Contracts Manager (Steel & Cladding)

Job Details

Design Build Search is seeking a Contracts Manager to join our clients expanding team based in Co. Wexford.

Our client has been operating in the Irish industy for almost 40 years. Growing year on year, they proudly established themselves as one of Irelands leading Structural Steel, Architectural Steel, and Cladding & Roofings experts.

This role is best suited to an individual who has a strong understanding of the steel & cladding market.


  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.


  • 5 to 8 years’ experience in contracts management or project management role
  • 4 years’ steel & cladding 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