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Project Executive / Manager

  • Sector: Office Support
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  • Job Ref: 19499

Fantastic opportunity for a Project Executive (Engineering and Green Economy) to join a key government agency based in Dublin. The team works with a base of clients across core sub-sectors such as Aviation, Automotive, Industrial Technologies and manufacturing sub-supply. The client base comprises next generation technology development (machine vision, IoT, industrial automation) as well as manufacturing and services activities.  

Key competencies and responsibilities will include some or all of the following: 

Sales & Marketing

  • Work with the global team to clearly identify and profile contestable markets in the US & Europe, and effectively support the development of the business pipeline to deliver investment
  • Work with the global team in the preparation and implementation of impactful site visits that enhance our ability to secure investment;
  • Actively manage the sales pipeline on CRM by maintaining and updating information on opportunities with existing companies, target companies, influencers and department contacts;
  • Analyse Engineering & Industrial Technologies sub-sectors of strategic interest with a view to identifying new investment opportunities;

 Communications & Personal Effectiveness

  • Have exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Have an ability to lead challenging and impactful conversations with a cross section of clients
  • Present proposals with clarity and impact;

Knowledge of the Business

  • Undertake comprehensive analysis of companies with the potential to deliver positive economic benefits in Ireland
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to pursue a transformation agenda with a range of clients
  • Demonstrate an ability to quickly interpret and understand business plans and company accounts, and to communicate those plans to Department Management and Committees

Client Focused Relationship Building

  • Drive effective client engagement in partnership with the global team through extensive client meetings;


  • Work effectively with other teams to achieve Department goals

Leadership & Management

  • Show where in previous roles, you have taken a leadership role to achieve desired outcomes, and how you specifically contributed to those outcomes

Negotiating & Influencing

  • Demonstrate the ability to influence decision making with stakeholders who will help to achieve the Department’s goals;

Project Management

  • Manage a client portfolio including through the lens of the client segmentation and CDC process, and other work tasks that are assigned to this role;

Creativity and Innovation

  • Work with the global team on the continuous development of new and impactful value propositions and marketing collateral for the Green Economy
  • Work individually and with colleagues to develop innovative solutions to client challenges that may arise from time to time. 

Additional Requirements:

  • Flexibility in undertaking additional tasks that can arise or are assigned to this role.
  • A third level qualification, to a minimum of degree standard, in a public policy, economic or business-related discipline.
  • A full current driving license.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, flexibly and independently on own initiative.
  • Flexibility to undertake international and domestic travel and to outside of standard office hours when required.

Hours of work: Monday to Thursday - 8:45 to 17:00, and Friday 9:00 to 16:45

Contract: Permanent

Annual Leave: 29 days - Rising to 30 days after 5 years on the grade and 31 days after 10 years on the grade.

Other Benefits include: Public Service Pension, Training and Tuition Aid, Remote Working (2 days per week), expenses for travel.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role please contact Sarra Hadi.

090 6478104