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Executive adjunct Job:MSD Ireland

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Executive adjunct Job

MSD Ireland

   » Dublin
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   » Permanent full-time
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Requisition ID: OFF000176



Are you ready to Invent, Impact, Inspire?

Join MSD and shape the future of biotech in Ireland


At MSD Ireland, we are committed to ?Inventing for Life? in all that we do, pushing the boundaries of science to discover new medicines that treat the world?s most significant health challenges and benefit patients globally.

As one of the world?s leading healthcare companies, we are committed to making a difference. We are now looking for an Executive adjunct to play a pivotal function in the development of our new world-class biotechnology facility in Dublin where they will have the opportunity to help shape the future of biotech in Ireland and play a significant function in the next chapter of our invention and discovery story.


Dublin, Ireland has been chosen for MSD?s first ever Large-Scale Mammalian-located Drug Substance Facility. This facility will be a significant supplier of drug substance for one of MSD?s key treatments and will also be critical in the future supply of new biotechnology products to our global network.

Construction on this exciting new facility will commence immediately and this is a unique opportunity for the right person to build and grow the administrative infrastructure of MSD Biotech, Dublin which will support the manufacture of MSD?s biologics-located medicines, including in the area of immuno-oncology.

As one of the inaugural hires of the new facility, the Executive adjunct?s function will be essential to the success of the start-up of this facility, focusing initially on supporting the Site Lead and senior leadership abilities team in the creation of a workplace of the future.

THE function

The Executive adjunct for MSD Biotech Dublin will play a key function in the development of the site, supporting the Site Lead, Project Lead and senior leadership abilities team in the design, construction, validation and start-up activities at the new facility.

With a can-do attitude and excellent organisational expertise, the Executive adjunct will drive a culture of continuous improvement in the delivery of efficient administrative services. The Executive adjunct will provide active support to the capital project from design to delivery of the entire facility and also matrixes work activities with other departmental Executive adjuncts where required.

Supporting the implementation of the company?s hiring strategy will also be a key priority for the Executive adjunct in the start-up journey and as talent comes on board, the function will involve scheduling candidate interviews and assisting with on-boarding.

Adept at managing multiple executives, the Executive adjunct will report to the Site Lead and work to:

a) organise and execute administrative services including maintaining everyday calendar, meetings, departmental functions, teleconferences, video conferences ;
b) facilitate and maintain departmental metrics, organisation charts, office planning systems and departmental databases;
co-ordinate and keep track of domestic/international travel arrangements and travel expenses for the facility?s Site Lead and senior leadership abilities team.



this function requires a tech-savvy Executive adjunct with strong practice of delivering success in a fast-paced, team environment, with proven capabilities in scheduling and event management. The prosperous candidate will possess a third-level degree (preferably Science, Engineering, and/or Technical) and considerable practice in administrative services. A strong capability to achieving deliverables promptly and practice in on-boarding staff will be key, and the Executive adjunct should be expertiseable in MSD?s policies and practices.

Action-orientated and demonstrating ethics and integrity, he/she will champion trustworthy and ethical behaviours and build the operation?s capabilities with the diverse talent needed to succeed in commercial manufacturing by inspiring and developing individuals to reach their potential. To ensure deliverables are met, the Executive adjunct will set clear performance standards, make timely decisions at the right level with the right data and uphold accountcapability.

The candidate will also show ambition and drive to develop and advance his/her career within MSD.


MSD Ireland is one of the country?s leading healthcare companies, having first established here over 50 years ago.

we At Presentemploy over 1,700 employees, across four sites in Ballydine, Co. Tipperary, Brinny, Co. Cork, Carlow and Dublin and, in addition, operate substantial Human Health and Animal Health businesses.

To date, we have invested $2.5 billion in our Irish operations and currently our Irish sites manufacture approximately half of MSD?s top twenty products, saving and enhancing lives in over sixty countries around the world.

With almost 70,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, you will be joining one of the world?s largest pharmaceutical companies.

So, if you are ready to:

INVENT solutions to meet unmet healthcare needs

IMPACT the future by driving MSD?s position as one of the world?s leading healthcare companies

INSPIRE your team to reach their full potential and push the boundaries of science and technology

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully:
MSD is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at MSD via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of MSD. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by MSD as a result of the referral or through other means.

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Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
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