Operations Manager

Full Time, Permanent

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and professional Operations Manager ideally with Building Services experience to join our Team to work on a range of exciting projects.

Lawler Consulting is a successful multi-disciplinary engineering business. We are HQ’d in Kilkenny, with offices in Dublin and London, and a client base that stretches across Ireland, the UK, Europe, and the Middle East.

Our CIBSE award-winning practice has successfully completed in excess of 4,500 commissions, which has cultivated a wealth of in-house experience that is demonstrated through numerous projects. We place a great emphasis on our staff, learning and development, and progression. As we enter an accelerated growth phase across a number of business sectors we are seeking professional & enthusiastic Engineers to meet the demand for our services.


Operations Manager



The Role:

  • To direct all contracts and operations with a hands-on approach to the day-to-day activities of each division.
  • To develop and implement strategic plans for contracts and the division, ensuring that all goals are either achieved or bettered with an emphasis on service delivery.
  • Working with the engineering teams/ Team leads to ensure effective cash flow management.
  • Producing accurate management reports on time
  • To chair and direct regular meetings with staff to discuss progress as well as provide the directors with reports and liaise with other Senior Managers within the Group with regard to operating policy and opportunities for work.
  • Report back to directors on ongoing issues keeping them informed of any potential problems that could affect the business.
  • Lead projects from inception to completion, managing budgets, attending design team meetings, onsite inspections, and liaising with project teams.



Required Education, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Holder of a Third Level Diploma/Degree ideally in Mechanical or Building Services Engineering
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ management experience in building services environment
  • Experience in client, project team & contractor interaction
  • Experience with IES, LEED, and BREEAM projects would also be an advantage
  • Proficient in Irish Building Regulations, CIBSE Design Guides, British Standards, and Health & Safety Regulations
  • Experience with effective teamwork, communication, collaboration, and adoption to achieve desired outcomes and achieve the goals of a company.



What We’re Looking For:

  • Good communicator with the ability to work well with others in a multifunctional project team
  • Must be high-energy, detail-oriented, proactive, and able to function under pressure.
  • Someone to develop a strong understanding of the business, strategic direction, overall organizational goals, and client needs



Why Choose Lawler Consulting:

Lawler Benefits


  • Competitive salary and pension scheme
  • Remote working and bike to work scheme
  • Close working relationship with senior managers and directors
  • Direct exposure to clients
  • Private healthcare fully subsidised
  • Great work-life balance
  • Professional subscription fees paid monthly
  • A company that supports your personal and professional development (through internal and external CPD)
  • Support to Chartership
  • Fast-moving and challenging role
  • Great culture and company social club


Visit our Lawler Careers page for more reasons why Lawler Group in Kilkenny should be your next move. 





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