Contracts Manager (Energy)




Civil and Construction Works in the Energy Sector. You will report directly to the Project Director and be responsible for overseeing project teams and associated subcontractors in the safe, timely execution of the works across a number of projects in accordance with the project budgetary, programme and quality requirements.


Head Office (Sligo) and Regional Office (Maynooth), Site Visits and on Site When Required.

About Us

Kilcawley Construction are a family-owned business, based in the north-west of Ireland, with our head office in Sligo and regional office in Maynooth. Established in 1934, Kilcawley’s have been in operation for over 90 Years in the construction sector. The founders made “Excellence in Construction” their mission and is still the core philosophy of the business today. We take our business seriously and our philosophy of “Excellence in Construction” is intrinsic to how we approach each and every project.



  • Day-to-day contracts management of the projects under your control, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and the work of subcontractors and liaising with Client Representatives.
  • Co-Ordinating all elements of projects in advance, during and handover to retention release.

Health and Safety

  • Ensure that the works are delivered in the safest manner possible, with the support of the Site Manager, EHS Advisor and Directors, in accordance with all legislative requirements.
  • Ensure contractors on site execute works as per their approved method statement & risk assessment and temporary works designs.
  • Ensure the highest standards of housekeeping are maintained throughout the projects.
  • Reporting of all safety incidents and/or accidents to the Safety Advisor & Company Directors in strict accordance with company protocols
  • Co-Ordinate the preparation of method statements and risk assessments for construction activities as required.
  • Co-ordination of Health and Safety throughout all projects.
  • Help the company achieve our goal of Zero Harm on all our worksites to all our workers and third parties we interface with.

Your Main Duties:

  • Continuously progressing the embedment of the positive Health, Safety & Environmental culture across all sites.
  • Full responsibility for the successful delivery of multiple projects both from a time scale and Quality, Environmental and Health and Safety prospective.
  • The recruitment of effective project teams and workforce.
  • The organisation of work programmes – including updating and tracking programmes on a two weekly basis or as required on the specific contract.
  • Coordinating project and site managers on a variety of sites.
  • Co-Ordination of Personnel and Plant for direct delivery.
  • Implement the Company’s Cost & Value Management procedures and ensure that all necessary commercial reports are produced accurately and in a timely fashion to upper management.
  • Work closely with the Directors and Project Managers to support and recommend strategies, to identify any potential risks or issues and to find an appropriate resolution.
  • Ensure effective procurement and supply chain management.
  • Serve as the point of contact for the company on all contractual matters.
  • Act as contractual liaison between company employees and clients, ensuring timely review and approval / reconciliation of variations.
  • Maintain contractual records and documentation such as receipt and control of all contract correspondence, customer contact information sheets, contractual changes, progress reports and programme and other documents for all projects.
  • 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.
  • Monitor compliance by company employees with established procedures. Identify areas of recurrent pressure.
  • Ensure project close-out, extension or renewal.
  • To identify under-performing projects and develop a business plan to address and manage issues effectively.
  • 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 mindful 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.


What We Require:

  • Degree in an Engineering Discipline- Civil /Construction Management
  • Experience ideally with Managing Contracts/ Projects
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Computer Literate including Scheduling Software
  • Good Knowledge of Safety and QA Management
  • Computer literate with good experience of MS Word and Excel and Autocad
  • A Passion for Delivering Projects to The Highest Health, Safety & Quality Environmental (HSE) standards in the industry.
  • Proven Leadership Skills incorporating Personal Time Management
  • Ability to Work Independently as Required
  • Travel Flexibility to meet Project Requirements.


What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Transportation
  • Company Laptop
  • Company Phone
  • Supportive Environment
  • Opportunities for Progression
  • Flexibility Between Office Locations in Sligo and Maynooth When Not On Site.
  • Professional Development Support and Mentoring For Persons Looking For Professional Qualifications With Recognised Bodies.
  • Continuous Professional Development Training (CPD)
  • Life Insurance Protection
  • Access to Lifestyle Benefits -Bike to Work Scheme, Gym Membership
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Loyalty Reward Scheme (Earn Additional Leave for Service Served)
  • Referral Reward Scheme
  • Social Club


Kilcawley Construction are an Equal Opportunities Employer. At Kilcawley Construction, we firmly believe in providing equal opportunities to all our employees, regardless of their background, race, gender, or any other characteristic. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment that encourages innovation, creativity, and collaboration. To ensure that we maintain our high standards, we constantly monitor our systems and motivate our employees to exceed expectations. Our ultimate goal is to create a workplace where every individual can thrive and reach their full potential.


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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