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.

We are seeking a proactive Project Manager to join our growing Unispace Life Sciences team. This role is based out of our Cork or Dublin office. This person will be joining a team of Project Managers, focused on delivery successful design projects for multiple clients. The successful candidate will have full autonomy to lead, grow and develop the role. This position will play a key role in the Company’s expansion and growth. They will report to the Director of Project Management. This role will be involved in exciting projects within the pharmaceutical industry and requires an experienced individual with strong project management and stakeholder management skills. 



  • Delivery of capital projects safely, on budget, and to schedule.
  • Plan, execute and track the progress of projects through the design phases from inception to handover.
  • Ensure key deliverables as per client standards are adhered to.
  • Propose options and effectively communicate to Management/Client/Stakeholders.
  • Establish project objectives in line with project requirements and ensure goals & timelines are achieved.
  • Put robust plans and strategies in place to manage the project lifespan
  • Communicate project issues to the team and follow up with the right skill sets to put the best solutions in place on time and within budget.
  • Ensure all safety design review actions are completed accurately.
  • Provide direction and vision to the project team.
  • Ability to resource and link the right skillset on projects.
  • Build effective communication between the team, clients, and stakeholders.
  • Reporting to management on project/schedule/cost issues.
  • Ensure adherence to the client’s quality and engineering standards.
  • Develop & implement appropriate project execution strategy.
  • Monitor compliance to applicable practices policies, and specifications.
  • Perform overall quality control of the work (budget, schedule, plans, personnel’s performance).



  • 10+ years project management experience with a 3rd level degree in a 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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