Commercial Lead - Mechanical

Location Dublin
Discipline: Commercial
Vacancy Type Permanent-Full Time
Contact name: Jennifer Ahern

Job ref: 011683

Dornan are currently recruiting for a Commercial Lead (Mechanical) to be based full time in our Dublin office.

Dornan are a leading Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation contractor with projects in Ireland, Mainland Europe, the Nordics and the UK.

Dornan are involved in projects across many sectors such as Pharmaceutical, Data Centre, Healthcare, Education, Commercial, and Power Generation.

The successful candidate will lead commercial activities across a diverse set of projects in Ireland. Occasional travel to site will be required.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Manage and review the commercial performance of the projects from ‘cradle to grave’
  • Commercial control of the business unit (or part) allocated to him
  • Collation, review presentation and the management of subsequent actions arising from the monthly cost reviews
  • Manage the commercial team to engender their continues improvement and technical development
  • Identity and manage the business unit risk and regularly review project risks
  • Ensure the CCS reporting is formulated accurately and submitted on time
  • Ask the uncomfortable questions and tease out fact from fiction
  • Manage the close of completed projects to the best commercial advantage of the company
  • Regularly review business processes and promote evolution of better working practices
  • To ensure all projects are driven to provide the best value solutions and delivered on time and within budget
  • Promote continuous improvement with the commercial discipline of the business
  • Mentoring and providing career guidance to the commercial team in your allocated business area


  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying, Construction Economics, Construction Management, or related degree
  • 10+ years experience in a Commercial Role, ideally on M&E projects
  • Data Centre, Pharmaceutical, or Industrial experience is desirable but not essential
  • Experience leading commercial teams

Why Dornan? 

  • Dornan are a well-established company with a family feel and a down to earth team
  • Dornan offer a clear progression path , always seeking opportunities to promote from within
  • Dornan offer educational assistance and promote CPD
  • Dornan promote collaboration through various team building , social and charity events
  • Dornan are committed to employee wellbeing with our Employee Assistance Programme and an in house Health & Wellbeing advisor