Senior Scientist – Climate Action and Sustainability

Join a Senior Scientist role in Climate Action and Sustainability in County Cork. Contribute to impactful projects in a hybrid work environment.

Fehily Timoney & Company
Fehily Timoney & Company
County Cork, Ireland  UTC+00:00   Hybrid   Full Time   101-250   14 days ago

Fehily Timoney and Company (FT) is one of Ireland’s largest Irish owned consultants with centres of excellence in Environment Sciences, Climate Action, Sustainability, Resource Management, and Renewable Energy.

FT assists our clients with the preparation of Climate Action Plans, Climate/Sustainability related research and studies, Sustainability Strategies and Plans, Resource Management Plans, Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEA). FT is looking to recruit a Senior Scientist who will work as an integral and instrumental member of the Environmental Science team in either the Dublin, Cork or Carlow office, delivering impactful climate action and environmental projects for the public and private sector, aiding the expansion of the business and working closely with fellow professionals. This position offers exposure to a broad range of areas within the climate action, sustainability, and environmental spheres.

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant climate, sustainability or environmental discipline.
  • A minimum of 5-7 years post-graduate experience working in the areas of climate action, sustainability, or environmental assessment.
  • Chartered status in relevant discipline.
  • Excellent knowledge of climate and environmental policy and legislation.
  • Proven track record in project management, climate action planning, sustainability strategy and planning, EIA and SEA. Team and client management desirable.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Be flexible and a good team player.
  • Excellent report writing and technical reviewing skills.
  • Experience of engaging with external stakeholders, regulatory bodies and sub-contractors.
  • A full driver licence.


The Senior Scientist will, amongst other things, be responsible for:

  • Project management.
  • Coordination and technical delivery of EIA and SEA
  • Development of Climate Action/Sustainability Strategies and Plans
  • Carrying out Climate Action/Sustainability related research and studies.
  • Providing expert climate, sustainability and environmental advise and technical assistance.
  • Business development, marketing and tendering.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate including a competitive salary, shorter working Friday, medical benefit and professional body support. FT is an equal opportunities employer, our company culture champions diversity, inclusion and employee wellbeing through ongoing programs. FT encourages continuous professional development, creativity and flexibility. All CV’s are treated in the strictest confidence. Please submit your application by e-mail to


  • Additional leave
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee assistance program
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance
  • Sick pay
  • Wellness program
  • Work from home

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Pouladuff Road, CO. Cork

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About the role

May 30, 2024

Full Time


Nov 28, 2024


County Cork, Ireland

5-7 years


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