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Project Manager

Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Category

Project & Change Management

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Job Location

Galway, Connacht

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Job Description

JWR Employment Specialists are working with an exciting battery technology company in Galway to recruit a Project Manager.

About the Company:

Our client is a leading battery technology company who are making an impact on a global scale in industrial electricfication. Located in Claregalway, Galway, this company is going to strength to strength and has massive growth plans for the next number of years. Working in this company will offer experience working with some of the best in business in a high energy, fast paced environment. Opportunities like these don’t come up very often!


About the Role;  

  • Oversee the planning and delivery of key internal projects onsite.
  • Define, implement, and maintain project management methodologies.
  • Set project timelines and monitor project deliverables.
  • Update relevant stakeholders / team members on the project progress, and ensure all stakeholders are following the critical path and are in alignment with key business priorities.
  • Coach and support project team members with tasks you assign them.
  • Capture the requirements of new projects/ tasks outside of the main project and communicate this to key stakeholders.
  • Create a clear roadmap aligned to business goals and objectives, and translate the purpose, vision, deadline, and key priorities of each project and create a delivery strategy.
  • Ensure that all team leads can answer key strategic questions, such as:

o  Are we clear on the company’s critical path and current key priorities?

o  What will the company’s look like in the next 6-months? And how do we get there?

o  How can we smartly separate what needs to be done now vs. what can be done later?

o  Can we execute effectively with our current level of capability and capacity? If not fully, what can we execute and in what order?

o  How can we respond quickly to emerging issues impacting our critical path?

o  How do we get the right people involved in critical decision-making at the right time?

o  How will we really know if things are on track or not? And if we are not, how will we turn it around?

o  What does “complete” look like? And how will I know when we will be there.


Skills and Experience Required:

  • PMP, Prince or similar training or certification beneficial.
  • 5+ years of project management experience, preferably within the automotive / manufacturing industry (preferred, but not critical).
  • Ability to drive projects forward and plan ahead as far as possible and checking back regularly as the project progresses.
  • Understand a typical product development lifecycle in a high-tech product.
  • Have experience in multiple project management methodologies and implement the best system most appropriate to company.
  • Be cable of creating efficient real time status reporting systems.
  • Experience in line implementation and / or line transfers preferred but not required.
  • Organisation skills, time management skills, attention to detail, and prioritisation of work is essential.
  • Strong experience of managing scope, timeframes, and resources to achieve objectives


  What does the role offer

  • You will be working in a diverse inclusive environment where your input will be valued and where ideas are welcomed.
  • Attractive salary and benefits including full Private Health Insurance, and Pension Contributions
  • Work and grow with some of the best minds in the industry. Be part of something big!

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