Job Title: Contracts Manager

Location: Mullingar Business Park, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

Company Overview:  Our office and workshop is based in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Ireland. Our services extend across Ireland, the UK, Europe, and beyond. We are internationally approved to Design, Manufacture, Install, Service & Commission to all standards & have Award Winning expertise in Fire Sprinkler Protection, Foam enhanced Fire Protection, Gas Protection, Firewater Mist Protection, Insert Gas Protection & Special Hazard Fire Protection. Our Mission is to be the world’s premier fire engineering design, installation & servicing company by delivering maximum reliability and value for our customers through innovation whilst establishing great careers for our people. Writech are part of the Wtech Fire Group.

Position Overview: The Contracts Manager will oversee the planning, resourcing, and execution of construction projects, serving as a liaison between project leads, engineers, and site-based teams. This role will manage various aspects of project execution, including subcontractor management, quality monitoring, and progress reporting. Direct reports include Design & Project leads, Contracts Coordinator, and Installation Supervisors.


  • Accurately forecast and execute resources on projects in collaboration with project leads, engineers, and site-based teams.
  • Liaise with Commercial & Service departments from tendering through commissioning stage to ensure smooth handover of contracts.
  • Address operational issues identified by Operations caused by Projects team and work towards resolution.
  • Champion and assist in monitoring Quality processes for projects.
  • Lead and track performance of direct reports.
  • Manage external subcontractors, including onboarding, negotiation, and monitoring quality/costs associated with them.
  • Schedule and monitor workload of direct reports to ensure adherence to program and KPIs.
  • Manage contract programs and progress reporting on in-house systems.
  • Review purchasing items for projects to ensure timely procurement meeting project milestones.
  • Action feedback from Installation and Design App and delegate accordingly.
  • Lead Employee Review reporting and preparation process for relevant teams.
  • Monitor Design Audits and drive corrective actions.
  • Ensure all contracts are planned a minimum of 8 weeks in advance.
  • Run and manage weekly planning meetings in line with project needs/client expectations.

Ideal Candidate:

  • 3+ years’ experience as a Project Manager over multiple projects.
  • Degree or Diploma in Project Management or equivalent demonstrable experience.
  • Skilled communicator with ability to collaborate with key areas of the business and customers.
  • Strong commercial awareness.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure while maintaining adherence to process disciplines.
  • Responsible, personable, detail-oriented, self-motivated with strong organisation and time management skills.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Must be eligible to work in Ireland


  • Regular Company Events & Initiatives
  • Gym available in base Office
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee Recognition & Awards
  • Continuous Training / Development Opportunities
  • Cycle-to-work Scheme


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