Site Manager - South Dublin

Discipline: Construction & Operations
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 003842
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 17 Sep 2024 10:59

Site Manager - South Dublin

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.

Key responsibilities:

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

  • Oversee Health and Safety on Site, ensuring collective ownership by all stakeholders.
  • Control plant on site, ensuring plant is always fit for purpose with necessary certification.
  • Actively promote a safety culture on site, resolve potential threats and escalate high level threats or continued noncompliance to Senior Management.
  • Selection and appointment of supervisor roles specific to the project, e.g. Appointed Person, Crane supervisor, Scaffold Inspector, Temporary Works Co-Ordinator etc.
  • Clear communication of Project Execution Plan, and any changes to same, to all stakeholders over the lifetime of the project.
  • Management of Subcontractors and Suppliers: Advising Quantity Surveyors on the content of tender packs; Understand scope of contracted works and knowledge of cost plan and project budget; Commercial awareness and identification of cost savings and unexpected costs incurred and reporting of same to management; Establishing and monitoring sub-contractor programmes and progress of same; Timely ordering of materials and equipment where applicable.
  • Actively review of design documents and participation in design team meetings.
  • Leading daily whiteboard meetings, ensuring daily lookahead complete with management staff and subcontractors.
  • Management of Construction Team, delegation of responsibilities and ensuring works are coordinated and controlled.
  • Managing Programme and developing short-term target programmes (2 week lookahead).
  • Reporting weekly progress against target programme.
  • Ensure all works are executed in compliance with Building Regulations, design documents and all applicable standards.
  • Communicate a clear quality specification for each package to site team and subcontractors.
  • Ensure compliance and adherence to the Cairn quality assurance systems and documentation.
  • Create a streamlined sequence of works through and co-ordination of same.
  • Co-ordination of Service Providers, third party stakeholders, residents, and Local Authorities.
  • Excellent Knowledge of trades and construction detailing.
  • Identify key stakeholders and support the PM with early engagement and relationship building and management.
  • Chairing Site and Construction Team Meetings
  • Manage direct reports on site e.g. performance management, planning and monitoring development plans and absence management.
  • Continuous Professional Development.
  • Instil a best-in-class customer service and experience for all stakeholders and be a strong advocate for the Cairn brand.

The candidate;

  • Degree / Higher Diploma qualification in Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or equivalent; 10+ years post-qualification experience
  • Background in large scale, residential construction
  • Excellent working knowledge of latest building regulation and certification standards
  • Strong commercial acumen and negotiation skills
  • An ability to achieve demanding time and quality targets
  • To have good spoken and written communication skills
  • To be methodical, pay attention to detail and be accurate
  • To be good at working with people at all levels and willing to work in a team.
  • To be self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative
  • To be able to co-ordinate a number of different projects at the same time.
  • To be 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)