Contract Manager

Job Title: Contract Manager
Contract Type: Freelance
Location: Dublin City Centre, Dublin
Salary: €500 - €550 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DR717901_1639142874
Contact Name: Dan Risby
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 10, 2021 13:27

Job Description

Contract Manager


Job Ref: DR717901

Day Rate: €550 per day

A client-side opportunity for an experienced Contract Manager to work for a global technology firm within their construction division, helping deliver Data Centre projects across the EMEA region. Based in Dublin, although remote working is on offer during COVID restrictions.

The role is offered on a day rate, however, should be viewed as permanent and long-term.

My client is seeking experience in drafting & negotiating contracts, preferably with a construction background, this would typically (but not always) be gained in an Engineering, or Quantity Surveying role.

The successful Contract Manager would offer strong contract drafting and negotiation experience, with infrastructure type projects of various forms of contract, and has experience producing a high volume of complex construction and engineering contracts.

Contract Manager Main Duties:

  • Ensure all contract data and information is appropriately entered into relevant systems/databases. Includes regular data review and maintenance to ensure accuracy, thoroughness, and compliance.
  • Carry out a contract request 'initial submission' check and liaise with the relevant parties to ensure that all required information is gathered prior to commencing contract drafting stage.
  • Assist with the beginning to end process for contracts including assisting with organising and collating exhibits, tracking, and coordinating approvals or signatures/electronic or wet signature.
  • Managing information flow among internal stakeholders, vendors, and legal counsel.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, including finance and tax departments.
  • Assist with urgent audit requests and contracts look-ups.
  • Manage and respond to a high volume of daily contract-related inquiries.
  • Support the optimisation of contracting strategies and negotiation process for services, design, retrofit and new build project contracts.
  • Support contracts 'lessons learned' function to ensure past transactions are accounted for and future improvements identified.
  • Assist and complete contract drafts for multiple forms and types of contracts in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Assist with and complete contract drafts for multiple forms and types of contracts including professional services, design, design, and build, bespoke in multiple jurisdictions
  • Assist with the negotiation with counterparties on commercial & contractual aspects of contracts, including version control of draft contracts and organising and tracking multiple tenderer contract mark-ups in real time.

Experience / Background:

  • Minimum of 7 years' experience as a Contract Manager, or at least 7 plus years' experience working with contracts, in a similar remit.
  • Ideally experience in construction, or engineering projects.
  • Proven experience in change management, and contract management.
  • Ideally proven experience with various contract delivery methodologies.
  • Experience in methods of procurement
  • Experience extracting, conveying, and understanding information from contracts
  • Knowledge of European and/or Irish contract administration principles

To apply for the position of Contract Manager, or to find out what other opportunities we can offer in the data centre construction sector, please contact Dan Risby at Project Resource

Services advertised by Project Resource are that of an Employment Agency/Business. Project Resource is an equality and diversity recruitment agent and employer.

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