Assistant Project Manager

Contact Gavin Murphy
  • Salary: €55,500 - €65,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterKilkenny
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client, a state body, are currently recruiting for an Assistant Project Manager to join their Capital & Estates Department in the South East Area. 

This is an initial 1-year Contract Role with great potential for further extension.

This role provides a range of professional, technical, project management, property, energy , sustainability, fire and safety and related services in respect of the procurement, development, operation and maintenance of the client’s physical infrastructure – including lands, buildings, plant and equipment.


  • Plan and supervise major and minor capital works across the designated area
  • Manage specific minor and major projects within the program
  • Develop maintenance plans for buildings, services, and equipment in consultation with relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure buildings, services, and equipment meet safety and maintenance standards outlined in approved programs
  • Collaborate with the Property Manager to maintain property protocols and handle property-related tasks such as assessing the organization’s property portfolio and ensuring compliance with statutory requirements
  • Establish fire prevention measures in coordination with the Fire & Safety Officer
  • Offer guidance on energy efficiency and collaborate with service personnel and advisors to ensure efficient energy use in organizational facilities
  • Provide expertise on facilities and environmental concerns alongside service personnel, Capital & Estates personnel, and advisors


  • Hold a Level 8 (or higher) Quality & Qualifications Ireland major academic award in Architecture, Engineering or Surveying accredited by the relevant Professional Institute
    Have Membership of the relevant professional association:
    – Society of Chartered Surveyors in Ireland
    – Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
    – Engineers Ireland
    – Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland
  • Have at least five years’  in planning, design, project management or construction of buildings or in the installation or maintenance of the mechanical, electrical, and heating services of such buildings

Knowledge & Experience

  • A high level of expertise and experience regarding the construction of buildings and building services and an understanding of the maintenance requirements.
  • Strong knowledge and awareness of Health & Safety legislation and a working knowledge of the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Standards
  • Leadership and teamwork skills with the ability to work with multi-disciplinary team members
  • Effective communication skills, including the ability to facilitate and train other team members

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