Ireland & UK

Contracts Manager (London & Ireland) Kiernan Structural Steel Ltd


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Thinking of moving back to Ireland or the UK?

If you are thinking of moving back to Ireland or the UK we have a contracts manager position available – Must  have 3- 5 years QS experience. Based in London. 

Kiernan Structural Steel Ltd are an innovative and rapidly expanding structural steel manufacturing company in the UK and Ireland.  We have an exciting opportunity for a Contracts Manager  to join our team to be involved with and help with further expansion for our UK office in Perivale London 

This role will largely require candidates to work on live projects in the UK market. Preferably the candidate will come with at least 5 years Q/S experience. Some structural steel experience but this is not essential. This role will also require the candidate to carry out some estimating work.

This role  will involve  PROJECT MANAGEMENT -

  • Thorough understanding of Project Management principles and methodologies and can put these into practice.
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a methodical and regulated approach to planning and executing the project using appropriate controls.
  • Ensures on-going communication and reporting.
  • Delivers the agreed outcomes ensuring the project is managed to budget and time frames

This  role will largely require candidates to work on live projects in the Irish & UK market. This role will also require the candidate to carry out some estimating work • Procurement of subcontractor’s, managing their package and agreement of the subcontractor’s final account. • Compile allocation sheets for labour and plant times on work faces. • Hiring and Off-Hiring of plant. • Reviewing the construction drawings for changes from the tendered versions. • Compile and agree variations with the Client. • Compile interim payment applications and submit to the Client. • Compile, submit and agree final accounts with the Client. • Take-Off steel, decking and cladding from drawings • Formulating complex tender bids in a professional manner to tight deadlines. The successful candidate will have the following qualities: • 5-10 years’ experience working on projects which contain structural steel work or similar work. • The ability to work within a team, on own initiative and excellent attention to detail. • Proficient in Microsoft word, outlook, excel, project management etc. • Excellent negotiator – Specifically with regards to agreeing project variations and securing future projects and clients. • Ability to demonstrate leadership and work on own initiative/good organisational skills • Excellent written and verbal communication with the ability to communicate with all internal and external partners.