Project Manager

  • Location
    Galway, Kildare
  • Category
    Engineering - Project/Programme Manager
  • Job type
  • External Reference

The role of Project Manager (Construction) is to plan and manage the execution of multiple contracts via Construction Managers, of varying complexity from initiation through to close out, including resource planning such that the works are delivered safely and efficiently, within costs and time, without incidents and to the required quality standards. The Project Manager will also support the estimating phase pre-contract award, assisting in interpreting client requirements, developing construction plans, schedules and subcontract work scopes as deemed necessary for our estimation activities. The Project Manager will always be professional and courteous with the ambition to build a positive experience for the customer such that they remain a loyal customer of the companies leading to high levels of profitable repeat business.

Typical roles involve but are not limited to the following:

Developing project execution strategies including vendor and subcontractor selection
Establishment of highly effective construction supervision teams across various sites / multiple contracts
Manage multiple client relationships in a collaborative fashion to ensure customer loyalty with the company.
Planning of all aspects of the work from initiation through execution and closure, including critical path analysis and work around planning to prevent project execution slippage
Effective identification and ongoing management of contract risk and opportunities
Oversight of weekly/monthly progress reporting to customer and or their representatives in a timely and professional fashion across multiple contracts
Collaborate with internal functions such as HR, finance, commercial, procurement and estimating to effect efficient contract execution
Attend and chair internal and client site meetings as necessary to ensure a successful outcome for all stakeholders
Oversight of construction managers on internal progress reporting and earned values to ensure accurate forecasting of costs to completion on the works. Liaise closely with commercial team to proactively manage commercial aspects of the contract
Lead the timely resolution of any customer complaint that arises, and identifying any continuous improvement to be implemented
Liaise with resource managers for the mobilization and demobilization of site engineering and craft resources
Liaison with internal and external QA/QC resources to ensure the compliance of our work scope with standards, client specifications and industry requirements
Work in close collaboration with EHS Officers/Manager to establish site safety requirements, execution plans up to and including incident investigation and liaison with customers on near misses, incident reports and taking of statements
Ensure successful on time final acceptance and takeover of each contract
Person Specification

Education, Training & Experience:
Degree Qualification in Mechanical Engineering, construction or equivalent
Project Management Certificate or Diploma
Proficient in suite of Microsoft applications, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project, Visio, Primavera is advantageous
Completion of Management of Safety in Construction (MSIC) or equivalent
Min 10 years relevant work experience
Must possess industry experience in construction phase of in pharmaceutical, electronics or oil and gas industry

Strong Communicator, written and verbal
Accountable, someone who take ownership of tasks form beginning to end
Strong financial acumen
Organised person who can self-prioritise work
Decisive, able to make decisions while lacking some information.
Ability to complete successful negotiation and build rapport with customers and subcontractors
Strong commercial and business acumen
Contract administration experience including claims management
Diligent, pays a high level of attention to detail, and sets a high standard of quality for themselves and others.
Personable, and a team player.

Adecco Ireland is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please apply with your CV to: Robyn Lynch