Experienced Project Manager – Renewable Energy

This role has a mandatory requirement of a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the project management of Onshore Wind Farm or Solar PV projects. Candidates without this experience will not be considered for this role.

Job purpose/Primary objectives

  • Act as project manager on multi-contract renewable energy projects in Ireland and the UK during both pre-construction and construction phases of the project
  • Support our client base and work closely with project funders in bringing development projects to Financial Close
  • Ensure the projects are safely constructed on programme and within budget and in line with our ISO-accredited processes
  • Be commercially and contractually astute so as to deliver the maximum value both to our clients and to Ionic Consulting
  • Promote and enhance the profile and reputation of Ionic Consulting in the renewable energy market in the UK, Ireland and abroad and assisting with business development as necessary.

Key Tasks/Duties

Project Management

  • Communicate with Project Sponsors, Financial Advisors and Legal Advisors to bring project to financial close in a non-recourse project financing environment.
  • Pro-actively manage clients to ensure that the highest standard of customer service is ensured.
  • Manage the tender and contract negotiation process for either the Wind Turbine Supply Agreement or the Solar PV EPC contract as appropriate.
  • Manage the tender and contract negotiation process for Balance of Plant Civil and Electrical Contracts and make recommendation to the client.
  • Prepare the project delivery plan including programme and Capex/Opex budget.
  • Ensure that all works are delivered to the highest standard of safety including where relevant the discharging of statutory health and safety roles on behalf of the client.
  • Liaise with TSO/DSO with regard to the grid connection process.
  • Administer the construction contracts fulfilling the role of ‘Engineer’ or ‘Employer’s Representative’ as appropriate.
  • Manage specialist external consultants to support the project as required.
  • Manage design and construction interfaces between Civil, Electrical and Turbine/PV Contracts.
  • Monitor all important stages of construction activity and ensure works are carried out to the required quality standard.
  • Manage the project programme to ensure the works are progressed on schedule and project milestones are achieved.
  • Assess interim accounts as required under the construction contracts and negotiate any variations and claims necessary.

Business Development

  • Promote and enhance the profile and reputation of the company;
  • Develop and maintain the strong relationships with our key clients;
  • Develop business contacts and opportunities for Ionic Consulting in Ireland, the UK, and internationally;


  • Contribute to delivering business goals and meeting customer requirements;
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with other staff;
  • Support the development of other project engineering staff by engaging in internal training and mentoring.


Project Management, Solar PV, Onshore Wind, Programme Management, Construction Management

Apply Today

If you are interested in joining our team then please send your CV to careers@ionicconsulting.ie