Developing the evidence base upon which important energy policy decisions are based, informs & supports energy research priorities, supports market development within the energy sector and contributes to wider public information on sustainable energy.

Current roles

The role of the Energy Statistics team in the Data & Insights department is the collection, aggregation, analysis and impactful presentation of national energy data, focussing on past and present energy data. The Energy Statistics team works with, but is separate from the Energy Modelling team, whose mandate is to deliver future-looking energy projections. The Energy Statistics team works to develop and maintain comprehensive national and sectoral statistics for energy production, transformation and end-use. The team use this data to satisfy regular international reporting obligations, publish national energy reports and data-releases, and respond to queries from key-stakeholders, including government departments, academic researchers, journalists, and the public.


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

Duration of contract: 5 years
Closing Date: Midnight on Monday 20th February 2023

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We have an exciting opportunity in the Research and Technology Department

The SEAI Research & Technology Department are focused on developing solutions to the challenge of decarbonising Ireland’s energy system. It includes programmes across national and international research, offshore energy and hydrogen, wind and electricity, bioenergy and heat. The Research & Technology Department develops the evidence base upon which important energy policy decisions are based, informs & supports energy research priorities, supports market development within the energy sector and contributes to wider public information on sustainable energy. 

The Research and Technology Department’s international energy research programme 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.

 

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

Duration of contract: 5 years
Closing Date: Midnight on Monday 20th February 2023

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We have an exciting opportunity in the Behavioural Economics Unit, within the Data and Insights Department. The Behavioural Economics Unit’s overarching goal is to provide evidence from social, economic and behavioural research to inform Ireland’s clean energy transition and SEAI objectives. To use this evidence to maximise emission reduction. And to improve both individual and societal welfare in the process.

The Behavioural Economics Unit is part of the Data and Insights Department in SEAI. This team is responsible for informing and supporting evidence-based decision-making and the implementation of sustainable energy solutions. In particular, the Department is responsible for:

  • Providing targeted and timely evidence to inform policy formation, decision-making and implementation
  • Improving the availability and accessibility of data and information to inform the national debate
  • Working with other SEAI Departments and organisations to engage society on energy issues in the context of the wider sustainability agenda.


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

Duration of contract: 5 years
Closing Date: Midnight on Wednesday 22nd February 2023

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The Decarbonised Heat team are an enthusiastic and innovative team, with wide ranging stakeholders across the system, who are committed to the high-quality delivery of SEAI’s Decarbonised Heat programme areas, which include:

  • Developing evidence base to inform policy makers
  • Providing expert advise for market development
  • Supporting the Irish research community
  • Extensive stakeholder engagement, expert representation and public information

Ireland is making good progress towards reaching it renewable transport and electricity targets but has been falling short on renewable heat. This role provides a big opportunity to derive and coordinate solutions, directly informing policy makers.

SEAI is seeking an experienced, entrepreneurial type people, looking to be part of the solution and join a like-minded team.


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

Duration of contract: 5 years
Closing Date: Midnight on Wednesday 22nd February 2023

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We have an exciting opportunity in the Department of Data & Insights, Energy Policy & Programme Evaluation Unit. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting programme evaluation planning, carrying out quantitative and qualitative impact evaluations of SEAI’s grant programmes, and broadly support agile and reflective programme delivery across the organisation. The incumbent will work in the Energy Policy & Programme Evaluation Unit, reporting to the Head of the Unit, and will work closely with other teams such as Energy Statistics, Energy Modelling, Behavioural Economics, and the wide array of Programme delivery units.


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

Duration of contract: 5 years
Closing Date: Midnight on Friday 24th February 2023

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We have an exciting opportunity in the Research & Technology Department under the Decarbonised Heat Programme. The Research & Technology Department 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. This includes teams in the areas of Research & Innovation, Offshore Energy, Electricity & Wind, Decarbonised Heat, Bioenergy, and EU Energy Research. The successful candidate will report to the Programme Manager of the Decarbonisation Heat Team.


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

Duration of contract: 5 years
Closing Date: Midnight on Friday 24th February 2023

Click here to apply with your Cover Letter & CV

Remote/Blended Work Policy

SEAI is taking a progressive approach to working arrangements aligned with our mission and values.

Contact us

For any queries, please contact us at recruitment@seai.ie