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Senior R&D Program Manager

Reference:TG - R&D Program Manager Location: Galway
Galway City
Qualification:DegreeExperience:5-7 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed

Job title:Senior R&D Program Manager
Location:Ballybrit, Galway
Benefits:Excellent salary, bonus, pension, healthcare, hybrid working and opportunity to grow your career with hugely exciting Medical Device organisation.

My client are a Medical Device company who have recently been acquired by a multinational, a global leader in neurovascular care. And a broad portfolio of devices used in the endovascular treatment of haemorrhagic and ischemic stroke.My client invests in their people, and take great pride in providing a positive work environment which respects diversity, supports wellbeing, and embraces innovation.

About the role:
As a Senior R&D Program Manager you will provide over-arching program management leadership to new product development teams delivering technically challenging and complex neurovascular device development.Overall responsibility for governance of new development projects, working closely with cross functional partners and individual project leads to develop and implement systems for project planning and tracking, budget planning and management, resource allocation, management of key suppliers and project communication.

Some responsibilities include:

  • Develop and manage project planning and reporting methodologies for entire Cerenovus R&D portfolio of projects throughout product lifecycle, from early concept development to sustaining and lifecycle management.
  • Working with cross functional partners and project leads, implement standardized methodology to determine risk-adjusted project timelines and milestones.
  • Identify opportunities and implement technology solutions for effective project management to drive efficiency in project delivery.
  • Consolidate reporting of progress against milestones and facilitate reporting to cross functional leadership team.
  • Coordinate and facilitate monthly project review meetings and issue meeting minutes.
  • Coordinate and issue weekly project updates.
  • Facilitate decision making and foster a culture of action orientated meeting outcomes.
  • Capture and implement lessons learned across projects.
  • Track resource allocation across all functions to facilitate resource balancing, communicate conflicts, align on priorities, and highlight resource gaps.
  • Support annual product portfolio review process, developing high-level project plans and assumptions for new products under consideration.
  • Coordinate annual budget submissions for R&D department, and coordinate reviews with project leads and finance partners to track spending.
  • Foster a culture of innovation supporting physician visits, scientific research, and advanced development activities including idea disclosure and IP filing activity.
  • Lead staff as the need arises, including responsibility for goal setting and performance management.
  • Performs other duties assigned as needed.
  • Support teamwork across the functions.
  • Provide project updates and present to executive leadership.

  • Honours degree in Engineering or Science (desired) with strong technical acumen,
  • Professional certification in Project Management (PMP) preferred.
  • Substantial experience in medical device industry with demonstrated track record leading R&D Programs

What awaits you:
This is an opportunity to work with a ground-breaking biomedical operation, part of a company with an excellent record in employee continuous professional development and business improvement.

- An opportunity to be part of a global market leader.
- A dynamic and inspiring working environment.
- Opportunities to work on challenging projects and assignments.
- Possibilities for further personal and professional development/education.
- Excellent benefits

Does this sound like your next career move? To apply and For more info forward your application to the link provided or contact me on 087 0612325 OR

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