Clodagh Kerrigan

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€140,000 - €160,000 per annum


31+ days ago


Professional & Technical



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O’Neill & Brennan are currently recruiting for an Operations Director for a Main contractor, required to further develop and oversee their Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences division in Ireland.

This is a Dublin based role.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with senior managers in the development of performance goals and long-term operational plans.
  • Maximize efficiency and productivity through extensive process analysis and interdepartmental collaboration.
  • Set strategic goals for operational efficiency and increased productivity.
  • Work with project managers in the development of financial and budgetary plans
  • Analyze current operational processes and performance, recommending solutions for improvement where necessary.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor day-to-day operational systems and processes to provide visibility into the goals, progress, and obstacles of key initiatives.
  • Draw on relationships with department heads, external partners, and vendors to make decisions regarding operational activity and strategic goals.
  • Plan, monitor, and analyze key metrics for day-to-day operations to ensure efficient and timely completion of tasks.
  • Devise strategies for ensuring the growth of programs enterprise-wide and implement process improvements to maximize output and minimize costs.
  • Adhere to the company’s policies and standards and ensure that laws and regulations are being followed.
  • Work closely with Human Resources to lead the team with integrity and to establish and maintain a trusting, inclusive, and productive environment.


  • 10+ years in a senior leadership role in construction industry.
  • Masterful organizational, communication, and leadership skills, backed by previous professional success.
  • Knowledge of multiple operational functions and principles, including finance, customer service, production, and employee management
  • Proven ability to plan and manage operational processes for maximum efficiency and productivity.
  • Ability to streamline or implement structures and roles that boost speed and efficiency while supporting rapidly shifting business demands.
  • Strong working knowledge of industry regulations and legal guidelines
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in business administration or related field
  • Experience in developing budgets and business plans
  • Superior negotiation skills for both internal and external purposes
  • Strong working knowledge of data analysis and performance metrics, using business management software.

Please send your CV to or call Clodagh on 087 797 8585 for a confidential conversation.


Clodagh Kerrigan

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