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Current roles

Programme Manager - Research Development Demonstration

The Research, Development & Demonstration (RD&D) Unit is part of the SEAI Research & Technology Department. The SEAI Research & Technology Department includes teams in the areas of Research & Innovation, Offshore Energy, Electricity & Wind, Heat & Bioenergy, Nearly Zero Energy Buildings & High Performance Retrofit and Standards Development.

The team is composed primarily of analytical and technical experts from engineering, science or similar technical backgrounds who are focused on developing solutions to the challenge of decarbonising Ireland’s energy system. The Department plays a significant role representing Ireland abroad at the European Commission, International Energy Agency and in relation to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

5 Year Contract

Location: Dublin

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Wednesday 27 January 2021.

SEAI invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for this role. Full details of the role are set out in this booklet.

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Programme Executive - Energy Modelling x 2 roles

The Data and Insights team at SEAI is responsible for informing evidence-based policy and decision-making and the implementation of sustainable energy solutions through the provision of policy-relevant research & guidance, robust evidence and energy modelling and statistics.

SEAI will be appointing two separate Programme Executive - Energy Modelling experts.

Both Programme Executives will join an analytical and technically expert team within SEAI who are focussed on understanding energy systems and providing evidence-based solutions to inform decision-making. These roles are responsible for providing detailed technical analysis to support the work of the energy modelling team and the wider Data and Insights team in their role to provide expert analytical advice to policy makers in the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications (DECC). Focus of the team is on modelling potential solutions and pathways for decarbonisation of heat, electricity and transport in Ireland.

5 Year Contract

Location: Cork or Dublin

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Monday 1 February 2021.

SEAI invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for this role. Full details of the role are set out in this booklet.

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Operations and Research Finance Manager

As Operations and Research Finance Manager you will manage all financial and governance aspects of the Research Programmes, as both funding agency and funding recipient, managing a team of three. This will include ensuring funds are disbursed in line with strong governance and financial controls. The role will work with the Operational teams and provide financial and governance oversight to the EPBD (Energy performance of buildings directive) and Community programmes. The role will also manage the budget and operational aspects of the main SEAI office at 3 Park Place, Dublin 2

Full details of the key responsibilities, key knowledge and skills, experience and personal qualities required are set in the attached candidate information booklet.

5 Year Contract

Location: Dublin

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Monday 1 February 2021.

SEAI invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for this role. Full details of the role are set out in this booklet.

Download the candidate booklet