Architect (Lifesciences & Biopharma Projects)

Posted on 24 February 22 by Carol Hunt

  • Eastgate Business Park, Little Island, Cork, Crok
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Job Description

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 client-side technical services.DPS applies its extensive process engineering expertise built over 47 years, as well as significant Lean construction experience to assist clients in high-end process sectors such as pharmaceuticals, biotech and semiconductors to deliver manufacturing facilities speedily, safely and cost effectively. What sets the firm apart are the partnerships it builds with clients through a fundamental understanding of their businesses and its own agility, flexibility, original thinking and high-calibre people.DPS has grown substantially in recent years and now employs more than 2,500 people in 18 offices and on client sites in Ireland, U.K., Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, Israel, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and the United States. For more information, visit

About the Role

DPS are currently hiring an Architect to work in our Cork office. The successful candidate will have 6+ years design experience in the Pharmaceutical and Bio-pharma sectors and will work closely with DPS colleagues and Clients on Pharmaceutical and Bio-pharma projects.

Key Responsibilities:

• Interfacing with client design team/end users.
• Delivery of design scope within budget hours/schedule.
• Pharma/Facility layout, product flows, separation & adjacency planning.
• Code review and statutory compliance.
• Leading design team to achieve project deliverables.
• Technical input and support for process design team.
• Coordination of design with other design disciplines and equipment suppliers.
• Completion of Design Risk Assessments.
• Participation in Technical and Safety reviews.
• B(C)AR management

Education, experience & skills required:

• Degree in Architecture.
• Member of the RIAI.
• 6+ years Design experience in the Pharmaceutical and Bio-pharma sectors.
• Experience in leading a design team and coordinating the other team members.
• Specialist experience in a key technical area e.g. OSD, Filling suites, packaging area requirements, cleanroom layouts & laboratory design experience desirable with good knowledge of utility requirements.
• Excellent communication skills (ability to lead technical reviews).
• Strong working knowledge of Revit, Microsoft Office, sketch up & AutoCAD.
• Project management experience an advantage.

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