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ICDS Recruitment
24 Upper Fitzwilliam St, Dublin 2

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Contracts Manager - Fit Out and Main Contracting

Location: Dublin & Surroundings, Ireland
Entered: 28 Feb 2020
Salary: Negotiable
Duration: Permanent

Contracts Manager required for medium sized general contractor. Great opportunity to build on previous experience. Permanent full-time position in Dublin and Leinster.


Projects range in value from €500k to €50m, a mix of both public and private, from new build developments, renovation including protected structures and commercial and retail fit-outs.  Their work covers an array of sectors such as:  Education, Medical (Primary Care Centres, Nursing Homes, HSE), Commercial and retail fit-outs (banks and multinational corporates), Hotel & Leisure, Social infrastructure and residential housing developments.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of several year's site/project management experience, some of which shall be at Contracts Manager level. Proven track record, recent and relevant experience in a similar role with a Main Contractor is essential.
  • Full responsibility for the successful delivery of projects from a Health & safety / Timescale / Quality aspect along with a strong commercial perspective, typically managing 3-4 projects concurrently.
  • A strong motivational attitude combined with keen managerial skills coupled with a problem-solving ethos are essential requirements. Flexibility and ability to adapt to a changing working environment are essential.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone seeking a long-term career with a medium size building contractor.

Main Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Contracts Director, as Contracts Manager you be responsible for the coordination of all project disciplines across multiple sites, managing the design and ultimately delivering high-quality projects on programme in line with the following  : -

  • Manage site staff and all sub-contractors.
  • Co-ordinate and liaise with site managers, Site Engineers and services Co-ordinator to ensure that all subcontractors and site personnel have timely and accurate information, ensure compliance with drawings, specification, building regulations and good building practice.
  • Monitor construction, regarding the quality of workmanship and materials.
  • Establish project resource requirements and lead \ motivate the project team.
  • Proposing suitable changes to design to improve saving, ease construction programme, enhance specification and quality completion.
  • Have a commercially minded approach to project delivery.
  • Work closely with the Directors and Site Managers to support and recommend strategies, to identify any potential risks or issues and to find an appropriate resolution. 
  • Check and understand all drawings and specification. Ensure that any errors/omissions are formally communicated to the design team in a timely manner.
  • Experience with relevant IT systems.
  • Ensure compliance with local statutory and regulatory obligations incl. BCAR requirements / ensure compliance of same.
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills required to communicate with Design team & clients.
  • Responsible for Health and Safety.
  • Promotion of Company to Client / Design teams regarding future works.

If you are interested in this role please send a CV to or Call Stephen on 0044208 861 7847.




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