Contracts Manager – Major Irish Civil Engineering Project

CapEx Recruitment are recruiting a Contracts Manager on behalf our client, a major Civil Engineering & Construction Group in Ireland.

The company are seeking a Contracts Manager to be site based on a major civil engineering project in the Munster / Midwest Region of Ireland.

The project is a significant public works infrastructural project that requires a Contracts Manager who has experience in the delivery of large infrastructural projects ideally with substantial roadworks, structures and / or marine works.

This is an interesting and technically challenging project with a range of elements from earthworks and road construction to complex bridge construction and associated temporary works.

We are also recruiting a number of additional members of the project team including Site Agents, Senior Engineers, Site Engineers, Quantity Surveyors and HSQE Advisors.


Role:                                     Contracts Manager

Location:                             Munster

Salary Guide:                     €Negotiable + transport & benefits


An overview of the role …

  • Assume overall responsibility for the project delivery
  • Management of programme risk & experience of early interaction with design teams to ensure key dates & design deliverables are achieved
  • Commercially & contractually focused – value engineering, risk management, supply chain management, construction design and liaising with clients
  • Must have minimum 15 years on major Public Works Civil Engineering projects in UK or Ireland
  • 5+ years at Senior PM / Contracts Mgr level
  • Proven record of delivering large scale infrastructural projects
  • Have delivered projects (value €30M+) from design stage to completion
  • Effective motivational attributes combined with proven managerial skills, coupled with strong commercial awareness are essential requirements.


Necessary skills and requirements:

  • Third level qualification in Civil Engineering
  • Chartered Engineer (preferable)
  • Have a sound knowledge of current construction techniques, build ability and value engineering concepts
  • Able to demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks at a high level of quality
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within a strict deadline environment


The Next Step

To register your interest, or for more information regarding this position or other opportunities, please contact Mike Lee in confidence


Phone:                 + 353 1 513 3301 (IRELAND) or 0203 137 8529 (UK)                             



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