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Brightpath Recruitment Ltd.
Office 4, Sligo Airport Business Park,
Strandhill, Co. Sligo.
Tel: 071 9128266

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Business Contracts Manager

Location: Dublin
Entered: 18 Jan 2019
Duration: Permanent
Business / Contracts Manager


Due to anticipated and continued growth in the street lighting/electrical contracting sector, we are currently looking to recruit a Contracts Manager. You will be based in there Dublin Depot, with responsibility for the delivery team throughout the greater Dublin area and surrounding counties. You will ensure that the activities of the projects are planned, assigned and costed in line with projected budget and timelines provided. Ensuring the projects are being delivered to the contractual requirements and agreed standards.You must be commercially aware and must have the ability to develop strong working relationships with suppliers and clients to develop and grow the depot.

Main Job Purpose

Provide direction and management for a Lighting /electrical delivery team undertaking construction of Lighting and Electrical contracting projects, ensuring that the team contribute to the overall success of the business and the company as a whole

Key Accountabilities

  • Actively promote a positive safety culture; monitor and control team safety performance to ensure all Company and customer safety rules and procedures are applied by staff and contractors.
  • Plan, organise, monitor and control the team to ensure full and effective use is made of resources at all times. You deliver the work plan within budget and in accordance with all standards.
  • Manage team’s efforts to ensure that all agreed SLAs, goals and delivery commitments are met.
  • Plan, organise and control work programme and monitor work progress, ensuring that all works are risk assessed, customer requirements are met, standards achieved and proper cost control maintained at all times.
  • Plan, organise, lead and control major electrical schemes involving significant planning and client/contractor liaison at all contract stages to ensure scheme is delivered effectively, to budget and in accordance with client requirements.
  • Lead and manage the team, ensure a high level of motivation and co-operation is maintained at all times and support the achievement of the business plan.
  • Provide support to your team, in achieving of business and company goals and targets.
  • Manages team and individual performance ensuring all training and development needs are identified and fulfilled.
  • Monitor and manage the welfare of team members working remotely from your location
  • Guide team on reviewing project performance and identifying and implementing opportunities for improvement.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Experience

A broad understanding of safety and risk awareness
  • Knowledge of Electrical Industry
  • Operational experience within Electrical Contracting or similar contracting activity
  • Sound contract administration, financial control and management of Projects
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office applications and appropriate Company systems
  • Ability to balance client requirements, commercial priorities and effective resource allocation to deliver high profit contribution and effective work programme
  • Self-motivated with excellent personal effectiveness and the ability to manage own workload and work independently incorporating short notice changes and demands.
  • A systematic, disciplined and analytical approach to problem solving.
  • A strong understanding of the business needs that drive your team’s activities.
  • Experience in managing aspects of team performance.
  • Confidence and skill in directing others
  • Results oriented
  • Third level qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Leads by example, provides guidance and advice to team and peers and sets a vision for future excellence


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