Energy & Power Lead


Dublin, Ireland

About the opportunity

Our Energy & Power team provides a range of services to our Transmission and Distribution and Generation clients in addition to cross-market solutions to our non-energy clients. This includes work on transmission system assets, HVDC interconnectors, energy storage systems, inertia systems, wind and solar farms and advanced facilities for mission critical industries in the technology and process sectors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own client relationship with EirGrid and other Irish Energy & Power clients, including escalating key issues and leading on client feedback/issues.
  • Develop, implement and own growth plans, client engagement and key sales pursuits for Energy & Power clients in Ireland
  • Develop and ensure that there are sufficient and appropriate framework management controls in place to enable effective and consistent project delivery to time and budget.
  • Represent Jacobs externally; within industry, supplier’s reviews and client forums.
  • Deliver the EirGrid Framework operating plan in line with expectations for gross margin, billable hours and revenue forecasts. Ensure policies and procedures and that all appropriate quality assurance (QA) requirements are in place.
  • Demonstrate visible leadership across Health, Safety and Well Being: ensuring the application of Client and Jacobs best practice for health, safety and wellbeing.
  • Liaison with the Jacobs Technical leadership teams to ensure we are pursuing opportunities, showcasing innovations, and broadening our offering. Including managing reach back from across the Jacobs global team.
  • Functional management of Ireland based Energy & Power staff, ensuring effective resource deployment and targeted recruitment
  • Support selection and assignment of PMs to projects, matching the PM skills to the challenges of the project.
  • Support the Project Managers in the delivery of the projects including supporting any invoicing and payment issues.
  • Ensure that all projects are reviewed in a monthly project review (PR) or other agreed basis in order to identify current and anticipated problems.
  • Attract, recruit and retain the best talent in the industry to meet client and business demands.

Here’s what you’ll need


  • Excellent client facing experience
  • Collaborative leadership
  • Operational experience in leading teams of people in a matrix structure
  • Commercial acumen


  • Chartered (CEng or other)
  • Programme and project delivery experience in the Energy sector
  • Previous sales/business development experience
  • Existing client and B2B connections within Energy sector
  • Ability to work across an organisation – from senior leadership to technical talent on the ground.

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