Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Pharmaceutical Laboratory Manager

  • Full Time
  • Ringaskiddy, County Cork, Ireland
  • 42001576

PE Global is currently hiring a Pharmaceutical Laboratory Manager for our client based in Ringaskiddy. This is a permanent role.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Effectively organising, coordinating and managing the PSS teams so that productivity, quality, documentation, work schedules, safety and housekeeping are run at maximum efficiency.
  • Ensuring that the client gets the best possible service by continually reviewing best practice in relation to both commercial and quality issues and ensuring 100% ethical work standards and quality standards compliance.
  • Building and managing client relationships. Establish and maintain clear lines of communication and rules of engagement between the client and the team members.
  • Contributing as a member of the PSS Management Team to ensure the goals of the business unit are met and that PSS is implemented consistently, and continually improving throughout the region.
  • Development and mentoring at leadership level to ensure sub-teams are meeting all client metrics, team objectives are clear and teams are motivated to achieve those objectives.
  • Managing a system for tracking staff morale, development and stability in order to maintain a minimum level of staff attrition.
  • Reviewing and improving commercial work practices. Responsible for identifying areas where efficiencies may be improved and liaising with the client appropriately about any proposed improvements. Collaborating with other management peers as necessary.
  • Ensuring that a system is in place where work is scheduled and the schedules are communicated to the relevant personnel.
  • Assisting in the recruitment of new team members within new and existing teams.
  • Ensure a system is in place for facilitating cross-training, so that the service levels agreed with the client are achieved.
  • Ensuring that the PSS team meets its financial goals as defined by the budgetary process. Responsible for generating the monthly invoice details for the Finance Department.
  • Performing analysis or other duties if required by shortage of personnel or other circumstances
  • Ensuring that all team members are trained and have completed training records for all activities and other training completed.
  • Ensuring performance appraisals are carried out on time and in full with their direct reports, and ensuring they are carried out throughout the teams as part of the overall performance management programme within the organisation.
  • To identify and pursue opportunities for new business development within existing client sites and new client sites. Work within the Business Development process to support translating to revenue.
  • Support the BPT strategy in relation to leveraging the three tier service models and regular collaborating with the BD and SLT on opportunities for the scope of companies
  • To understand financial reporting and put recommendations forward to ensure financial budgets are met for their area. Explore ways to improve existing returns.


  •  A degree or diploma in a related discipline is required.
  • At least 5 to 7 years’ relevant technical experience with at least 2 years at a senior level of leadership. 
  • Excellent leadership skills and at least 3 years previous management experience.
  • Previous responsibility for approving valid analytical measurements.
  • Sound, fundamental knowledge of processes within pharmaceutical and medical device industries
  • Thorough understanding of requirements for working in a GMP environment.
  • Ability to engage with Business Development strategically, accurately and effectively. Understands the BD process.
  • Ability to engage with Finance and Senior Leaders regarding financial reporting. Understands the financial reporting process and can strategically contribute.
  • Willing to operate in a flexible manner and be able to switch priorities at short notice.

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Katie on 083 0177413 or alternatively send an up to date CV to

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in Ireland***

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