2x MEP Lead / MEP Contracts Manager roles available, one in Cork and the other in Kildare on Pharma projects for a leading Building and Engineering company.

Staff or Contract positions, Senior role – 15 yrs exp in Pharma from a mechanical bias (system construction, commissioning and turnover familiarity). MEP / Pharma experience essential – all systems MEP – HVAC, Utilities piping, E, E&I, I&C and associated commissioning & Turnover. 12 months plus and lengthy career for the right candidate.

Reporting to the Regional Director/Regional MEP Lead, the MEP Lead has responsibility for the delivery of MEP systems across designated large and or multiple smaller scale projects that are on time, on budget and meet the companies Zero objectives of safety, Quality and Energy. Of equal important is the necessity to guide, lead and motivate his/her teams in the application of our MEP management systems that will achieve our objective to deliver consistent fully integrated and commissioned MEP systems that will meet the specified design and statutory requirements, leading to seamless handover with the building systems performing to the client’s satisfaction. 

Key Responsibilities 

Promote the application of the Building Services Department Management Systems and Procedures  providing technical support , guidance and direction in overall Delivery of Projects.

Support the Building Services “Value Proposition” and its alignment with the Business Units and Companies Vision, Values and Ambition Objectives. 

Assist in  delivery of  the Building Services Strategy Plan in support of the Business Units Objectives 

Support  all aspects  associated with the  MEP Technical and Commercial parts of the overall Project Bid  are executed  in accordance with  the Companies Pre Construction Manual Procedures 

Provide guidance in the tender and award of MEP packages in accordance with the required contract Pre Construction and procurement strategy, and objectives. 

Ensure MEP teams ascertain Temporary Electrical requirements for their projects including load and energy assessments in line with the Management System Guidelines. 

Take overall responsibility for MEP Project delivery by providing the guidance, leadership and motivation to MEP teams reporting to him/her. 

Support the planning for key building services resources to manage delivery of projects 

Ensure MEP teams are Managing  their Projects in accordance with the full suite of Building Services Management Procedures & Guidance documentation and specific Project Execution Plans (PEP) 

Ensure teams execute the finalisation of Building Services Installation and Commissioning programmes to integrate with the  main Construction Programme. 

Ensure teams carry out early involvement and liaison with the Utility companies to ensure their infrastructural and interface requirements   are understood, communicated and adhered to. 

Ensure teams pursue the production of Co-Ordination and Builders Works Drawings for approval and Construction to meet the programme requirements 

Ensure the teams implement the process of tracking of equipment & plant from submittal approvals through to samples and mock ups / ordering / FAT’s / delivery and quality checks are carefully managed. 

Ensure teams are focussed on recognition of key risks to the project delivery by way programme, contractual or commercial matters arising with mitigation plans in place. 

Ensure teams manage the formal  QMS  snagging / quality walk downs and associated progressive inspection and sign off of   the MEP  Installation’s 

Ensure teams are managing the MEP Start Up and Control of Live Energies in accordance with the Company Guidelines  

Ensure teams are implementing and managing the development of site specific ITP &, Commissioning   /   Handover Plans with the MEP Contractors. 

Ensure teams drive completion of the Safety Files and  process for “Soft Landings” 

Promote and offer by maintaining and building relations with key Project stakeholders including Clients, Architects,  MEP Consultants and Supply Chain 

Experience & Skills

  • Over 10 years work experience in managing large scale and complex MEP related Projects. 
  • Good understanding of the MEP supply chain market and dynamics in which the company operates,   
  • Professional Competence through operational involvement in all phases of large scale complex projects from Estimating, Pre- Construction, and installation, Commissioning, Demonstration and Handover. 
  • Can demonstrate technical, effective interpersonal and commercial skills necessary to deliver large / multiple MEP Projects 
  • Understanding of H&S policies and live energy practices and have positive safety values and behaviours. 
  • Can demonstrate the drive for importance of implementation of QMS Systems, ITP & Commissioning Management / Handover plans. 
  • Drive and initiative to identify and follow through on all tasks required for delivery 
  • Articulate/ strong communication skills 
  • Can motivate and inspire their team of Building Services staff reporting to them. 
  • Possess the clarity of purpose in Sisk  objectives in project delivery 
  • Strong organisational skills taking a methodical and proactive approach. 
  • Actively seeks ways to share knowledge and mentoring of more junior staff. 

Qualifications/Training Required

-Mechanical or Electrical Academic / MEP Technical  related Qualification 

-Membership of an industry related Professional institution such as CIBSE / CIOB / IEI or equivalent   

-IOSH or equivalent H&S Management Training 

-Planning and Programming  

-Project Management 

-Live Energies / Arc Flash Training. 


-Higher Diploma or Degree in Technical or Construction Related Subject  

-Has achieved professional accreditation with the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineer at MCIBSE level or equivalent.  

-BIM Fundamentals