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R&D Project Manager

  • Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment
  • Galway

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The Role

Reporting to the R&D Director, working closely with all functions at all levels to plan, resource, budget, control and drive the successful achievement of the project deliverables and product launch.



  • Manage R&D projects in compliance with approved procedures and in adherence to the company’s design control procedures which have been developed in accordance with the requirements of ISO 13485:2016, Medical Device Directives/Regulations and FDA 21 CFR 820.
  • Develop, initiate, execute and control project plans with cross-functional team input.
  • Identify, mitigate and communicate project schedule and technical risks
  • Build team ownership and commitment for the project.
  • Ensure that satisfactory standards of quality of design are achieved for all products.
  • Ensure all project team members are aware of the company’s quality policy, quality manual and procedures in relation to how they impact on the design and development of devices.
  • Identify and prioritise policies and objectives necessary to achieve and maintain design innovation and quality.
  • Communicate and influence the resolution of cross-functional team issues.
  • Provide input to functional managers on team and team member performance.
  • Lead and support improvements to the project management infrastructure by implementing best practices, tools and techniques.



  • A minimum of 5 years’ Project Management experience in the medical device industry, ideally within R&D/Product Development.
  • Degree level qualification in engineering or a strongly related field.
  • Professional Project Management certification desirable.
  • Strong competency in MS Office tools and Project management applications.
  • Experience with Nitinol based Class III implants, delivery systems and combination devices.
  • The role may involve some European, USA or Japan travel


Note: By applying for this position, you may also be considered by Pale Blue Dot Recruitment for other or future related vacancies.

Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment

 “The Resource for the MedTech Workforce”


To apply for this job please visit palebluedotrecruitment.recruitee.com.