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Shanahan Engineering

Project Manager

Shanahan Engineering

  • Dublin
  • 100000 - or more
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 22/02/2013
  • Mark Walsh
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Project Manager - overseas Power Plant Construction Projects


Shanahan Engineering is an established engineering services company operating in the Power Generation sector and is part of the Wood Group. We provide field technical services and construction management services to a global client base. This role has responsibility for the successful completion of major construction projects across the Shanahan Engineering group.  The role will ensure the establishment of project management best practise across the group. This will focus primarily on planning and scope management in line with the group commercial and sales teams and also the controlling and monitoring of all on site construction activities with the individual site based teams. A key part of this role is the creation of and implementation of effective and timely recording and reporting mechanisms. Where and when required operational site support will be crucial to ensure successful delivery of all projects.


- Support the sales and proposals and commercial negotiation phases for all large scales EPC Contracts.

- Provide commercial and operational support on site in the day to day management of local subcontractors as required to ensure successful completion of all key work packages on time and to budget.

- Provide financial and negotiation support to the site based teams where sub-optimal sub-contractor performance is a risk or has been identified.

- Lead the day to day management of corrective action plans from initiation to resolution ensuring adequate commercial solutions are achieved.

- Act as a mentoring and support function to the site based management teams in resolving financial, commercial or operational issues outside of the remit of the local teams or where clear knowledge gaps have been identified. 

- Take full cradle to grave responsibility for all key construction projects ensuring appropriate action is to taken to keep the projects on track in terms of quality, cost and schedule performance.


Key Requirements:

- Strong communications and influencing skills.

- Proven conflict resolution skills.

- Results driven, data oriented style is required.

- Strong character with the tenacity to work through difficult cultural or technical challenges.

- Flexible and adaptable attitude with a proven track record in developing solutions and work-arounds to difficult and complex issues.

- Prior experience in management of large scale industrial or technical projects would be beneficial.




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