• Permanent
  • Westmeath

Position: Contracts Lead

Location: Westmeath

Salary: 60k

An excellent opportunity has now arisen for a Contracts Lead to join our client who leads in the designing of the perfect fire protection system manufacturing, installing and servicing industry. You will be responsible for ensuring accurate planning, resourcing, labour hire and progress reporting of our construction projects. This role will also be a key liaison for our engineering team and other key functions of the business (Quality, Safety, Manufacturing/ Assembly, Finance and HR)


  • Working with project engineers and site-based teams, accurately forecasting, and executing resources on projects
  • Review on a weekly basis all contract progress is completed.
  • Point of contact for Operations and identify the issues they have caused by the Projects team and work with them to resolve.
  • Champion and assist in monitoring Quality processes for the projects.
  • Lead and track the performance of all design and installation teams.
  • Manage all external sub-contractors and monitor quality.
  • Manage all external contract hires.
  • Schedule and monitor all project engineer work to ensure they are all assigned to the correct job and following the program.
  • Manage the contract programs and progress reporting on in-house systems.
  • Review all purchasing items for jobs that are being purchased on time and meeting project milestones.
  • Monitor All Feeback from App from Installation and Design – Action all feedback
  • Lead the Employee Review reporting and preparation process for Design and installations.
  • Monitor All Design Audits and drive team “corrective actions”.
  • Ensure that all contracts are planned a minimum of 8 weeks in advance. Dates are entered for each item.
  • Review all purchasing items for jobs that are being purchased on time and meetings.
  • Run and manage the planning meeting each week.


  • 3+ years’ experience as a Project Manager over multiple projects
  • Degree or Diploma in Project Management or equivalent demonstrable experience
  • Skilled communicator with a demonstrated ability to collaborate with key areas of the business and customers.
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Ability to thrive under pressure, working with tight project deadlines, whilst maintaining adherence to process disciplines.
  • Must be responsible, personable, detail-oriented, and self-motivated with solid organization and time management skills and a strong focus on planning.
  • Fluency in English is a requirement for this role.

If interested in our Contracts Lead role please apply below or call 353 87 090 3616 between 9 am – 6 pm and speak to David or email dave@buildstaff.ie re the opportunity.


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