Construction Director

Construction Director

Working in conjunction with Company Senior Management (Managing Director/Commercial Director/Contracts Manager/Managing QS/Directors)



  • Day-to-day management of the projects and people under your control, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and the work of subcontractors

Health and Safety

  • Ensure that the works are delivered in the safest manner possible, with the support of the Site Manager, EHS Advisor and Contracts Manager, in accordance with all legislative requirements
  • Ensure contractors on site execute works as per their approved method statement & risk assessment
  • Giving daily site briefings to the workforce prior to starting work. This is vital to ensure interface risks between subcontractors are safely managed
  • Ensure the highest standards of housekeeping are maintained
  • Reporting of all safety incidents and/or accidents to the Safety Advisor & Company Directors in strict accordance with company protocols
  • Prepare method statements and risk assessments for construction activities as required
  • Help the company achieve our goal of Zero Harm on all our worksites to all our workers and third parties we interface with

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Full responsibility for the successful delivery of multiple projects both from a time scale & commercial prospective.
  • The recruitment of effective project teams.
  • Mentoring and Development of Project teams including Intermediate, Junior and Graduate Quantity Surveyors / Project Managers / Engineers in the following areas:-
    • familiarize them with the Company systems and procedures
    • plan their workload and time allocation across Projects
    • provide understanding the requirements of various Contracts they are involved with
    • maintain their ongoing Professional development within the Company
    • develop their general construction knowledge and awareness
  • Ensure that their own Professional Development is maintained through CPD programmes, media articles, online learning.
  • Responsible for overseeing multiple projects, at the strategic level. Managing shared resources and finances, to make sure each project is progressing on time, and within budget.
  • Developing budgets, and managing costs, to ensure that construction projects are completed within budget guidelines.
  • Making sure that all construction projects meet health and safety codes, quality requirements, environmental regulations, and building regulations.
  • Making strategic decisions, and providing leadership and direction to project managers, to implement those decisions.
  • Implementing, and defining procedures for enhanced performance.
  • Ensuring personnel operate to company procedures.
  • Meeting with clients, stakeholders and project managers to report on project progress.
  • Managing risks to avoid delays or reputational damage.
  • Liaising with clients and building strong working relationships.
  • Work cohesively with Senior Management, on day to day operations, while developing future pipeline and growth policies.
  • On all standard and nonstandard contracts, provide redlined recommendations.
  • Proposing suitable changes to design to improve saving, ease construction programme, enhance specification and quality on completion.
  • Provide guidance on contract matters to project managers or other operational staff, including training to new project managers and other employees in contracting practices and procedures.
  • Develop and implement procedures for contract management and administration in compliance with company policy. As appropriate, contribute to or influence company policies.
  • Monitor compliance by company employees with established procedures. Identify areas of recurrent pressure.
  • Handle on-going issue and change management.
  • Ensure contract close-out, extension or renewal.
  • To identify underperforming projects and develop a business plan to address and manage issues effectively.
  • To collate and provide constructive feedback on standards to the business.
  • To ensure that the visual presentation of all projects represents the brand image.
  • To create a positive environment that results in stable retention and a reduction of staff turnover.
  • To be relentless in reducing costs on your projects; reviewing all cost lines and optimising processes and resources.
  • To support the management of staff competence and activities so as to optimise and sustain business growth and performance and client satisfaction.
  • To ensure that all sites adhere to compliance requirements in all areas of operational activity, company policies and procedures
  • Filing all Project records in accordance with the Project Filing matrix requirements.
  • Prepare reports sections for Contractor Reports/Management Meetings/Board Level Meetings.
  • In conjunction with project teams ensure preparation of internal Project Cost reports.
  • Review, monitoring and reporting on Project Commercial Plans to advise on “creep” and wastage levels on Project.
  • Advising Surveyors/Estimators internally of competitive suppliers and subcontractors where they arise.
  • Monitoring and tracking of Project Retentions post completion and ensuring timely close out of snags to release same.

How to apply:

Please forward your CV with the position you are applying for stated in the subject line to:


Kilcawley Construction & Civil Engineering (Sligo) Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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