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Technical Project Manager

13-03-2023 03:03
The Dublin archdiocese

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Dublin archdiocese has an extensive portfolio of properties comprising church buildings, residential properties, pastoral facilities and various other properties, distributed across the 197 parishes of the diocese. As the structure and ministry of the parishes evolves, property needs will also reflect these changing parish requirements.

A vacancy has arisen for an experienced Technical Project Manager to support the parishes and diocese in the delivery of a variety of refurbishment and new-build projects, together with an ongoing programme of building repair and maintenance. This is a varied and interesting role combining technical expertise and experience with excellent project and relationship management skills.

The Technical Project Manager will be professionally qualified in building surveying, architecture, engineering or a related discipline – with a minimum of ten years post graduate experience. They will have responsibility for:

  • Carrying out property inspections, advising on building defects and specifying appropriate solutions.
  • Assisting parishes with the procurement and delivery of construction projects, including selection of contractors and forms of building contract.
  • Assisting parishes with the selection and appointment of design teams.
  • Project managing a variety of construction projects on both modern and historic buildings.
  • Project managing a programme of residential property refurbishment.
  • Managing the preparation of planned maintenance programmes across the portfolio.
  • Advising on health and safety matters in connection with a varied property portfolio.
  • Advising on the environmental impact, energy efficiency and sustainability of proposed solutions.
  • Devising and deploying appropriate processes and systems to manage and report on an ongoing programme of work.
  • Oversight of cost, programme and quality, ensuring adherence to project constraints.

In addition to an understanding of, and empathy with, the pastoral mission of the diocese, the successful candidate’s skills will include:

  • A relevant professional qualification with at least 10 years’ relevant construction project management experience.
  • A deep knowledge of building construction methodologies and maintenance management.
  • Sound and demonstrable commercial experience and business acumen.
  • An interest in conservation, the built heritage and the application of sustainability principles to an existing portfolio.
  • A thorough knowledge of the planning and building regulatory environments.
  • Very strong, and well refined, relationship management skills.
  • Strong IT skills including AutoCAD, and excellent report writing skills

Benefits and Compensation will include:

  • Competitive salary – depending on experience
  • Non-contributory Pension
  • Hybrid working
  • Flexible working hours
  • 25 days’ annual leave, together with holy day leave
  • Death-in-Service and generous leave policies e.g., Sick leave, Maternity, Adoptive, Paternity

Closing date for applications is Friday 31st March 2023.

For further information and a confidential discussion, please contact Felix McKenna at[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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