Wayleaves Administrator – Ervia – Cork

Role: Wayleaves Administrator

Area: Major Projects

Location: Cork

Duration: Specific Purpose Band: Competitive Ref: 204M18

Ervia is a commercial semi-state company which provides strategic national gas and water infrastructure

and services in Ireland. Through our regulated business, Gas Networks Ireland, we build and operate one

of the most modern and safe gas networks in the world. In 2014, we took responsibility for the operation

and maintenance of Ireland’s water and wastewater assets through our other regulated business Irish

Water. Ervia directly employs over 1,600 people who deliver services to 1.6 million customers daily. We

are guardians of the national assets and experts in our field. Our infrastructure supports economic and

social development, protects the environment and enhances the health and quality of life of the Irish people.

The Role:

Reporting to the Major Projects Wayleaves Manager the successful candidate will assist in the acquisition

of Wayleaves and Sites by consent and/or Compulsory Acquisition Procedures together with various

assignments in connection with wayleaves related activities.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Assist in the administration/processing of Wayleave and Site acquisition applications including
responding to queries raised by landowners/tenants and/or their professional advisors. 

Prepare and issue Wayleave packages for Major Projects.
 Liaise with Engineers / project delivery staff / legal advisors on queries raised by Landowners.
 Document and maintain Wayleaves policies, processes & procedures.
 Process information requests made by Solicitors, Valuers, Agronomists etc.
 Assist in the preparation of evidence and documentation for Oral Hearings, Court Injunctions and

general legal proceedings.
 Liaise directly with land owners and their professional advisors.
 Liaise with Government Departments, Commission for Energy Regulation, Statutory Bodies, Local

Authorities, An Bord Pleanala etc.
 Liaise with Legal Advisors/Valuers/Engineers/Agronomist and other Professional advisors.
 Assist in the maintenance and updating of the Wayleave Database, Electronic Document

Management System and Filing System for Major Projects wayleaves.
 Process incoming and outgoing correspondence.
 Other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Third level qualification in a relevant discipline is desirable. 

2-3 year relevant experience in a similar role. 

Experience in preparing reports, maintaining databases, raising and delivering Purchase Requisitions
on the Oracle system, processing invoices and filing. 

Strong Computer skills with a proficient working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and
Outlook. 

Proactive, with ability to work on own initiative and with others to ensure success in the
performance of a team. 