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perating out of sunny little town, Codling Wind Park are looking to recruit some new staff in key positions.

And the description of those positions goes something very like this…

We currently have 3 jobs opportunities that Codling is recruiting for…

Local Supply Chain Manager – Codling Wind Park
Document Controller – Codling Wind Park
Project Engineer – Codling Wind Park

Local Supply Chain Manager

The key accountabilities for this role include, but are not limited to:

• Develop a Local Content Strategy for the Codling Wind Park project, identifying all potential opportunities for the local supply chain during all phases of the project, and setting out how these opportunities will be realised.

• Carry out a capabilities assessment of the local market to identify what capacity currently exists to meet the supply chain needs of the three main construction contracts on the project, plus other ad-hoc project needs.

• Work closely with the bidders for the main construction contracts throughout the Invitation to Tender process, and following appointment of preferred contractors, to connect them to the local supply chain and enable them to build as much local content as possible into their delivery.

• Create awareness among the local supply chain, through one-to-one meetings and group events, of the opportunities that will arise on the project, the requirements to access them and the timelines for tender.

• Develop and manage a database of Irish businesses with an interest in working on the project, build relationships with these businesses and carry out due diligence as required.

• Support the Procurement Manager in sourcing and managing service and supply contracts for the project in Ireland.

• Identify gaps in the Irish market and look for ways to address them through, for example, training and development initiatives.

• Work closely with the Operations and Maintenance Base Manager to maximise the opportunities for local businesses to be part of the supply chain for its development and operational life.

• Develop a plan to maximise the involvement of the local workforce in the long-term operations jobs on the project (expected to be approximately 70).

• In conjunction with the Stakeholder Engagement Manager, build partnerships with local and national training agencies and educational institutions to help meet the future skills

Person Specification

• Minimum of five years’ experience working with the Irish supply chain, ideally in the energy sector, a State agency or on large infrastructure projects.

• Relevant contracts and procurement experience in Ireland, with a strong grasp of all relevant standards and applicable laws.

• Experience of working in a development role, supporting businesses to develop their workforce, capabilities and/or standards.

• Excellent relationship-building skills and experience of engaging widely with businesses and business support and development agencies/organisations.

• Experience of delivering ‘Meet the Buyer’ events, to introduce the local supply chain to contractors or potential contractors.

• Previous experience of establishing KPIs, benchmarked appropriately.

• Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, and with contractors, to achieve strong outcomes.

• Ability to represent the interests of the Codling Wind Park project with relevant external stakeholders, including the business representative bodies, State agencies and educational institutions.

• Combination of strategic capability and on-the-ground tactical delivery required.

• Excellent organisational skills.

• Degree level or equivalent qualification preferred.

• Due to the nature of the role, excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.

• Ability to deliver high-quality work to tight timescales.

To apply for this role, please submit an up-to-date CV, plus a short cover letter, to

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Wednesday, 28th July.

Project Engineer

The key accountabilities for this role include, but are not limited to;

Support the engineering team in identifying, managing, and mitigating risks.
Support the engineering team in identifying, managing, and realising opportunities.
Support the whole project team in identifying, and managing to closure, all interfaces with engineering.
Management of specific, small scopes with identified sub-contractors.
Active participation in the design reviews, risk assessments, and design decisions.
Ensuring that safety in design philosophies is embedded in decisions and actions.
Provide ad-hoc support as needed across the engineering team to resolve key issues.
The incumbent in the role will work closely with the Engineering Manager, the rest of the engineering team, and the wider project team to support the development of Codling Wind Park in line with the project’s requirements.

Skills and Experience

This role will require a strong understanding of complex, multi-discipline, large engineering led infrastructure projects, preferably with a large offshore element, and the candidate will be expected to demonstrate their knowledge of the interactions between practical, commercial, and engineering aspects of these projects.
Demonstrably proactive and tenacious behaviours with a drive to find appropriate resolutions to complex issues in a timely and efficient manner.
Demonstrable ability to manage consultants to ensure timely delivery of reports and materials.
Degree or equivalent qualification in relevant engineering or technical discipline.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Able to work under significant pressure to tight timescales.
Demonstrable knowledge of the design development process and associated disciplines (primarily structural and /or electrical).
To apply for this role, please submit an up-to-date CV, plus a short cover letter, to

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday, 23rd July.

Document Controller

Role and Responsibilities

Manage and maintain project Electronic Document Management System (EDMS), using Viewpoint’s software, in collaboration with the wider Document Control team.
Support the engineering team as necessary with the collation and distribution of comment sheets within Share Point/Teams for final sign-off.
Collate performance statistics to help monitor the workload of the Engineering team on a weekly basis to foresee “bottlenecks” and work to avoid these.
Support the project teams during tender preparation and throughout the tender period.
Maintain and create Viewpoint files structure and code folders for naming convention.
Provide daily support to EDMS queries in a timely manner.
Attend meetings where needed and required.
Create new templates and/or procedures where needed.
Create and maintain workflows for team members for documentation approval, run tests with team before creating live in the system.
Manage and maintain the Master Register of document file structure within Viewpoint.
Provide training and guidance on the use of the above platforms to members of staff and the project team.
Document numbering – advising team on correct format/options, following procedures, doing spot checks on document templates being used.
Distributing/communicating changes to Viewpoint, new procedures etc.
Continually improving processes so they work for the project and the project team.
Any ad hoc tasks needed by the project team.
Person Attributes

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in EDMS roles.
Proactive nature with a positive attitude.
Demonstrate use of own initiative to get things done.
Attention to detail.
Knowledgeable with EDMS systems, experience using Viewpoint would be an advantage.
Experience in supporting the development of Offshore Wind Farms desirable.
Ability to work effectively as part of a team and work independently where required.
A team player who is happy to share knowledge and ideas with Project Team.
Confident to ask for help and also when something isn’t working.
Can do attitude.
Hard-working and honest.
Keen to learn new skills.
To apply for this role, please submit an up-to-date CV, plus a short cover letter, to

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Wednesday, 21st July.

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