IR - Contracts Manager

Procurement · Dublin, Dublin
Department Procurement
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Mainstream are currently sourcing a Contracts Manager in Dublin South, you will support the Procurement Team and the wider procurement team on wind, solar PV and battery storage projects.  


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with compliance of SHEQ requirements, ensuring these are incorporated into the procurement workstreams for all projects.
  • Development of procurement cost and technology databases.
  • Provision of procurement support as required during due diligence, auction, bid and financial close processes.
  • Development of procurement strategies and plans for projects.
  • Preparation of Request for Proposals (“RfP”).
  • Industry research including technology and supply chain trends.
  • Assist with procurement processes including; contractor prequalification, tendering, negotiation and administration.
  • Evaluation of contractor proposals.
  • Preparation of recommendation memos.
  • Coordination with the procurement team, the engineering team as well as development and construction teams for preparation of the technical Employer’s Requirements.
  • Interaction with the relevant in-house teams – Commercial, Energy Analysis, Engineering, Development and Construction.
  • Administration of revision and quality of procurement documents (drawings, specifications, standards, templates, processes etc.) and integrating lessons learned into Employer’s Requirements with Engineering team.
  • Assist the Procurement Manager with cost and schedule estimating, budget preparation, reporting and control.


Education and Experience:

  • Degree in Engineering is essential. A background in electrical engineering would be an advantage but all engineering candidates are welcome.   
  • 2 – 3 years industry experience.
  • Strong contract management ability and understanding of contracting methodologies.
  • Strong project management skillset required including contract management, contract administration, scheduling, planning, financial control and management. PMI ®; PMP® considered an advantage
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Experience in renewable energy projects considered an advantage.
  • Candidates should be comfortable presenting to management at all levels.
  • Candidates should be capable of managing internal and external resources.
  • Ability to use Microsoft software as well as specialist software packages such as MS Project and SharePoint.
  • Fluency in English; fluency in other languages considered an advantage.


What's on offer?

We offer you the opportunity to work in a dynamic and entrepreneurial organisation, in a growing market, with plenty of financial capability to meet the demands of a fast-paced industry. You will receive a very competitive total benefits package including an excellent base salary, bonus scheme, pension contribution, healthcare subsidy, life assurance, and potential to participate in company share option scheme, subject to completion of the 6 month probation period.

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  • Location
    Dublin, Dublin
  • Department
    Procurement
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced