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Project Officer


Dublin 13Dublin


Irish Bioenergy Association(IrBEA)

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Job Description:

To drive the implementation of its activities and projects, the Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) is recruiting a Project Officer.

Project Officer role in current active Projects in the Bioenergy Sector, with the potential for other duties to be assigned depending on the organisation’s workload and at the discretion of the CEO.

Bioenergy including Biomass, Biogas, Biofuels, Energy Crops, Wood Fuels, Hydrogen and Biochar / Carbon Products.

The Head Office is in Dublin 11. This role will be based part-time at the office and will involve remotely working and travel for the remaining time. Remote office work supported.

Fixed Term 2 Year Contract subject to completion of satisfactory 6-month probationary period. Potential for extension beyond the 2-year period.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

The daily implementation of the Three C project, work packages and tasks, including the facilitation of further spin off work as part of the project activity dissemination, communication, and exploitation/replication activities.

Monitoring the overall progress regarding milestones and deliverables within in the project.

Identification of any unanticipated risks and assisting with the preparation of the technical, interim and final reports.

Work with the CEO and Finance Manager to ensuring the timely submission of financial and technical reports.

Other IrBEA work activities and duties will be assigned to the individual depending on the organisation’s workload and at the discretion of the CEO.

Supporting IrBEA in looking for additional funding and partnering opportunities.

Assisting with the organising of IrBEA and project related events.

Liaising with both internal and external stakeholders, spanning all the bioenergy sectors.

Personal Specifications:

Experience in the management of funded (research) projects.

Third Level Honours qualification in a relevant field.

Documented and demonstrable experience within the renewable energy, climate change, carbon products or technology areas.

Excellent communication, interpersonal, writing and networking skills.

Written and spoken English proficiency.

Excellent IT technical knowledge.

Focused on outcomes with excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.

Ability to cope with tight deadlines and work effectively with a dynamic and diverse staff which work remotely.

Ability to network and build relationships with relevant stakeholders, partners and members.

Team spirited but with the ability to work independently and remotely.

Understanding of the role of a representative and membership organisation.

Commitment to the purpose of the Irish Bioenergy Association and to work within the values, policies, structures and procedures of the organisation.

To act consistently in a professional manner.

To undertake other duties as may be directed by the chief Executive of IrBEA.

Full Driving License and use of own car.

Additional Considerations for the role:

Experience: Experience of best practices in project management, techniques of projects planning, event planning and grant application experience is an advantage.

References: The successful candidate will undergo two reference checks before commencing employment with IrBEA. Details of these referee’s should be provided in the application but will only be contacted before commencement of employment.

Annual Leave: The Project Officer will be entitled to 21 days annual leave plus public holidays.

Travel: The role will involve reimbursable travel to other European countries on potentially 3 to 4 occasions per year to attend project meetings and conferences and as required within the country to attend various meeting and events in line with the demands of the role.


Fixed Term Contract

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