Project Manager

21 Jul 2022
18 Aug 2022
Mary Griffin
Job Type

Project Manager

Candidate must have valid visa to work in Ireland (Stamp 1G/Stamp 4/EU Passport)

Location: Dublin, Hybrid
Job type: Contract - 12 months
Sector and subsector: IT | Project Management

We are hiring a Project Manager for our client based in Dublin. This position is a hybrid working model and is a 12 month contract.

The role:
As a project manager you will:

  • Strong project management skills. Creates and drives plans for the implementation of individual projects with the ability to drive results across a distributed set of stakeholders across several projects.
  • Tenaciously pursues positive outcomes, using effective approaches to solve problems. Delivers on commitments and seeks increasingly challenging work. Takes responsibility and holds others accountable for actions, decisions, and goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills to work across different levels of the organization.
  • Precision, attention to detail, and the ability to use our products to build processes that invite collaboration and drive efficiencies.
  • Drives clarity and works effectively in ambiguous situations and responds effectively to changing demands and circumstances.
  • Proven ability to respectfully influence, motivate, negotiate, collaborate, and partner with multiple stakeholders across all levels of authority and leadership.
  • Strong judgment, ability to consider an issue from multiple perspectives, and synthesizing insights.
  • Self -sufficient and able to ramp quickly
  • Composure and thrives on working under pressure on multiple projects
  • Flexible work style and agile, able to change project direction based on sponsor feedback, deviation to metrics etc.
  • Operational excellence: Able to take project concepts, project work packages and create efficient and scalable processes across multiple teams with success measures defined with key stakeholders. (e.g., ONEIRELAND cross-site hiring)


Develop and agree suitable OKRs (Objectives and Key results) with stakeholders.

  • Report and track scope, schedule, issues and risks, costs and performance to OKRs (where applicable).
  • Training sessions:
  • Scheduling appropriate training sessions, track completion of training, measure training satisfaction
  • Track and manage pool of training candidates from initial training to interview readiness
  • Coordination with recruitment to ensure appropriate interview shadowing takes place post interview training
  • Partner with Org leaders to drive accountability of interviewer availability
  • Identify those who are not being leveraged in the interview process and coordinate with clients to bring into future loops or with the business to remove from Interviewer pool list
  • This can also be applied to AA training co-ordination if appropriate

Typical success measurement metrics:

  • Target % eligible interviewers trained
  • Target % eligible interviewers being utilised in live interview loops
  • Increase in AA interview pool by a target No of newly certified AA's

Cross site hiring:

  • Project Manage the cross-site hiring under the direction of senior engineering leads and recruitment leads
  • Accurate, complete, and up to date Pipeline Management (e.g., Number of candidates through tech screening, number of interviews, offers made and offers accepted)
  • Chair weekly project meetings with core team, summarize key points, agree actions, and assign ownership
  • Drives issue and risk management and resolution in a timely fashion
  • Agrees a principle led approach to cross-site hiring with project team members

Typical success measurement metrics:

  • Unified cross-site approach for mid and senior levels covering various disciplines (e.g., SWE, PM etc)
  • Metrics at key points through interviewing cycle (e.g., Codility, No. interviews /week, No. of offers accepted)

Onboarding: Improving the onboarding process for EDC FTEs

  • Building on the insights gained from the initial project phase work with the onboarding v-team (HR, GTA, EDC SMEs, Onboarding sponsor) prioritise and deliver the asks:
  • E.g., HR Portal release a new central portal
  • Work with EDC Business Manager and leads to curate and deliver a quarterly EDC NEO (new employee orientation)
  • Work with HR and other internal organisations to drive improvement for other post Day 0 onboarding experiences and pre-joining onboarding experiences.

Success measurement metrics:

  • Overall Vision: From "offer accept to hire date + 90 days" the EDC new hire onboarding experience is a top satisfier for new employees, hiring managers and GTA leads.
  • HR onboarding information is clear and simple to understand and is available in one place (Day 0)
  • Onboarding to my engineering team and to EDC was proactive and useful for me (Day 0)
  • 1 Month into role - "I feel like am contributing in my daily work, I feel part of the community etc".
  • Diagnostic: reduction in onboarding intervention from HRBP and AskHR



  • Creates timely and effective communication for all associated projects - e.g., Status Reports, Executive reports outs
  • Create communications on Microsoft SharePoint for projects and other site-wide communication

Job requirements/Desired knowledge or certification:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, HR, Operations or related field and 5+ years work experience in program management, process management, process or equivalent experience.
  • Core Project Management skills including planning, scheduling, reporting, resource management, communications, risk management, dependencies, scope, time, and budget.
  • Top notch organizational, time management, leadership skills for overseeing multiple projects that originate from variety of program teams and stakeholders with the ability to successfully deliver against multiple and concurrent projects and time-lines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills - immediate and extended organizations. In addition to direct stakeholder interaction, this will include being able to document solutions into run management processes
  • 5+ years' of demonstrated corporate experience in Project Management as a Project Manager in the field of information management, solution management or related fields preferred.
  • Ability to collaborate with a diverse staff at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and team-building skills.
  • Ability to dynamically adjust to prioritization based on changing business needs.
  • Critical thinker with high energy and a "can do" attitude.
  • Understanding of process improvement to streamline business workflows.
  • Diploma in project management, or PMP preferred.

Candidate must have valid visa to work in Ireland (Stamp 1G/Stamp 4/EU Passport)

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