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1.1 Key responsibilities
Following key responsibilities will be assigned to the selected Project Manager:
a. Actively support Client’s Regions, Sectors and
Departments and align consultancy, engineering and
design services for to successfully implement MMC solutions across project.
b. Collaborate closely and on a regular basis, twice a
month and/or as directed by Client D&C, with the assigned Client Regions,
Sectors and Departments to continuously track and update the Real Estate demand
for GFA, category and delivery schedule, as directed by Client D&C.
c. Collaborate closely with the assigned Client
Regions, Sectors and Departments verifying the feasibility of their Masterplans
and Assets designs for adoption of MMC and where needed introducing and
providing architectural and engineering services and consultancies through the
pool of D&C Consultants and/or specialized consultants to support and
facilitate the adoption of MMC, as directed by Client D&C.
d. Collaborate closely with the assigned Client
Regions, Sectors and Departments identifying and prioritizing the missing
capabilities around MMC, including but not limited to design, engineering, cost
control, project management, etc., and assigning respectively the required
architectural and engineering services and consultancies through the pool of
D&C Consultants and/or specialized consultants, as directed by Client
e. Act as the main liaison and coordinator between the
assigned Client Regions, Sectors, Departments and the
D&C Consultant Framework, as directed by Client D&C.
f. Participate at technical evaluations, as directed
by Client D&C.
g. Write and/or review Scopes of Work and related
Tender plans to procure services, as directed by Client D&C.
h. Act as a Project Manager throughout the various
Client Plan of Work stages for D&C specific developments and/or assets, as
directed by Client D&C.
i. Reporting directly to the Business Development Manager, the MMC Project Manager will ensure that various Client Regions, Sectors and Departments requirements to implement and achieve Client’s vision and ambitions are captured and embedded into a delivery and consultancy strategy, as directed by Client D&C.
Required skills and competencies
Following skills and competencies are required:
a. Management of projects from design to construction,
preferably with an architecture and/or engineering bachelor’s degree from an
b. Solid understanding of various design and
construction services and their interdependencies, including a broad spectrum
of different MMC technologies, including applicable international codes, IBC,
SBC, BS Codes, Euro Code, etc.
c. Solid organisational skills to effectively manage
and prioritise multiple projects and consultancy services.
d. Solid analytical skills, excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
e. Strong reasoning skills with proven ability to
communicate effectively at design, site, project management, and client levels.
f. Excellent communication skills with high standard of English (oral and written)
The Project Manager is required to provide various deliverables, including but not limited to:
a. Provide reports to track and update the Real Estate
demand and project stages across Client Regions, Sectors and Departments
including the potential adoption and/or implementation of MMC.
b. Provide preliminary assessments of the time and the
roles to be deployed by the D&C Consultants Framework for each activity
they will be assigned to work on.
c. Write Scopes of Work and potential Tender plans for
the acquisition of architectural and engineering consultancies and services
through the Client Framework Agreements.
d. Develop and update MMC constructability reports
which include possible MMC implementation strategies, related MMC solutions and
e. Follow up the collaboration between the D&C
Consultants Framework and the various Regions, Sectors and Departments to
ensure continuous and efficient consultancies and collaborations.
f. Provide reports to identify areas, activities and processes which have been successfully improved and those which need further improvement, including required enhancement strategies to amplify throughout the various Regions, Sectors and Departments the adoption and implementation of MMC and Client’s ambitions for sustainability and liveability as well as other aspects, as directed by Client D&C.
Duke McCaffrey have had a successful run of project wins throughout the last year across a variety of sectors, significantly strengthening our experience in the Third Level Education and Health sectors.
Recent wins in the Education Sector include projects at IT Carlow, a 1,400m2 refurbishment project at the PJ Carroll’s Facility Building in Dundalk Institute of Technology, the leading higher education institute of the North Leinster South Ulster Region.
We are also currently working on a number of projects for Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology to include the retrofit of their Centre for the Creative Arts & Media Campus on Monivea Road in Galway City. Using a high temperature heating pump, we replaced the existing oil-fired heating system under the EEDPP (Energy Efficient and De-carbonisation Pathfinder Program), in two phases and we are also involved in the conversion project in their Room 509. Two more wins in this sector were for the FOCAS Research Institute at Technological University Dublin, at Grangegorman, and a new 600 pupil Primary School in Kerry.
Mayo General Hospital New Emergency Department Extension and Medical Admissions Unit was a win for us in the Health Sector along with the HSE Decarbonisation Pilot Pathfinder Programme for the Dublin North East Region. We have further extended our hotel sector experience with the 280-bedroom hotel development at Arran Street in the up and coming Fruit Market area of Dublin city. The project involved the construction of the new hotel and basement below ground level which was a challenging project on a relatively restricted site. The construction of this seven-storey building and complex façade treatment, and landscape on the building, will result in a top-class brand hotel.
2021 was a busy year where we were successfully added to Public Sector frameworks such as Carlow County Council, Bus Eireann, An Post, The Office of Government Procurement and the Restoration of Glasshouses and related Built Structures framework for Fingal County Council.