Lorcan Friel

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€85,000 - €100,000 per annum


3 days ago


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O’Neill & Brennan are currently recruiting for Contracts Manager for our Client, a leading construction company who has various ongoing projects throughout Ireland.

As a Contracts Manager your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead all aspects of Project Team functions (PEP, Risk & Commercial Success, Financials, Processes, HSEQS, Stakeholder Management, Project Administration, Design Management & Project Close Out)
  • Ensure that the project team and supply chain have the required H&S skills and competencies in their org to meet HSEQS expectations document
  • Manages, through others, consultant and subcontract design as required by the contract including delivery of the BIM strategy
  • Compile and implement the Project Execution Plan, with specific reference to the HSE & Quality plan.
  • Manage information flow and information required schedules
  • Prepare reports and attend Design Team Progress Meetings
  • Prepare contract report and with the QS provide updates to monthly cost meetings
  • Review buildability and identify methods of construction with commercial or programme advantage where possible
  • Protect contractual position with correspondence, information and/or notices as required.
  • Monitor overall site progress against the programme
  • Agree programmes with subcontractors and, monitor progress with the SM
  • Prepare applications for extensions of time in conjunction with the QS
  • Ensure the productive running of the site identifying and resolving potential problems
  • Ensure the general professional appearance of the site
  • Prepare lists of outstanding works and completion programmes to ensure a timely finish of the project
  • Prepare and deliver the CVR / monthly reports as required
  • Ensure that complaints received on site are settled
  • Obtain a punctual Practical Completion Certificate
  • Manage subcontractor including subcontractor progress meetings and subcontractor pre-order meetings
  • Manage overall site team and be capable of setting out clear roles and responsibilities and monitor same
  • Ensure projects are delivered to the highest Health & Safety and Quality standards ensure the procedures required are fully implemented across the project team

Contracts Manager Requirements include:

  • Experience in the Construction Industry
  • Construction related Degree
  • Minimum of 5 – 10 years +’ experience in a similar role with a Main Contractor in Ireland or the UK
  • Good working Knowledge of Design and Build contracts
  • Projects delivered across different industry sectors ie. pharmaceutical, data centres, commercial & residential.
  • Demonstrable holistic ‘end to end’ Programme Management experience
  • Analytical and Methodical
  • Articulate and numerate
  • Commercial Awareness
  • People & Performance Management skills
  • Team Building and Leadership

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to or call Lorcan on 087 920 0905 for a confidential conversation.



Lorcan Friel

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