Procurement Engineer - Major Infrastructure Project - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 50 - 55 Per Hour

Job Type: Contract

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2301-32233

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Have you experience in procurement, managing task orders on major infrastructure projects?

Would you be interested in working for a leading international EPCm consultancy?

We have an excellent position for the right candidate, so forward your CV ASAP for review or contact Karen on +353 1 7978720 for a confidential chat and forward your CV to

Procurement Engineer - Major Infrastructure Project - Dublin


Our client is one of the world's leading Engineering Procurement and Construction Management Specialists.

Job Description:

The role involves the coordination and management of both Task Orders undertaken by our client, as variations to its contract with the client, Task Orders undertaken by the O+M Contractor and also projects undertaken by third party teams on behalf of the client, all of which have an impact on the Tunnels operations.

A key function of the role involves liaising and working with the client’s project teams and all relevant Stakeholders during the development, construction and commissioning of upgrade schemes.

The role will require an individual who has some experience in managing disparate projects ideally in the highway, transportation or construction industries.

They must be able to work effectively with limited direct supervision, have excellent written communication skills and have a good understanding of project management techniques.

They will be working with Contractors, Clients and Internal Teams.

The individual will work as a key part of a small core team drawing on specialist and experts from various disciplines as required.


The Procurement Engineer will report to and support Management in delivering programme and project management and technical advice and services to the client(s).

The key duties of the role will include, but will not be limited to:

Acting as a single point of contact to rationalise and efficiently coordinate communications relating to the interfaces between the client and all stakeholders;

Liaising with the O+M Contractor and the client’s third party project teams throughout the development, construction and commissioning of the schemes;

Attending project and Stakeholder meetings to monitor and record progress of actions

and identify problems;

Identifying, tracking and documenting the impacts, the changes and new installations and facilities will have on the operations and maintenance of the tunnels;

Coordinating and assisting in the development of new procedures that may be required to address the interfaces with the upgraded systems;

Facilitating the development of a resource plan for future operations following upgrades;

Facilitating site visits which may be required by the project teams and works;

Producing a monthly summary report for the Client in an agreed format and content;

To monitor a contractor’s execution of a portfolio of multidisciplinary upgrade and renewal schemes from Inception through to Handover.

The schemes would range in size with the level of governance and management varying accordingly.

To project manage feasibility and other studies and team member’s workstreams, and ensure in liaison with the Commission Manager the timely close-out of projects;

To coordinate the input of specialists from internal project teams and external resources

To review all submissions from the Contractor to check against the requirements of the original Task Order request for a proposal and the Contract and to arrange for technical review by appropriate matter specialist where appropriate;

Propose alternatives for expediting / recovering of project schedules with contractors for presentation to, and agreement with, the client;

To maintain a knowledge on the status of the projects at all times and be able to report internally;

Support the Commission Manager and ensure effective management of contracts including progress reporting, milestones and interim valuations, early warnings, compensation events, changes etc.;

Draft and / or review communications and correspondence to contractors.


The successful candidate must have a numerate Level 8 qualification such as a Degree in Engineering or Quantity Surveying or Procurement or other applicable discipline.

Other qualifications relating to Procurement would be beneficial.

Experience of working on an Infrastructure project

Knowledge of Intelligent Transport Systems and experience of working on ITS schemes;

Well versed in modern procurement and contract management techniques;

Familiarity with the operation and maintenance (O & M) of highway infrastructure or similar sector would be an advantage;

Familiarity with the NEC3 Contract and its mechanisms;

Understanding of commercial risk and procurement strategies;

Comfortable in a Matrix management environment as part of an integrated team delivering the Project’s objectives;

Experience of managing multidisciplinary highway projects;

Knowledge of current national, regional and local guidance/standards with regards to

the fields of highway engineering. Knowledge of the DMRB.


Contract rate: €50 - 55 hour

Duration: 24 months +


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position. If you have any queries about this role, you can contact Karen by e-mail or phone +353 1 7978720


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