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The Department’s staff are generally recruited by the Public Appointments Service.

Details about open recruitment can be obtained by contacting them at Public Appointment Service, Chapter House, 26-30 Middle Abbey Street Upper, Dublin 1 or via their website

Project Manager - Radar Modernisation Project - Met Éireann

Open competition for appointment to the position of:

Project Manager – Radar Modernisation Project,
Met Éireann,
Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government

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 be found at websites: 

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.

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