Senior Lead Design & Construction (Estates)

Contact Cian Conry
  • Salary: €67,660 to €79,117
  • Location: IrelandMunsterCork
  • Sector: Civils & Utilities

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Our client is currently recruiting for a Senior Lead Design & Construction Professional – Chief  Assistant Technical Services Officer to join their Capital & Estates Department across Cork and Kerry.

The Candidate will provide technical services and take lead responsibility as appropriate for the development and execution of major and minor capital projects in Acute and Non-Acute settings and to plan and supervise the execution of these projects by:

  • Managing the preparation of a comprehensive brief for the projects in consultation with services and estates personnel and advisors.
  • Advising on the selection of Design Teams, other professional services, and Contractors for Capital Projects, arranging, and managing the procurement processes.
  • Defining requirements for design services, buildings, and equipment.
  • Obtaining approval to proposals as necessary in accordance with Client protocols and regulations in a timely manner.
  • Managing and controlling agreed project timescales and budgets for planning, design, construction and equipping to agreed quality standards
  • Management of the projects and helping to quickly resolve such issues as may be for resolution and agreement
  • Property management and technical advisory services as deemed appropriate for the management of the healthcare estate property portfolio within their assigned area.

Ensure that adequate fire prevention and safety measures and standards are devised and applied by:

  • Discussing fire precaution and safety measures and their priorities as applicable with the Local Authority Fire Officer in the area in association with the Client’s Fire Prevention Officers, Service Manager and other relevant staff.

Provide advice as applicable on the efficient use of energy and work with services personnel and other estates personnel and advisors on the efficient use of energy in healthcare premises by:

  • Co-operating with the Client’s Fire and Safety Officers, Services Managers, Health & Safety, Risk Management, Occupational Health, and Infection Control Staff in addressing facilities improvements regarding legislative compliance.


  • Hold a relevant degree or be eligible for registration under the Building Control Act 2007, without requiring further assessment as it applies to your qualified discipline.
  • Possess a high standard of technical training and experience.
  • Possess the requisite knowledge and ability (including a high standard of suitability and of administrative capacity) for the proper discharge of the duties of the office.
  • Demonstrate depth and breadth of experience as is relevant to the post; including adequate experience in the construction, project management or maintenance of buildings or in the installation, contract management or maintenance of the mechanical, electrical and heating services of such buildings.
  • Demonstrate depth and breadth of technical training and experience as relevant to the role.

Access to transport is a necessary requirement, as this post may involve travel between sites.

Salary €67,660 to €79,117

To apply please send your CV to


Tags: CorkKerryCivil Design

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