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Senior Project Manager Vessel Replacement Project: 7-Year Fixed Term Contract

15th May 2023

In delivering our services, Irish Lights relies on the capability of its dedicated buoy tender vessel, the ILV Granuaile. Now entering its third decade of service life, the current Granuaile has delivered excellent value for money and will continue to operate successfully in the short term. In parallel, Irish Lights has initiated a project, to plan and deliver a replacement vessel by 2029.

To support the effective project management and delivery of this project, Irish Lights is seeking to appoint a Senior Project Manager on a fixed-term contract for the Vessel Replacement Project.

Reporting to the Director of eNavigation and Maritime Services (Project Director), this senior role offers the opportunity to be at the heart of a large capital project, which is being delivered via the Public Sector Spending Code.

The role will be responsible for the day-to-day management, co-ordination and delivery of the Vessel Replacement Project within budget, timeline and scope. Under the general direction of the Project Director, duties of the role include:

  • Project Leadership
  • Defining, Developing and Embedded Project Management Standards
  • Planning and Monitoring
  • Reporting and Controls
  • RAID Management
  • Project Documentation
  • Quality Management

The successful candidate will have a background in capital project delivery, together with knowledge of relevant procurement processes. Previous maritime experience is desirable, although not essential.

The role will be both rewarding and challenging and will require a flexible approach to work, including some travel.

For more information on the role and requirements and how to apply, please view the Candidate Briefing Pack. The closing date for receipt of applications is 18 June 2023.

The Commissioners of Irish Lights is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity in the workplace.

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