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Senior Environmental Project Manager

  • Salary

    €60,000 to €70,000 DOE
  • Education level

    Bachelor's degree

Title: Senior Environmental Project Manager
Location: Newbridge, Co. Kildare, Ireland with hybrid arrangements (2 days in the office/3 days from home)
Job Type: Full-Time & Permanent
Please note: This position is a hybrid inside Ireland. Applicants MUST be based in Ireland and possess previous working experience in the Irish Environmental/Planning Sector to be considered

Are you ready for a rewarding career with a market leader in Renewable Energy? We are seeking a talented Senior Project Manager to lead and project manage the delivery of Planning Applications and Environmental Impact Assessment Reports/Appropriate Assessments for a renowned semi-estate company in Ireland and lead their Renewable Energy infrastructure projects.

Key responsibilities:
Project Leadership: Lead and project manage planning applications and associated EIA/AA processes for Renewable Energy projects from site selection to consenting decision.
Document Delivery: Lead the delivery of Planning Application documentation, including EIAR chapters, AA/NIS, and associated appendices. Manage the legal review process and decision-making on proposed changes.
Environmental Expertise: Provide environmental, planning, and project management expertise. Keep abreast of planning/environmental outcomes, legislative changes, and policy decisions.
Stakeholder Engagement: Implement protocols for effective engagement with key stakeholders. Develop project plans for communications and consultation with local communities and relevant stakeholders.
Procurement Support: Prepare/check scopes for third-party services, participate in procurement processes, and ensure compliance with company procurement guidelines.
Health & Safety Compliance: Ensure all works comply with Health & Safety and Environmental policies, as well as relevant EU and National policies and statutory requirements.
Performance Management: Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure the delivery of team objectives.

Qualifications and Experience:
Hons Degree (Lvl 8 FETAC) in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or equivalent.
4 – 7 years of experience in project managing/planning applications and preparing EIAR/AA for large-scale infrastructure projects in an Irish context.
Significant experience in leading/inputting to project planning applications, Environmental Impact Assessments, or other consenting processes.
Technical expertise in infrastructure planning processes, environmental assessment, and in-depth knowledge of relevant legislation and policy.
Project management across projects with differing priorities, risk profiles, and timelines.
Specific expertise in delivering EIS/EIAR/AA/NIS documentation for large-scale development projects;

It’s desirable, but not essential:
Post Graduate (Lvl 9 FETAC) qualification in a relevant discipline.
Emphasis on Power Generation (Renewable) and related infrastructure, or SID projects is desirable.

What is on offer:
Competitive salaries: Receive an industry-leading remuneration package reflecting your skills and experience (€60,000 to €70,000 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:
Ready for an exciting career with us? Apply now through Gaia Talent’s website or send your CV to [email protected]. Be part of our mission for a sustainable future!