Quality Manager

Discipline: Construction & Operations
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 003922
Published: 26 days ago
Expiry date: 22 Sep 2024 10:59

Quality 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 has a unique opportunity for a high calibre Quality Manager who will play a key role within the Quality team reporting directly to the Quality Lead. They will liaise with their respective site, quality teams to advocate, promote and ensure that Quality is embedded across all sites.


  • Co-ordinate the implementation of project quality processes and procedures with our project teams.
  • Undertake Quality Site Inspections and meetings at Cairn operational Sites to understand how quality is being managed.
  • Undertake on-site investigations to determine the root cause of quality issues and work with Quality Lead to develop and implement new quality standards.
  • Work with our site teams to set-up, implement and interrogate the Quality Management Plan.
  • Ensure Quality processes, systems, specifications etc. are fully implemented at all Cairn Sites
  • Be the primary point of contact for all site related quality issues and queries.
  • Analyse trends in project quality statistics using various data sets including aftercare, customer care and project related data.
  • Maintain and update project quality documentation including quality management plans, checklists, benchmarks and all other quality related documents.
  • Conduct project quality audits for compliance with ISO 9001:2015 and the Quality Management System
  • Work with the Quality systems executive to review and ensure all Monthly quality reports are completed, comprehensively reviewed and issued to site teams.
  • Co-ordinate with the Quality Lead for lessons learned to date from site teams and subcontractors.
  • Establish, monitor and continuously interrogate the standard quality specifications across Cairn developments, coordinating with the Quality Supervisors for feedback from site and workmanship perspective.
  • Provide monthly reports on quality performance and issues raised for inclusion in the Monthly Meetings / Quality reports etc.

The Candidate;

  • Previous technical experience in building surveying / inspection / engineering of quality standards
  • Previous experience in a similar role is desirable
  • Ability to evaluate and manipulate data
  • Curious tenacity towards problem solving with a result-oriented mindset
  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships with stakeholders internally and externally
  • Takes accountability to challenge, question and drive toward resolution
  • Clear verbal and written communication essential

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)