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(1) Concern Worldwide - Vacancies in Ireland and Internationally 

Concern Worldwide is currently advertising vacancies for various roles in Ireland and internationally. Full details are available at (where you can also register your details to receive job alerts directly). Various closing dates apply. 

(2) GOAL - Vacancies in Ireland and Internationally

GOAL is currently advertising vacancies for various roles in a number of countries. Full details are available at Details for current invitations to tender for consultancies can be found at closing dates apply.

(3) Trócaire - Vacancies in Ireland and Internationally

Trócaire is currently advertising vacancies for various roles in a number of countries. Find out more about these rolesVarious closing dates apply.

(4) UNHCR seeks Senior Protection Assistant

Desirable qualifications and professional experience: University degree in law, international law, human rights, international development or related field, and practical experience in providing supports to sponsors and beneficiaries of family reunification either in the application and/or travel process also an advantage. Initial contract from 30 April to 31 December 2018. Remuneration approx. €3,130 per month. Find out more. Closing date: 19 April, 12pm.

(5) Camara Education - Various Roles

  • CS3 Project Coordinator: CS3 @ Foróige TechSpace is a creative computer science (CS) education programme for young people. It is a partnership between Foróige and Camara Education Ireland, powered by The CS3 Project Coordinator at Foróige TechSpace will be part of the Education & Training unit of Camara Education Ireland, and responsible for delivering a Computer Science education programme. Please apply with CV and cover letter to HR@camara.orgFind out moreClosing date: 20 April, 5pm.

  • Regional Finance Specialist (Africa) (maternity cover): Reporting to both the Head of Africa Operations and the Irish based Finance Director, this role will involve developing and maintaining accurate and timely management information and regulatory compliance. Please apply with CV and cover letter through Find out more. Closing date: 20 April, 5pm.

(6) Concern Worldwide seeks Senior Direct Marketing Executive x2

The purpose of this role is to successfully implement Concern Worldwide ROI Supporter Marketing strategy in order to maintain and grow income from individual cash and regular giving supporters. The Senior Direct Marketing Executive will report to the Supporter Marketing Manager. Direct Report: Supporter Marketing Executive, Supporter Marketing Assistant. This role is located in Dublin. Pay band - Grade 5 (€44,669 - €55,180). This is a permanent contract. CVs should be submitted through our website. Closing date: 22 April.               

(7) Gorta-Self Help Africa - Various Roles

  • Policy and Research Advisor (maternity cover): Gorta-Self Help Africa is an Irish-headquartered international development organisation whose vision is a thriving and resilient rural Africa. There are two core aspects to this position: Providing knowledge and guidance on policy influencing. You will build and foster partnerships with other relevant institutions and organisations and focal points in Ireland, internationally and in SHA’s country programmes overseas; and promoting, generating, and coordinating research work at organisational level, working in close collaboration with the technical team, leading to high quality work that is published and presented at relevant fora. Find out more and apply. Gorta-Self Help Africa is committed to equal employment opportunities. Closing date: 29 April.

  • Head of Region and Technical Support: Gorta-Self Help Africa is an Irish-headquartered international development organisation that is dedicated to ending hunger and poverty in rural Africa. This is a senior role within the Gorta-Self Help Africa Programme team. There are two core aspects to the position: Management of the GSHA technical advisory team, ensuring high quality programme delivery based on models of good practice (which you will be responsible for developing) and ensuring this knowledge and learning becomes embedded in the organisation, and responsibility for operations in Malawi and West Africa. Find out more and apply. Gorta-Self Help Africa is committed to equal employment opportunities. Closing date: 23 April.

  • Retail Assistant (Cork): The Retail Assistant will assist the shop manager with maintaining the Gorta-Self Help Africa shop on North Main St, Cork to the highest standard. This is a varied role requiring good organisation skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills and experience. Gorta-Self Help Africa is a progressive leader in the field of international development. Working across nine countries, we seek to tackle poverty and improve the lives of local communities. The organisation works both with its own African staff, and through local partners to undertake a range of integrated development programmes amongst rural communities. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 27 April, 5pm.

  • Head of Internal Audit: Self Help Africa is an Irish-headquartered international development organisation that is dedicated to ending hunger and poverty in rural Africa. It is the main operating entity in the Gorta group of companies that also includes Partner Africa, Traidlinks, TruTrade and Self Help Africa NI. The purpose of this role is to provide the board and stakeholders assurance that SHA is meeting its statutory, donor and self-imposed obligations and standards. This will mean ensuring that regular and ad hoc audits of Self Help Africa and the Gorta group of companies are carried out. Find out more and apply. Gorta-Self Help Africa is committed to equal employment opportunities. Closing date: 4 May, 5pm.

(8) IDEA seeks Capacity Development Officer (maternity cover)

The Irish Development Education Association is looking to recruit a Capacity Development Officer on a fixed-term contract to cover maternity leave. The successful candidate will coordinate the capacity development and monitoring & evaluation function of IDEA. Find out more. Closing date: 27 April.

(9) Plan International seeks Consultant

Plan International believes that gender equality is central to achieving our vision of a ‘just world that advances children's rights and equality for girls.’ In line with this, Plan International Ireland has decided to undertake a Gender Equality and Inclusion Self-Assessment (GEISA) as a part of its wider gender mainstreaming process, and now invites submissions from consultants to assist with this work. The process of a gender equality and inclusion assessment is highly participatory, working closely with all Plan staff. The consultant's role is to guide the Gender Equality and Inclusion Self-Assessment process as a facilitator rather than an external evaluator. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 27 April.

(10) Oxfam Ireland seeks Shop Manager

Oxfam is looking for a 3 months fixed term full-time Shop Manager based in our Phibsboro store. The purpose of this role is to be responsible for sales and profit at the shop, complete customer service, store operations and team leadership. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 30 April, 12pm.

(11) Christian Aid seeks Individual Giving Manager (Dublin or Belfast)

The Individual Giving Manager will lead a fundraising programme to maximise support from Individuals for Christian Aid Ireland. The remit of this role will include both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. We are developing a new fundraising strategy to direct the organisation over the next three years. This role will help design an annual fundraising plan to target key audiences, develop messages, and implement an ask strategy to maximise financial return and meet organisational objectives. Salary: £35,600 - £39,640. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 1 May.

(12) World Vision Ireland seeks Programmes Director

Based in Dublin with overseas travel. Responsible for the quality and effectiveness of all World Vision Ireland development and humanitarian programming. To apply, please send a CV and cover note to Find out more. Closing date: 4 May.

(13) Viatores Christi seeks Consultant for Strategic Plan Process

Viatores Christi (VC) wishes to engage a consultant to facilitate development of the 2019 - 2024 strategic plan (including a review of the previous plan). VC is an Irish-based organisation supporting and working within the faith-based international development sector. VC works with its partners to identify and address clearly defined needs ensuring that the root causes of poverty within communities are addressed, and real and sustainable futures sought for the projects’ beneficiaries. VC addresses these needs through clearly defined development interventions and when needed through the recruitment, training and placement of highly-skilled long-term volunteer development workers. The overall objective of this consultancy is to develop a five year Strategic Plan 2019 - 2024 to guide VC in fulfilling its mission. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 4 May.

(14) Front Line Defenders seeks Deputy Head of Protection

Front Line Defenders seeks an exceptional candidate with management and gender policy experience to take on this challenging post. The Deputy Head of Protection will work together with the Head of Protection to manage the Protection team comprising nine field based regional protection coordinators as well as a team of seven Protection Fellows based in Dublin, overseeing the organisation’s system of Urgent Appeals and conducting research and analysis on the situation of human rights defenders at risk and coordinating rapid and practical action that contributes to their protection. The Deputy Head of Protection will also take lead responsibility in conducting ongoing gender analysis of Front Line Defenders’ work and developing related policy and methodology. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 11 May.

(15) Presentation Brothers (PBs) Mission Development Office (MDO) seeks Development Consultant

The MDO requires a part-time Development Consultant for education-sector projects including schools at all levels in Ghana and Nigeria. 3 - 8 days per month, retainer basis. Required skills/experience: Advanced IT skills; minimum four years appropriate development work overseas; grant management experience. The consultant will assist in capacity-building; in researching/drafting high-quality applications; and in identification of new funders in North America/Europe. The consultant can work on-line from own location plus joining Dublin/Cork meetings; probably annual short-term visit to West Africa. For a full job spec, please contact Br. Francis Schafer (MDO), Applications should be sent to Br. Francis Schafer. Closing date: 23 May.