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Construction Project Manager

20-05-2024 11:05
Tuath Housing Association

About the company

Tuath Housing has provided safe, secure and affordable housing since 2006. A lot has changed over the years, but our values remain the same. In partnership with Key Stakeholders, our main focus is on delivering more quality homes to more people and providing an outstanding Customer experience to our 35,000 residents. Working with Tuath Housing is different because we make a difference. We maintain and develop our team of dedicated, motivated, and authentic people through focused training and career development. Our People and Culture: Our employees benefit from a positive working culture, learning and development opportunities, and an extensive benefits package which includes:

  • 24 days annual leave
  • Attractive salaries commensurate with experience
  • Pension scheme, bike-to-work scheme and a wellness allowance
  • Career development opportunities and a study aids scheme
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible working and an excellent work-life balance package

Tuath Housing are accredited with the Bronze Award from Investors for Diversity and are committed to promoting a diverse and respectful workplace reflective of all cultures, nationalities, backgrounds, genders, members of the LGBTQ+ community and people from traditionally marginalised backgrounds. We are committed to creating and maintaining a workplace where all colleagues can be their most authentic self. Tuath is committed to embedding environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into every aspect of the business, and to implementing a business plan that emphasises social responsibility throughout our operations. We strongly believe in the importance and value of working in partnership with our many stakeholders to deliver more homes to more people, creating communities across the country. By tracking Tuath’s ESG achievements, we can lead the way in making the affordable housing sector in Ireland more sustainable; and by having a positive environmental and social impact Tuath will also deliver better results to our residents, our employees, and the wider community. If you are driven to make a difference and believe that everybody needs a home, Tuath is waiting to hear from you.

Job Summary

The Project Manager will work with design teams and contractors to project manage the schemes in the pipeline, overseeing the contract administration, secure project funding and ensuring tight cost controls are adhered to, monitor project risks and report progress to the line manager and all stakeholders. The Project Manager will work on new build opportunities, Design and Build and Modern Methods of Construction projects. They will assist in the appraisal of new opportunities to increase housing supply and work closely with the Local Authorities and the Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage (DHLGH) to deliver new social housing, Cost Rental and Affordable Housing and ensure that each potential project is financially viable and offers value for money. They will assist the Development Manager and Director of Development on procurement and tendering processing, line manage junior staff, assist with the training of new team members and co- ordinate information between departments for KPIs etc. The Project Manager will work with the Development Manager to populate new procedures and policies and maintain same.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a number of projects from initiation to completion. Provide up to date programmes, cash-flows and risk registers for the projects under your remit, ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Assist in all aspects of control and supervision of projects within the development process, including the commissioning of the design, financial submissions for Board and DHLGH, preparing reports on tenders received, preparation of contract documentation, ensuring projects meet the defined timescale and format, as required by the Director.
  • Review design proposals for new developments, make sure they are economical, meet the project briefs, Tuath’s specifications and scope of services documents.
  • Conduct performance review of Professional Consultants and Contractors.
  • Maintain a good knowledge of Government Public Works Capital Contracts and procedures.
  • Continuously reviewing the construction delivery programme, mapping progress, key tasks, critical paths and delays.
  • Ensure internal audit requirements are addressed with direct reports as required.
  • Act as line manager if Development Manager is off.
  • Ensure tendering procedures are carried out fully in accordance with the EU Procurement, H&S Legislation and other relevant regulations.
  • Assist in the analysis of all tenders received.
  • Prepare tender reports for approval and ratification by the Board in accordance with Tuath’s procedures
  • Operate, maintain and review (under supervision) Development Department procedures and systems in line with quality management systems and external agency auditing requirements.
  • Review annually against the Regulators requirements & Department KPIs.
  • From time to time inspect work of staff to ensure compliance with department procedures and systems.
  • Attend and Present at Public meetings as and when required. (These meetings may be held outside normal office hours). Give presentations to Councils, Voluntary Partners, Health Boards etc. as and when required Liaise with and advise site based Clerk of Works when required.
  • Lead on Dispute Resolution’s on projects, working with the Development Manager, Director and Solicitors.
  • Assist the Development Manager and Development Co-ordinator with collating dispute resolution files etc.

Financial Monitoring and Control

Ensure the development programme is delivered on time and within budget and achieves good value for money. Monitor the financials of each project including submitting to the Director for approval all certificates and invoices presented to the Association for payment. Maintain the Payment Tracker for each project and report on same to the Development Manager. Submit funding applications to Local Authorities and the DHLGH, HFA, SEAI etc ensuring they meet defined criteria and timescales. Develop cases for cost and time overruns as required.

Working for Tuath Housing

  • Attractive salary commensurate with experience
  • 24 days annual leave
  • Service leave
  • Organisational performance bonus
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Sick leave
  • Wellness allowance
  • Bike-to-work scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Career break
  • Career development program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Linkedin Learning licence
  • Employee Green Team
  • Sports & Social Club
  • Work-life balance package

Please do not submit your application as a Google Doc as it cannot be submitted properly and will not be reviewed. PDF / Word format preferred This job description is not restrictive and will be subject to periodic review. Tuath reserves the right to enhance these criteria, in line with the employee specification, to facilitate short-listing.

Job Requirements

  • A relevant 3rd level qualification
  • 4+ years in Construction
  • Management Experience
  • Contracts Experience

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Contact Name: Tuath Housing Association

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