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Façade Manager

  • Location: Dublin
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Advanced Facilities
  • Contact: Steven Garland
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: +353 (87) 662 4838
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 23 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 1037770
NRL are looking to speak with a Façade Manager for a permanent position with a Tier 1 contractor in Ireland. This contractor is one of Ireland’s largest building and Civils companies with projects in Dublin and Belfast.


Role Responsibilities:
  • Reviewing project / Façade specifications – to ensure subcontractor proposals are in line with Design Team and Client specification.
  • Carrying out technical appraisal of Subcontractors proposals to ensure compliance with specifications.
  • Chairing regular façade design coordination meetings with the Design Team and specialist subcontractors through traditional and D&B projects.
  • Ensuring coordination of façade elements across various subcontract packages and oversight of the detailed interface to ensure building air and weather tightness is achieved.
  • Planning and programming the overall façade construction programme from start to finish in conjunction with the Project Manager.
  • Ensuring that sub-contractors understand the system and have all the up to date and necessary drawings to complete their design, procurement and manufacturing works.
  • Chairing regular façade progress meetings to include reviews on safety, quality, resources, program, site coordination and interface works.
  • Managing the technical submittals, tracking sing off and BCAR approvals process for the façade scope. 
  • Managing sample procurement, sign off and testing regimes both off and on site.
  • Ensure compliance with the Employments Requirements and project performance specifications and drawings
  • Maintaining accurate records 
  • Tracking the procuring of façade materials for project and ensuring all logistics are coordinated with the main construction program
  • Ensuring all SOP's are met from Design to procurement to installations. 
  • Ensuring the project is meeting its core KPI's including onsite progress vs agreed programme, Procurement, Quality and Health & Safety. 
  • Reviewing project specific RAM's
  • Using BIM field or similar to review project quality and conduct a full check list for each specific system with photographic evidence for BCL and Client records. 
  • Using BIM plan or similar to review 2 week "look ahead"  and ensure it does not clash with any other contractors proposed work, this will usually involve creating a contingency plan if weather is forecasted to be a potential delay.
  • Reviewing the façade subcontractor fortnightly program progress droplines with percentage of work completed, along with work inspection records and a progress report. 
  • Ensuring that all Safety File and O&M data is compiled in a timely manner for handover to the Clients representative.
  • Ensuring all onsite testing is completed in line with specifications and sign off and snagging is completed in a timely manner. 
  • Review and validation of any variations associated with the façade scope.
  • Reviewing variations where appropriate to facade sub-contractor (s) if it is essential but not within their scope of works.
  • Liaising with PM and QS to ensure the facade is delivered within budget and programme.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Extensive experience in managing facades projects with a proven track record.
  • Previous experience at this level, working on similar projects
  • Trade Qualification or Construction related qualification
  • Strong and effective sub-contractor management skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong oral and written communication skills

What’s in it for you:
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Full time, permanent position