Senior Environmental Project Manager

Industry Sector:
Renewable Energy jobs, Environmental Jobs, Green Jobs, Environment Jobs, Environmental Management Jobs, Environmental Science Jobs
Job Category:
Management, Operations Management, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Environmental Engineering, Environmental Scientist, Environmental Consultant
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
£70,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Excellent package and remuneration
Start Date:
ASAP/ Stardard
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:

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 (from €70,000 DOE). 
  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid settings
  • Company pension scheme
  • Tax saver scheme
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Career pathway program
  • Family-friendly working policies
  • Continuous career development
  • Professional memberships are paid. 
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Anything else you may see as essential for your work-life balance or career will be happily discussed. 

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