Job Title: Project/Portfolio Manager

Division:  Sustainable Manufacturing

Location: Rathcoole

Contract: ­­­­­23 Months

About the Role

We are working with our Client Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) to recruit for a Sustainability Project manager to lead on a European funded project and to support of a variety of projects related to Sustainable manufacturing. These projects range from Nationally, internationally and industry funding sources across the areas of circular economy, energy efficiency and water management.

If you are a qualified project manager, engineer or environmental scientist who has experience working with projects in the area of sustainability– This position may be of great interest to you 

Working with IMR’s Director of Sustainable Manufacturing you will utilise your existing knowledge and skills to ensure the project benefits/impacts are realised

Job Roles and Responsibilities

· Manage the successful delivery of projects within the Sustainable manufacturing portfolio

· Carry out team resourcing capacity scenario planning

· Manage the change impact

· Direct and motivate the Sustainable manufacturing project owners

· Provide leadership, quality assurance, motivate and coach team members to develop their skill sets and capabilities

· Work with cross functional groups and business teams within IMR to deliver the on-project requirements

· Develop problem solving and risk mitigation strategies

· Ensure projects deliver expected benefits/impacts within time, cost, and quality constraints

· Establish and maintain relationships with customers both internal and external

Experience Required:

For this role, we are seeking an ambitious candidate who wants to further lead the project management function across a diverse portfolio of sustainable manufacturing projects

Minimum requirements for the role include:

  • BSC/MSC in project management
  • Qualifications in Prince2, Project Management Professional (PMP) or other project management methods
  • Extremely Proficient in project management methodologies Waterfall/Agile
  • 3-5 years+ program/portfolio management
  • 5 years+ project management with business/technical analysis
  • Experience working on sustainability/energy/ environmental projects/programs
  • Experience working in a research project environment
  • Experience in both Agile and waterfall project management methodologies
  • Experience of working to committed deadlines and budgets
  • Experience of working with technical and non-technical resources
  • Experience of working with end users and managing their expectations.
  • Experience in developing business processes to support efficient project management

Personal Qualities:

· Demonstrates enthusiasm & commitment to work

· Ability to adapt to change and escalate problems as appropriate using initiative and discretion

· Ability to develop business relationships internally and externally

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team

· Demonstrates a commitment to quality and integrity

· Motives others to contribute and achieve

  • Must be legally allowed to drive in Ireland and have access to own transport
  • English speaking and current Irish work permit
  • A self-starter, with a passion for the area of sustainability

Salary & Benefits

This position will command a package consisting of basic salary (depending on experience), employer pension contribution and 5 weeks holidays.

All applicants must include an up-to-date version of your CV with their application. Electronic applicants only via LinkedIn or to 

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 16th September 2022



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