Contracts Director

Contact Shauna Mooney
  • Salary: €90,000 - €120,000
  • Location: MunsterCork
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

We’re working with a leading tier 1 main contractor in their search for an experienced Contracts Director in Cork. An excellent opportunity for a highly motivated, focused, and ambitious professional to operate at Director level.

This role will carry a high degree of autonomy and will require exceptional interpersonal, transactional, and technical skills.

Why apply with Sonas?

  • We provide insights into the most competitive salaries, rates, and benefits offered.
  • One central point of contact – we handle all your applications, interviews, and contract negotiations.
  • We ensure your CV gets visibility with the appropriate hiring managers.
  • Access to early opportunities not yet posted on job boards.
  • Zero Cost

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Continue to develop the brand and identify opportunities for regional growth.
  • Responsible for day-to-day supervision, control, coordination, and execution of all projects within their scope.
  • Possess 5+ years of experience in managing, mentoring, leading, and coaching professionals.
  • Monitor and report on department targets, ensuring alignment with objectives.
  • Foster a culture of inclusiveness and high performance within teams.
  • Develop and maintain strong internal relationships, ensuring essential interaction between Operations and Commercial teams.
  • Provide strong leadership, challenging processes to safeguard the business and achieve company objectives consistently and robustly.
  • Act as the escalation point for their teams to resolve issues to ensure objectives are met.
  • Manage project costs and control, ensuring budgets are not exceeded; identify and mitigate budget risks.
  • Carry out all operations in a technically sound manner, conforming to all required standards.
  • Maintain and adhere to all relevant processes and procedures within the company IMS system.
  • Ensure continuity of systems in full compliance with legal, qualitative, health & safety, environmental standards, and all other relevant guidelines.
  • Build collaborative working relationships with key stakeholders, including clients, subcontractors, and consultants.
  • Ensure all staff are trained in the JJR QA system and adhere to quality processes.


  • Capability to transition from theoretical concepts to practical applications, and to make well-balanced business judgments on subjective matters such as risk mitigation.
  • Strategic and growth mindset, who will add significant value to our agenda and advance our strategic goals and objectives.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills, including outstanding written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Experience in project management coupled with a strong grasp of processes.
  • Robust business acumen paired with the capacity to lead and influence others.
  • Detail-oriented and process-driven with the ability to work independently.
  • Capable of handling ambiguity and thriving in a fast-paced environment.
  • Skill in leveraging relationships to collaborate effectively with colleagues and cultivate a strong team environment.
  • Ability to transition from theoretical concepts to practical applications and make balanced business judgments on subjective topics, such as the degree of risk mitigation.

Experience/Qualifications Needed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Civil Engineering, Construction or Project Management or an equivalent engineering science OR 4+ years of related construction management experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum 8 years’ of relevant experience in the construction sector.
  • Expert knowledge in Microsoft Office, and in particular Excel and PowerPoint
  • Project management experience and excellent process understanding.
  • A track record of effectively leading teams and delivering successful projects.


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