Programme Executive - Business & Industry Programme

Location Dublin City Centre, Dublin
Job type Contract
Salary Up to €43000 per annum + 29 days annual leave & Public Holidays
Published 6 months ago
Contact Sinead Healy
Job ref DWSH1105_1589176958

Job description

Job Title: Programme Executive - Business & Industry Programme

Grafton Recruitment currently has a vacancy for a programme executive in Dublin 2. The role is a 1 year fixed-term contract.

The Role: The role of the Programme Executive - Business and Industry Programme will be to assist the roll out of a programme of support specifically targeted at small and medium enterprises, but relevant to all business sectors, to leverage the opportunity presented by energy efficiency for this sector.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the delivery and development of modules and software as part of the SEAI Energy Academy.
  • Contribute to the delivery of a range of incentive and support schemes targeted at various business sectors
  • Undertake detailed analysis on all aspects of programme support and outcomes.
  • Evaluate impact of support measures to improve effectiveness and value for money
  • Provide input to the development of energy management training courses building on experience and output from supported projects
  • Develop, liaise with and maintain strong working relationships with all stakeholders, representative associations and key allies for the benefit of the scheme and organisation
  • Support the development and roll out of an effective communication and engagement strategy for businesses
  • Participate in strategic programme development within the team and within the company
  • Attend business focused events on behalf of programme and the company where relevant
  • Any other duties as assigned from time to time

Key Knowledge and Skills

  • A capacity to foster a positive working relationship with colleagues and external stakeholders; to work in multi-disciplinary teams and to network effectively.
  • Excellent communication, written and oral presentations, and a track record of delivering high quality, accessible technical documentation technical documentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Commercially focused with an understanding of the challenges facing Irish business
  • Strong proactive approach to achieving results
  • Strong project management and organisational skills
  • Flexible approach to problem solving and decision making to ensure the best solution is achieved focusing on the need for greater efficiency and effective delivery
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to deadlines
  • Well-developed IT skills
  • A good understanding/knowledge of relevant energy/climate policy and developments related to business.

Essential Requirements

  • Degree level (or greater) or equivalent professional qualification in business, social sciences or in a relevant technical discipline such as engineering or science
  • Minimum 5 years' experience of working in this or a related sector (can include post-graduate studies)
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including report writing, presenting, public speaking
  • Strong project management and organisation skills and knowledge of business process development experience.

Desirable Qualities

  • Previous experience in the delivery online communication or education to varied audiences.
  • Knowledge or experience of climate policy or energy management in industry, buildings or another relevant sector.
  • A strong understanding of the challenges facing Irish businesses
  • Ability to engage effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience or understanding of public sector/politics would be an advantage

In Return:

  • Hours of work: 37 Hours per week Monday to Friday
  • Excellent Salary on Offer €43,046
  • 29 Days Annual Leave
  • An opportunity to work with a progressive and innovative company.

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