Senior Project Managers - Project Management Consultancy - Cork

Location: Ireland

EUR 90,000 - 110,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2211-31441

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a client facing Senior Project Manager with 10+ years of working experience on pharma / biotech/ data centre projects with main contractors or project management / cost consultancies?

Are you interested in long term construction projects in Cork or Waterford?

If you are interested in discussing this role further, contact Sheila on 017978720 or send your CV to

Senior Project Managers - Project Management Consultancy - Cork

Job Description

The Senior Project Manager will be managing a variety of construction and fit-out projects for clients and taking responsibility for the delivery of the project(s) on time, within budget and to the satisfaction of the client and all stakeholders.

The Senior Project Manager will deliver excellence in project management services based on experience and technical knowledge with a growing ability to develop others and will be responsible for monitoring the day-to-day activities in the field, managing, and coordinating the flow of information and reporting and tracking issues arising from progress, quality, and safety. 

The successful candidate will be client facing with proven communication and organisational skills

Pre Contract

Develop scope of work, priorities & KPIs

Develop meeting schedule, chair and minute key meetings as required.

Agree Planning Strategy and ensure Design Team adhere to same.

Design and implementation of reporting structure to client and internal requirements.

Comment on the design brief if/as required & support the comms, verification, and control of scope

Prepare the PEP and implementation.

Prepare the role and responsibilities documentation for Professional and Design Team Appointments

Understand the key design, value engineering, processes etc. and lead on such activities

Understand H&S obligations in design and construction 

Develop and agree programme / schedule and manage performance against same.

Develop a procurement strategy report where required and manage the process to ensure best value for the project.

Manage the overall tender and negotiation process to final contractor appointment.

Collaborate with others and where appropriate and lead in the carrying out of risk assessments and development of risk register.

Understand the client’s insurance requirements/obligations.

Post Contract

Ensure project is set up for success with the agreed meeting and reporting structures in place with the contractor outlining clear milestone deliverables.

Support and where appropriate lead on actively managing the project in construction through tracking planned v actual progress.

Proactive management and reporting across design, cost, risk, time, safety, and quality aspects.

Develop and manage relationships.

Ensure project has been reviewed and closed out according to best practice, client satisfaction and scope of work.

Fully understand the quality/assigned certifier inspection programme and assist in addressing any deviations.

Liaise and mentor team members and ensure clarity of roles and clear lines of communication between all stakeholders.

Interact professionally with client staff, proactively identify, and raise issues, ensure updates are provided in line with project requirements.

Take responsibility to understand both sides of any conflict and seek to resolve as soon as possible 

As appropriate, liaise with relevant 3rd parties, ensuring all interactions are in line with project requirements. Proactively identify and escalate any concerns.

Maintain timesheets (weekly) and manage actual time in line with planned resourcing where possible. 

Support the tracking of financial progress and provide information where needed.

Contribute to internal working groups inclusive of the Quality Management System and bring forward ideas for improvement and innovation.

Contribute to internal strategy/working groups as required.

Contribute to Business Development.

Further develop and maintain existing client/third party relationships. Leads to repeat business and recommendations.

Engage in mentoring of other staff members where appropriate.


Project management professional certification or are seeking one

Degree or comparable experience in a project management or construction discipline

10+experience project managing on a variety of projects

Excellent IT Skills

A clear focus on Client Satisfaction and successful project delivery

Excellent Report Writing / Communication Skills

Efficient planning and resource allocation skills

Ability to manage relationships effectively, identifying and resolving issues at the earliest possible opportunity.

A track record of working to tight deadlines whilst managing conflicting demands and priorities 


€90K-€110, Negotiable depending on experience

Options for long term contract hourly rates €65-€75p/h


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Senior Project Manager interested in roles based in Cork you can contact Sheila by e-mail at or phone 017978720 for a confidential chat.

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With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of Senior Project Managers in Cork.

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