Junior Contracts Manager

Contracts Manager

Ref: 973Monday 16 January 2023

€50,000 - 70,000 plus package

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We have a new role available for a Junior Contracts Manager to work with an established Connaught-based building contractor.

This role may suit an experienced Site Engineer, Site Manager or Project Manager who is looking to progress their career with a local contractor.

The successful person will work from my client's office 3 to 4 days per week and will travel to sites 1 to 2 days per week.


  • Working closely with senior management to ensure residential projects are successfully planned, managed and delivered.
  • Ordering materials and obtaining quotations.
  • Occasional setting out.
  • Working with management and project teams to resolve any unexpected technical difficulties or other problems that may arise.
  • Prepare material quantities for projects.
  • Liaising with Design Teams, local authorities, etc
  • Assisting with Health and Safety related matters.
  • Ensure compliance with company procedures and legal obligations.
  • Endeavour to spot and highlight value engineering opportunities.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Good knowledge of compliance with building regulations relating to residential developments
  • Good knowledge of the required BCAR documentation and associated requirements.
  • Experience in residential construction.
  • Must be competent in the use of AutoCAD
  • Experience in the use of robotic total station, EDM instruments, GPS etc
  • Experience liaising with members of the design team
  • Experience in ordering materials /dealing with suppliers to obtain quotations
  • Must be familiar with Irish Water Construction details
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working as a Site Engineer or Site Manager on residential projects.
  • A good understanding of general site Health and Safety and safety documentation required for trades on the site.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Both traditional and timber frame experience.
  • Experience dealing with Irish Water.

Education requirements:

  • Third-level degree (or equivalent) in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or similar.
  • Sound knowledge of construction methods, health & safety, Environmental and legal regulations

The remuneration package offered will depend on experience.

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