Construction Vacancies

Purchasing Manager

Permanent
Waterford, Ireland
Competitive salary

Our client are one of Irelands leading Engineering contractors in mechanical, electrical and instrumentation expertise. They specialise in many sectors such as commercial, health and social care, manufacturing and industrial, science and technology and utilities. They have undertaken projects at data centres, power stations, pharmaceutical and food and beverage facilities and within the renewable energy industry. Due to their continuous success, they are now in the market for an M&E Purchasing to be based in their head office in Co. Waterford. The Purchasing Officer is responsible for the co-ordination and management of purchasing activities within his/her remit. The main objective of the role is to ensure effective purchasing and delivery of goods and services. This will be done through the establishment and rationalisation of key supplier agreements, identification of new opportunities and actively seeking and applying ways to improve efficiencies whilst at the same time, ensuring legislative compliance. Additionally the purchasing officer will be responsible for tendering processes and administration of contracts in accordance with policies, procedures and specified contract requirements. Key Responsibilities / Duties • Arrange the acquisition of M&E materials as per company and project request. • Prepare and process purchase orders and documents in accordance with company policies and procedures. • Maintain and update purchasing records/data and pricing in the company purchasing system. • Ensure all purchasing documents are correctly maintained and filed accordingly. • Monitor and co-ordinate deliveries. • Prepare purchasing reports as necessary. • Source, select and negotiate the best purchase package in terms of quality, price, terms, deliveries and services with suppliers. • Identify potential new suppliers where necessary. • Any other reasonable and relevant duties as requested by your Manager, necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the company. Qualifications / Skills Required • A minimum 3-5 years’ experience working as an M&E Purchasing Officer or similar. • Experience in planning, organising, prioritising and co-ordinating work in a changing environment. • Experience in the construction industry is essential. • An ability to demonstrate knowledge/understanding of purchasing/contracting procedures and principles. • Customer service skills, including a high level of communication skills, both verbal and written. • Strong negotiation/persuasive skills. • Attention to detail. • Time management skills. • IT Skills - Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Purchasing Manager to join a reputable M&E Contractor. This role would suit someone who is originally linked to Waterford and looking to secure a role there for the long-term. To register your interest in this position, please forward your most recent cv in word doc format to sarah.smyth@icds.ie or call Sarah in our Galway office on 091 564008 or 087 1713816 to discuss further.

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Purchaser / Buyer (M&E)

Permanent
Waterford, Ireland
€0.00 - €40,000 per annum

Purchaser / Buyer (M&E) Waterford €Neg Purchasing Officer required for leading M&E contractor. The role will involve the co-ordination and management of purchasing activities, ensuring effective purchasing and delivery of goods and services. This will be done through the establishment and rationalisation of key supplier agreements, identification of new opportunities, and actively seeking and applying ways to improve efficiencies whilst at the same time, ensuring legislative compliance. Additionally, the purchasing officer will be responsible for tendering processes and administration of contracts in accordance with policies, procedures and specified contract requirements. Key Responsibilities / Duties Arrange the acquisition of M&E materials as per company and project request. Prepare and process purchase orders and documents in accordance with company policies and procedures. Maintain and update purchasing records/data and pricing in the company purchasing system. Ensure all purchasing documents are correctly maintained and filed accordingly. Monitor and co-ordinate deliveries. Prepare purchasing reports as necessary. Source, select and negotiate the best purchase package in terms of quality, price, terms, deliveries and services with suppliers. Identify potential new suppliers where necessary. Any other reasonable and relevant duties as requested by your Manager, necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the company. Qualifications / Skills Required A minimum 3-5 years’ experience working as an M&E Purchasing Officer or similar. Experience in planning, organising, prioritising and co-ordinating work in a changing environment. Experience in the construction industry is essential. An ability to demonstrate knowledge/understanding of purchasing/contracting procedures and principles. Customer service skills, including a high level of communication skills, both verbal and written. Strong negotiation/persuasive skills. Attention to detail. Time management skills. IT Skills - Adobe Acrobat Pro DC To register your interest please send CV to john.behan@icds.ie or call +353 (0)1 632 1200 for more.

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Junior Quantity Surveyor (Data Centre)

Permanent
Netherlands
Competitive salary

Junior Quantity Surveyor (Data Centre) Netherlands €Neg +Package (Accommodation, flights, allowance) Our client is a leading M&E contractor, providing technical services, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation expertise including commercial, health and social care, manufacturing and industrial, science and technology. They are looking for a Junior Quantity Surveyor for a data centre project in Netherlands. From early design costs to final figures, the Quantity Surveyor is responsible for minimising the costs of the project and enhancing the value for money whilst ensuring that the project meets all legal and quality assurance requirements. Key Responsibilities / Duties Manage the commercial and contractual requirements through the lifecycle of the project. Provide support to the Construction Team on all QS functions. Project Procurement including Sub-contractors. Conduct cost and risk analysis. Review all incoming correspondence from Employers, Design Team and /or subcontractors, to identify contractually critical items and to initiate replies. Manage commercial aspects of subcontractors. Provide project costing, margin & cashflow reports. Manage project change order procedures and agree costs with client. Provide monthly valuations and certs. Any other reasonable and relevant duties as requested by your Manager, necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the company. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a genuine market leader working on exciting projects in Europe, with an attractive package on offer, and very good rotation. To register your interest please send CV in Word to john.behan@icds.ie or call +353 (0)1 632 1200 for more.

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Managing Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor

Permanent
Dublin City Centre, County Dublin
€0.00 - €70,000 per annum

Managing Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor (Fit-out projects) Dublin City €Neg + Package An outstanding opportunity for an ambitious, career orientated Managing Quantity Surveyor to join a well-established Fitout Contractor that is experiencing strong growth. The candidate is required to have 5+ years’ experience as a Senior Contract Surveyor and in Contract Administration, working with recognised Main Contractors (fitout preferable) or Consultancies operating in the Irish market on both public and private tenders / projects. You will manage a team of Quantity Surveyors to ensure all commercial aspects of the business are managed effectively. Requirements • The Managing Surveyor will provide commercial assurance of project margin performance through accurate forecasting and identification of issues giving rise to commercial risk, management of commercial performance and cash flow. • Reviewing contracts, managing contract execution and negotiating agreements with Clients / Funders and Bank legal stakeholders on a multitude of contracts; FIDIC, NEC, D&B and ICC, CostPlus, LumpSum, BeSpoke etc. • Acting as Senior Contract Administrator, safeguarding scope, program obligation, analysis of delays and damages. • Improve and implement best practice commercial processes and accurate budgeting. • Vetting all main contracts and negotiations with perspective Clients. • General participation in management issues of the Company. Provide data and analysis of issues & risks as required by Directors. • Ensure the Construction Team is adhering to all Contractual requirements and providing advice and monitoring of same. • Responsible for Tender and Contract delivery strategy. • Responsible for ensuring your Teams are on top of interim and final accounts and progress applications per project and contract requirements. • Ensure your Team’s Monthly applications are all inclusive of accurate remeasures, site changes, dayworks and any applicable contract claims. Identify escalations, material or labour variations, etc. as appropriate. • Sign off on subcontract packages, appointments, program, variations & claim accounts, defects and abatement issues. • Preparing delay, loss and expense claims with commercial team, identifying entitlements via delay and quantum analysis, advising on conflict avoidance and dispute measures. • Defend against claims for accelerations, disruption or losses. • Prepare and agree final account settlements for the Client or the Contractors, by negotiation and dispute resolution. Necessary Requirements: 3rd level Qualification in Quantity Surveying / Construction Management. A strong technical background and sound working knowledge along with a proven track record of working with FIDIC, LumpSum, CostPlus, D&B, Management Contracts etc. is essential. Experience in pre-contract preparation including documentation and overall content. Excellent ability to analyse and interpret contractual documents. Thorough understanding of the construction industry and broad understanding of regulatory requirements. Strong written communication abilities and IT literacy (Microsoft Office Suite, Buildsoft, Cost-ex or equivalent,). Knowledge of Cost Management Software systems (ABM, RedSky or equivalent). To register your interest please send CV in Word to john.behan@icds.ie or call +353 (0)1 632 1200 for more.

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Safety Advisor - Build - London

Permanent
Central London / West End, London, UK
Competitive salary

£Negotiable + Package Our client is one of the UK and Ireland's leading and most progressive building main contractors. They have an urgent requirement for 2 x Safety Advisors to oversee projects in Central London; mainly in the new build residential, hotel and commercial sectors to circa £50m. As Safety Advisor your requirements and responsibilities: • Provide advice, guidance and instruction in all health & safety matters to management, safety representatives and employees (including sub-contractors where appropriate). • Advising / assisting site management in drafting and communicating Method Statements, Safe Plans of Action and Tool Box Talks. • Delivering Health & Safety induction programmes for new employees or sub-contractors working on site. • Ensure that project specific Health & Safety Plan, including Risk Assessments specific to the project, are drawn up prior to the commencement of work. • Conduct regular inspections and site audits, and report findings to site and senior company management. Strict follow-up is required to ensure that actions are dealt with immediately. • Compiling relevant information for inclusion in the Safety File and preparing for handover to the Client at the end of the project. The ideal candidate will have at least 2-3 years’ experience with a main contractor as a Safety Advisor or Safety Officer working on €multi-million building projects in the UK or Ireland. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a genuine market leader who take pride in staff retention and training. To register your interest please send your CV to Andreea.ursu@icdsuk.com

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Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Manager

Permanent
Dublin, Ireland
Competitive salary

Senior QS / Commercial Manager Leinster €Neg + Executive Package Our client a main contractor, with interests in Ireland and the UK, currently require a Senior Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Manager to administer the QS department and manage the junior and intermediate surveying team. Based in the head office you will report to the Director / MD and have responsibility for a number of projects locally and nationally. Projects are typically commercial, educational, retail, industrial and project values range from €5m to €75m in traditional and PPP forms. The ideal candidate will hold a degree in Quantity Surveying or Construction Economics have between 7 and 10 year’s experience, a minimum of 3 to have been at Senior level. Duties: You will have the ability to work on your own initiative, have an excellent knowledge of the industry, be motivated and a good team player. Excellent communication and leadership skills are essential for this role. You will be responsible for and have experience taking contracts from subcontract procurement through to final accounts. You will attend site progress and cost meetings and liaising with client / design team & subcontractors. Working closely with Project Managers to ensure projects are completed on time & to budget. You will ensure accurate & timely contract administration / managing & minimising risk from contracts. Assisting in directing the surveying team in the day-to-day operations of the business. This is a permanent position with a well-respected Contractor with a reputation for quality. Send CV to barry.kelly@icds.ie of view alternative options at www.icds.ie/build

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Quantity Surveyor (Developer)

Permanent
South Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Competitive salary

Quantity Surveyor (Developer) Dublin & Leinster €Neg + Package Our client is the premier house building company in Ireland. The Group is well positioned with a highly attractive land bank of strategically located sites in the Greater Dublin area. Over the next few years they will undertake the planning, design and construction of a portfolio of several thousand new homes. Key responsibilities: Preparing and updating Cost Plans throughout design development to include liaison with design teams and delivery teams ensuring construction budgets for upcoming developments are robust. Taking off Quantities from drawings to create Bills of Quantities for upcoming developments, interpreting those BoQ‘s to provide site teams with working documents and budgets. Procurement of products, services and materials pre-contract including value engineering details and undertaking cost benefit assessments of alternative solutions. Interpretation of live Cost Reports to incorporate into future cost plans To attend meetings and undertake site visits. Tasks will be allocated to reflect increasing levels of development and experience. The candidate; 5+ yrs Post-Graduate experience in a Developer, Contractors or PQS office. An ability to achieve demanding time and quality targets. Good IT skills with competency at Buildsoft, Cost-ex or equivalent, Microsoft Word and Excel A willingness to attend training and to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills. To have strong analytical skills and ability to present findings. If interested, send your current CV to barry.kelly@icds.ie or call +353-1-632-1200 for more information. Alternatively visit www.icds.ie/build for more options in Ireland, the UK and Internationally.

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