Hartley People

Program Manager – Longford

Hartley People recruitment are seeking to find a Strategic Program Manager who will lead strategic programs focused on Capacity Expansion & Gross Margin Initiative (GMI) within the Longford site. They will oversee project selection, prioritization, and control to ensure alignment with strategic objectives. This role involves managing stakeholders, specifically for GMI and Cost per Test reduction initiatives, as well as scoping cost improvement projects through analysis. Ensuring adherence to health, safety, environmental standards is crucial. The role involves monitoring and improving processes, project governance, and utilizing data analytics tools to drive strategic initiatives.

Major Responsibilities:

Lead Strategic Programs for Capacity Expansion & GMI

Manage project selection and control aligned with strategic objectives

Oversee Gross Margin improvement and cost reduction programs

Ensure compliance with EHS laws and company standards

Develop systematic processes to monitor product utilisation, process effectiveness, and facility capacity

Use Business Intelligence and Data Analytics tools for initiatives

Prioritise, problem-solve, manage resources, and mitigate risks in projects

Anticipate and prevent delays in project timelines

Ensure regulatory compliance for all projects

Track and communicate progress against deliverables and constraints

Review Project Plans and address issues with the Senior Management Team

Education and Background Requirements

Ideal Candidate

Education: A third level qualification in a relevant discipline, preferably with a Project Management qualification, is preferred.

Background: A minimum of 5 years of experience in Operations, Engineering, Technical Support, Quality, Project Management, R&D, or Supply Chain. Experience in a regulated manufacturing environment with project management skills is highly valuable. Strong strategy development, diagnostics technical knowledge, and a global work environment experience are necessary.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

Strong project management and influencing abilities

Lean Six Sigma Experience or Certified Green Belt/Black Belt preferred

Demonstrated delivery of DMAIC projects

This summary outlines a job role as a Strategic Program Manager responsible for leading strategic initiatives, managing projects, ensuring compliance, and utilizing data-driven approaches, alongside the profile of the ideal candidate with requisite education, experience, and key skills.

For immediate consideration please call Jess on 051-878813 or email your CV in response to this job posting.

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