Contracts Manager - Main Construction Contractor - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 85,000 - 110,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2205-29587

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Contracts Manager with 8+ years post-qualification experience with tier one construction contractors on mixed use development projects ca€50M?

Are you interested in working on a large scale construction buildings projects based in Dublin City Centre?

Would you like to work with one of Ireland's leading Civil and Building Contractors?

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 - Dublin

Job Description

​Our client is one of Ireland's leading Civil & Building Contractors with operations throughout the country.

A Contracts Manager is required for the Project Management of large-scale mixed use buildings projects based in Dublin City Centre reporting to the Construction Director.

Single point responsibility for project out-turn from tender stage through construction and handover.

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 the site and must be capable of managing a large construction team.

The ability to communicate effectively with both client and design team.

Management of the Project Budget and Contract Administration in conjunction with the Project Quantity Surveyor; Management of the Project Programme.

Liaison with Planning/Development Team to ensure project value-engineered during the Pre-Construction Stage.

Management of the Project Design Team during construction to ensure coordination of information flows to the site teams.

Coordination of key project stakeholders including statutory authorities and liaison with JV Project partners if necessary

Implementation of best practice in project controls, performance management, and Project Reporting.


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

The ideal candidate should have min 8 years’ experience working on both public and private buildings projects of CA€50M in a similar 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

Company laptop and phone

8% pension contribution

21 annual days holidays and 9 public days

Annual salary review

Health care / insurance program 

Further education assistance

Flexible working arrangements


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

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

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