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Contracts Manager - Civil

  • Location:

    County Kildare

  • Sector:

    Construction Services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    3D Personnel

  • Contact phone:

    023 8040 6071

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  • Published:

    about 3 hours ago

  • Expiry date:


Contracts Manager – Civils – required for permanent position in Kildare

Job Role: To lead and be accountable for a large project or portfolio of smaller projects, ensuring that the scope of works are delivered in a safe manner, on time, to the required quality standards, meeting the acceptance criteria and achieving the expected financial outcomes. The successful applicant will report to the Project Director

Main Responsibilities:


  • Ensure that the project team works to progressively complete handover documentation so that we are “fit to finish”, complying with the contracted completion requirements of the Client.
  • Ensure that the project team comply with company standards, policies and procedures (MIMS).
  • Ensure adequate supervision deployed to coordinate and manage our direct workforce.
  • Develop and maintain effective communication and relationships with the Client and other project stakeholders (internal and external).
  • Manage and resolve any actual or potential conflicts with the Client or project stakeholders.
  • Ensure the requirements of the contract are understood and adhered to by the project team.
  • Ensure the requirements of the contract are administered and discharged appropriately.
  • To ensure contract programmes are developed, reviewed and updated in accordance with the contract requirements.
  • To ensure that the project works are planned and scheduled at an appropriate level of detail.
  • To ensure programme information is communicated to the project team.
  • To be fully accountable for the delivery of the project, ensuring it is completed safely, on time, in accordance with the contract requirements and to the agreed budget.
  • Ensure the project requirements are identified, understood and delivered.
  • Ensure appropriate project controls are developed, implemented and updated regularly.
  • Lead the development of a detailed cost forecast for the project, ensuring it is reviewed and updated regularly.
  • Accountable for ensuring the financial performance of the project is achieved or exceeded.
  • Support the procurement of suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • Where necessary, contribute to work winning activities.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Appropriate safety training and qualification for the nature of the works (e.g. IOSHH, PTS).
  • Experience in the project management of an engineering project.
  • Technical knowledge appropriate to the nature of works.
  • Awareness of the administration of construction contracts.
  • Client and stakeholder management.
  • Management of a project teams.
  • Experience in developing and maintaining forecasts and budgets.
  • Awareness of the use and interpretation of project controls to review the status of a project.
  • Working knowledge of planning & programming.
  • Minimum Level 7, preferable Level 8 Degree in Engineering or Construction Management.
  • Commercial and contractual awareness.