Associate Director, Project Engineering

  • Company: Shire plc
  • Location: Georgia, United States
  • Posted: November 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: R0015293
The Head of Project Engineering is responsible for the Shire BioLife Capital Project and Strategic Portfolio Investment Program; which in itself is a $13 million program. This encompasses capital approvals and all aspects of reporting to Global Capital Management. Closely connected to the Strategic Portfolio Investments, the Associate Director of Project Engineering is responsible for all new plasma center construction projects which today is between six and eight new plasma centers per year and $4 to $5 million per year in capital lease investments. In addition to the new centers all renovations and property redevelopment projects are fully within scope. The Head of Project Engineering directs the scope definition, design and construction of new, relocated and remodeled plasma centers as well as a wide variety of projects requiring engineering/technical influence and oversight.

The Associate Director of Project Engineering fills the role as Head of Project Engineering for Shire BioLife and is recognized within Shire as a leader and effective decision-maker. In this key role, the Associate Director is responsible for ensuring that all project milestones and requirements of the annual Plasma Center Construction Program are delivered per agreed upon specifications while maintaining compliance and while balancing cost, resources and time commitments.
This position reports to the Head of US Shire BioLife Engineering and also works closely with BioLife PPM, Portfolio Management, Finance, Marketing, Quality, Corporate Real Estate, Procurement, EH&S Teams, 3rd Party Vendors and 3rd Party Developers and Contractors. The Head of Project Engineering frequently defines, negotiates and administers contracts to assure complete and accurate delivery of services while protecting Shire from undue business, ethical and technical risks.

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