We are looking for a change maker to create transformative change in the attitude of SME to renovating their properties.
WHO IS THE IRISH GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL?
The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) was established in 2011 as an independent, non-profit membership organization to provide leadership in transforming to a sustainable built environment. Affiliated with 80 national Green Building Councils forming the World Green Building Council, it stands as the largest organization influencing sustainable construction worldwide.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
Your principal role will be as a change making project officer, responsible for coordinating, managing, researching, implementing, and reporting on a SEAI R&D-funded stakeholder project focused on driving renovation in the commercial SME sector, including managing external project partners. Additionally, you will contribute to other work within IGBC.
Ideally, you will have experience managing funded projects involving different stakeholders, and are possibly from a research, property-related, construction, or engineering background. Excellent English communication skills, both oral and written, as well as strong interpersonal skills, are essential. The role involves stakeholder consultation and partner motivation. Experience or qualifications in ESG, energy management, sustainability and property would be advantageous.
You are highly motivated to work with a green NGO and must be passionate about sustainability in the built environment. Being highly organized and interested in driving renovation in the commercial real estate sector are also crucial attributes.
Responsibilities will include
- Coordinating project partners.
- Liaising with stakeholders in industry and government.
- Reporting project progress to SEAI.
- Strategizing and writing new funding proposals to address renovation gaps/barriers.
- Compiling insightful reports by extracting information from workshops.
- Internal coordination with IGBC staff to capture information from other projects.
Qualifications and Experience Required
Preferably holding a tertiary-level qualification, preferably in property, engineering, or construction-related fields.
- Experience in project management, including detailed reporting.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Experience managing funded projects like EU H2020, SEAI RD&D, etc
- Experience in the Irish or European property sector.
- Knowledge of commercial real estate.
- Strong interest or knowledge of ESG in property.
- Experience in stakeholder engagement.
- Experience in writing funding proposals for SEAI, EU H2020, Life, etc.
An indicative salary range of €38,000 – €48,000, commensurate with relevant experience, skills, and qualifications. This could be a part-time role for the right candidate. Initially, a two-year fixed contract with a six-month probationary period, extendable. Remote work is possible, but the preference is for working at our 19 Mountjoy Square office, Dublin 1.
If you believe you are the right person to help us transform our industry, please send a CV with a cover letter (one page) explaining why you are interested in this position to [email protected]. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.