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Timber Programme Implementation Manager

Vacancy Number:  22077
Contract Management
Job Type:  Full-time

ESB is a purpose led company striving to create a brighter future for the customers and communities we serve, leading the transition to reliable, affordable, low-carbon energy.  Today, we operate one of the most progressive electricity systems in the world, with activities spanning electricity generation, transmission, distribution and supply in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain, and an international energy consulting business.

With almost 8,000 employees we invested €1bn in infrastructure last year, contributed over €2bn to the economies we operate in and distributed over €2m across a range of community initiatives. This requires us to bring the best of our capabilities together to deliver innovative and value-driven solutions that enable our customers to live low-carbon lives. ESB strives to foster an effective and inclusive culture where people engage, challenge and feel connected to our purpose, colleagues, customers and community.



Position Description:


The Timber Programme Implementation Manager will be part of the Timber management team within CPG. The ideal candidate will be competent in SharePoint, SAP, Excel and developing reports. The role involves providing support and development for both existing and new technologies within the business.  This includes the development of policies, procedures, guides and training material, coaching staff, managing contractor technical queries, and interacting with multiple stakeholders. 



Key Responsibilities:


  • Supporting the timber team and managers to ensure the required processes and procedures are in place to enable the team to operate effectively.
  • Conduct analysis using in-house & external analytics tools, and be comfortable analysing a range of various information.
  • Ensure the analysis & insights are understood and any business changes incorporated as required.
  • Maintain and build dashboards for internal use.
  • Translate data and analysis into impactful, action-orientated reports for internal stakeholders.
  • Be able to communicate the key findings and insight to senior stakeholders and peers both conversationally and in formal presentation style.
  • Monitor progress of deliverables and actively work with delivery analysts in the speciality hubs where required on complex briefs and communicate progress with category teams.
  • Arrange a follow-up meeting with colleagues after they have received their analysis to ensure that it has been helpful and document any scope for improvements to the service.
  • Provide expert advice and support for technical or report queries.
  • Drive business performance and achievements of targets.
  • Develop, implement, and manage business plans and policies.
  • Develop and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders by ensuring a culture of open communication.
  • Identify and proactively manage changes that are necessary in the organisation.
  • Promote teamwork in an open and communicative environment.
  • Proactively manages all relevant information within and outside own business area.
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving for issues raised.
  • Working with cross functional teams in the development of smarter digital solutions to include App’s and SharePoint sites and to meet the needs of the delivery organisation.



Knowledge, Skills, and Experience




  • 7 years’ relevant experience
  • A strong working knowledge of IT Systems – SAP, SharePoint, MS Office suite (In particular Excel) etc.
  • Excellent communication, problem solving and report writing skills





  • Knowledge of Power BI
  • Knowledge of Network Assets
  • Project Management Experience
  • Quality control Experience
  • Knowledge of Invoice payment & procurement rules
  • Experience of Contractor Management
  • Experience of producing high quality standards and procedural documentation
  • ESB safety requirements for timber contractors
  • ESB Networks business knowledge.
  • Excellent Communication Skills.
  • Be able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.







  • 3rd Level qualification or equivalent work experience.





Location of base is flexible for the successful candidate, but travel is a requirement of the role.


ESB is committed to offering flexibility in ways of working and we call that Smart Working – combining digital tools with a culture of trust and empowerment to enable flexible and remote ways of working. The successful candidate may combine remote / smart working within the jurisdiction, with attendance at base for in-person collaboration, the frequency of which is agreed with the manager and subject to ongoing review. ESB is one of the founding members of The Remote Alliance – a new initiative established by the social enterprise Grow Remote. Working with other like-minded members, we’ve committed to developing solutions that will ensure remote and hybrid working can become a sustainable part of our business.

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Reporting to:


This role will report to Timber Project Leader, Contracting Partners Group.



Closing Date:


27th of March 2023





€65,300+ per annum




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