Minor Works – Contracts Manager

Minor Works – Contracts Manager

  • Manage high volume of minor works contracts, across many commercial sectors as noted above
  • Assist with bid decisions in conjunction with Senior Management Team
  • Meeting clients, agreeing specifications, timelines and budgets
  • Assist in the recruitment / selection of effective project teams
  • Manage and coordinate project teams (direct labour and subcontractors) to ensure performance and successful delivery of projects
  • Schedule work
  • Responsible for ensuring overall quality of contract
  • Assist in the selection of and coordination of subcontractors
  • Ongoing job cost reviews with CFO / QS
  • Attend site meetings with client / design teams as the Senior McKeon Group Representative
  • Report to and advise Directors on relevant operational and contractual matters
  • Maintain existing relationships with clients
  • Seek out new clients / job opportunities, particularly for PPM
  • Attend and advise at management meetings
  • Ensure that the highest levels of H&S, Quality and Environmental standards are met


We are looking for an ambitious, self-motivated and enthusiastic individual with a proven track record as a Contracts Manager with a Main Contractor to become part of the Mckeon Group Minor Works team. Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.

The Minor Works division provides high volume, minor works construction contract services. Designed to meet our clients need for a high quality construction and fit out contractor to support their smaller alteration and installation projects. Minor Works are designed to rapidly mobilise and deliver with the people, systems, processes and supply chain in place of a larger construction, fit out and building services contractor. This service is key to our client’s business continuity and our trusted client relationships. We provide repeat project services to business in challenging environments to allow them to continue their development without interruption. With extensive experience in providing project construction, fit out, installation and building fabric maintenance services to both public and private clients in commercial, hospitality, healthcare, pharmaceutical, industrial, production, retail and education sectors.


The successful candidate will have full responsibility for Managing Contracts in our Minor Works Division from tender stage to completion and handover, ensuring projects are delivered on time, within specification and on budget.

Level: Reporting to Director

Duties & Requirements


  • Third level degree in Construction Management or Engineering preferable
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Contracts / Project Management Role with a Main Contractor
  • Must demonstrate commercial and business development acumen
  • Experience in managing multiple projects in commercial, industrial, healthcare, pharmaceutical & education Industries
  • Must have an excellent knowledge of Building Regulations
  • Ability to budget price minor jobs on the spot
  • Competence in assessing contract documents and contract requirements
  • Must be technically competent with the ability to set and follow project milestones and deliveries
  • Strong IT Skills in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Project
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills with ability to manage multiple projects and priorities at once
  • Ability to build strong relationships with clients, staff and sub contractors
  • Should have the ability to work well in a team based environment
  • Should be an honest, flexible, reliable, friendly, confident and quick thinking. The role would suit an enthusiastic, hands on and business minded individual