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Senior Mechanical Project/Contracts Manager

Job Description

Location: Dublin

Travel Required: Yes

Experience required: 15+ years

Salary: Competitive

Hours: Full time (40 Hours)

About Us

Since the 1950s, Leo Lynch has been providing the pharmaceutical, semiconductor, industrial, food, commercial and retail industries with professional project management and high calibre craftsmanship. At Leo Lynch, we build and manage complex engineering & construction projects for the world’s leading corporations. Our solutions help deliver technologies that connect people, communities and businesses, giving them the power to achieve incredible things. Leo Lynch employs the best people, invests heavily in training and education, and ensures that the highest standards of health, safety and governance are applied throughout the organisation.

About The Role

Due to ongoing expansion, we are looking for a Senior Mechanical/ Contracts Manager that is a self-starter and well organised with strong management skills who can anticipate issues and develop appropriate contingency measures. Leo Lynch strives to deliver with integrity and excellence and are committed to earn the trust of all clients and employees.


* Manage multiple mechanical contracts simultaneously, including planning, budgeting, and scheduling of projects from conception to completion.
* Coordinate with design and engineering teams to ensure that all projects meet client specifications and are delivered on time and within budget.
* Conduct regular site visits and inspections to monitor project progress, identify and resolve issues, and ensure compliance with safety and quality standards.
* Establish and maintain relationships with clients, suppliers, and subcontractors, and negotiate contracts and agreements as needed.
* Manage the financial aspects of each project, including cost control, budgeting, and forecasting.
* Ensure that all work complies with relevant legislation, codes, and standards, including health and safety regulations.
* Liaise with internal departments to ensure that all projects are delivered on time and within budget.
* Support in preparing proposals and bids for new projects.
* Ensure structures are put in place to monitor, review and control the budgeted or agreed expenditure.
* Implement cost and value procedures and ensure that all necessary commercial reports are produced accurately and in a timely fashion to Senior Management
* Work closely with the Directors and Site Managers to support and recommend strategies, to identify any potential risks or issues and to find an appropriate resolution.
* Issue monthly progress reports for Senior Management/Directors
* Work collaboratively with Senior Management / Directors to continue to achieve business needs.
* Foster productive, collaborative partnerships with internal and external Clients

Candidate Requirements

* A mechanical background with a degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
* 15+ years of experience as a Project / Contracts Manager in the Mechanical HVAC industry.
* Knowledge of Mechanical, HVAC and Process systems, including their design, installation, and operation.
* Excellent project management skills, including planning, scheduling, budgeting, and risk management.
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with clients, suppliers, and subcontractors.
* Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work well under pressure.
* Must be able to travel within Europe.
* A full driving license.
* Experience of managing projects with a Tier 1 Mechanical contractor in Ireland is advantageous.