R&D Development Manager

  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Clare
  • Salary: 80k-90k
  • Job Ref: RDDM270220
  • Date Posted February 27, 2020

Our client, a leading manufacturer based in Clare currently has an opportunity for an R&D Development Manager to join their team. This is a full time, permanent position offering an excellent salary and benefits package

This person will lead a new R&D project team with accountability for significant technical projects. This includes setting project direction, planning, goals, milestones and ensuring project deliverables meet strategic corporate objectives.


  • Co-ordinate with other sites in the development and verification of new instruments to support critical design specifications related to assay technology
  • Develop extensive project plans using project management tools for delivery to agreed targets and timelines; accountable for meeting CPM due dates and implementation of necessary countermeasures
  • Conduct thorough investigations on project impediments and recommend innovative solutions using best practice knowledge to improve project outcomes
  • Oversee project budgets ensuring they are managed within guidelines;
  • Leads and motivates direct reports to achieve personal development; sets impactful development objectives; provides stretch assignments to develop talent
  • Provide technical and managerial guidance to individual contributors and supervisors; provide informal and formal feedback to project/core teams
  • Provide technical input as the SME to R&D and Operations departments on clinical chemistry as required to resolve technical issues
  • Implement and maintain visual daily management and other tools to drive productivity and project delivery; ensure that project targets are monitored and reported in line with project timelines and company expectations
  • through the use of delegation and associate empowerment
  • Develop and maintain relationships with OEM suppliers for controlling and improving the quality of current reagents
  • Ensures strong emphasis on customer, both internal and external

Education/ Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 9+ years in Science/Diagnostic Industry or Master’s/Doctoral Degree with 7+ years in Pharma/Healthcare/Biotech industry
  • Experience with development and use of clinical chemistry reagents desirable
  • 4-5 years’ experience with the management and leadership of technical teams
  • Extensive knowledge of design change documentation and change management systems

For more information on this position please call Melissa Foley on 061336136 or apply online and a member of the Harmonics team will be in touch

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For more information on this position please call Melissa Foley on 061336136 or apply online and a member of the Harmonics team will be in touch

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