Project Manager

Project Manager

  • Post Date:December 15, 2017
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Job Description

Our client, a market leader in the engineering, manufacturing and fitting of retail furniture, is looking for a dynamic Project Manager to join their team.

You will be responsible for the management of projects nationwide and will have full responsibility to manage the three main project constraints; Time, Budget and Resource.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Form a key link between their business and clients in order to ensure that they feel comfortable liaising with you on all projects
  • Overall project ownership, responsibility and control  (Operational and Financial)
  • Ensure effective communication with office, team, clients and other project stakeholders
  • Manage and coordinate the activities of your allocated projects including Project Initiation, Project Procedures, Project Planning, Project Reporting, Project Financials and Project Closeout
  • Interpreting drawings and specifications provided by the client
  • Responsible for ordering the required equipment for each specific project in sufficient time
  • Planning of programme and organising of resource and materials within a given budget
  • Surveying, scoping and diagnosis of issues / snagging works
  • Coordinate with other client project disciplines to ensure compliance with project requirements
  • Develop and maintain Site Quality Plans/Risk Assessments/Method Statements
  • Pre-planning of site activity and resources
  • Complete installation packs and brief fitting teams
  • Feedback on installation performance
  • Site surveillance quality checks during ‘live’ project installations
  • Manage project change and cost tracking during every stage of the project lifecycle
  • Final project accounting and issuing of invoice approvals
  • Take an active part in the introduction of new processes and working tools within the department
  • Report on a monthly basis all financials to the Business Unit Manager as to ensure monthly forecasts are correct

Your Profile

You will be motivated, proactive and a confident individual with lots of energy and drive. Through your skills and experience you will play an active role in the continued success and growth of their business. 

You will have:

  • Proven experience of managing projects through from start to finish, ideally within, shopfitting, joinery or commercial interiors sectors
  • People management experience
  • The ability to prioritise workloads to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
  • A good understanding of retail drawings and retail industry experience
  • The ability to communicate with a wide range of client contacts and project stakeholders
  • The ability to coordinate effectively with the office, warehouse and external partners/clients
  • Experience working within Health and Safety standards ensuring their adhered to at all times
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Good numerical and strong IT skills
  • An enthusiastic attitude with a project management understanding
  • An innovative and flexible approach to problem solving
  • A tenacious attitude with the ability to stay on track when working on complex projects
  • Experience within the retail fixtures industry as an advantage

The role will require you to travel from your normal place of work in order to carry out your duties. You will be required to stay overnight on occasions in order to successfully deliver your projects.

Salary on offer of €40,000 plus car allowance DOE