Project Manager - Street-works (Hybrid)

Location Ireland
Discipline: Telecoms, Utilities, Groundworks & Construction
Salary: €60k-€65k
Contact name: Niall Browne

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Published: about 1 month ago


Sparktel Recruitment has teamed up with a leading utility owner to hire a Project Manager. Our client is currently undertaking an ambitious national infrastructure rollout. As part of the rollout office, you will be assigned a geographic region and will have end-to-end responsibility for the control and management of key permits and licenses for street-works. You will direct contractors on same as well as being the key point of contact for the company with other utility owners, councils and other relevant authorities.

Key Responsibilities:

· Liaise with Local/Permit Authorities to develop process to ensure necessary licence and permits are in place in a timely manner.

· Develop and maintain process and procedure to interface with licencing authorities and foster a business-like but congenial working environment

· Liaise and Develop business relationships with local government bodies/agencies

· Liaise with Local Authorities for the Deployment Areas kick off meetings with company Construction Managers and appointed Sub-Contractors

· Technical point of escalation for Construction Managers to manage the prioritisation and completion of jeopardy licence and permits

· Support the Operations Director and Construction Managers in the timely delivery of the project on a per Deployment Basis.

· Continuously seek out new initiatives, ideas, system developments or process changes that will deliver tangible improvements of programme performance.

Knowledge & Experience:

· Experience in utility operational roles essential

· 5+ years’ experience in a results-oriented environment

· Experience of multi-functional and cross –functional project delivery

· Good people orientation and ability to communicate and lead by example

· Extremely detail-oriented, high level documentation skills

· Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills

· Experience of planning and Local Authority process a distinct advantage

· Deep and full understanding of Dept. of Environment and Local government guidelines (Purple Book)

· Strong team player

· Excellent ambassador for the company and promoting the overall organisation

What's on offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Bonus - up to 10%
  • 23 days holidays - rising with tenure
  • Life Assurance - 4 times salary
  • Pension - 6% employer contribution
  • Educational sponsorship
  • Mobile Phone
  • Laptop
  • Parking