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Centrica • Ireland

Solar Project Coordinator

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

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Job Description

We are Centrica! We’re so much more than an energy company. We’re a family of brands revolutionising a cleaner, greener future. Working here is #MoreThanACareer - we’re powered by purpose. Together we can make an impact that will truly change tomorrow. Whether you’re developing cutting-edge green tech, helping customers on the front line or simplifying operations behind the scenes.

Your work here isn’t just a job – it’s a mission. We all play a vital role in energising a greener, fairer future.

Solar Project Coordinator

Reference: R0040317

Services & Solutions – Dublin Based


Reporting to: Solar Operations Manager

Bord Gáis Energy is one of Ireland’s leading energy and service companies. We supply gas, electricity, and energy services to over 700,000 homes and businesses across the country, offering excellent customer service as well as the best value possible. Bord Gáis Energy is uniquely positioned to drive positive change and we have an opportunity, as well as a responsibility, to reshape our future. While there are challenges ahead, we are committed to supporting our consumers and colleagues, to rethinking power generation, and to supporting an affordable and fair transition for all.

Working closely with the Solar Operations Manager, as Project Coordinator you’ll be a critical player on a team consisting of multi-disciplined professionals. You’ll be the project owner and primary point of contact responsible for scheduling, project coordination, and technical support activities across the full solar offering, working closely with customers, external installation companies, supply merchants and internal designers. You’ll be a collaborative team leader and problem solver, with the ability to work with a wide range of key stakeholders both internally and across the wider industry.

About the Role

  • Be the primary point of contact for all communications between customers, surveyors, operations, installers, sales and design team
  • Coordinate multiple nationwide end to end delivery of projects, including safety management, contractor management, project pipelines and delivery of completed projects on schedule
  • Conduct desktop survey and assist in preparation of initial quotation
  • Coordinate and manage schedules for site surveys, deliveries, installation, and callout
  • Prepare and present detailed post survey proposal options to customer via video calls
  • Generate PV system output estimations via PVSol software
  • Perform wind and snow loading analysis for every project
  • Prepare Bill of Materials
  • Manage, coordinate and monitor equipment procurement, materials, supplies, and deliveries
  • Mitigate, troubleshoot, and resolve any installation challenges faced by install crew
  • Coordinate all operational solar programming activities and ensure all required documentation has been obtained and properly stored
  • Provide Level 1 and Level 2 post installation technical support
  • Support the Solar Operations Manager and wider services and solution team to ensure that the Company’s objectives are met
  • Ensure all activities and conduct adhere to established contractual guidelines
  • Support any work required to secure planning permissions and grid connections
  • Other duties that may be assigned from time to time

About You

  • Experience managing/coordinating projects in the solar industry
  • Demonstrates initiative, with strong organisational skills and track record of delivering results
  • Excellent and proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet time critical deadlines
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Well-developed writing, presentation and advocacy skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Negotiation skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills

Bord Gáis Energy are committed to placing equality, diversity, care and respect at the heart of our policies and everyday practices. We encourage everyone to take part in our active employee networks, including the Women's network, REACH (Race, Ethnicity, & Cultural Heritage) network, Neurodiversity network, Carer’s network, and BRÓD, our LGBTQ+ network. We're proud of the work our networks and allies do to help us promote a culture of inclusion, empowering our colleagues to be themselves and do their best work. Our vision is to employ a diverse mix of people who reflect the societies we work in and the customers we serve, so we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and perspectives.

Our Flexible First working model empowers our people to find a better balance between home and office working. You can enjoy the convenience of working from home combined with time spent onsite in a way that works for you, our customers, and our business. Our office is used as a place to connect and collaborate with colleagues, rather than your default place of work each day.

Here in Bord Gáis Energy we’re helping to create a more sustainable and inclusive future that supports our communities, our planet – and each other. The prevention of family homelessness in Ireland is an area where we believe we can make a real difference and through our partnership with Focus Ireland, we have been working on making this a reality since 2015. We encourage all colleagues to get involved in the partnership, with everyone receiving 2 days' volunteering leave to participate in initiatives or events supporting Focus Ireland.

Our Values

care | delivery | collaboration | agility | courage

The closing date for receipt of applications for this vacancy is 15 July 2024

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.

Company benefits

Adoption leave
Open to part-time employees
Enhanced sick days
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Gym membership
Health insurance
Mental health platform access
Compassionate leave
Dental coverage
Fertility treatment leave
Season ticket loan
Buy or sell annual leave
Optional unpaid leave
Shared parental leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Carer’s leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Cycle to work scheme
Pension match/increase
Equity packages
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Share options
Financial coaching
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
Company car
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Centrica

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Windsor, London, Cardiff, Leicester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Dublin, Stockport, Staines, Hampton, Aberdeen, Barrow, Hull

Hiring Countries




United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

2nd – Large companies

2nd – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
3rd – Consumer Goods

3rd – Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023

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