Head of Department - Electrical & Instrumentation (Dublin Operations)


Great opportunity for suitably qualified technical & people manager to join our Dublin Operations Team and lead our Electrical & Instrumentation Group.

E & I Designer
Years of Experience Req.:
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Date Posted:
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Employment Type:
Permanent full-time
Education Level Req.:
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DPS Group is a global engineering, consulting, and project management company, serving high-tech industries around the world. DPS delivers services for clients across the complete engineering and construction value chain including feasibility studies, concepts, consulting, architecture, engineering, procurement, construction management, commissioning, qualification and validation, as well as contingent staffing solutions.


The Head of Department is responsible for management of the team and technical output produced by the E&I Department in the design of electrical and instrumentation designs for construction.

Summary of Responsibilities



  • Manages the department while participating in the design activities, including regular catch ups on performance and training needs.
  • Assesses E&I resources required for the projected department workload on an ongoing basis. Managing department numbers to meet ongoing needs, increasing and reducing numbers where required.
  • Allocate design work to appropriate team members. 
  • Ensures the project hours are adhered to and that CN’s and PCN’s are produced where justified
  • Monitor and evaluate team members performance and conduct PDR reviews.
  • Assess and implement training requirements and ongoing development of the team.
  • Promote and support Health & Wellbeing initiatives.


Technical Excellence

  • Ensures that designs produced are technically correct, produced adhering to time & quality standards.
  • Embed a culture of continuous improvement within the team. 
  • Independently review designs prior to construction issue.
  • Prepare/Sign off deliverables and hours requests from project managers and others to allow for the preparation of proposals.
  • Work with the Engineering Manager and other department managers to progressively improve the efficiency of the company in providing designs that meet the Client’s needs


Health & Safety

  • Oversee relevant regulatory compliance on projects within the Dublin Projects Operation for Health, Safety and Environmental requirements.


Candidate Requirements

  • A higher technical degree, major in Industrial, Process or Chemical Engineering, or a relevant scientific discipline.
  • At minimum of 8 years’ experience in the Biotech industry sector
  • A minimum of 3 years working specifically in the area of Cell Therapy or Gene Therapy (Viral Vector)
  • Competent in the design of single-use technology systems


DPS has grown substantially in recent years and now employs more than 2,000 people in 18 offices and on client sites in Ireland, U.K., Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Switz823437.923588erland, Israel, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and the United States. For more information, visit www.dpsgroupglobal.com

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