Senior Quantity Surveyor (PQS)

Senior Quantity Surveyor (PQS)

Cairn plc is the premier housebuilding company in Ireland. The Group is well positioned with a highly attractive landbank of strategically located sites in the Greater Dublin area, having delivered a successful IPO on the London Stock Exchange in June 2015 with a current market cap of €900M.  Over the upcoming years, Cairn will design and build a portfolio of 12,000 new homes, and we are looking to expand our talented team to support and deliver our growth.

Cairn plc. has a unique opportunity for a high calibre Senior Quantity Surveyor, to assist in the provision of quantity surveying services under the direction of the Managing Quantity Surveyor undertaking pre-contract duties. This role is diverse and will include interpreting information from live and completed projects along with the measurement of planned works to help robustly project construction costs for upcoming and prospective projects. It will also involve contributing to the decision making process driving key project decisions at various stages through acquisition and design development.

Our multiple projects scheduled to commence in the Greater Dublin area will offer ambitious team members the opportunity to assume new challenges and increase their scope of responsibilities. 

Join our growing team and progress your career with Cairn Homes.

Key responsibilities

Typically the candidate will be expected to undertake and assist with the following duties:

  • Preparing and updating Cost Plans throughout design development to include liaison with design teams and delivery teams ensuring construction budgets for upcoming developments are robust.
  • Taking off Quantities from drawings to create Bills of Quantities for upcoming developments, interpreting those BoQ’s to provide site teams with working documents and budgets.
  • Interrogation of monthly Cost Reports and Tender Recommendations.
  • Interpretation of live Cost Reports to capture data for incorporation into future Cost Plans. Development / maintenance of a databank of Cairn construction costs to assist the ongoing Cost Estimation and Financial Appraisal process.
  • To attend meetings and undertake site visits.
  • Tasks will be allocated to reflect increasing levels of development and experience.

The candidate;

  • 7-10 yrs Post-Graduate experience in PQS or Contractors office.
  • An ability to achieve demanding time and quality targets.
  • Good IT skills with competency at Buildsoft, Cost-ex or equivalent, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • A willingness to attend training and to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills.
  • To have strong analytical skills and ability to present findings
  • To have good spoken and written communication skills
  • To be methodical, pay attention to detail and be accurate
  • To be good at working with people at all levels and willing to work in a team.
  • To be self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative
  • To be able to co-ordinate a number of different projects at the same time.
  • To be willing to accept responsibility for completing designated tasks

To join our growing team, email your CV to careers@cairnhomes.com.

Sales Coordinator

Sales Coordinator

 

Cairn plc is the premier housebuilding company in Ireland. The Group is well positioned with a highly attractive landbank of strategically located sites in the Greater Dublin area, having delivered a successful IPO on the London Stock Exchange in June 2015 with a current market cap of €900M.  Over the upcoming years, Cairn will design and build a portfolio of 12,000 new homes, and we are looking to expand our talented team to support and deliver our growth.

Cairn plc. has a unique opportunity for a high calibre Sales Coordinator who is customer-focussed, results-driven, organised, has a high attention to detail, and enjoys working across a variety of external and internal teams to manage and coordinate the sales processes for Cairn’s residential developments.  

Join our growing team and progress your career with Cairn Homes.  

Key responsibilities
Typically the candidate will be expected to undertake and assist with the following duties:

  • Manage the pre-sales process from client deposit to contract to closing for multiple residential developments including overseeing the implementation of Cairns CRM system
  • Attend and chair weekly meetings with solicitors, estate agents and site managers to ensure weekly progress of client sales process
  • Coordinate the compilation of statutory documentation (HomeBond, BER, BCAR, utilities) required under the legal conveyancing process
  • Guide each purchaser through the sales process including conveyancing , snagging and closing of their property
  • Advise on the specification, design & pricing of apartments and houses on large complex residential development projects, as required
  • Compile detailed Home Ownersmanual for each development
  • Coordinate the closeout of post-sales maintenance items arising with Customers
  • Maintain administration, filing and reports for each development
  • Produce Weekly Sales Reports to Senior Management Team
  • Monitor, view, track, and analyse new developments and home design trends in the relevant local areas as comparable and competitive information
  • Manage all queries and issues raised by Residents, Management Companies, Estate Agents and Solicitors

 

The candidate

  • A minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience
  • A passion for working ina hands-on customer-centric environment 
  • A strong ability to multi-task in a fast-paced team environment where relationships, organisation, and a high attention to detail is required
  • Ability to develop relationships with the variety of stakeholders in the sales process from the end customer, construction site teams, solicitors,  estate agents, statutory providers and multiple departments within Cairn 
  • The drive to achieve results working with people at all levels and within a team
  • To be self-motivated with the ability to work on one’s own initiative
  • Travel across Greater Dublin is required using one’s own transport
  • Flexibility with workhours is required with occasional week-end work during development launches

To join our growing team, email your CV to careers@cairnhomes.com.

Health and Safety Officer

Health and Safety Officer

Cairn plc is the premier housebuilding company in Ireland. The Group is well positioned with a highly attractive landbank of strategically located sites in the Greater Dublin area, having delivered a successful IPO on the London Stock Exchange in June 2015 with a current market cap of €900M.  Over the upcoming years, Cairn will design and build a portfolio of 12,000 new homes, and we are looking to expand our talented team to support and deliver our growth.

Cairn plc. has a unique opportunity for a high calibre Health and Safety Officer to manage Health and Safety on our residential construction sites.  He/she will be responsible for the implementation of the Cairn Homes safety management system, and will report directly to the Health and Safety Manager.  We require an experienced, motivated team player with a keen commercial acumen who can contribute to the successful delivery of the project.

Our multiple projects scheduled to commence in the Greater Dublin area will offer ambitious team members the opportunity to assume new challenges and increase their scope of responsibilities.  Join our growing team and progress your career with Cairn Homes.  

Key responsibilities

Typically the candidate will be expected to undertake and assist with the following duties:

  • Work as part of the Cairn Homes Construction management team to ensure the provision of a safe and productive work environment. 
  • Always seek to improve the standard of Health & Safety in a practical manner within the company management system and on specific sites.
  • Monitor and enforce the implementation of Cairn Homes Health & Safety Management System.
  • Identify site specific hazards and ensure they are addressed in the site documentation and in a practical manner on the site. 
  • Ensure clear lines of communication are maintained to the H&S Manager. 
  • Ensure the site folders and statutory records are being maintained on site. 
  • Ensure strict adherence to site rules by all contractors.
  • Assist site management to comply with statutory H&S requirements.
  • Assist Health & Safety Manager to develop and implement Risk assessments and improvements to the Cairn Homes Safe Systems of Work. 
  • Assist Site management to ensure Contractor Compliance on Cairn Homes Sites.
  • Assist H&S Manager and Site management to coordinate the safe systems of work for contractors. 
  • Enforce site specific disciplinary procedures.
  • Carry out H & S auditing on site and address non-conformances as they are identified with site management and contractors. 
  • Contribute to accident and incident investigation.
  • Contribute to the Tool Box talk topics, discussion and delivery. 
  • Identify training needs on site for Cairn personnel and the contractors.

The candidate – key requirements

  • Experience in managing safety systems in construction is required, including a qualification in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Member of IOSH (Institute of Occupational Safety and Health) preferred
  • Able to manage Health and Safety on-site using their own initiative within the scope of the management system
  • Strong relationship builder and ability to leverage key relationships across the full spectrum of project stakeholders and statutory bodies
  • Ability to manage risk and implement control measures
  • Able to work and build strong relationships with contractors from various backgrounds and trades
  • Able to chair and deliver Health and Safety meetings and presentations

To join our growing team, email your CV to careers@cairnhomes.com.

 

Quantity Surveyor (Site Based)

Quantity Surveyor (Site Based)

Cairn plc is the premier housebuilding company in Ireland. The Group is well positioned with a highly attractive landbank of strategically located sites in the Greater Dublin area, having delivered a successful IPO on the London Stock Exchange in June 2015 with a current market cap of €900M.  Over the upcoming years, Cairn will design and build a portfolio of 12,000 new homes, and we are looking to expand our talented team to support and deliver our growth.

Cairn plc. has a unique opportunity for a high calibre Quantity Surveyor, to assist in the provision of quantity surveying services for post-contract duties on a fast moving large residential development under construction.  This role reports to the Senior Quantity Surveyor, and is site based.  We require a motivated team player who is keen to learn, has a commercial acumen, and enjoys contributing to the successful delivery of projects. 

Our multiple projects scheduled to commence in the Greater Dublin area will offer ambitious team members the opportunity to assume new challenges and increase their scope of responsibilities.  Join our growing team and progress your career with Cairn Homes.  

 

Key responsibilities

  • Typically the candidate will be expected to undertake and assist with the following duties:
  • Assisting the Senior QS to manage subcontract packages and overseeing payments to subcontractors, suppliers and consultants along with normal QS duties.
  • Experience of RC frame / apartment and residential building / commercial projects ideal, but not essential
  • Assisting the Senior QS to assist with the preparation ofmonthly internal valuations and monthly cost reports
  • Reporting on budgets and variations.
  • Maintaining subcontractor and supplier contractual details
  • Tasks will be allocated to reflect increasing levels of development and experience.

The candidate;

  • 3-5 yrs Post-Graduate experience with a PQS or Contractor.
  • An ability to achieve demanding time and quality targets.
  • Good IT skills with competency using Cubit, Cost-ex or equivalent, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • A willingness to attend training and to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills.
  • To have strong analytical skills and ability to present findings
  • To have good spoken and written communication skills
  • To be methodical, pay attention to detail and be accurate
  • To be good at working with people at all levels and willing to work in a team.
  • To be self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative
  • To be able to co-ordinate a number of different projects at the same time.
  • To be willing to accept responsibility for completing designated tasks.

To join our growing team, email your CV to careers@cairnhomes.com.

Finishing Foreman

Finishing Foreman

Cairn plc is the premier housebuilding company in Ireland. The Group is well positioned with a highly attractive landbank of strategically located sites in the Greater Dublin area, having delivered a successful IPO on the London Stock Exchange in June 2015 with a current market cap of €900M.  Over the upcoming years, Cairn will design and build a portfolio of 12,000 new homes, and we are looking to expand our talented team to support and deliver our growth.

Cairn plc. has a unique opportunity for a high calibre Finishing Foreman, to assist in the provision of finishing services under the direction of the Site Manager/Project Manager. This role will involve working directly with the homeowner and sales team to ensure that each house is finished as agreed.  We require an experienced, motivated team player with a keen commercial acumen who can contribute to the successful delivery of the project.

Our multiple projects scheduled to commence in the Greater Dublin area will offer ambitious team members the opportunity to assume new challenges and increase their scope of responsibilities.  Join our growing team and progress your career with Cairn Homes.  

Key responsibilities

Typically the candidate will be expected to undertake and assist with the following duties:

  • Manage Subcontractors and Service Providers
  • Maintain Programme
  • Take control of projects from plastering/ skimming stage onwards, through 2nd & 3rd fix to snagging stage and completion
  • Take control of Snag List
  • Ensure Completion Dates are met
  • Liaise with Sales and Legal Team 
  • Liaising with the Completions Coordinator.
  • Liaising with Home Owners and Potential Purchases.

 

The candidate

  • Trade background preferable
  • An ability to achieve demanding time and quality targets.
  • To have good spoken and written communication skills
  • To be methodical, pay attention to detail and be accurate
  • To be good at working with people at all levels and willing to work in a team.
  • To be self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative
  • To be able to co-ordinate a number of different projects at the same time.
  • To be willing to accept responsibility for completing designated tasks.

To join our growing team, email your CV to careers@cairnhomes.com.