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IT Project Manager

IT Project Manager

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: Competitive

Ref No: HRJOB4190/1

Business Unit: Central Services

Location: Craigavon

Open To: Internal & External Candidates


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 now employing almost 5,000 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan). 

Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.

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 ………and this is just the beginning. 

Let’s be exceptional together


The Role

Working as part of the Project team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for managing all elements of small to medium scale IT projects.

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.


Essential Criteria

  • 3 A levels (or equivalent)
  • Must have performed the Project Manager role in a minimum of three successfully completed IS projects

The projects must be within one or more of the following IS areas:

  1. Implementation of “Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS)” applications
  2. I.T. Infrastructure
  3. Software Development

The projects must conform to one or more of the following criteria:

  1. Number of system users > 50
  2. Project Budget > £100,000.
  3. Size of Project Team > 6
  • Must have experience in working within and managing cross-functional project teams


Desirable Criteria

(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • 3rd level qualification in an IS related discipline
  • 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
  • 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
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • Paid medical appointments
  • Childcare vouchers (including early return bonus)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • On site physiotherapist
  • Critical illness policy
  • Perks discount scheme
  • Death in service benefit
  • Westfield health benefit

(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)


To Apply

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Closing Date

21st September 2018 at 17.00 hours

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