Logistics Project Manager

Discipline: Construction & Operations
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 003342
Published: 5 months ago
Expiry date: 14 Jul 2024 11:59

Logistics Project Manager

The Cairn purpose is to build sustainable communities where people can thrive.

At Cairn, it’s not what we build, it’s why we build. It’s about putting down a marker that will stand for generations to come. Creating new communities of connection and belonging for an Ireland where people can thrive. Reshaping, redefining, reinvigorating our place in the world. Building for people, progress, and potential. Because when Cairn build, it’s Built For Good.

Cairn Homes plc. has a unique opportunity for a high calibre Logistics Project Manager to join our growing team in delivering projects at scale. Reporting to the Project Director this role will work directly with the Site Management and construction team to effectively manage the daily movements on site. We require an experienced, motivated team player who can contribute to the successful delivery of the project.  

Our multiple projects scheduled to commence in the Greater Dublin area will offer ambitious team members the opportunity to take on new challenges and increase their scope of responsibilities. Join our growing team and progress your career with Cairn.  

Key Responsibilities

Typically the candidate will be expected to undertake and assist with the following duties:  

  • Take a key role in the pre-construction process, developing logistics plans to demonstrate project delivery to key stakeholders and to optimise operations where projects are being constructed adjacent to each other.
  • Contribute to the preparation of the Project Execution Plan with particular focus on logistical planning, environmental and waste management, labour & plant resourcing and the project preliminary book.
  • Effectively manage the movement of labour, machinery and materials on and off site through site coordination & logistics software.
  • Maintain a secure and safe site through effective Health & Safety practises.
  • Identify site specific hazards and ensure they are raised to site Health and Safety Personnel.
  • Always seek to improve the standard of Health & Safety on projects.
  • Be the main point of contact for site supervisors to ensure the effective and safe flow of materials through the site & distributed accordingly.
  • Identify and address skills shortages in wider delivery team.
  • Liaise with the subcontractors and security team to ensure safe deliveries to site in accordance with the Project Execution Plan.  
  • Appointed person for people, plant, segregation, logistics, security and the projects public interface.
  • Ensure site set up involving welfare compound and amenities are to the Cairn standard.
  • Engage with management teams to ensure delivery protocols are understood and implemented across multiple projects.
  • Oversight of waste management, seeking to optimise operations across multiple projects and seeking waste reduction across all work streams.
  • Oversee the logistical operation of mobile & tower crane erection, operation and disassembly.
  • Oversee the delivery of full product lifecycle from inception through to Aftersales, acting as a brand ambassador for Cairn, and ensuring that the quality and presentation of the finished product is in line with company expectations incorporating the coordinated effort of the organisations structure.  
  • Provide leadership and management to the project construction team to drive high performance, employee development and learning, ensuring also that the required resources are in place to support the construction team. 
  • Implementation and improvement of Cairn best practice in project controls. 

The Candidate  

  • Degree / Higher Diploma qualification in Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or equivalent; 7+ years post-qualification experience.
  • Proven Experience in a similar role, delivering comparable projects.
  • Extensive experience in a similar role with a developer or main contractor.
  • Background in large scale mixed residential or commercial construction.
  • Good spoken and written communication skills.
  • Methodical, excellent attention to detail with excellent coordination skills.
  • Understanding of building sequencing and appreciation of keeping the site moving.
  • Experience in crane set up desired – erection of mobile crane & tower crane.
  • To be good at working with people at all levels and willing to work in a team. 
  • Self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative.
  • An Ability to co-ordinate several different priorities at the same time.
  • Willing to accept responsibility for completing designated tasks.

Working with Cairn Homes:

At Cairn, we believe it is essential that our employees feel valued and appreciated. We therefore offer above industry average remuneration packages with a comprehensive benefits portfolio that’s ready to support you for whatever life brings.

We are delighted to offer a suite of benefits when you join Cairn which include

  • Competitive salary
  • Performance related bonus
  • Pension scheme with matching contributions
  • Full health insurance with Irish Life health
  • Annual salary review
  • Continuous Professional development (CPD) programme & funding
  • Paid maternity & paternity leave
  • Free Cairn annual leave days
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme with VHI
  • Tax saver - travel and bike to work
  • Culture Committee
  • Talent Development Programmes
  • Approved Profit Sharing Scheme (APSS)
  • Company vehicle (role dependent)