Senior Project Manager - Energy Sector - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 60,000 - 75,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2301-32089

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Civil Engineer with 10+ years’ experience in project delivery across infrastructure programmes of significant size and complexity in the power and energy sector?

If you are looking for a role with great scope to develop your career, contact Karen now on +353-1-7978720 for an informal chat or send your CV to for review.

Senior Project Manager - Energy Sector - Dublin


Job Description

Our client is a multi-disciplined international engineering consultancy, currently undergoing rapid growth in Ireland.

We are currently recruiting a number of Senior Project Managers to deliver client side services in the energy sector. 

The successful candidate will be accountable for the delivery of major projects and programmes with a focus on the scope, budget, schedule and risk including for Uprate and Up voltage at 110kV and 220kV, new 220/400kV GIS and cable replacements and HVDC.

Technical proficiency, power system industry expertise along with the ability to adapt, innovate and meet changing demands.

Responsible for the day-to-day management of the diverse multi-disciplinary teams, teams motivation and leadership

Liaise with Clients, third-party Consultants, Contractors and other Stakeholders as appropriate. Co-ordinate, attend meetings and prepare records of these meetings

Contributes to the development of the overall approach for the programme, its major time frames and the definition of its major deliverables to address and meet the desired goals and outcomes

Ensures appropriate governance functions for the program in accordance with policies and practices

Directs the creation and maintenance of the required documentation

Develops and controls the budget, and manages expenditure within agreed spending plans

Ensures and balances the availability of the required skills and competencies across project teams within the programme

Acts as an advisor, and builds and maintains relationships across the wider stakeholder community

Leads the oversight of programme projects’ execution, their progress compared with the plan and the production of agreed deliverables

Lead a portfolio of projects, ensuring that appropriate project controls are in place within the team having regard to budgets, schedule, quality, risk and activity monitoring.

Deliver on a range of complex, large scale technical and commercial projects.

Monitors and coordinates dependencies across the projects in the program, and resolves conflicts

Have the capability to deliver programmes and projects of work in accordance with approved programme and project management methodologies such as PMI’s PMP, and CAPM and Axeos Prince 2 and MSP as appropriate


Minimum of 10+ years’ experience in project delivery across infrastructure programmes of significant size and complexity in the power and energy sector.

Relevant third level qualification in engineering or related discipline.

Chartered Engineer or Chartered Project Professional.

Qualification in project management such as PMP, PRINCE II will be advantageous

Extensive knowledge of project delivery.  

Strong knowledge of project and programme management methodologies and industry best practice

Good business acumen with financial perspective in the forefront

Strong technical experience in delivery of infrastructural and/or construction projects

Proven track record in dealing with complex issues, proactively and in a timely fashion and ability to achieve results within the set timeframe

Experience of developing and maintaining effective strategic partnerships with a wide range of key stakeholders and ability to influence the key decision makers.

Strong and demonstrable leadership and management skills including project management, procurement, contract management, financial and change management.

Excellent communication skills and ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team with excellent people management skills

Demonstrated leadership ability, proactive development, motivation and engagement of the team


Salary dependent on experience

Excellent benefits package

25 days holiday + bank holidays 

Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year

Company pension scheme

Group Disability Scheme

Share Incentive Scheme

Life Assurance

Cycle to Work Scheme

Health Screening

Employee Assistance Programme

Professional Memberships



Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Civil Engineer interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Karen by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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