Contracts Manager

Contact Jack Whelan
  • Salary: €85,000 - €100,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterCarlow
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Sonas Technical are currently aiding our client in recruiting of a Contracts Manager for their team in the South-East. The ideal candidate will assume responsibility for overseeing subcontractors, managing programs, identifying risks, and ensuring project delivery. Previous experience as a Project Manager or Contracts Manager in the construction sector, especially structural steel, would be advantageous. This is a permanent role, and the candidate should possess a strong character capable of taking charge of the proposed work. The position is based in their South-East office.


  • Supervise and manage site foremen, steel erectors, and other subcontractors.
  • Manage subcontractor selection and on-site progress.
  • Strictly adhere to the highest standards of Quality, Health & Safety.
  • Keep Management updated on site progress and commercial issues.
  • Proactively assess, review, and mitigate commercial and contractual risks.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation for variations and additions on a monthly basis, in line with the contract.
  • Assist in preparing project final accounts.
  • Actively participate in site project meetings, ensuring all commercial matters are discussed and problems are investigated and resolved.
  • Oversee a minimum of 2/3 projects concurrently.


  • 5 years+ site experience working with structural steel.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external partners.
  • Driven and dynamic approach with a focus on long-term career development.
  • Knowledge of construction software such as StrucCad, Strumis, AutoCAD, or Tekla is advantageous.
  • Previous Contracts Management experience, preferably for a steelwork fabricator and erector.
  • Experience in a variety of contracts, particularly high-rise projects in the industrial and commercial sector.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple concurrent projects under stringent time, quality, and budget constraints.
  • Ability to read and understand technical specifications and drawings.
  • Detailed working knowledge and experience in the technical elements of structural steel fabrication and erection.
  • A conscientious and self-disciplined approach.
  • Competent working knowledge of Word, Outlook, and excellent Excel skills.

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