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Project Support Manager


  • Salary

    Excellent package and remuneration
  • Education level

    Bachelor's degree

Are you a Project Manager people driven who is looking for a new exciting challenge being involved in international projects? This is definitely the right position for you!

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of Ireland’s top Environmental Consultancies that has recently become part of a huge global Consultancy (RSK) that brings a whole other level of possibilities for new employees, offering exceptional career development and training. It is a multifaceted and challenging role with great opportunity for growth and development working in one of the most dynamic and fastest growing market sectors.

The ideal candidate will be based or willing to relocate to County Clare/surrounding areas in Ireland with flexible options available.

About the role:

Ensuring all projects are fully and efficiently resourced and that ecology project teams receive an excellent standard of support. Lead and line managing & developing a team of project coordinators who play a vital role in supporting ecologists. Forecast planning resources for current and future projects. Contributing to the continuous improvement in the project processes. Overseeing the organization and management of ecological survey work, for our ecologists and subcontractors. Enhance the operational procedure, systems and principles in the areas of information flow and management, business processes, enhanced management reporting and look for opportunities to expand systems. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company’s policies and applicable laws. This is a full time permanent position. The ideal candidate will be based or willing to relocate to County Clare/surrounding areas in Ireland with flexible options available.

What we expect from you: 

  • Recruit, select, assign, schedule, coach, counsel and generally manage employees; 
  • Communicate job expectations, planning, monitoring, appraising via KPIs and reviewing job contributions; 
  • Plan and review compensation actions; 
  • Contribute operations information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; 
  • Prepare and complete action plans;
  • Implement production, productivity, quality and customer-service standards; 
  • Resolve problems, complete audits, identify trends; 
  • Forecast requirements, prepare an annual budget, schedule expenditures; 
  • Analyze variances, initiating corrective actions; 
  • Develop, implement and evaluate policies and procedures; 
  • Actively look to improve systems and processes; 
  • Analyze process workflow, employee and space requirements and equipment layout – implement changes if necessary; 
  • Maintain safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following and enforcing standards and procedures; 
  • Complying with legal regulations; 
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining professional networks, participating in professional organizations; 
  • Manage staff levels, wages, hours and contract staff; 
  • Responsible for oversight on all aspects of vehicle and equipment maintenance and/or purchase/rentals;
  • Maintain compliance with OWTA and the other pertinent legislation around working;
  • Run a safe, injury/accident free workplace and ensure company H/S statement and RAMS are always up to date;
  • Responsible for all aspects of vehicle and heavy equipment rentals; 
  • Track vendor pricing, rebates and services levels; 
  • Review and approve all operational invoices, submit for payment and track/chase all payments; 
  • Communicate customer issues with operations team and devise ways of improving the customer experience, including resolving problems and complaints; 
  • Work closely with Operations Director to set and/or implement policies, procedures and systems and to follow through with implementation; 
  • Ensure that the company Staff Manual is kept up to date;
  • Organize and promote staff team building/internal mentoring. 

Desired knowledge and skills:

The Project Support Manager is expected to be able to demonstrate clear communication at all levels and professional & managerial abilities. They will be committed to the success and future growth of the company and should aspire to develop the role of Project Support Manager alongside their personal professional development. This role will suit a proactive individual with an innovative attitude and creative mind. It is essential that the individual in a post is able to operate with a high level of integrity and confidentiality.

  • Good oral and written skills including the ability to communicate effectively with all staff, clients and external bodies;
  • Good practical skills;
  • Good time and people management skills;
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills;
  • Good business development outlook and market sector awareness;
  • Good project financial analysis and control capabilities, including working capital issues.

What we offer to you: 

  • Excellent & competitive financial compensation and benefits; 
  • Health insurance;
  • Pension scheme;
  • 24/7 online GP access;
  • Gym Discounts;
  • Opportunity to continuously improve and grow your career;
  • You will have the opportunity to work at a high level of learning, in a great modern office environment with a super team of people.

Think you are a good fit? Apply now! The Gaia team will review your application & get in touch as soon as possible. Looking forward to chatting with you!