In early 2022 Unispace acquired BioPharma Engineering (BPE) to further develop its passion to support the Life Sciences industry with market-leading design engineering, project management, and workplace/lab consultancy. At Unispace Life Sciences they are focused on engaging the most talented and passionate professionals who believe that everyone should work in an environment that inspires productivity, peak performance, and delivers wellbeing. Across their 50+ global studios, they have a positive work environment that fosters open, collaborative, and supportive cultures populated by highly independent and motivated people. As one of the leading engineering design and project management firms in the industry, Unispace offers a full complement of services including strategy development, design, and construction of laboratories and workplaces focused on Life Sciences.


BPE is delighted to be Recruiting for a Global Life Science company based in Limerick. The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the design, specification, and installation of new and renovated biopharmaceutical process equipment.  Provides engineering support and problem solving for existing equipment and manufacturing processes.  Provides technical expertise to engineering, automation, and related departments.



  • Manages the scope, deliverables, schedule, budget and quality of engineering projects related to cGMP process equipment, piping, and controls.
  • Responsible for the identification and mitigation of risks to ensure business continuity and protect the company from loss.
  • Prepares, presents, and disseminates technical information relating to equipment, engineering, and GMPs.
  • Responsible for preparation and presentation of project status reports.
  • Manages the design review, site acceptance, and installation of equipment. 
  • Prepares Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams and other related drawings and documents.
  • Supports QA/Validation Department through preparation of design documents and protocol review.
  • Recommends and manages implementation of appropriate corrective/preventative actions for existing equipment and manufacturing processes.
  • Evaluates, approves, prepares, and executes change control documentation.
  • Assists in development of department policies, procedures and specifications.
  • Acts as Subject Matter Expert during regulatory inspections and internal investigations.
  • Supports Manufacturing and Maintenance activities as technical advisor.
  • Maintains a clean and safe working environment by enforcing procedures, policies, and regulations.
  • Maintains company reputation by enforcing compliance with relevant laws, policies and regulations.



  • 10+ years project management experience with a 3rd level degree in relevant engineering discipline.
  • Pharmaceutical Design Projects experience.
  • Full lifecycle Project Management.
  • Cost Control.
  • Scheduling and achieving schedules.
  • Delivery of projects within a GMP environment.
  • Thorough understanding of engineering principles, concepts, industry practices and standards.
  • Client relations.
  • Knowledge of Process Control/Automation Systems an advantage.
  • Solutions orientated.


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