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Land Agent

Location Application Due
Dublin/Cork 26.11.2021

Inis Offshore Wind is seeking to recruit a Land Agent to join the team. Reporting to the Head of Inis Offshore Wind, the successful candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing the land acquisition strategy for our offshore wind projects. The candidate will also be engaging and liaising with landowners to secure wayleave/easement agreements and land access rights for the landfall and cables routes for the offshore site.

Working on Inis Offshore Wind’s portfolio of projects, the successful candidate will above all be personable, trustworthy, adaptable, and flexible to the requirements of the role. They will also be highly organised, and able to prioritise and manage the various demands on their time.

The role is based in either Dublin or Cork but will involve travel and work nationwide.

The key responsibilities associated with the role will be:

  • Engaging and liaising with landowners to secure land agreements for the landfall, cable routes, onshore substation, and O&M base for our offshore wind farm projects 
  • Building and maintaining relationships with landowners and remaining available as a point of contact through the negotiation of agreements
  • Progressing negotiations with landowners from initial introductions through to the signing of legal agreements
  • Explaining the projects technical, legal, and commercial matters in a clear, non-technical manner
  • Liaising with legal and project manager regarding legal agreements
  • Assisting with community and local stakeholder engagements 
  • Maintaining accurate records of interactions and land transactions and regular reporting to the Project Manager


Personnel Specification

Knowledge and Experience: 

  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline (e.g. property, renewables, project management, business or environmental)
  • More than 8 years professional work experience from an agriculture, forestry, property or project management background or related discipline
  • An ability to proactively approach owners of land to discuss proposals and negotiate land agreements 
  • Exceptional communication and conversational skills, including conflict resolution, risk management, and managing complex issues
  • An ability to work independently, and to collaborate with the Project Manager and consultants
  • Experience of managing and maintaining effective relationships with multiple key stakeholders
  • Access to their own vehicle – extensive travel will be required

  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline (e.g. property, renewables, project management, business or environmental)
  • An understanding of the planning and development process for large development projects
  • Knowledge of renewable energy projects
  • Ability to demonstrate Microsoft Excel and database management skills
  • An understanding of property registration and various forms of legal agreements used to secure lands access and development rights
  • Consultancy experience


An attractive salary will be offered to the successful candidate depending on experience and ability to fulfil the responsibilities associated with the role.

Inis Offshore Wind is an Irish renewable energy firm working to enable a sustainable energy future for the people of Ireland. Backed by the Temporis Aurora Fund, whose investors include the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF), our purpose is to harness Ireland’s vast offshore wind energy potential to accelerate and deliver Ireland’s transition to a clean, sustainable, low-carbon energy system.  

Join us to help us achieve our vision where we care about both your professional and personal development to enable you to unleash your full potential.