Project Manager

POSTED ON 19th April 2019


Cairn Homes plc is the leading Irish homebuilder committed to building high-quality, competitively-priced, sustainable new homes in great locations. Cairn operates a defined and established business model which brings together the best planners, architects and designers in collaboration with our own experienced team. At Cairn, the homeowner is at the very centre of the design process and we provide an unparalleled customer service throughout each stage of the home-buying journey. A new Cairn home is thoughtfully designed and built to last with a focus on creating shared spaces and environments where communities prosper. Cairn owns a c. 15,100 unit land bank across 32 residential development sites, 90% of which are located in the GDA with excellent public transport and infrastructure links. Cairn is today building on 13 sites in the GDA, which will deliver over 4,750 new homes.

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.

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