Site Manager - Ireland Solar-FTC 2 Years

Lead as Site Manager in Dublin, Ireland Solar project. Full-time, fixed-term role with hybrid work. Join ENGIE to manage utility scale solar PV projects across Ireland.

Dublin, Ireland  UTC+00:00   Hybrid   Full Time   10000+   24 days ago


Company Overview


Courbevoie, France


Business Model


Electricity generation and distribution, natural gas, renewable energy, and energy transition services.

Energy production, trading and sales, renewable energy projects.

Locations & Geography

Operates in over 70 countries worldwide, including significant presence in Europe, North America, Latin America, and parts of Asia and Africa.

Company Culture

Committed to energy transition, aiming for zero-carbon as a service to its clients.

Supportive of innovation and sustainability, encouraging a progressive approach towards energy solutions.

Offers diverse training programs and opportunities for career advancement within the energy sector.

Activities & Projects

Expansion in renewable energies, such as solar and wind power projects, and significant investments in green hydrogen and energy storage solutions.

Development of advanced energy storage technologies and smart energy management systems.

Engagement in extensive decarbonization projects, aiming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions significantly by 2045.

Career Opportunities

Roles in project management, renewable energy development, and various engineering and technical positions.

Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.

Contact Information

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Careers at ENGIE

ENGIE is a global leader in low-carbon energy supply and services. We have been active in the UK energy market for over 20 years, and our investments in energy infrastructure are focused on energy storage and renewable energy (solar, wind, biogas), while supplying energy to organizations of all sizes.

Our project is to build six utility scale ground mounted solar PV projects across the centre of Ireland. The projects are located in Kilkenny, Limerick, Galway and Offaly. They are currently under development with secured grid connection and planning and were successful in securing support through the Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS3). In addition to these six sites ENGIE have a pipeline of development projects in Ireland.

About the role

ENGIE are recruiting for a Site Manager based in Ireland - Site oriented. This is a Fixed Term Contract role, working full time Monday to Friday. On offer is a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package.

Key Responsibilities

  • ENGIE’s representative on site, coordinating all site activities, sub-contractors and other key stakeholders (DNO, Owner’s Engineer, Landowner, Local Council, etc.),
  • Develop, control and manage the project schedule and ensuring all assigned projects and tasks are completed to their scope, on time and budget
  • Manage the relationship with the EPC contractor and with other key stakeholders (DNO, Owner’s Engineer, Landowner, Local Council, Optimiser).
  • Closely work together with EPC site manager, ENGIE site staff and Owners Engineer staff and the Project Director to track construction progress, quality of execution, conduct site visits, and prepare progress reports.
  • Coordinate construction site activities and technical staff by interacting with the various counterparties and verifying and monitoring compliance with construction regulations and in full compliance with technical, environmental and safety regulations;
  • Perform risk assessments and proactively solve any technical or commercial issues identified.
  • Collaborate with the Project Director to monitor risks and opportunities relating to site activities, propose and quantify mitigation measures and support the Project Director in preparing cost estimates where needed;
  • Be the first interface on safety issues, ensuring that companies and sub-contractors are compliant with HSE rules imposed by Law and ENGIE requirements, and constantly communicate with the HSE supervisor

Key Requirements

  • Significant experience in project management of electricity related construction projects
  • Experience in UK/Ireland for onshore wind and Solar PV projects is an advantage
  • Experience of managing EPC contractors under a single, turnkey responsibility framework
  • Experience of working with key external stakeholders such as ESB and Eirgrid
  • Project management certification (e.g., PMP, Prince II, MBA) is an advantage
  • Degree in Engineering. Alternatively, equivalent education (technical institute) provided it is accompanied by proven experience of several years in the role.
  • Understanding of EPC, FIDIC (or equivalent) structures
  • Basic technical knowledge of PV Solar technology and corresponding equipment, and ideally operational maintenance requirements;
  • Construction site experience carried out in the renewable energy sector

What benefits we offer?

Hybrid Working
We understand the importance of work-life balance and recognise that everyone is striving to find the perfect one between work and home life. That's why we offer a hybrid working model that combines the convenience of remote work with the benefits of collaborating in a professional office environment. You'll have the flexibility to work from home part of the time, allowing you to optimise your productivity while enjoying a comfortable work setup.

Bonus Programme
We reward your hard work and dedication with a competitive bonus programme that recognises and values your contributions. Your efforts are appreciated and directly reflected in your financial rewards.

Enhanced Family Friendly Benefits
When the big moments happen, we look after you by offering enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave.

Life Assurance
We prioritise your peace of mind by offering life assurance coverage. You can feel confident knowing that your loved ones will be protected in the event of the unexpected.

Income Protection
Your financial security matters to us. Our income protection benefits ensure that you have a safety net in place, providing a valuable source of income if you're unable to work due to illness or injury.

Employer Pension Contribution
We invest in your future by contributing to your pension plan. You can enjoy the confidence and peace of mind that comes with knowing that you're building a solid foundation for your retirement.

Healthcare Cash Plan
Your well-being matters to us, which is why we provide a healthcare cash plan. You'll have access to a range of healthcare benefits, including reimbursement for medical expenses, dental and optical care, and more. Take care of yourself and your family's health without financial worries.

We offer a range of flexible benefits to employees alongside hundreds of retail and lifestyle discounts through myENGIE.

Diverse Employer
ENGIE’s purpose is to accelerate the transition towards a carbon-neutral economy, through reduced energy consumption and more environmentally friendly solutions, and we know that the most successful businesses are the most sustainable ones. Diversity, equity and inclusion is key to sustainability and success and our goal is to attract, engage and retain the best talent, bringing the best thinking to our business from inside and outside of our industry. Our ambition is to make sure everyone at ENGIE feels valued, respected and included. We know that diverse teams have more creativity, imagination, innovation and problem-solving capabilities, so we are committed to tackling inequalities and creating a diverse and inclusive business.

Equal Opportunities
We're an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. During the application process you will be asked to complete an equality questionnaire on a voluntary basis and any data we collect will be treated confidentially and used for evaluation purposes only. This helps us understand our audience so we can make sure we are doing everything we can to attract a diverse range of people and ensure our recruitment processes are fair and inclusive.

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About the role

May 02, 2024

Full Time


Oct 30, 2024


Dublin, Ireland

Skilled (>3 years <15 years)


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