McGuinness Mechanical

Contracts Manager

 Job Purpose: 

The Contracts Manager has overall responsibility for the co-ordination, management and delivery of assigned MGME projects, ensuring they are completed profitably, safely, on
time and to an acceptable standard whilst maintaining and promoting strong client relationships. They will ensure the most effective and efficient utilisation of people and resources required for the duration of the project.

 Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for driving operations and budget through successful leadership, organisation plans, customer service, and outstanding execution of all strategies, consistently across all locations.
  • Ensure the ordering of materials is completed for each project.
  • Responsibility for contracts and ongoing relationships with clients.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all Pre-start meetings are arranged and carried out.
  • Co-ordinate and supervision of all the activities of all specialist and subcontracted trade and disciples involved on site.
  • Ensure all operations are performed effectively and efficiently in accordance with the company’s construction program.
  • To ensure all work is carried out in a safe, proper and thorough manner taking into account H&S legislation, MGME policies and procedures, risk assessments and method statements.
  • Maintain a relationship with MGME Operations teams (Procurement, Logistics, Pre-Con etc).
  • Familiarise yourself with Procore and the facets within it.
  • Monitor all RFI’s, Damage, theft and out of scope work through Procore
  • Implement and maintain the QA systems put in place by the Quality Management team.
  • Present detailed written reports on overall project progression to clients and contractors when required.
  • Provide leadership and direction. This includes, but is not limited to, conducting annual performance reviews / quarterly 1:1 reviews through the company systems.
  • Represent the company at meetings, promote the correct company image and ensure staff are aware of their responsibilities.
  • Ensure that all work methods are sufficient to meet the projects needs
  • Ensure that the master programme and schedule of deliverables for the project development, meeting the requirements of the brief and the client’s expectations.
  • Understand and administer the HR policies and procedures and ensure compliance with them, consistently between locations.
  • Develop clear, detailed and practical measure of performance to meet project objectives.
  • Regularly inspect works for compliance with design and report on progress, ensuring remedial action is taken within agreed timelines.
  • Delivery of 3-5 projects concurrently.
  • Adhere to any health and safety policies and procedures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of self, staff and visitors.
  • This job description is not intended to be exhaustive and flexibility in your approach to your role is essential. We reserve the right to amend or change this job description from time to time to suit the changing needs of the role and the business and you agree to accept such changes. 
Person Specification: 
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience working as a Contracts Manager in M+E industry.
  • Excellent knowledge of Mechanical package.
  • Relevant qualification in desirable not essential
  • Good working knowledge of IT Systems (MS Office, MS Teams, Project Management Software, Procore)
  • Technical ability in preparing and assessing drawings, specifications and technical documentation.
  • Inspection, assessment, commissioning and verification of mechanical systems on site.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective working relationships.
Employee Benefits: 
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Opportunities for career development and progression within a growing company. 
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • 28 + days annual leave. 
  • Company Vehicle (role dependent)
  • Active social and charity calendar.

Job Nature : Full Time

  • Address : Unit 18 Turvey Business Park Donabate
  • Phone : 028 3083 9111
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