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Project Scheduler & Assistant Ecologist

  • Salary

    from €30,000 onwards DOE
  • Education level

    Bachelor's degree

Title: Project Scheduler & Assistant Ecologist
Location: Office based in Ennis, County Clare, Ireland
Job type: Full-time & permanent
Please note: Applicants MUST be based in Ireland, within a commutable distance of Ennis, Co. Clare, and possess a minimum of six months of working experience (seasonal, freelance, or volunteer at least) in the Irish Ecological sector to be considered.

Join a well-established Environmental/Ecological consultancy in Ireland, proud to be part of the RSK Group. Renowned for extensive staff training, exposure to meaningful projects, and a commitment to employee involvement, this is your chance to be part of one of the largest consultancies in Ireland and globally!

Job overview:
As the Project Scheduler, you will play a crucial role in creating, updating, and coordinating project and employee schedules. Working closely with team leaders, you’ll contribute to building, evaluating, and optimizing project schedules in a cross-functional team environment. If you are a highly motivated individual with exceptional organization, technical, and communication skills, this role offers the opportunity to work with professionals and deliver superior service.

Key responsibilities:
Project kick-off coordination and leadership.
Scheduling all ecology employees and consulting with project managers to set up tasks and subtasks.
Developing, implementing, and maintaining an effective scheduling management system.
Coordinating project timelines and updating the Jira system where appropriate.
Monitoring project timelines, identifying potential delays, and facilitating timely intervention.
Accommodating updates and changes to project schedules, recommending actions to ensure on-time completion.
Documenting project scheduling processes and maintaining records.
Participation in regular Operations team meetings and monthly review of the Subcontractor schedule.
Forecasting staffing requirements and ensuring consistent methodology in project scheduling.
Undertaking a broad range of breeding and wintering bird surveys, including species-specific surveys and general surveys.
Use of data tablets and survey forms in the field to produce high-quality field notes and mapping of data.
Reviewing data and mapping produced within the Ecology Team, and assisting in non-ornithological surveying as required.
Drafting baseline ecological reports, ensuring well-written text and data presentation.
Collating and storing ecological data to specified guidelines and promoting RSK SHEQ expectations.

Minimum of six months of previous experience in administrative/scheduling/customer service activities.
Minimum of six months of previous experience undertaking Ecological surveys in Ireland (internship, volunteer, or seasonal work is welcomed).
Academic background in Ecology, Environmental Science, or a similar field.
Based in or close to Ennis, Co. Clare in Ireland, or able to commute on weekdays.
Excellent communication skills in English.
Excellent time management skills.
Excellent Microsoft Office skills.
Fully allowed to work in Ireland on a full-time basis.

What is on offer:
Competitive salaries: Receive an industry-leading remuneration package reflecting your skills and experience (from €30,000 DOE).
Excellent benefits package: Flexible working hours, hybrid/remote settings, company pension scheme, tax saver scheme, generous annual leave allowance, career pathway program, family-friendly working policies, continuous career development, professional memberships paid.
Well-being focus: We value your well-being and offer an Employee Assistance Programme to support your health and wellness.
Alternative transportation: Support the Bike to Work Scheme, encouraging sustainable and alternative transportation options.
Anything else you may see as essential for your work-life balance or career will be happily discussed.

How to apply:
If you are ready for this exciting opportunity, apply directly through Gaia Talent’s website or forward your CV to [email protected]. Join us and be part of a company committed to making a positive impact on the environment!