Finishing Foreman

Contact Jake Kavanagh
  • Salary: €68,000 - €75,000
  • Location: IrelandMunsterCork
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

We’re are currently seeking an experienced and highly skilled Finishing Foreman to lead the finishing stages of two Residential projects in Ballincollig and Blackrock, Cork. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of high-spec internals, managing the site team, ensuring project milestones are met, and maintaining the highest standards of quality, safety, and efficiency. The ideal candidate will be a contractor, will also consider permanent hires for the role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead, motivate, and manage a diverse team of subcontractors, tradespeople, and on-site staff, ensuring clear communication, collaboration, and adherence to project objectives.
  • Develop and maintain a detailed project schedule, monitor progress against milestones, and take proactive measures to address any delays or issues that arise.
  • Enforce strict quality control measures to ensure that all work meets or exceeds project specifications and industry standards.
  • Collaborate with Project/Site Managers to monitor project expenses, track costs, and implement cost-effective solutions to stay within budget.
  • Champion a strong safety culture on the construction site, implementing and enforcing all relevant health and safety protocols and regulations.
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for the client, providing regular updates on project status, addressing concerns, and ensuring a high level of client satisfaction.
  • Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies to minimize disruptions to the project timeline and budget.
  • Coordinate with procurement teams to ensure timely delivery of materials and equipment, optimizing resource allocation and minimizing downtime.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date project documentation, including daily reports, progress photos, change orders, and other relevant records.
  • Drive the timely completion of snagging items, ensuring a high-quality final deliverable to the client
  • Address unexpected challenges and deviations from the project plan promptly and effectively


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Proven experience on large-scale construction projects, with a focus on high-spec internal finishes.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage and motivate a diverse team.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills, capable of prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction processes, methods, and materials.
  • Familiarity with construction software and project management tools.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Problem-solving mindset with a proactive approach to addressing challenges.
  • Commitment to safety and quality excellence.

For more information or to apply directly please email


J-K – 985

Tags: Finishing ForemanResidential

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