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ICDS Recruitment
Connacht House
24 Upper Fitzwilliam St, Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 1 632 1200

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Senior Contracts Manager - (Structural Steel)

Location: kildare
Entered: 16 Oct 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Duration: Permanent

Senior Contracts Manager - (Structural Steel)



We are presently seeking to recruit a Senior Contracts Manager with experience in the areas of structural steel fabrication / pipe fabrication / steel tank construction / specialist contracting within the civil, building & process industries.

The role is based in Leinster and reports to the Operations Director.

As a Senior Contracts Manager, you will lead and supervise a number of specialist business units and will assume full life cycle responsibility for a portfolio of projects being undertaken by those units in accordance with agreed budgetary, programme and quality requirements.

This will include leading identification of opportunities, procurement/tendering, production, management, safety, timely delivery and overall profitability.

You will have extensive technical and management experience in specialist contracting within the civil engineering, building, process industries ideally with exposure to steel related construction / fabrication either in Ireland or the UK, and possess an exemplary track record of career progression.


  • Develop a Business Plan for the areas under your remit
  • Identify growth opportunities and incorporate those into the Business Plan
  • Identify market opportunities and manage the business development function for the business.
  • Input into the development of facilities to underpin the Plan
  • Lead the development and manage a substantive structural steel fabrication facility / business unit
  • Lead and develop a pipework fabrication facility / business unit
  • Develop an existing pipe/weld testing capability
  • Procure and manage a portfolio of specialist contracts to include structural steel subcontracts, pipework supply/install contracts, specialist civils projects with substantial structural steel elements, specialist steel tank refurb / new builds

Necessary skills and requirements:

  • Strong leadership and commercial skills
  • 3rd level Qualification in structural/civil/mechanical engineering or quantity surveying with knowledge of the steel industry
  • An additional business qualification would be a decided advantage
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in a senior management role working for a recognised specialist company operating within the construction industry within Ireland, UK or Mainland Europe
  • A strong track record in a commercial/contracting environment
  • Experience in production, operations and the design build process
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with excellent verbal & written communication abilities
  • Strong negotiation and commercial skills
  • Ability to build a high-performance team.
  • Good IT skills

To register your interest, please send CV to or call 01-632-1200




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