Contracts Lead

€55,000 yearly
  • Writech Group
  • Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 16/07/2022
Full time, Permanent Construction Engineering

Job Description

The Writech Group are an internationally recognised leader in Fire Protection Systems. We are internationally approved to Design, Manufacture, Install, Service & Commission to all standards & have experience in Fire Sprinkler Protection, Foam enhanced Fire Protection, Gas Protection, Firewater Mist Protection, Insert Gas Protection & Special Hazard Fire Protection.

It is a very exciting time to join the Writech Group! With the opening of our Design & Innovation Centre earlier this year we are growing our Engineering team. 

The Role: This new role is a critical role for the business. 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). This is a fast paced environment and the role will suit a candidate who has outstanding planning and organisational skills. This role will develop and change as a result of changing business needs, this role will suit a highly ambitious individual with an interest in operations/ project management processes.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • 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 Projects team and work with them to resolve. 
  • Champion and assist monitoring of Quality processes for the projects. 
  • Lead and track performance of all design and installation teams. 
  • Manage all external sub contractors and monitor quality. 
  • Manage all external contract hire. 
  • Schedule and monitor all project engineer works to ensure they are all assigned to the correct job and following the program. 
  • Manage the contract programs and progress reporting on inhouse systems. 
  • Review all purchasing items for jobs are being purchased on time and meeting project milestones.
  • Monitor All Feedback from inhouse App from Installation and Design - drive actioning of all feedback
  • Lead the Employee Review reporting and preparation process for Design & Installation
  • Monitor All Design Audits and drive team "corrective actions".
  • Ensure that all contracts are planned a min 8 weeks in advance. Dates are entered for each item. 
  • Review all purchasing items for jobs are being purchased on time and meeting. 
  • Run and manage the planning meeting each week. 

Ideal Candidate: 

  • 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
  • Fluent in English is a requirement for this role.

All CV’s will be reviewed and applicants will be invited for interview based on their suitability. 

KEY Competencies

Planning, Project Management, quality, resource management