk management of assigned Projects.
  • Responsible for the transfer of existing and where applicable new diagnostic and commodities to ADD Longford.
  • Provide a focal point to manage Product Portfolios and assign responsibilities across the manufacturing, technical, and quality organizations to deliver production plan, as applicable.
  • Develop innovative approaches to Project Management and have very keen foresight to anticipate activities and events that may cause delay and develop and implement a plan to prevent the delay from occurring.
  • Ensure regulatory and compliance requirements are met for all projects.
  • Tailor and apply broad-based skill-set to facilitate efficient management of team activities and communication.
  • Develop, track, and communicate progress against deliverables and resource constraints.
  • Review and assess Project Plans with cross-functional Transfer Teams.
  • Work collaboratively with Product Labeling Team in Longford and Longford Cross Functional Teams, including Quality and Regulatory Affairs, to co-ordinate and manage generation of product labelling artwork for all products.
  • Identify and communicate any project related issues to Senior Management Team and develop contingencies.
Supervisory / Management Responsibility
  • Works independently or Individual Contributor.

The following level of education provides a necessary foundation for this Job function:
  • A third level qualification or an equivalent professional qualification in Project Management is desirable.
Background The following experience provides a necessary foundation for this Job function:
  • Working within a highly regulated manufacturing environment with project management skills as this provides a good foundation for this job function.
  • Strong strategy development and planning skills coupled with necessary knowledge of diagnostics technical, manufacturing and supply activities.
  • Demonstrated team player and ability to work in a globally oriented work environment.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in areas such as: Operations, Engineering, Technical Support, Quality, Project Management, R&D or Supply Chain.
  • Strong project experience and an ability to influence others are essential.
  • Lean Six Sigma Experience / Certified Green Belt or equivalent preferred.
  • The position will coordinate resources and provide leadership to a cross functional team.
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An Equal Opportunity Employer

Specific details

Type of Contract Full time
Preferred Education Bachelor's
Level of Experience 5-10 years


Ireland, Europe