Pre-Construction Project Manager, Dublin, Ireland

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Organisational Environment:

Mercury is the European leader in construction solutions. 

We build and manage complex engineering & construction projects for the world’s leading corporations. Our solutions help deliver technologies and life changing advancements that connect people, communities and businesses, giving them the power to achieve incredible things. Our people have the courage to be innovative. Their determination and sharp focus enable us to deliver with certainty, time and time again. 

We deliver our clients’ visions through leading edge construction solutions across multiple sectors, including: Enterprise Data Centres, Advanced Technology & Life Sciences, Hyperscale Data Centres, Fire Protection, and Technical Support Services (TSS). 

At Mercury, it is our duty to encourage and back our people to realise their vision of themselves. We place them at the heart of what we do, providing challenging opportunities to develop within a great team in a supportive environment that allows them to reach their full potential.


Scope of the Role:

The role is to be the project manager and be fully accountable for the bid proposals submitted to the clients and being the single point of contact for the clients and to present our proposal to internal stake holders and the client


Key Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Review the project documentation and set up a project execution plan for the proposal.
  • Manage estimating, preconstruction and business unit resources dedicated to the bid project.
  • Prepare and hold presentations for the internal project review
  • Prepare and hold presentations for client meetings
  • Engage with designers for proposals on detailed design development
  • Engage with the delivery business unit to identify a team for the project
  • Review tender deliverables and develop responses to all tender deliverables
  • Review and ensure that project information is shared to the team in accordance with the internal procedures.
  • Drive a critical review of the project and table alternative proposals for a better delivery of the project
  • Review the construction methodology to identify programme implications and any necessary temporary works.
  • Develop the project schedule of works in cooperation with the project team.
  • Plan out the logistics of the project and develop a draft logistics plan.
  • Engage with supply chain to identify possible supply chain partners for the specific projects
  • Review project responsibility matrix to clarify the scope for the bidding subcontractors.
  • Review subcontract proposals and review technical / commercial comparison for evaluation and selection of preferred bidder
  • Review project control sheet and the estimate together with bid manager and estimators.
  • Review requirements for lifting and cranes and develop a crane strategy for the project.
  • Identify project risks and mitigation plans to deal with these risks.
  • Other items and deliverables specific to each project.



Essential Criteria for the Role:

  • Third level degree in and Engineering subject (Mechanical, Electrical, Construction or similar)
  • 5-10 years experience, including 5 as a Project Manager
  • Experience in Preconstruction Project Management
  • Project Management experience


Mercury is an equal opportunities employer.

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