• Job Ref: 17498
  • GPC Mobile: 086-0119146
  • GPC Job Phone: 086-0119146
  • salary: €90k - €100k

Due to continued growth, new contracts and an extensive pipeline of work, one of Ireland’s top Civil and Utility Contractors are hiring a Contracts Manager. This is a full- time position in the Dublin region working on projects for Irish Water. Project durations between 5-9 years.


  • Be the primary point of contact and responsible for running numerous projects within urban and rural environments, with particular attention to urban environments.
  • Ability to be view project through a commercial lens.
  • Ability to detail costs to complete values and claims narratives.
  • Building successful relationships with Clients, Client Representatives and other 3rd party providers and stakeholders.
  • Ability to draw, construct and review drawings with a high level of detail for value engineering and efficient design.
  • Ability to study design briefs and prepare proposed design packs from concept to detailed designs, with input into environmental, archaeology and other relevant aspects.
  • Ability to draft and communicate regular reports for the purposes of status reporting as well as guidance across the business with a view of directing actions required.
  • Manage an existing team with communication and leadership skills that is both efficient, effective and motivational.
  • Ability to liaise and coordinate seamlessly with multiple levels of Staff, Departments, Clients, Suppliers, Subcontractors, and any other stakeholders.
  • Interested in developing current team structures and processes with the ability to introduce new people to the company, along with external new supply chains.


  • Full clean driver’s license essential.
  • A relevant qualification is desirable.
  • Experience with UK or Irish Water Standards (Potable & Foul) essential.
  • Experience with MEICA (Mech & Elec), HDD and non-invasive methodologies essential.
  • Experience with works associated with GCC/FIDIC/NEC forms of Contract.
  • Experience with structures, buildings, and general civils, associated with the Water or Power Industry i.e. Steel framed buildings, or RC structures.
  • Confident, motivated and can work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines.
  • Time management abilities to meet targets.
  • Good communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills.
  • Integrity and respect for confidentiality and privacy


  • Salary circa €90k – €100k DOE
  • Pension
  • Vehicle
  • Performance related bonus

If you are a Contracts Manager considering a career move, please feel free to send your CV or contact Lisa Cullen for a confidential discussion. GPC will not send any applicants CV’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Dublin with 24 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.

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