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IT Project Manager

AlmacCraigavon, Armagh
IT Project Manager

Hours: 40 per week
Salary: Competitive
Ref No: HRJOB6633/1

Business Unit: Central Services
Location: Craigavon (Mix of home & office based)
Open To: Internal and External Applicants

The Company
Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry. We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years and now employs in excess of 6,000 highly skilled personnel worldwide. Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe, across the US and in Asia. 

Advancing human health requires exceptional people - your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match. Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world.
Let’s be exceptional together

The Role
As a result of the continued growth and success of the Almac Group, we are currently recruiting for an IT Project Manager to work as part of the IS Projects Group. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all elements of assigned IT projects. Our projects always contain large elements of information technology and are vital to enable continued growth and success for Almac. Our projects deliver new IT infrastructure hardware and software, and new or upgraded business applications across Almac.

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac Group.

Working Pattern
These roles are 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday and include a partial home working pattern.
At Almac we recognise the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance and therefore we also offer a range of flexible work patterns to accommodate our own growing family.

Essential Criteria
  • 3rd level qualification in a computer science discipline
  • Previous experience of performing the Project Manager role and successfully managing a minimum of three IT projects from start-up to closure.The projects must be within one or more of the following areas:
  • Implementation of “Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS)” applications
  • I.T. Infrastructure
  • Software Development
    • The projects must conform to one or more of the following criteria:
  • Size of Project Team > 5
  • Number of system users > 50
  • Project Budget > £100,000
    • Previous experience in managing cross-functional project teams
    Desirable Criteria
    • PRINCE 2 certified.
    • Experience in managing IS projects remotely.
    • Experience in managing projects within a Pharmaceutical environment.
    • Experience in Vendor selection processes

    Competitive salary
    Family friendly flexible working
    Annual bonus
    Working from home opportunities
    Employee recognition programme
    Learning and development opportunities and support
    Health promotions
    Enhanced pension contribution
    Long service awards
    34 days annual leave allowance
    Marriage leave
    Free car parking
    Moving house leave
    Westfield healthcare benefit
    Paid medical appointments
    Bereavement Leave
    Occupational sick pay
    Enhanced maternity pay
    On site physiotherapist
    Critical illness policy
    Perks discount scheme
    Death in service benefit
    (Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)

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    Closing Date: Sunday 15th August 2021 at 5pm

    The closing date for applications is Sunday the 15th of August 2021

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