Electrical Contracts Manager (Integrated Services Division)


We are seeking an Electrical Contracts Manager to join our Integrated Services team. The successful candidate will have responsibility for the management of several concurrent contracts based in Northern Ireland but also other parts of the UK and ROI when required.

The Role:

The role will involve ensuring management and administration of the works are completed to the programme deadline and to a high standard ensuring a satisfied client and an acceptable profit margin for the Company.

This position is primarily based in Northern Ireland and is permanent full time. Salary will be dependent on experience and industry standards.

Reports to: Operations Manager

The successful candidate will have the following duties, however not exclusive to:

  • Estimating Assistance - The ability to read drawings & specifications and extract all information to allow accurate costing.
  • Health & Safety - Inductions of personnel onto site, carry out daily briefs, toolbox talks, preparing and issuing RAMS, monitoring H&S plan.
  • Procurement - Preparing and issuing Technical Submissions in advance of major orders, monitoring of stock materials, assist site supervisor with timely procurement of materials, overseeing deliveries and appropriate hire goods when applicable.
  • Subcontractors - Liaising with subcontractors & specialists, coordination of works, troubleshooting.
  • Programme - Monitoring the progress of the programme & reporting on progress to Main Contractor / Client / Operations Manager
  • Quality - Ensuring that the highest standards are achieved and maintained, implementation and continued motoring of the company IMS systems.
  • Meetings - Attend all required company / department meetings, prepare, and provide all necessary input for project /client progress meetings
  • Verification / Testing – Responsibility for arranging and scheduling and the monitoring of all required commissioning / testing of equipment & systems within the contracts and ensuring that full records are obtained and retained for O&M competition.
  • O&M - Preparation of all required information for the timely production of required manuals including the timely mark-up and production of ‘as installed drawings’, building logbooks, specialist information & full operational guides.
  • Communication - Strong communication skills are essential for the planning & delivery of projects, issuing reports or direct reporting to the Operations Manager as and when required, giving solid, relevant information, ensuring that strong communication is maintained with all members of the delivery team.
  • Finance - Taking control of the project finance, ensuring betterment can be achieved wherever possible but never to the detriment of the project quality.
  • Building & maintaining good relationships with the project site team inclusive of client/end user through to maintenance team.
  • Conflict / Issue resolution
  • Professional & courteous management of all Site Personnel
  • Sharing lessons learned, flagging of recurring issues, monitoring performance of suppliers, specialists, sub-contractors & company personnel.
  • Liaising with the design team, consultants, clients and providing all the relevant information and answers.
  • Overseeing - All aspects of H&S, procurement, and delivery

Person Specification:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Contract Management
  • Electrical Qualifications
  • Solid technical knowledge of Electrical systems
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Excellent Communication / Negotiation Skills
  • Multi-task working across several projects at one time
  • Ability to delegate and organise workloads for self and others
  • Team Player
  • Proactive Approach
  • Ability to work extended hours / weekends if a project requires
  • Sector experience - Healthcare, Industrial, Commercial
  • Access NI, DBS, BPSS desirable but not essential but a willingness to complete will be required

We are committed to investing in talent and developing opportunities for our staff. As equal opportunities employers, we welcome applicants from all communities.

To apply please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to: hr@dowdsgroup.com

Closing Date: Sunday, 13 February 2022