Job Ref: 3519Recruiter: Tom Doyle
Country: IrelandLocation: Dublin
Job Category: Building Services, Construction, Process, Pharma Life Science,Salary Range: €100,000 + negotiable for the right candidate

Job Description

Project Services Manager (Dublin)  In this key role as Project Services Manager, you will be a  key member of the project delivery team where you will be Project Based on large-scale Hi-Tech Construction Projects i.e.: Pharmaceutical and or Biopharmaceutical or also Semiconductor and or Datacenter projects managing and providing  leadership,  you will be accountable for all:   Cost, Planning, Procurement and Post Award Administration functions for the project.

Note:  The Project Services team will consist of managers for each discipline (Cost, Planning, Contracts, Equipment) who will manage their respective disciplines and report into you.

Suitable Applicants will have as a minimum the following Qualifications and Competencies:

  • BSc or MSc in a recognised Industry field: Construction – Engineering – Quantity Surveying
  • Chartered Membership of Engineers Ireland, SCSI or equivalent is an advantage
  • Extensive experience in a Project Services or related field including a minimum of 10 years on a project construction site in a related industrial sector i.e.: Pharmaceutical and or Biopharmaceutical or also Semiconductor and or Datacentre projects.

Skill Set Required will include:

Strong technical understanding of all the constituent functions including Cost engineering, Contract Procurement and Administration, Scheduling, Equipment Procurement and expediting.

Capable of supervising and communicating with the Project Services team to ensure complete understanding and fulfilment of operations and project/program objectives.

Capable of effectively communicating with all levels of project and operations management and with the end user client.

Proven ability to identify potential problems and elevate these to the appropriate level(s) of management.

Strong ability to identify efficiencies within work process, and to initiate and manage strategies including learning, mentoring/coaching, and attitudes & behaviors as required to achieve a performance excellence culture.

Ability to make clear and concise presentations to The consulting team and Client management.

Proven to be a good facilitator with excellent interpersonal, communication, planning and organizational skills.

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to foster and grow positive relationships within the Project Services team, across the consultancy team, and with their Clients and partners.

Proven ability to acquire and retain talent and to mentor and develop talent.

Key Duties and Responsibilities of this role will include:

Lead, manage and motivate Project Services staff whilst commanding respect from all stakeholders through technical and personal credibility and integrity.

Resource management – working with the respective Project Services Department Managers to ensure the project is adequately resourced to meet the project needs.

Project Procedures – align on the Project Control Procedures with all stakeholders including the end user Client, disseminate procedures throughout the team, provide training as necessary and ensure implementation.

Responsible for ensuring that the Project Services commitments to complete work on time and within budget.

Be the point of contact for Operations, Project Director and End User Client in all aspects relating to Project Services.

Ensure alignment between project services, design and construction teams to support the Project.

Ensure that systems are in place and effective and lead innovation where inefficiencies are evident.

Attend and support operations status review meetings.

Effectively present Project Services reporting to the Client and respond to queries raised in a timely manner.

Provide necessary support to the Project Services discipline managers in their roles.

Perform personnel performance evaluations for staff on the project.

Be a leader in a Beyond Zero culture not compromising safety on any front.

Note in this role as The Project Services Manager

You will be accountable to the Project Director, ensuring that the Project Services needs for the Project is being satisfied.

The Project Services team will consist of managers for each discipline (Cost, Planning, Contracts, Equipment) who will manage their respective disciplines and report into you.

The Project Services team philosophy is to work in a transparent and diligent manner to harness a ‘No Surprises’ methodology on the project and provide the tools, reporting and analysis necessary to meet the needs of the Project.

About Our Client / Your new employer:

They are an international company who are committed to offering a career within one company and recognise the exceptional talent they have in their people.

As they further evolve, they  want to inspire and empower you to deliver your best work, so you too can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

They aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of their identity – they know that if they are inclusive, they are  more connected, and if they are diverse, they are more creative and therefore encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

They work on attracting  and retaining diverse talent and they are a Disability Committed Confident employer.

Salary Circa:  €100,000 +

For further information or to apply in strictest confidence   Please contact:  Tom Doyle at kppm, P: 086 8205038 | E:

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