A key element of the success of Dublin Port Company is the commitment and experience of the Company’s workforce. The contribution of Dublin Port Company’s employees to the day-to-day running of the company continues to ensure that this organisation and natural resource plays a hugely positive role in the life of the city and the State’s economy.
There is currently 6 vacancies in Dublin Port Company:
Be part of our Masterplan Dublin Port Company is now recruiting to fill six important positions
HEAD OF PROPERTY
Dublin Port comprises 260 hectares of land with an additional 44 hectares of land 14km from the port, recently purchased for the development of Dublin Inland Port as a location for a range of port-related but noncore activities which DPC will relocate. The position of Head of Property is a senior position within the Executive Management Team, reporting directly to the Chief Executive. The Head of Property is responsible for the management of all franchises (leases, licences and operating agreements of various types) under which private sector companies provide cargo handling and other services in Dublin Port. DPC has rental income of €13m per year. The role of Head of Property is both a commercial and a developmental role. Candidates will have a proven track record in negotiating and managing all aspects of land lease and similar agreements. Candidates must also have a proven track record of structuring and initiating development projects.
ENGINEERING SERVICES MANAGER
DPC has critical mechanical and electrical infrastructure and services including Ro-Ro ramps, fire water systems, emergency power systems and pipelines, pumps and unloading arms for the discharge of oil tankers. DPC is seeking an Engineering Services Manager to oversee the maintenance and development of this infrastructure and to ensure it is available reliably and safely at all times. This is a senior position within the Executive Management Team, reporting directly to the Chief Executive. This position is suitable for graduate engineers with considerable experience and expertise in a heavy process engineering environment. The Engineering Services Manager will be responsible for managing a workforce of 35 including craft workers, general workers and support staff. In addition, the Engineering Services Manager will be responsible for procuring services from external contractors as required.
Capital projects in Dublin Port are delivered by a Programme Management Office (PMO). At the core of the PMO is a small team of project management professionals in full-time and permanent positions. DPC now wishes to expand this team by appointing a Project Manager. This is a full-time and permanent position reporting to the Capital Programme Director. Candidates should have an appropriate 3rd level qualification in civil engineering and be a member of a relevant professional or chartered engineering / project management body. Extensive experience in the project management of heavy civil engineering projects (likely not less than eight years), and preferably including projects in the marine environment, is essential.
PROJECT COST MANAGER
DPC also wishes to appoint a Project Cost Manager to the Programme Management Office. This is a fulltime and permanent position reporting to the Capital Programme Director. Candidates should have a suitable third level quantity surveying qualification and be a member of a relevant professional or chartered body such as the RICS. Extensive experience (likely not less than eight years) in the cost management of heavy civil engineering construction projects is essential. A proven track record to demonstrate the capability to deliver capital projects with a value in the range €10m to €30m on time and on budget is essential.
DPC needs to robustly evaluate major projects to deliver port capacity needed for future growth across a range of dimensions including economic value. DPC also needs to contribute to the development of public policy in a range of areas relevant to the operations of Dublin Port (including inland transport, environmental impact, national infrastructure development programmes). To do this, DPC is seeking to appoint a Transport Economist to provide the necessary expertise to carry out cost benefit analyses of port projects (both ex ante and ex post) as an input into decision making on which projects should be built, to inform planning applications and to support the sourcing of external finance. Suitable candidates will have a post graduate qualification in economics and demonstrable expertise and experience in transport economics in particular. Familiarity with the economics of related areas (including tourism and the environment) is also necessary.
Dublin Port Company is the fourth port authority over the past 300 years and has a large and rich archive. DPC is seeking to appoint a Port Archivist to secure this archive and make it publicly accessible. Candidates for this position will have proven expertise and experience in creating and delivering projects to systematically preserve, catalogue and open up large and valuable historical archives. The successful candidate will be a proven and enthusiastic communicator with the ability to forge alliances with other organisations and institutions to create linkages between Dublin Port’s archive and those of other organisations who share a history with Dublin Port. An ability to initiate projects which portray and celebrate the heritage of Dublin Port is essential.
TO APPLY PLEASE SEND FULL PERSONAL, CAREER AND CURRENT REMUNERATION DETAILS TO:
Pat Ward, Head of Corporate Services,
Dublin Port Company, Port Centre, Alexandra Road, Dublin 1.
Applications should be submitted by 9th June 2017.