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Senior Scientist – Climate Change

Fehily Timoney and Company (FT) is one of Ireland’s largest Irish owned consultants with centres of excellence in Environment Sciences, Climate Action, Sustainability, Resource Management, and Renewable Energy.

FT assists our clients with the preparation of Climate Action Plans, Climate/Sustainability related research and studies, Sustainability Strategies and Plans, Resource Management Plans, Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEA).

FT is looking to recruit a Senior Scientist who will work as an integral and instrumental member of the Environmental Science team in either the Dublin, Cork or Carlow office, delivering impactful climate action and environmental projects for the public and private sector, aiding the expansion of the business and working closely with fellow professionals. This position offers exposure to a broad range of areas within the climate action, sustainability, and environmental spheres.

FT's Responsibilities

  • Project management
  • Coordination and technical delivery of EIA and SEA
  • Development of Climate Action/Sustainability Strategies and Plans
  • Carrying out Climate Action/Sustainability related research and studies
  • Providing expert climate, sustainability and environmental advise and technical assistance
  • Business development, marketing and tendering

Skills / Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant climate, sustainability or environmental discipline
  • A minimum of 5-7 years post-graduate experience working in the areas of climate action, sustainability, or environmental assessment
  • Chartered status in relevant discipline
  • Excellent knowledge of climate and environmental policy and legislation
  • Proven track record in project management, climate action planning, sustainability strategy and planning, EIA and SEA. Team and client management desirable
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Be flexible and a good team player
  • Excellent report writing and technical reviewing skills
  • Experience of engaging with external stakeholders, regulatory bodies and sub-contractors
  • A full driver licence

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate including a competitive salary, shorter working Friday, medical benefit and professional body support.  FT is an equal opportunities employer. Our company culture champions diversity, inclusion and employee wellbeing through ongoing programs. FT encourages continuous professional development, creativity and flexibility. All CVs are treated in the strictest confidence.  Please submit your application by e-mail to careers@ftco.ie.


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“Since joining FT in 2019 I have very rapidly and significantly expanded on my previous knowledge and experience. Working within a highly skilled and confident multidisciplinary team of experts has undoubtedly been a major positive of my experience in FT to date.”

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