Pre-Construction Project Manager / Technical Lead – Citywest

Job Description

Hiring Company:
An international Tier One Building and Civil Engineering Contractor with a wide-ranging portfolio in Ireland, the UK, Europe, and the Middle East. Their focus includes Retail, Pharmaceutical, Renewable Energy, Infrastructure, Hi-Tec/Life Science, Residential, Healthcare, Education, Hospitality etc. They offer competitive salaries and genuine career advancement prospects.


Job Description:
Develop and execute pre-construction project plans. Manage budgets, risks, vendors, and regulatory compliance. Coordinate with stakeholders and ensure project quality. Lead a team and drive continuous improvement efforts.



  • Project Planning and Strategy: Develop a comprehensive pre-construction project plan in alignment with the project’s overall construction goals and objectives. Create a detailed project strategy encompassing timelines, milestones, and resource allocation. Implement strategies to address any delays or setbacks promptly.
  • Budget, Cost Management and Contractor Coordination: Estimate project costs accurately. Monitor project expenditures and maintain strict adherence to the approved budget. Collaborate with procurement teams to select and engage suitable contractors and vendors. Foster positive relationships with suppliers, ensuring timely deliveries and quality materials.
  • Risk Assessment, Mitigation and Regulatory Compliance: Identify potential risks and challenges in the pre-construction phase and formulate mitigation strategies. Implement risk management protocols to minimise project disruptions and delays. Ensure all pre-construction activities adhere to relevant safety and compliance standards.
  • Documentation, Reporting, Design and Engineering Support: Maintain comprehensive project documentation, including contracts, permits, and change orders. Generate regular progress reports and presentations for project stakeholders. Work closely with architects, engineers, and designers to refine project plans and specifications. Provide input on constructability and value engineering to optimise project efficiency.
  • Team Leadership and Stakeholder Communication: Manage and mentor a team of pre-construction professionals, fostering a collaborative and efficient work environment. Provide guidance and support to team members as needed. Act as the primary point of contact for stakeholders, including project authorities, government agencies, and project investors. Maintain clear and consistent communication to keep all parties informed of project progress.
  • Quality Control and Continuous Improvement: Establish and enforce quality control measures to uphold construction standards and specifications. Conduct regular inspections to ensure work meets project requirements. Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement best practices to enhance project efficiency.
  • Environmental Sustainability: Integrate sustainable construction practices into the pre-construction phase, promoting eco-friendly solutions where possible. Ensure compliance with environmental regulations and standards.



  • Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field.
  • 5+ Years experience in pre-construction end to end project estimation phases.
  • Strong knowledge of construction regulations and compliance.
  • Excellent budgeting and cost management skills.
  • Proficiency in project management software and IT including knowledge of Root Cause Analysis, S5 & Q10, CSCS, SMSTS, CDM/PSCS Awareness, JCT, NEC3, BREEAM, LEED, BBS).
  • Exceptional communication and leadership abilities.
  • Problem-solving and risk management expertise.,
  • Familiarity with sustainable construction practices is a plus.
  • Professional certifications (e.g., PMP) preferred.



  • Competitive Salary €95k
  • Company Vehicle/Car Allowance.
  • Generous contributory pension.
  • Health & Life Insurance.
  • Continuous Professional Development (CPD).
  • Professional membership and subscription fees covered.
  • Five-plus weeks annual leave not including bank/public holidays.


About Us:

  • Established in 2004, Alpine Recruitment Group is a dedicated recruitment solutions business with offices in Ireland and the United Kingdom.
  • We offer our services in permanent, temporary, contract and executive recruitment.
  • We are the partner of choice for leading main contractors, developers, and consultants in Ireland & overseas.
  • Our team of consultants with industry backgrounds treat career-seeking candidates with the same high service as our clients.
  • We aim to develop authentic business partnerships that extend past the initial recruitment process.
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  • Salary €95,000
  • Location Dublin, Leinster
  • Contract Full Time
  • Last update 18 May 2024
  • Job Ref ARDUB29

Alpine Recruitment Group