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Senior Project Manager, IT

Dublin
Permanent
Reference: 057635
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Description

Senior Project Manager, IT

Location: Leopardstown, Dublin 18

At ICON, it's our people that set us apart.

As a global provider of drug development solutions, our work is serious business. But that doesn't mean you can't have fun while you do it. With our vision to be the partner of choice in drug development, we hire only the best and brightest in the industry! Are you one of them?

At ICON, we have an incredible opportunity for an expert Senior Project Manager to join the IT team in our global HQ in Dublin 18.

The Role:

As a Senior IT Project Manager, you will plan and implement change across ICON. Partnering with the wider business you will manage all communications bringing teams together. You will also collaborate with external vendors, delivering projects on time and within budget. We envision you will be managing two projects each year.

  • Ensure that all projects are delivered to timelines, budget and scope. Strong delivery focus is key.
  • Ensure that the appropriate structures, governance and communication are in place.
  • Develop and update project plans, budgets and resource plans for project execution and for business case submissions. Perform assessments and due diligence on business cases.
  • Responsible for managing and actively reporting on plan, budget, scope, resources, project decisions, risks, issues and dependencies. Maintain and present project metrics to senior management.
  • Handle the relationship and overall engagement with implementation partners and vendors.
  • Provide input on overall project business value, using experience and knowledge to enable the team to achieve stated objectives, benefits and return on investment. Advise on change management and adoption.
  • Lead full handover to operational support and maintenance teams.
  • Be actively involved in process improvement activities within the Project Management group.
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and personal development as required.
  • Lead projects of all sizes (including portfolios or programmes if required), across all service lines.

You will need:

  • Agile, waterfall, hybrid methodologies.
  • CRO / Pharma / Regulatory (including 21 CRF Part 11, SOX) experience an advantage.
  • Bachelor's degree or local equivalent.
  • PM certification an advantage.
  • Prior relevant experience managing and successfully delivering complex projects within a large company.
  • Positive relationship management skills across all organizational levels. Ability to work with senior level partners, clients and external auditors.
  • To provide added customer value by challenging assumptions, being proactive, solution orientated and handling expectations.
  • Ability to quickly understand a business area and/or a problem.
  • Contribute to the creation of business cases, including vendor selection.
  • Expertise in risk management and test strategy.
  • Excellent leadership, documentation and communication skills.
  • Negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Conflict Resolution and Problem Solving

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