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Contracts Team Lead

Staffline Recruitment Ireland
Building and Construction
Ballymena, County Antrim
Ref: BAllCTL_1718119607
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Job description

Contracts Team Lead

We are recruiting for a Contracts Team Lead to join the team of one of our successful, family owned building and civil engineering clients based in Ballymena. They have the expertise to successfully deliver projects across multiple sectors ranging from the construction of bespoke homes to major hotel projects, with recent successes earning them various prestigious awards.

Job Summary:

As Contracts Team Leader, you will oversee the contracts team to ensure the provision of key support to the contracts manager, HSEQ manager and the wider construction teams. You will manage staff performance to ensure that key construction information is accessible and orders to subcontractors are placed in timely manner to enable works to be completed and project deadlines to be met.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide operational direction and line management support to the contract teams to include performance management, staff development, absence management and staff recruitment supported by HR.
  • Build and promote good working relationships between the contracts team, contracts managers, HSEQ manager and wider construction / office teams
  • Support the Company in maintaining a high- performance culture where staff are engaged, effective and motivated
  • Liaise with the senior management team to identify areas of ongoing improvement: proactively identify opportunities to improve services and efficiency
  • Assist the contracts team and in particular the contracts manager, in the successful delivery of projects through:
  1. document control on design drawings, minutes of meetings, stakeholder correspondence HSEQ documentation, etc
  2. Placing subcontractors orders (formalising arrangements already agreed)
  3. Compiling Operation and Maintenance (O&M) manuals
  4. Liaising with other departments within the company, such as finance and HSEQ, on contract related matters
  5. Assist with composition of project management documentation
  • Management of the Procore system, including access permissions, company and project directories, H&S and project management documentation and all information & records
  • Coordinate signing of agreements between parties
  • Visit sites to fulfil responsibilities as required
  • Liaise with statutory authorities (Building control, NI Water, NIE etc) providing timely responses for site teams
  • Maintain a clean and organised work environment
  • Adhere to safety guidelines and report any safety hazards
  • Collaborate with the construction team to meet project goals and deadlines
  • Perform the job role in accordance with the Company's policies and procedures
  • Any other duties as required and deemed within your competence

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum 5 GCSE grades A-C, including English & Mathematics (or equivalent).
  • Minimum of 1 year's recent experience leading, managing and developing a high-performance team within a busy office environment.
  • Experience compiling project management documentation.
  • Computer literate with strong competence in the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Knowledge of general construction operations.
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to motivate and engage staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively across all stakeholder levels.
  • Continuous improvement mindset.
  • Excellent time management, planning and organisational skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail, ability to maintain a high level of accuracy at all times.
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the business.
  • Great work ethic & attitude.
  • Full and clean driving licence

Desirable Criteria:

  • BREEAM Design & Site AP
  • Project Management qualification e.g. PRINCE2
  • Minimum of 1 year's recent experience leading, managing and developing a high-performance team within a busy construction office environment.
  • Working experience of using construction IMS system, Procore, ideally at administrator level.
  • Experience managing BREEAM, CCS and social value schemes.
  • Experience compiling O&M manuals
  • Experience of using SharePoint and Microsoft Project.
  • Knowledge of CDM Regulations, RIBA stages and Plan of Work.
  • Understanding of ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001.
  • Awareness of construction contract types, financials and surveying.

Hours of Work:

  • Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm


  • Negotiable depending on experience

Job Type: Full time - Permanent

Please contact Deirdre on 028 25 642699 at Staffline Recruitment to speak in confidence regarding the role or email [email protected]

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Deirdre Mulvenna

Recruitment Consultant