Technical Project Manager (REQ564)(Ireland)

HID Global
Galway Europe, Middle East and AfricaIrelandGalway

Technical Project Manager (REQ564)



Location: Galway, Ireland


1.         Summary

HID offers the broadest portfolio of highly secure, custom government-to-citizen Identity solutions for the ID card and Passport market. For more than 25 years, HID have been designing, developing and manufacturing secure credentials and/or their component parts for governments around the world. HID has managed worldwide over 40 ePassport and over 50 National ID/eID, driving licenses programs.

The Project Manager is responsible for managing the technical aspects of such projects within the CID business unit. He/she is also responsible to interpret the technical and security requirements of the physical credential and develop product configuration in collaboration with R&D, Process, Manufacturing Engineering and Operations to meet the needs of the customer. It is the responsibility of the Project Manager to ensure HID produces the credential in accordance with the requirements of the customer.


•          Duties and Responsibilities

This job description includes but is not limited to the tasks described in this document. If contractual relationships evolve, you may be affected, if necessary and for the company needs, to other tasks without however questioning the purpose described above.


•          Lead technical part of customer project in close cooperation with supply chain, delivery team, R&D, product line, sales, QA. This includes but is not limited to:

o          Evaluation of partners’ selection and management

o          Qualification (Process, Product) internal and external

o          Risks’ assessment: IP, technical risks.

o          Global project ownership

o          Define, qualify and execute the industrials processes associated to passport/card and passport/card components.

o          Establish all the projects documentation and technical specifications associated to these products and projects.

o          Manage live projects in terms of tasks, planning, partners and supplier in coordination with other departments)

o          Provide technical support (remote or on site) for all project steps (Internal, external partner and final customer)

o          Lead knowledge transfer from HID to customer worldwide when necessary

•          Lead prototyping/sample requests for Galway, Surabaya, Johor, Malta, Austin; working in close collaboration with prototyping cell in these factories

•          Pre Sales support (customer needs evaluation, technical presentation, tender analyse, technical specifications, on site visit etc..)

•          Provide Pre sales Project Management activities such as: determine the customer requirements and develop specifications, planning, feasibility study, proof of concept, qualification, documentation, raw materials selection, with final proposal of a qualified product.


2.         Key Interlocutors and Specific Challenges

Key Interlocutors

-           Credential department

-           Project Manager (Delivery team) / Product Manager (Product line department)

-           Manufacturing Engineering team

-           Transversal services (Supply Chain / Quality)

-           HID manufacturing plants and organizations and/or subcontractors

-           Prototype and lab (Galway, Surabaya, Johor, Malta, Austin)


3.         Specific Challenges

Criteria to be evaluated – short term:

-           Team integration and relationship with key interlocutors

-           Share, merge knowledge’s about products & process done by both ex-entities

-           Availability and flexibility

-           Cross qualification of products on different site

-           Integration of new IT tools

-           Cooperation with Manufacturing Engineering team


Long term objectives:

-           Project management and compliance (budget, lead-time, objectives)

-           Process improvement, cost killing

-           Technical interface with partners and internal customers

-           Diversified competences and projects


4.         Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

­           Must be able to perform mathematical calculations consistent with the engineering discipline

­           Must have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

­           Must be able to plan (budget, lead-time), organize & lead projects in a reliable and efficient way

­           Must have the ability to perform complex engineering analyses, integrating company business objectives and opportunities.             

­           Must be able to make effective and independent business decisions

­           Must have good communication skills to deal with all key stakeholders (internal and external)

­           Must have the ability to prepare & make presentations in front of managers or employees

­           Must be interesting and responsive and must have the ability to think outside the box.


5.         Education and/or Experience

­           Must have a bachelor’s degree of Science in materials/ electronic/ electro technical engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience

­           Must have a minimum of 3 years engineering management experience, preferred exposure to access control technology and related products.


6.         Skills

Language skills

­           Must be able to effectively communicate in the English language, verbally and in writing

­           Must be able to read and interpret technical specifications, tender, journals, proposals, etc.

Computer skills

­           Must be proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc

­           Must be proficient in Agile, Oracle or similar ERP system

­           Must be proficient in project management software, Gantt project, or equivalent

­           Would benefit if proficient in CAD software such as AutoCad.

7.         Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employee works primarily in an office environment, with in a well-ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.

Part of the job is done in factory/laboratory environment

Frequent trips in Europe and abroad: estimate 30% of working time


8.         Work Requirements

Must be legally eligible to work in Ireland/France/Malta/UK on security project.

Must have valid passport.


Final Application Date: 5th December 2019


HID Global is an equal opportunities employer


HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. Our trusted identity solutions give people secure and convenient access to physical and digital places and connect things that can be accurately identified, verified and tracked digitally. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 3,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand.