Contracts Manager

Job Details

Design Build Search is seeking a Contracts Manager for our client, a Facade and Glazing market leader based in South Dublin.

Our client offers a wide range of services including Partitions, Facades, Timber Doors, Automatics, Glazing, and Access Control.

Serving as the voice and face of the company, the Contracts Manager will be integral to reinforcing our clients reputation for exceptional customer service.

This position would ideally suit someone with 3-5 years’ experience in a Contracts Management or Senior Project Managment role.


  • Engage with client and design team to finalise design and specification details.
  • Liaise with production, purchasing and drawing departments to ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget and in accordance with the programme.
  • Manage multiple product installations simultaneously.
  • Prepare the site survey, preparation of drawings and notes required.
  • Ensure the client signs off on all drawings/variations.
  • Manage projects with commercial awareness, ensuring early recognition of deadlines and claims for variations, while maintaining a positive relationship with the Contractor.
  • Order and procure stock when/if required.
  • Procure labour either internally or externally (subcontractors).
  • Communicate with site team re-programme and delivery.
  • Liaise with site team re pre-installation requirements (certification, inductions, etc).
  • Visit sites both prior to and during installation to ensure contract is being carried out as per agreement and any issues are flagged in a timely fashion.
  • Check and sign-off installations completed by the Company.
  • Management of the valuation and invoicing process for all projects in conjunction with internal support.


  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in contracts management or project management role
  • 7 years’ Facades and glazing experience
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Assertive and able to influence others
  • Excellent customer service focus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Personable and able to manage people
  • Leadership and team building skills