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108988 - Project Manager - Kildare

Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Kildare
Date: 4/08/2020
Job Reference: 108988
Contact Name: Deirdre Finnerty
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Job Description

Project Manager - Kildare - 108988
Project Manager Facilities Contract 12 month
Our client is recruiting for a Project Manager for a facilities role in a large MNC in Kildare. The candidate will be responsible for a Transition Program from Construction Phase to IFM Operations. The Transition Manager will develop relationships with, and be highly effective at communicating with clients at all levels
Key Responsibilities
  • Procurement, Design and Contract Management/Financial Control from Construction phase to handover to sustaining operations
  • Liaising with sustaining team/EMEA Network on sustaining lessons learned that assist with smooth handover equipment/ Architectural decision making
  • Support Client on reviewing and documenting install quality (Verification that installations are well built/installed and will operate in a Manufacturing Facility).
  • Design / Product selection support from a Sustaining perspective (Sustaining Cost, Reliability, Compliance, Operational Excellence).
  • The Transition Manager will also work with the EMEA Operations Manager and Site IFM Lead on the development and innovation in the strategy for the growth of the Operations offering from the IFM Provider
  • Manage Change Control Request Program from design of scope to approval with EMEA Leads and Client.
  • He/she will work closely with business development and operations teams to co-ordinate a comprehensive offering and project delivery which maximises client benefit and which maintains profitability for the business
  • The candidate will also have a proven ability to lead, motivate and direct teams towards a common goal
  • Ensure EHS Compliance
  • Preparing, maintaining and submitting the reports and records to the Client and IFM team
  • A stable financial position should be maintained for the operation of the facility.
  • Exercising sound fiscal management practices.
  • Attend staff conferences and trainings if required
  • Manage projects for the site when required
  • Innovation on current scope – key client request.
  • Meet and exceed Client relationship and expectations.
  • High quality service levels for the IFM Provider
  • Manage Change Control Request Program from design to approval with EMEA Region to ensure smooth transition of program to sustaining operations
  • Highly contractual and commercially aware
  • Development of project time plans and costs
  • Capital cost development experience
Experience, Skills and Educations
  • Hands on Manager and 8 plus years Project/Commissioning/Handover Manager Site Operations
  • Engineering Degree, and/or business qualification, or equivalent
  • Ability to work to tight timescales.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills & communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Work closely with Operations and Support Departments to meet the business objectives. Candidate to have a business, facilities management or technical qualification.
  • Engineering Degree, and/or business qualification, or equivalent
  • Proven track record in project management and project financial appraisal
  • Ability to develop and specify engineering/Operational solutions
  • Six Sigma/Lean Methods qualification an advantage
  • Previous experience working to tight deadlines
  • Have a background in facilities management.
  • Soft service experience and a track record of great work.
  • Previous experience of managing people preferable.
  • IT Skills – MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
  • Strong administration, organizational, documentation and analytical skills.
  • Excellent Problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Self-starter
  • Motivated individual
  • “Can do” attitude
For further information on this role please contact Deirdre Finnerty on 086 3073779/
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