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Irish Lights Vacancy for an Engineering Design Manager

1st September 2022

Irish Lights has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Engineering Design Manager. This role will primarily be based in our Dun Laoghaire Office with periodic travel to some of the most stunning locations around the coast of Ireland.

THE ROLE
As Engineering Design, Consent and Compliance Manager you will report to the Coastal Operations and Property Manager. In this new, mid-senior role you will manage a programme of exciting projects. You will motivate and lead our Design and Support Team in the delivery of all design work to support work activities at our coastal stations. You will ensure that Irish Lights complies with relevant planning and environmental obligations and you will be the ‘Delegated Decision Maker’ for Irish Lights with respect to Appropriate Assessment determinations.

THE REQUIREMENTS
You must have an engineering honours degree (level 8 in the NFQ) or equivalent professional qualification with at least 7 years’ experience in relevant engineering design. You will need to demonstrate your experience in project design, preparation of specifications and costings. Similarly, you will need a good knowledge of planning and environmental consenting. A knowledge of habitats and heritage designations and their management would be highly advantageous.

You will need a strong track record of team building, planning and leadership along with excellent communication and people skills. You will also need strong ICT, report writing and record keeping skills, with the ability to prioritise work and work to deadlines.

THE BENEFITS
Details of the salary range and the other benefits including blended working arrangements are detailed in the Candidate Briefing Pack. The pack also gives further information on the role, the requirements and Irish Lights.

HOW TO APPLY
The closing date for applications is close of business on Friday, 26 September 2022. Please apply by sending a CV and cover letter to Gemma Gregan at [email protected] Please view Irish Lights Job Applicant Privacy Notice on the Vacancies page.

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