Senior Construction Manager - Pharma Project - Denmark - Ireland

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Contract

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2211-31424

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Senior Construction Manager with significant experience as Construction Manager for large scale, complex projects?

Are you interested in a long term project based in Denmark working with an engineering consultancy?

If you have the relevant experience, forward your CV to for review or call Sheila on 017978720

Senior Construction Manager - Pharma Project - Denmark - Ireland

Job Description

The company is a large multinational engineering consultancy with offices based in Cork & Dublin

The Construction Manager is assigned to a project as the most senior member of the Construction Team with responsibility for the proper and timely construction of the project in accordance with the design, the control estimate and other specific requirements of the contract, all in accordance with the SOP’s, WI’s, standards etc. 

The Construction Manager is responsible for the management of all construction activities including but not limited to:


Daily meetings with client representatives

Daily meetings with the subcontractors

Supervise and manages all site staff including construction superintendents, trade supervisors and sub-contractors

Managing construction and engineering teams from various sub-contractors to work together to complete the project safely, within the schedule and budget and to the highest quality standards.

The Construction Manager also provides the primary link between the client during the construction phase of the project.

Carries out Constructability Reviews and Interactive planning sessions with the Client and Design Team.

Ensures that the site construction phase of a project is adequately provided with suitably capable, qualified and experienced personnel, together with all the necessary plant, tools, temporary facilities and other resources.

Discharges contractual responsibilities for the site construction of a project safely, efficiently, within budget and to the quality standards required.

Develops a best in class site enabling plan to support a positive culture from the outset of the project.

Complies with the construction methods, procedures and practices in all respects, particularly those relating to quality assurance, safety, personnel and industrial relations; where these are found to be inadequate immediately reports the deficiencies and suggests solutions.

Ensures that the applicable statutory and other legal requirements are properly observed.

Understands the implications of the Health and Safety at Work Act and Regulations as they affect the responsibilities of employees, site visitors, etc.

Keeps abreast of developments in the construction industry and assists in ensuring that the capability continues to develop and excel.

Ensures that the project is constructed to the drawings, specifications, applicable standards, good construction practices, to schedule and in accordance with the cost budget.

Directs and controls the activities of the assigned staff and their functions to comply with the cost budget requirement.

Monitors the site accounting practices and control of the site cash and ensures the procedures are properly discharged.

Carries out assessments and appraisals of the staff and records the results in accordance with practice.

Determines the needs for staff training for proper execution of the project under construction and makes recommendations accordingly.

Adheres to the policies for the employment of labour and ensures that all matters concerning labour relations are dealt with in accordance with the labour agreements.

Properly implements the Client's regulations for Fire, Safety and Security.

Prepares and submits at the prescribed dates the required reports on Quality Assurance, Quality Control, progress and costs.

Co-ordinates and negotiates with Client's representatives on construction matters relative to the contract requirements.


Degree qualified in appropriate management, construction, engineering subject or equivalent

Significant experience as Construction Manager for large scale, complex projects

Life Science, Semi-conductor, Data Centre or advanced manufacturing projects are an advantage

Experience in different regions across Europe


Excellent hourly rate negotiable depending on experience. 

Long term contract duration min 30 months 


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Construction Manager interested in roles based in Kildare, you can contact Sheila by e-mail at or phone +35317978720 for a confidential chat.

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