Contract Manager – Infrastructure

    Turner and Townsend
    • Dublin, Ireland
    • Full-time
    • Department: Infrastructure

    Company Description

    Who is Turner & Townsend?

    All over the world people are using buildings, infrastructure, and assets we helped to deliver. It could be the hospital they work in, the railway they travel on every day, the fuel that powers their car or the data centre they depend on at work. For more than 75 years we’ve been helping to deliver transformational programmes across the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors, making a difference to people’s lives and ensuring a return on investment for our clients and their investors.

    Our purpose:

    Transforming performance for a green, inclusive, and productive world.

    The world is changing and we have a responsibility to support that change, helping drive it and be part of it. Through the commitment, capability and care our team brings, we build trust between clients, suppliers, governments and society. Delivering better outcomes that have a positive impact on the world around us. We work smarter to face the challenges of the future; bringing the clarity that helps teams realise their full potential across the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors. It’s how we’ve made the difference for more than 75 years.

    Our values:

    Love a challenge: We love a challenge and we work hard to make change happen and see things through. We don’t stand still, challenging ourselves and others to do better every day. And we are trusted to do the right thing, raising standards all the time.

    Stronger together: We’re stronger together by connecting people in diverse teams, so that we can all collaborate to deliver our best work. We focus on what matters and use our influence to build a better world for everyone.

    Bring out the best in everyone: We bring out the best in everyone. We help each other to make the most of our potential, always learning from our experience. We treat each other with care and respect and make time to give everyone a voice.

    Job Description

    • To lead and manage the Project Team to discharge the employers responsibilities including the following, but with a specific focus on cost, value and risk management.
    • Support the Project Directors and Work Package Managers to ensure compliance with the Contract and internal governance and procedures (as required).
    • Provide necessary contractual and commercial information, also supporting the wider contract management team.
    • Monitor, challenge and report against the schedule and costs (delivering project within budget).
    • Manage the contract variation process.
    • Collating, checking and managing relevant contractual documentation.
    • Communicate with the shareholders and relevant stakeholders.
    • Coordination of the procurement requirements to support the delivery of the project.
    • Support the delivery of the Project safely, working towards zero LTI / work related serious illness. 


    • You will have 10+ years relevant experience preferably with a construction / energy / engineering background.  
    • Experience in developing and managing contract development for energy projects;
    • Ability to analyse issues, exercising judgement to make decisions and drive delivery of large infrastructure projects;
    • Strong analytical skills and the ability to consolidate a large amount of information and to present the information in a clear and structured format;
    • Excellent contracting and commercial awareness
    • Experience with post contract delivery, managing contracts, claims, variations, disputes etc. Strong communication and negotiation skills.
    • Strong Commercial awareness with the ability to make decisions and recommendations in all aspects of project implementation
    • Strong self-performance management and delivery focus with the ability to balance conflicting requirements of quality, cost and time and make decisions in tight timescales

    Additional Information

    What we offer you:

    • Full time
    • Competitive remuneration and attractive range of benefits
    • 8% Pension
    • 25 days Annual leave (23 days + 2 company days)
    • Opportunity to work on impactful and innovative projects
    • Career development opportunities both in Ireland and globally
    • Opportunity to work with a diverse group of talented and collaborative colleagues

    Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

    We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance. 

    Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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