Sustainability And Capital Projects Co-ordinator, Kildare

Ireland, County Kildare, Kildare
Published 2023-05-27
Expires 2023-06-27
ID #1592720229
Sustainability And Capital Projects Co-ordinator, Kildare
Ireland, County Kildare, Kildare,
Published May 27, 2023

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Sustainability and capital projects co-ordinator

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Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) is a commercial semi-state body whose mission is to develop and promote Ireland as a world centre of excellence for horse racing and breeding. Our people and their passion for what they do is at the heart of our core values: Respect, Ambition, Empowerment, Excellence, Integrity, Pride & Passion HRI provide capital investment to assist with the upgrading and development of Racecourses across Ireland. We have a requirement for Sustainability and Capital Projects Co-ordinator on a permanent capacity within HRI’s Racing Department. Key Responsibilities:   Provide technical support to the Racecourse Capital Development & Sustainability Manager to deliver a portfolio of capital projects across all 26 Racecourses on all island basis. Support the management of new environmental orientated projects and initiatives on all racecourses that receive capital investment grants from HRI. Liaise and collaborate with suppliers, Architects, M&E Designers and construction consultants as necessary on capital & environmental projects. Attend sites to monitor; the progress of live projects, adherence to Building Regulations, ensure value for money and prepare reports of findings. Provide project status information, progress reports and evidence of ongoing works to HRI’s Financial Services Shared Centre and the Capital and Treasury Manager on all live capital projects. Understand and provide advice to Racecourse Managers on energy savings practices in the use of, and where applicable, the replacement of HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) equipment.  Advise Racecourse Managers on energy efficient projects but balanced with ensuring cost effective solutions are employed on sites where the energy consumptions profiles are predominantly low for long periods with very high peaks 20 -30 times a year. Support Racecourse Managers in adhering the public procurement processes relative to their project spends. Assist Racecourses with fulfilling their legal requirements as a client, in complying with Environmental, Health & Safety and building regulations and standards. Manage all internal and external stakeholder’s expectations in line with recognised Industry Standards and best practice. Other adhoc duties as required. Skills and Experience: Excellent communication and influencing skills. A highly motivated individual with experience of working to deadlines. Solution orientated with strong organisational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. A recognised qualification (level 8) in a technical discipline (Engineering, Building Services or M&E) with minimum of 7 years post graduate experience. Experience in rolling out renewable energy projects (Solar, CHP, Heat Pumps etc) would be an advantage. Good working knowledge of energy management / sub-metering / energy efficient solutions for reducing consumption and GHG emissions.    Full clean driving licence required. Experience in full Microsoft suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Project, Teams) of programmes. Strong attention to detail with high quality work output. Previous experience providing maintenance /engineering support in commercial /agricultural, or sports / racecourse buildings would be an advantage but not essential. An understanding of the National Climate Action Plan (CAP) and the Sustainability & Energy Authority Ireland’s (SEAI) role in funding and supporting the CAP would be beneficial.  An interest in horse racing an advantage but not essential. HRI Competencies: Customer Focus Creates an environment where the team is empowered to put the customer first. Supports the team in managing their workload to ensure customer needs are met. Role models customer focus and drives and develops customer focused initiatives. Ensures customer satisfaction is a priority. Developing Self Is self-aware and proactively seeks feedback, using it for personal and professional development. Role models development by developing themselves and others. Reflects on behaviour, adapting approach to different situations. Is open to new ideas, drives continuous improvement with team and across the business. Energy & Pace Sets and delivers against SMART objectives for their area/team. Is accountable and delivers sustainable results, using resources effectively. Understands the wider business and its goals, onward communicates this to team. Empowers others to deliver their goals and projects with energy and pace. Is a flexible and adaptable to the needs of the business and delivers accordingly. Innovation & Change Reviews processes and ways of working always striving for best practice and improving industry standards. Is creative and innovative and supports others to develop opportunities for creative thinking and innovation. Looks for innovative ways to provide a better service to our stakeholders. Implements change in a supportive, reassuring way, bringing ours on the journey with them. Leadership Motivates and empowers others through a ‘can do’ approach. Understands strategic intent and aligns objectives and messages accordingly. Role models leadership and our core values. Develops, motivates and inspires others. Team Creates team environments where everyone contributes to the team objectives and is stretched accordingly. Ensures productive and positive communication is taking place across all teams. Harnesses team capability to ensure teams are performing to a high standard. The closing date for this role is Monday 12th June.

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