Environmental Project Manager

Limerick, Dublin, Sligo, Mayo, Galway
Industry Sector:
Environmental Jobs, Green Jobs, Environment Jobs, Environmental Science Jobs
Job Category:
Management, Operations Management, Project Management, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Environmental Engineering, Environmental Scientist, Environmental Consultant
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
£60,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Excellent package and remuneration
Start Date:
ASAP/ Stardard
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:

Gaia Talent is currently seeking an EIAR Project Manager to join our client’s team within their Environment and Planning Division. They provide the opportunity to avail of Hybrid working in one of the five offices located in Galway, Dublin, Limerick, Castlebar, or Sligo.

The position of Project Manager (Environment & Planning) within this renowned consultancy requires a minimum Level 8 Hons. Degree (with a desirable Level 9 Masters Degree qualification) in Science or Engineering (or equivalent qualification appropriate to the tasks assigned) and be on the pathway to working towards Chartership with an Environmental professional body.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Lead the EIA process for the project, including the delivery of the EIAR/PECR and all other environmental deliverables 
  • Provide environmental expertise to the delivery of projects within the Environment & Planning business unit to ensure compliance with planning and environmental issues
  • Keep on top of changes in planning/environmental legislation, policy decisions, and updates to local authority plans
  • Liaising with project teams, clients, sub-consultants, stakeholders, and the public as required
  • Undertake project planning, programming, resource allocation (in consultation with the relevant Operations Director), and management of those resources
  • Compliance with all legal requirements including items such as project-related Health and Safety obligations - The Project Manager is also responsible for ensuring that appropriate Risk Assessments are undertaken before team members visit the site (in consultation with the relevant divisional lead e.g. Lead Ecologist or Senior Hydrogeologist)
  • Cash flow management based on project deliverables and projected (accurate and reliable) invoicing dates in respect of those deliverables and issuing of invoices
  • Communication with the Client and internally with your own Operations Director / Operations Manager and EIA delivery team
The key project-related duties are:
  • Ensure work complies with the relevant Quality Management system for all aspects of the project i.e. QMS/EMS/OHSAS
  • Ensure that any new project has a well-defined brief, a detailed pricing schedule, and Client acceptance of the T&Cs (normally a signed contract or fee agreement)
  • To establish an agreed project program with the Client
  • Ensure that all team members (including other divisions) and sub-consultants know what part they play in the project and within what budget they must work (including hours and expenses)
  • To establish how the project can be delivered in line with the Environment & Planning team’s financial objectives
  • Ensure that the company procedures for dealing with sub-consultants are adhered to
  • Ensure that all designs are prepared by personnel competent to do so and that all designs are independently checked before they are issued to the Client
  • Ensure the delivers robust and quality submissions as per Client requirements
  • Ensure that all project scope changes are recorded as soon as they happen and that a Client is forewarned that such changes will result in increased costs and/or program
Candidate requirements:
  • Hons Degree (Lvl 8 FETAC) in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering or equivalent
  • Post Graduate (Lvl 9 FETAC) qualification in a relevant discipline, (e.g. Environmental Science, Engineering, Planning Law) is desirable but not essential
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in leading the preparation of EIAR large-scale projects essential
  • Experience in leading and managing multidisciplinary teams on EIA projects is essential;
  • Understanding the EIA process and Irish planning policy and legislation concerning EIA is essential
  • Experience in renewable projects and/or SID projects is desirable
  • Experience and background in an environmental discipline relating to EIA (e.g. noise, air quality, etc) are desirable
  • Membership in an environmental professional organization and working towards chartership is desirable
  • Provide support to Senior Project Managers within as and when required
  • To mentor more junior members within the Environment & Planning team
Other Skills Required of a Project Manager within Environment & Planning:
  • Excellent written and verbal (English) communication and interpersonal communication skills
  • Highly organized and motivated
  • Commitment to technical excellence
What the client offers:
  • Attractive remuneration package (from €60,000 onwards DOE)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid arrangements
  • Company pension plan
  • Tax saver scheme
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Career pathway program
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Family friend policies
  • Continuously career development
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Support for Professional Association Membership
To apply, please submit your CV directly to GreenJobs or by email to isadora@gaiatalent.com

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