Contracts Manager (Developer) – Kildare

Salary: Negotiable (SBOE)

Our client, a leading developer is experiencing steady growth and looking to add a Contracts Manager to their team. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Contracts Manager, who is programme driven, technically aware, good with multi-tasking and working to strict deadlines.


  • Responsible for 3+ live sites
  • Early Engagement with ESB and Irish Water
  • Pre-start site inspections, site feasibility reports and due diligence
  • Involvement in procurement and appointing suitable subcontractors and suppliers, monitor their performance and feedback to Commercial department
  • Ensure adequate and suitable resources are available for effective site start
  • Monitor performance against construction programme to ensure targets are met and completions are on time. Progress chasing as required. Provide dates through Sales/Build meetings to ensure legal completions are as forecast
  • Monitor Health & Safety performance to ensure compliance with legal obligations and Company requirements
  • Control additional costs, record keeping, instructions and taking part in cost control meetings
  • Liaise with all departments to support the Site Manager’s role and ensure information, materials and contractors are available
  • Liaise with the sales and customer care department to ensure that our customer expectations are met and houses close on time to the correct standards and that the after care is up to standard within the correct timeframes
  • Monitor each stage of construction as work proceeds de risking future potential programme issues
  • Support the Site Manager in ensuring that on-site Construction teams are fully resourced and well-directed, with clear guidelines to their own job responsibilities, and are provided with full support in achieving these, in terms of communication, training and development, and the organisation of the site’s workload
  • Provide a professional interface with purchasers, external contracts, contractors etc.
  • Ensure that the construction department performs to a high standard and meets the requirements of the speed and programming of sales


  • Must have experience as a Contracts Manager for a major Housing Developer
  • ESB and Irish water experience essential
  • Housing Experience essential
  • Programming experience essential
  • H&S Card
  • First Aid
  • Have excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Must be computer literate

Contracts Manager | Developer | Kildare | Construction

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