Position - Assistant Chief Engineer

The recruitment campaign for this role is managed by the Public Appointments Service.

The Office of Public Works (OPW) is the lead agency for co-ordinating flood risk management policy and the flood relief capital programme in Ireland.

Reporting to the Director of Flood Risk Management Services, the successful candidate will lead and manage the implementation of the national flood risk management construction and maintenance strategy. The role will be based in Mungret, Co. Limerick.

The successful candidate will be a high calibre individual who is capable of contributing at a high level to the strategic direction of the organisation. A minimum Level 8 qualification in Civil Engineering and a minimum of seven years’ relevant post qualification (primary degree) experience is required for the role. Ideal candidates will be experienced managers, with high levels of energy, drive, resilience, motivation and the proven ability to deliver objectives through others. The OPW can offer suitable candidates a challenging, rewarding and varied career, with competitive terms and conditions.

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Closing Date

3pm, Thursday, 14th November 2019


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