Senior Contracts Manager - Structural Steel Construction

Location: Ireland

EUR 75,000 - 95,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1911-21575

Consultant: Diarmuid Reidy

Are you a Senior Contracts Manager with experience in the areas of structural steel fabrication / pipe fabrication / steel tank construction / specialist contracting within the civil, building & process


If you are interested in discussing this role further, contact Diarmuid on +353-1-6854644 or send your CV to

Senior Contracts Manager - Structural Steel Construction - Kildare


Our client a leading global, multi-disciplined engineering and construction company delivering world-class infrastructure.

Job Description

As a Senior Contracts Manager you will lead and supervise a number of specialist business units and will

assume full life cycle responsibility for a portfolio of projects being undertaken by those units in accordance with agreed budgetary, programme and quality requirements. This will include leading identification of opportunities, procurement/tendering, production, management, safety, timely delivery and overall profitability.

You will have extensive technical and management experience in specialist contracting within the civil engineering, building, process industries ideally with exposure to steel related construction / fabrication either in Ireland in the UK and possess an exemplary track record of career progression.

Develop a Business Plan for the areas under your remit

Identify growth opportunities and incorporate those into the Business Plan

Identify market opportunities and manage the business development function for the business.

Input into the development of facilities to underpin the Plan

Lead the development and manage a substantive structural steel fabrication facility / business unit

Lead and develop a pipework fabrication facility / business unit

Develop an existing pipe/weld testing capability

Procure and manage a portfolio of specialist contracts to include structural steel subcontracts, pipework

supply/install contracts, specialist civils projects with substantial structural steel elements, specialist

steel tank refurb / new builds


Strong leadership and commercial skills

3 rd level Qualification in structural/civil/mechanical engineering or quantity surveying

An additional business qualification would be a decided advantage

Minimum 15 years’ experience in a senior management role working for a recognised company operating within the construction industry within Ireland, UK or Mainland Europe

A strong track record in a commercial/contracting environment

Experience in production, operations and the design build process

Excellent interpersonal skills with excellent verbal & written communication abilities

Strong negotiation and commercial skills

Ability to build a high performance team.

Good IT skills


This is a senior role and the package on offer will be very much reflective of that.

Our client's packages include health insurance, pension, performance related bonus.


Diarmuid Reidy is the consultant managing this position.

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

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