Contracts Manager - Main Construction Contractor - Cork

Location: Ireland

EUR 85,000 - 110,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2203-29206

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Project Manager with ca7 years post-qualification experience working with main construction contractors on large scale buildings projects?

Are you interested in taking the next step in our career into a Contracts Manager role working with a main contractor on projects ca€25M+?

If you are interested in discussing this role further, contact Sheila on +353-1-7978720 or send your CV to

Contracts Manager - Main Construction Contractor - Cork

Job Description

Our client is a Main Construction Contractor with buildings projects are in Munster and nationwide.

They have successfully completed projects across a range of sectors including Restoration / Refurbishment, Hospitality, Commercial, Industrial, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical.

A Contracts Manager is required to join the senior management team to cover multiple projects in Cork and Munster region and will report to the Regional Director.

They will be responsible for projects from tender stage through to construction and handover - values ranging ca€25M

Be the point of contact for the client, responsible for engaging with the client in conjunction with our commercial manager on site commercial decisions.

Provide leadership to the project construction team to ensure works are carried out to the required quality, Health & Safety and environmental standards, in full compliance with the Planning Permission.

Preparation of Project Execution Plan including Contracting Strategy, Programme, Budget and risks mitigation plan.

Responsible for managing the daily operation of sites and must be capable of managing a large construction team.

Have the ability to communicate effectively with both client and design team.


Degree / Higher Diploma qualification in Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or equivalent;

The ideal candidate will have 10+years’ experience working on both public and private buildings projects as either a Project Manager or in a similar Contracts Manager role

Excellent working knowledge of latest building regulation and certification standards.

Strong commercial acumen and negotiation skills.

Have good spoken and written communication skills.

Be methodical, pay attention to detail and be accurate.

Good at working with people at all levels and willing to work in a team.

Self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative.

The drive to be responsible for exceeding targets.


€85K-€110K negotiable based on experience & qualifications,

Additional company benefits, bonus scheme, pension, car, laptop/phone


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Contracts Manager interested in roles based in Cork, you can contact Sheila by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of Contracts Managers in Cork in and Ireland.

Due to the large volume of applications, JobContax may not be able to respond directly to every individual. 


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