Renewables Senior Contracts Manager


Energia Renewables 


Renewables Senior Contracts Manager 


Hybrid Working



At Energia Group, energy moves us to deliver careers that power a greener and fairer future. Across our two brands that serve the entire island of Ireland – Energia and Power NI – we supply hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses with positive energy solutions and innovative technologies leading Ireland’s decarbonisation efforts. We’re looking for people with positive energy who want to transform their ambition into impact in our environment and communities.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Renewables Senior Contracts Manager to join our team.

What we offer

- 25 DAYS HOLIDAY PER YEAR Plus 10 statutory
- PENSION SCHEME A generous matching pension scheme
- CAREER PROGRESSION Great opportunities and year round learning
- Employee assistance programme (Counselling Service)
- Family friendly policies including enhanced maternity pay
- Wellbeing / L&D calendars
- Membership of sports and social clubs
- Subsidised gym membership
- Car parking
- Cycle to work scheme options
Your new opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and experienced Contracts Managers who want to work on projects that make a difference in our communities. This key role will be responsible for all aspects of project tendering and contract management of renewable and strategic projects. This role is integral to the success of our high performing renewables team, as well as supporting other areas of our business as required.

We are looking for experienced candidates who have a passion for the energy industry, are excellent communicators and have sound commercial acumen.

Your key responsibilities and accountabilities

Day-to-day, here’s what your new role would look like:

• Responsible for scoping and tendering high value renewable / engineering project contracts. 
• Responsible for the review and amendments to project contracts including, TSA, EPC, BoP, LTSA and consultant appointments.
• Responsible for commercial negotiation with stakeholders and project counterparties, understanding project costs and value drivers.
• Effective external stakeholder management including, third party consultants and specialists, utilities, and relevant public bodies.
• Effective internal stakeholder management including Senior Management, Corporate Development, Legal, Renewables, Renewables O&M and Regulation.
• Support and advise the wider Renewables team on contract and commercial queries.
• Collaborate with the team to ensure timely information is received to input to contract reviews.
• Develop efficient procurement processes to comply with Energia Group procurement guidelines.
• Advise on project acquisition due diligence as required.
• Responsible for regular reporting of project status.
• Advise and provide input into optimised technology selection.
• Provide input into risk management on each project.
• Provide input to regulatory lobbying.
• Manage the budget for relevant development projects.
• Understand and have input to cash flow projections.

Our essential criteria

• These are the qualifications, experience, skills, or knowledge you must have:
• Degree or equivalent qualification in the area of Engineering, Project Management, Quantity Surveying or similar.
• Proven experience in preparing and leading construction and/or engineering tendering processes, in particular the preparation of Windfarm Turbine Supply Agreements, Balance of Plant, Project Management Agreements, EPC, LTSA or other engineering contracts.
• Working knowledge of the Renewables and/or Engineering industry in Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland or UK.
• Experience of the main forms of Contract such as FIDIC, NEC, MF and bespoke forms. 
• Demonstrable experience of successfully managing multiple projects simultaneously.

Our desirable criteria

These help decide between talent who meet all the essential criteria:
• Experience in claim or dispute management.
• Experience of advising on project acquisition due diligence.
• Possess legal grounding in construction contracts. 
• Direct experience of project financing processes.

Social opportunities

We have a number of social opportunities for employees to build peer to peer networks and provide feedback to the business including our Employee Connect Groups, Green Team and Women’s Network – Women in Energy and of course not forgetting our Social Clubs.

Learning and development

At Energia Group we thrive best as a business when our employees are continually learning and developing core skills. In addition, we offer bespoke one to one mentoring for business skills via our in-house Mentoring Programme.

Our Values

We’re trusted to bring our best selves to work, treat our customers with care an empower people and communities.


We’re adaptable and agile, always developing new ideas to improve our customers’ lives, achieve our business goals and lead on climate action.

We’re creative and capable, countering everyday problems and committing our resources to developing the solutions that deliver the best service for all.


We partner with charitable organisations, donating money, time and expertise to benefit good causes.

Your competencies

These are the areas where we want to see your initiative and confidence shine:

Drive for results

You have a strong sense of purpose both in your immediate tasks and in achieving Energia Group’s goals. You develop, prioritise, and deliver on agreed actions, and respond appropriately to problems as they arise. 

Judgement and decision making

You make timely decisions based on analysis, knowledge, and experience, with the ability to balance risks and opportunities.  You have experience of managing well in instances of uncertainty or change.


You show the ability to communicate clearly to a variety of audiences through multiple channels.  Negotiate professionally and resolve issues as they arise. 

Taking Ownership

You like to monitor and improve effectiveness and compliance in your role, consistently showing accountability in your work.

Managing Relationships

Consistently builds constructive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.  Seen as being approachable and flexible in your approach.  

Our additional requirements

This role requires a considerable degree of drive, commitment, and flexibility to meet business requirements. A forward-thinking approach, a positive outlook, and the ability to work independently define the ideal talent for this role.  A full driving license and access to a vehicle is a requirement of this role.

Apply now!

A reserve list will be held for six months in which you will be placed if you are suitable for the role. Energia Group is an equal opportunities employer.

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