Operations Manager- Pharma

Job Overview

The Opportunity

FRS Recruitment have an amazing job opportunity for an experienced Operations Manager to join a leading biotechnology company in the Mid-West. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development and production of cutting-edge biopharmaceutical products as this company enter an exciting phase of their journey . In this position you will manage the successful operation of the bioprocessing manufacturing team . The Operations Manager will be the value stream leader for bioprocess ,manufacturing operations in collaboration with all value stream departments and ensure the requirements of cGMP manufacturing are maintained.


  • Oversee and manage all aspects of bioprocessing operations, to ensure efficient and timely production.
  • Develop and implement operational strategies to optimize productivity, quality, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Lead a team of scientists within the value stream.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including manufacturing, quality assurance, and regulatory affairs, to ensure seamless integration and coordination of activities.
  • Lead a team of bioprocessing professionals, providing guidance, coaching, and performance evaluations to maximize individual and team performance.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, industry standards, and company policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and analyse operational metrics, identify areas for improvement, and implement corrective actions, as necessary.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives, including process optimization, technology implementation, and operational excellence.


  • Bachelor's degree in science or engineering, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience of a cGMP manufacturing team preferably within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and quality standards in the biopharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong background in manufacturing operations and quality systems and understanding of process development lifecycle.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Analytical mindset with a focus on problem-solving and continuous improvement.
  • Strong organizational and project management abilities, with the capability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Flexibility to adapt to a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.

**A highly attractive package is on offer which includes generous salary and a comprehensive list of benefits **

For a confidential discussion and to review the Full Job Description contact Felicity on 086 7821714


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