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Programme Executive – Community Energy

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified engineering, environmental or scientific professional to join an exciting and innovative government body on an 15 month contract.

The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic and innovative team who are committed to the high-quality delivery of the Energy Communities Programme.

Key Responsibilities of the role of Project Executive - 

  • Support the Programme Manager in the development of the National SEC Network.
  • Provide support and guidance to communities in their LEARN-PLAN-DO journey.
  • Support the delivery of national energy policy actions including the Climate Action Plan.
  • Directly engage with Sustainable Energy Communities and represent the organisation at events, meetings, and workshops.
  • Support the development and delivery of targeted community energy grant supports.
  • Collaborate across the community energy and retrofit teams in the delivery of grants for communities.
  • Support SECs in the development of their Energy Master Plans and manage the associated process
  • Continue development of the energy master plan process and applicable data sets
  • Support the deployment of community energy grants and support SECs to implement the outcomes of the energy master plans.
  • Develop and maintain strong business relationships and work collaboratively with a range of internal and external stakeholders including service providers.
  • Partner across the organisation and with Service Providers to ensure continuous improvement of delivery process.
  • Support and input into the development of SEC marketing and communications plan to drive overall Programme reach and uptake.
  • Develop, review and maintain standard documents and communications.
  • Partnership with other teams to ensure effective leverage of SEC Programme across organisation.
  • Conduct ongoing organisational tasks including website updates, handling Programme inquiries and general programme administration.
  • To undertake any other duties /projects as may be assigned.
  • To ensure that activity peaks within the Department are addressed in a proactive manner, it is expected that the candidate appointed to this role will need to be flexible in terms of working hours during these periods.

Essential requirements:

  • Minimum of Level 7 Qualification on the National Framework Qualifications (NFQ) in environment, engineering, science, or other relevant discipline or demonstrated relevant work experience.
  • Minimum four years’ experience of working in this or a related area.
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences.
  • Good understanding of European and national energy policy.
  • Good understanding of community engagement and policies
  • Good understanding of all supports available across SEAI relevant to the diverse community network.
  • Strong project management and organisation skills and knowledge of business process management.
  • Well-developed IT skills (Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to deadlines/milestones.
  • A capacity to foster a positive working relationship with colleagues and external stakeholders; to work in multi-disciplinary teams and to network effectively.
  • Flexible approach to problem solving and decision making to ensure the best solution is achieved focusing on the need for greater efficiency and effective delivery.
  • Ability to ensure that decisions are strategically aligned with the Programme.
  • Strong proactive approach to achieving results, including managing scope, time, risk assessment, cost and quality.
  • Good understanding of building retrofit opportunities (fabric, renewables etc)
  • Experience of managing project finance or budgets

If you meet the requirements, please send your CV to Ellen via the enclosed link.

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