Project Manager

POSTED ON 7th December 2018


Cairn Homes plc is the premier housebuilding company in Ireland. The Group is well positioned to continue to expand its operations with a highly attractive, wholly owned landbank of strategically located sites in the Greater Dublin area. Having delivered a successful IPO on the London Stock Exchange in June 2015, the Group also listed on the Irish Stock Exchange in July 2017 and has a current market cap of €1.35bn. Over the upcoming years, Cairn will design and build a portfolio of over 14,000 new homes, and we are looking to expand our talented team to support and deliver our growth plans.

Cairn plc. has a unique opportunity for a high calibre Project Manager, who will Project Manage large scale multi-contract residential / mixed-use developments with single point responsibility for project out-turn, from Tender Stage through Construction and Handover. The role provides leadership to the project construction team to ensure works are carried out to the required quality, Health & Safety and environmental standards, and in full compliance with the Planning Permission.

Key responsibilities

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

  • Project Management of large scale multi-contract residential / mixed-use developments reporting to the Managing Director
  • Single point responsibility for project out-turn from tender stage through construction and handover
  • Provide leadership to the project construction team to ensure works are carried out to the required quality, Health & Safety and environmental standards, in full compliance with the Planning Permission
  • Preparation of Project Execution Plan including Contracting Strategy, Programme, Budget and risks mitigation plan
  • Management of the Project Budget and Contract Administration in conjunction with the Project Quantity Surveyor; Management of the Project Programme
  • Liaison with Planning/Development Team to ensure project value-engineered during the Pre-Construction Stage
  • Liaison with Sales Management team during the fit-out; marketing and customer completions stages
  • Management of the Project Design Team during construction to ensure coordination of information flows to the site teams
  • Coordination of key project stakeholders including statutory authorities and liaison with JV Project partners
  • Implementation of best practice in project controls, performance management, and Project Reporting

The candidate

  • Degree / Higher Diploma qualification in Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or equivalent; 10+ years post-qualification experience
  • Background in large scale, higher-density residential or commercial construction in complex inner-city sites
  • Excellent working knowledge of latest building regulation and certification standards
  • Strong commercial acumen and negotiation skills
  • 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.