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Met Éireann, Ireland’s National Meteorological Service, is a division of the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and is the leading provider of weather information and related service in the State.

It provides a range of services to help protect life and property and to promote societal wellbeing.

Current Vacancy:

Project Management Opportunity

Open competition for appointment to the position of:

Project Manager – Radar Modernisation Project

Met Éireann, Ireland’s National Meteorological and Hydrological Service (NMHS), is tasked with the
provision of a wide range of services related to the weather to help protect life and property and
promote societal and economic wellbeing. Met Éireann provides services to a broad range of sectors
including aviation, ground transport, marine and agriculture. Met Éireann also plays a key role in the
State’s emergency planning and management function through its production and communication of
warnings related to weather hazards. Met Éireann service provision is supported by operational,
scientific and technical systems and a meteorological and climatological research function.

Met Éireann wishes to recruit for the post of Project Manager to manage a project which will see the
modernisation of the national meteorological radar network, the Irish Weather Radar Network
Upgrade project. Candidates must have significant project management experience at an
appropriate level, including leading project teams and managing the delivery of project outputs.
Further details on the role, candidate requirements & competencies sought, together with
application details can also be found at website:

Employing Department/Authority
Met Éireann, line division of the Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government.

The Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government is recruiting for this position under its
Recruitment Licence issued by the Commission for Public Service Appointments (CPSA) and in
accordance with the CPSA’s Code of Practice.

Employing Department/Authority Website

Met Éireann HQ, Glasnevin, Dublin 9. Due to the nature of the project the Project Manager will be
expected to attend occasional national and international meetings and workshops throughout the
life time of the contract.

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Friday 22nd May 2020.

Additional Information
Appendix 1 – Application Form

Appendix 2 – Competency Framework

Appendix 3 – Privacy Statement

Competition Booklet

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