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Operations and Projects Manager

  • Posted: 26 May 2022
  • Operations
  • Cork
  • Ireland

About the job


  • Lead and implement key projects – innovation, productivity and secure supply.
  • Lead cross functional project teams.
  • Drive project management practices such as planning, execution, risk management, etc.
  • Monitor project performance, risks tracking and change requests.
  • Deliver projects and key project milestones first time right – quality, timelines, cost, etc. 
  • Ensure link with external partners, e.g. suppliers, labs, etc. for project execution.
  • Relationship and stakeholder management.


About you

The Ideal Candidate

  • Level 8 Bachelor’s Degree in a Business discipline preferred. 
  • A minimum of four years’ experience in project management or a related field such as supply chain, research and development or procurement. 
  • Experience working in a high-volume, fast-paced environment. 
  • Background in FMCG, manufacturing or pharmaceutical.
  • Experience using systems with a strong project culture such as IT / Automotive. 
  • Demonstratable interpersonal and people management skills / experience.
  • Proven organisational and planning abilities. 

About us


Danone Early Life Nutrition is a division of the Danone Group. The Macroom Supply Point is a Centre of Excellence and is a strategic spray drying factory within the division. It is a major supplier of infant formula to other plants within the network.

We are currently recruiting for a Operations and Projects Manager position. This is a 12-month, fixed-term contract. If you have experience in a project management, supply chain or related discipline and are familiar with a FMCG environment within the manufacturing or pharmaceutical industry, this may be the opportunity for you.