Contracts Manager



Contracts Manager

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



  • Day-to-day contracts management of the projects 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.
  • 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.
  • Ensuring that the highest levels of H&S, Quality and Environmental standards are met.
  • 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 “middleman” 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.
  • 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.

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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