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Fitout Project Manager

  • Location:

    County Laois

  • Sector:

    Building / Architectural Products

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Marie Clear

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  • Published:

    3 days ago

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Role: Project Manager

Location: Laois

Salary: €40-€50k p/a DOE

Our client are looking for a highly motivated solutions-driven Project Manager with experience in the Fit Out/Joinery industry. Events background is also a bonus.

You will ensure effective and consistent communication with the team and customers so that all aspects of a project are understood and the necessary information and resources are available to meet project requirements and exceed customer expectations.

Key responsibilities

Client Management

  • Develop & send client quotations/estimates for all project enquiries.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for clients throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Understand client requirements and expectations, providing regular updates and addressing any concerns.
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships to ensure repeat business and referrals.
  • Visit project sites for client interactions, and resolution of onsite issues to maintain customer satisfaction.
  • Ensure all departments have all required and relevant information to enable project delivery.

Quoting & Cost Management

  • Prepare detailed project internal estimates, including labor, materials, and overhead costs.
  • Develop and manage project budgets, ensuring cost-effectiveness and profitability.
  • Track and report on project expenses, identifying any variances and implementing corrective actions as needed.

Project Management

  • Develop & maintain comprehensive project plans, including timelines, milestones, and resource allocation.
  • Break down project plans into actionable tasks and assign responsibilities.
  • Coordinate with the Workshop Manager to ensure project plans align with production and installation schedules.
  • Employ creative problem-solving techniques to quickly identify and eliminate any blocks or bottlenecks that may impede project progress, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Utilize and update project management and productivity tools to develop flexible workflow policies enhancing efficiency while upholding safety and quality standards.
  • Identify potential project risks and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Resolve any issues or conflicts that arise during the project lifecycle.
  • Ensure all work meets the company's quality standards and complies with relevant regulations and codes.

Reporting and Analysis

  • Develop & implement relevant project reports, budgets, production pipeline schedules and other key performance indicators pertinent to the business
  • RAMS and associated Compliance documentation (H&S, Sustainability)

Ideal Skillset

  • Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills; able to manage projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality.
  • Excellent business acumen and strong commercial awareness.
  • Experience in implementing continuous improvement projects.
  • Advanced interpersonal, team-working and leadership skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels both within the organisation and externally with customers/suppliers.
  • Analytical thinker with demonstrated problem-solving skills. Results-driven with the ability to motivate a team to help them understand the need for results.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, under minimum direction and within a strict deadline environment.
  • Proven ability and agility to embrace new systems, processes, technology and ideas.