Project Manager

Company Overview

Building Staff Solutions (BSS) are seeking a Project Manager in Holland to work on behalf of our client a leading Irish M&E contractor with a long history of completing projects to the highest standards. The successful candidate will ensure the effective management of a project from initial client contact to project handover and thereafter to end of warranty period.

Role and Responsibilities

The Role

  • Arrange and chair handover of project from estimating department to construction team.
  • Liaise with the Director of the project regarding staffing for the project.
  • Validate project and in doing so develop business plan, cost control system, cash flow and billable schedules, etc.
  • Produce procurement plan, drawing / design plan, construction programme, s-curve and histogram.
  • Liaise with client and design team on procurement and engineering issues.
  • Develop project safety and quality plans.
  • Mobilise sub-contractors and labour in accordance with business plan.
  • Mobilise site establishment.Development Project measure prior to commencement of Construction in line with the agreed project programme
  • Ensure projects team familiarity with the Projects contract requirements

The Ideal Candidate Will Have

  • Agree a training plan for staff and operatives particular to your site in conjunction with the Director of the project.
  • Manage your site team:in the effective day to day running of site activities to ensure the delivery of the project within the given constraints of time and cost.
  • Ensure compliance with programme, materials deliveries, and engineering, quality and safety issues.
  • Ensure compliance with Contract requirements
  • Ensure audits are carried out by the ED in accordance with the design plan (if applicable).
  • Attend meetings with client.Hold weekly progress meetings with sub-contractors and ensure that safety and training are discussed.
  • Hold monthly team meetings to discuss project progress against milestones
  • Ensure effective cost and sales control in conjunction with Q.S & Lead Engineers.
  • Advise client in good time of current sales plan.
  • Ensure productivity at work face is measured on a weekly basis also maintain project progress control.
  • Submit monthly internal reports to Operations Director.
  • To minimise company exposure to risk on the project.
  • Manage and coordinate installation of the project.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant technical aspects within construction industry standards and local authorities requirements if applicable
  • Manage labour and subcontractors ensuring compliance for installation in accordance with the projects specification and contract documentation
  • To ensure that all health, safety and welfare obligations associated with the project delivery are met.
  • To create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • To ensure that relations with the client and all stakeholders in the project are maintained and managed to an appropriate level.
  • To apply the clients methodology effectively and enforce project standards.
  • To ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Audit and prepare on-site quality plans
  • Monitor & maintain site EHS requirements
  • Establish an effective material stock control and storage system
  • Project Completion Phase
  • Understand the requirements and actions to be taken to test, commission and handover the project prior to the commencement of the commissioning period
  • Ensure testing and commissioning is carried out in accordance with the Quality Plan and projects specific requirements.
  • Ensure final design audit (if applicable) is carried out by the ED.
  • Complete and certify all ‘life systems’ in good time for handover date.
  • Ensure all systems are demonstrated to Client and projects Building control officer.
  • Issue O&M manual format’s for approval prior to final submission
  • Handover O&M manual and record drawings.
  • Prepare final account with the QS, submit and agree with client in line with company objective.
  • Demobilise site team and establishment in conjunction with Director of the project.
  • Produce a project close-out report and submit to the Operations Director.
  • Archive project server and EHS files in accordance with DEL’s requirements.
  • Maintain contact with client for warranty period and thereafter when retention monies are collected.
  • Undertake a lessons learnt review on the project and present these findings to the Directors
  • Post contract completion i.e. clearing site/archiving/financial & practical review/installed drawings and manuals/secure disposal of confidential information and systems
  • People ManagementEnsure your project team is following Company policies and proceduresEnsure all project teams have the required EHS training
  • Providing a positive contribution towards your team’s performance and development by:setting objectives at the start of the year
  • monitoring progress against specific objectives/ KPIs throughout the year
  • discussing progress against these objectives at performance reviews
  • acting as a mentor and advising on training development opportunities
  • GeneralPut forward ideas and take action to implement continuous improvement of the Company
  • Maintain a site diary / day book
  • Maintain the company’s confidential information policy
  • Build relationships with all parties involved in the project and maintain effective team communication and cooperation for successful project completion
  • Required
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering Project Management Qualification
  • 10 + years’ experience in a similar position
  • Experience working in a similar industry electrical biased
  • Detailed knowledge of the Project Manager role
  • Detailed knowledge of Engineering
  • Detailed knowledge of construction industry standards
  • Experience in leading a team
  • Commercial knowledge and understanding
  • Familiar with DEL Health, Safety and Environmental systems and procedure
  • Good IT skills – particularly Word and Excel
  • Ability to plan and programme
  • Priorities and allocate time according Assess relative risk and allocate time accordingly
  • Lead and motivate the team
  • Manage performance: monitor, give feedback, confront issues
  • Effective communication skillsExcellent organization skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • An exceptional eye for detail
  • Ambition to succeed and progress
  • Passion for delivering results
  • An exemplar ambassador for the company and its values; integrity, dependability, safety, pride, quality
  • A positive, “can do” approach, determined to succeed
  • Ability to coach and inspire your team
  • Rewards achievement
  • Generates a sense of energy and urgency
  • Remains calm under pressure
  • Build trust and maintains excellent working relationships
  • Recognizes own strengths and weaknesses and committed to ongoing development
  • Demanding of self and others
  • Acceptance of responsibility and accountability
  • Sound, balanced judgement

Other Information


  • Competitive salary for the right candidate
  • Excellent Career Progression

For more information call Michael on 353862107555 or send a copy of your CV to michael@buildstaff.ieINDHP 33537
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