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.
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
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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