Project Director

Discipline: Project Management, Internal
Vacancy Type Permanent-Full Time
Contact name: Jennifer Ahern

Job ref: 002864

Dornan have secured multiple significant projects in the Data Centre and Pharmaceutical space. We are now inviting applications from Project Directors, with a proven track record in construction to lead and drive these projects.


Dornan are a leading Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation contractor with projects in Ireland, Europe and the UK. Dornan are involved in projects across many sectors such as Pharmaceutical, Power, Waste to Energy, Commercial, Data Centre and Petrochemical.


Roles and responsibilities:


  • Full responsibility for the project from preconstruction to construction, commissioning and close out
  • Develop project plans, scope summaries, business plans & cost control systems
  • Liaise with client and design teams on procurement and engineering issues
  • Development in detail, Project measure prior to commencement of Construction in line with the agreed project programme
  • Manage your site team:

o   Effective day to day running of site activities.

o   Delivery of the project within the given constraints of time, cost and quality.

o   Monthly team meetings to discuss project progress against milestones

  • Ensure compliance with programme, materials deliveries, engineering, quality, safety and contractual requirements
  • Ensure effective cost control of the project
  • Create and execute project work plans in line with the work breakdown structures and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs
  • Relationship with the client and stakeholders to be maintained and managed
  • Audit and prepare on-site quality & safety plans, monitor & maintain site QEHS requirements
  • Ensure successful project handover to the client, including system demonstrations and issue of O&M manuals
  • Complete project close out reports



  • Degree or trade qualified in Mechanical, Electrical or Building Services Engineering
  • Project Management qualification would be of benefit, but is not essential




  • Proven experience in a similar role, and capable of delivering exceptional projects in either data centre or pharma projects
  • Client focussed professional with the ability to oversee multiple projects
  • Excellent knowledge of Mechanical or Electrical system design and installation
  • Ability to lead, motivate and develop a team


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