Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a prestigious main contractor and work with like-minded people on award winning multi-million-euro projects.

The objective of the Project Manager role is to be accountable for managing and delivering a project from start to completion within the defined restraints of Health & Safety, Quality, Budget and Programme

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • To plan and deliver the overall project at hand from pre-start to handover.
  • To be ultimately responsible for the management of the project:
  • Schedule the project using appropriate planning software. Ensure the adequate resources are available on site from JJR and Sub-Contractors to meet the delivery.
  • Monitor and update the program weekly for record purposes.
  • Highlight any associated risks to program early and apply appropriate mitigation measures to eliminate all program risks. Inform senior management in advance of any delays.
  • Prepare monthly reports on program, quality, health & safety, progress and finance (in conjunction with the QS) and present to all project stakeholders as required under the different contracts.
  • Assist and manage the Design Manager to close out any design issues during the design process in line with the program.
  • Produce a procurement schedule in line with the target program for the QS to procure.
  • Assist the QS and Contracts Manager in producing a full and accurate scope of works for the different trade packages.
  • You will have overall responsibility for both the quality and design on site in addition to your Team member’s use of JJR’s quality implementation strategy through BIM.
  • You will be the contact for all stakeholders, internally and externally as well as relevant statutory bodies.
  • Occasionally, you will have to assist in the preparation and submission of tenders and assisting the estimating department/ Pre-Construction team with programs and construction methodologies.
  • Effectively manage your project team to achieve the project goal through communication, leading by example, training and certain soft skills in developing and mentoring your team.
  • Ensure detailed site records and photographs are kept by all Team members.
  • Chair weekly site meetings and ensure production of accurate minutes and actions.
  • Chair weekly QA meetings.
  • Build and maintain good relationships with clients, consultants, subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Ensure production and implementation of project plans, including but not limited to method statements, risk assessments, inspection and test plans (ITP’s), BIM management and BIM field applications.
  • Ensure Technical Submissions are produces and managed with the relevant team members.
  • Ensure the Design Management is managed in line with the site constraints and within the target program.
  • Ensure the Site operations and logistics are consistently reviewed.
  • Ensure the BC(A)R is managed among the team from the start of the project to handover. Delegate the responsibilities and manage throughout.
  • Ensure the Target program is developed and sign off with the Contracts Manager.


Department/Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Conduct one-on-one review meetings with team members – every 6 months per Team member.
  • Bi-annual review of department competency matrix and assessment of Human Resources needs – submit any training requests to HR.
  • Verify weekly team time/ attendance timesheets and submit to HR.
  • Carry out annual performance development assessment with each Team member.
  • Manage poor performance.
  • Deal with Team disciplinary and grievances issues in co-ordination with HR.
  • Monitor and report on departmental objectives and targets in line with the organizational strategy



  • Experience in the Construction Industry is essential for this role.
  • Construction related Degree
  • Minimum of 5 – 10 years + experience with a Main Contractor in Ireland or the UK on £10m + projects.
  • Proficient in planning software, such as MS Project.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills.
  • Highly organized and methodical approach.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent project management skills must be able to manage and drive multiple work streams simultaneously.
  • Ability to supervise and manage staff.

What JJR can offer you:

  • Attractive terms of Employment & Competitive salary for the right candidate
  • Excellent Benefits
  • Bonus
  • Excellent Career Progression
  • Opportunities to work on challenging projects and assignments.

If you feel you have the required skills and experience and are interested in joining a highly respected company with the opportunity to progress your career, we would be interested in hearing from you.

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