Construction Vacancies

Planner

Permanent
Belfast, UK
Competitive salary

Planner Dublin & Belfast €Neg + Package Our client are a leading independent professional services company specialising in programme management, project management, cost and commercial management and consulting across the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors. Due to the fast track nature of projects and growing demands from their clients, they are now in the market for an experience Planner to join their Dublin based team on a permanent basis. Qualifications Typically, a qualified graduate in a relevant discipline with two or more year's relevant experience or more than five years' experience in a project control environment. PCE's should be proactive, self-starters with well-developed communications and analytical skills. This may be part of a large team or as the key day to day contact point with the client. Experience Previous experience working in a project controls environment on a major project or programme within the Infrastructure sector, beneficial if this has involved the application of earned value management. Experience of NEC contracts would be desirable. Expected to be numerate and computer literate, highly competent in the use of Microsoft Excel, planning software such as Primavera P6, Microsoft Project and utilising reporting databases. They will also be familiar with financial/procurement systems such as Oracle and SAP and web-based project control tools. Duties Typical activities include working with cost and planning engineers to develop work breakdown structures and robust performance baselines, establishing progress and cost monitoring methods, producing project control reports and provide performance analysis and recommendations for our clients. This may be working with a contractor or working with a client to analyse programmes that are produced for client approval. Duties may also involve develop project controls procedures and improving how the project controls systems support the reporting process. To register your interest in this position, please forward your latest cv to Sarah in our Galway office on sarah.smyth@icds.ie or call Sarah on 091 564008 or 087 1713816 to discuss this position in further detail.

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Planner

Permanent
Dublin City Centre, County Dublin
Competitive salary

Planner Dublin / Leinster €Neg Our client is one of Irelands Tier 1 main contractors with offices situated all over Ireland and the UK. They specialise in a range of sectors including Residential, Restoration / Refurbishment, Hospitality, Commercial, Industrial, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical. Due to the fast track nature of projects and growing demands of their clients, they are now in the market for an experienced Planner to join their Dublin based team working on projects all over the Dublin / Leinster region. Requirements Include: Suitable candidate will be a degree qualified individual with An Engineering/ Construction Management degree/diploma. Individual should have a Minimum of 5 years’ experience in commercial/ mixed use developments, preferably in a Main/ Principal Contractor entity on a range of project values. Thorough working knowledge of computer and database applications such as MS Project, AutoCAD, Windows, Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, etc. Working knowledge of 3d modelling/ BIM packages desirable. Duties Include: Assisting the bidding process by carrying out technical appraisals of Pre-Qualification requirements and tender documents. Providing analysis of the contractual documents regarding time schedules, milestones and value engineering options. Liaison with the tendering team to ensure the submission of compliant bids in line with Employers Requirements. Providing technical support to the contracts department and construction teams as required. Preparation of tender and construction stage programmes including the development of critical path analysis and tracking of same. Assist the Project Manager in tracking the project against its master programme and budget. Establish, communicate, track and report site installation progress. Assist in preparation of contractors reports as assigned by the Project Manager. Participate in project meetings and revise the construction programme as per conclusions, advising the Project Team on any implications. Attend meetings and liaise with Clients team as required. To register your interest in this position, please forward your cv to Sarah in our Galway office on sarah.smyth@icds.ie or call Sarah on 091 564008 or 087 1713816 to discuss this role in further detail.

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Assistant Procurement Manager - Construction

Permanent
Dublin, Ireland
Competitive salary

Assistant Purchasing Manager (leading to Manager position) North Dublin (just minutes from M1/M50) Salary: €Neg + car + bonus + pension etc Our client is one of the larger Tier 1 main contractors, with some individual current projects to the value of €115m. The intention is that this candidate will take over the company's Senior Purchasing Manager position in the next 2 / 3 years, so please note that although it is technically an assistant position, it would require someone with strong construction experience. Role and responsibilities: In conjunction with the Purchasing & Plant Manager the appointee will be responsible for: Ensure that the Company’s best interests are protected in all procurement activities. Sourcing of materials, plant, equipment and services and managing vendors including negotiating pricing contracts with each material supplier. Manage material supplier contracts (SLA’s) that achieve cost, delivery, quality and service targets as required by the business. Meet suppliers as necessary. Ensure that all materials are in compliance with specifications, health and safety legislation, building regulations and environmental standards. Research and identification of new materials & suppliers for design and cost savings and develop and implement purchasing strategies to deliver ongoing cost reductions and process simplification. Ensure adequate resources for all projects and to continually improve pricing and quality of supply and delivery times. Forecast upcoming demand, monitor pricing trends and advise and report to the management team as appropriate. Maintain procurement files and purchase agreements to an auditable standard. Liaise with Estimating Department personnel in providing up to date materials suppliers costs information. Assist Accounts Department in settling invoice disputes Day to day interface with site management to service site requirements and needs. Liaise and work with Plant Yard Supervisor regarding site plant, equipment and transport requirements. Issuing of Plant and Purchasing reports to Directors and Contracts Managers. Issuing of Purchase and Plant orders to suppliers and plant hire companies. Upkeep and maintenance of Head Office building and M&E services. Oversee, monitor and report on Company mobile phone usage and costs. Maintain records of the Company’s plant, engineering and surveying equipment stock; including calibrations, services, monitoring due dates, etc. Requirements: Proven purchasing experience in construction, preferably with a Plant background. Non construction procurement candidates will not be considered for the position. Excellent communication skills and an ability to communicate with suppliers. Strong commercial, negotiation and problem solving skills; experience in handling transactions with little supervision. Relevant third level qualifications, IIPMM advantageous. If interested in the position, please forward your Cv in Word format to clive.considine@icds.ie or call Clive at 01 6321200

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Contracts Manager

Permanent
South Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Competitive salary

Contracts Manager Dublin / Leinster €Neg Our client are a leading Irish building contractor who specialise in multiple sectors such as Commercial, Educational, Fit-out, Design and Build with offices based in Galway & Dublin. They are now in the market for a Contracts Manager to join their team for the Dublin / Leinster region and will consider candidates with extensive Contracts Management experience within well recognised Tier 1 and Tier 2 Main Contractors from Ireland and the UK. Contracts Manager The Individual will be required to successfully deliver projects from tender phase to completion and hand over, in line with company procedures. Reporting to the Construction Director their duties will include: • Management of all aspects of construction works for individual and / or multiple projects. • Direct responsibility for project execution, while leading a team, to achieve specific objectives in a given time frame and within strict budgets without compromising on Health and Safety or Quality. Qualifications / Skills: • Construction related 3rd level qualification or trade background. • 10 years’ experience with a large main contractor with a proven record within main contracting. • Experience of managing large scale multi-disciplined projects, particularly Public Works, Healthcare, Fit-Out, Conservation and Residential. • Experience of managing projects in a live sensitive environment, working in close proximity to client personnel and the general public. • Strong leadership, communication, organisational and management skills. • Strong knowledge of computing and MS Project and Office applications. • Excellent writing, reporting and presentation skills. • Knowledge and responsibility for management of the BCAR process and its implementation. • Responsibility for ensuring that the ISO and OHSAS systems are implemented on all projects. • Assistance in Bid submissions as required. To register your interest in this excellent position, please forward your cv to Sarah in the Galway office on sarah.smyth@icds.ie or call Sarah on 091 564008 or 087 1713816 to discuss this role in further detail.

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