Intertek Energy & Water Consultancy Services (part of the Intertek Group) is seeking a driven, experienced Offshore Renewables EIA Leader to grow our environmental business in Ireland.  This is an exciting opportunity for a talented individual to lead existing environmental projects in Ireland and build on our extensive track record supporting projects in the Irish Offshore Renewables, Offshore Cables and Water Utility Sectors through client engagement and tender management.  We are looking for an enthusiastic independent self-starter with excellent business acumen, looking to develop with precision, passion and pace in a rapidly growing market.


This is an excellent career opportunity to join an established, friendly, supportive, marine consulting team with aspirations for growth in Ireland and Internationally.  In return for your enthusiasm in displaying the Intertek Energies (inspirational, pioneering, emotional, engaging and winning), the role will allow the successful candidate to make their mark in the Irish Renewables Sector and advance their career.  We are offering a flexible working arrangement but would prefer that the successful candidate can access client offices in Cork and/or Dublin.

Overview of responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Environment Team Lead in the UK, your main responsibility will be to successfully deliver and grow our Irish Offshore Project Portfolio, and our Irish team.
  • Lead multi-disciplinary team to deliver an EIA and its associated deliverables, providing technical expertise and ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget and in line with Intertek’s high-quality standards.
  • Represent clients to regulators and key stakeholders.
  • Closely collaborate with Intertek management to develop existing contacts and grow new contacts in the Irish Offshore Renewables and Cables sectors, acting as main point of contact for key clients.
  • Identify new hires as the project portfolio expands, and potentially identify and set up an Irish office.
  • Promote and pro-actively participate in the development of junior colleagues.
  • Perform with professionalism and integrity at all times, acting as an example of good business practice in accordance with Intertek Business Values.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum of 10 years post-graduate experience in the environmental consultancy field.
  • Experience in the consenting and permitting of offshore projects in Ireland or transferable UK experience, for example, in marine EIA for National Significant Infrastructure Projects, familiarity with the Development Consent Order process, project leadership throughout the project lifecycle from Scoping through to Examination.
  • Recognised as an expert in their technical field, e.g., marine mammals, ornithology, underwater noise.
  • An in-depth understanding of the Irish Renewable Energy Market and the current legislative changes, including the risks and opportunities for the sector.
  • Experience of tendering and business development and a well-established network of contacts in the Irish Offshore Renewables Sector, including key stakeholders.
  • Membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) or other professional accreditation/ registration with a recognised body.
  • Excellent reporting and communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a team.

The health and safety of employees is paramount to Intertek. Intertek UK encourage their employees to adopt and pursue healthy lifestyle options, offering a Total Wellness package of health and wellbeing services to support this approach for their colleagues.

Intertek rewards its people equitably for their responsibilities, performance, potential and contribution to the business.  This includes for every employee an enhanced Maternity & Adoption Benefits package of up to 16 weeks full pay, flexible solutions for returning to work, a pension scheme and life assurance package up to 6 times annual salary. Aligned to our 10X Energies, which help define winning behaviour, we also recognise and reward our employees via a colleague to colleague recognition programme.


Please provide a CV, covering letter (outlining your suitability for the role) and salary expectations to All candidates will be required to confirm eligibility to work in the UK before starting employment.
CLOSING DATE: 30/09/21

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