Situations Vacant-Paid Positions

This information section is part of Dóchas Wednesday News, which also includes job openingsvolunteer posts and 

(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 Various closing dates apply. 

(2) GOAL Opportunities - Vacancies in Ireland and Internationally: 

GOAL is currently advertising vacancies for various roles in a number of countries. Full details are available at closing dates apply.     

(3) Misean Cara seeks Learning and Development Officer

The successful applicant will work as part of a team to improve our understanding of the results achieved by and impact of Misean Cara Projects. This will be done through monitoring and evaluation, research and capacity development initiatives, whilst also supporting innovation, the application of learning and measures to improve effectiveness. See the Misean Cara page for more information  Closing Date: 27 February

(4) Irish Rule of Law International (IRLI) seeks Programme Coordinator

Irish Rule of Law International is looking to hire a dynamic person as Programme Coordinator to support the technical and administrative management of its varied programme portfolio and to help the Executive Director in the overall administration of the organisation. Primary responsibilities will include programme management and support, engagement with legal volunteers and pro-bono lawyers, supporting fundraising as well as communication efforts and overall administrative support. The Programme Coordinator will work full time and will be based in IRLI’s office in Dublin, with occasional travel to programme field locations.

Deadline for application is 24 February. For a full Job Description and application details go to

(5) Concord seeks Policy and Advocacy Coordinator

The candidate would be a skilled policy and advocacy professional with a good understanding of the EU policy-making and influencing strategies. This role requires knowledge of how to influence EU decision-making processes through advocacy and effective communication in CONCORD’s policy space; strong organisational skills and an ability to work independently and proactively within member-driven dynamics.

For further information, click here. To apply please submit your one page cover letter and CV by e-mail to Please include the position (CONCORD – Coordinator) plus your name in the subject of the e-mail. Closing date: 22 February at midnight (CET).

(6) Trócaire seeks IT Engineer (Security)

IT Operations is tasked with delivering and supporting Technology infrastructure for Trócaire staff and contractors over 24 offices. A need has been identified to increase our capability to prevent and respond to cyber security threats. It is anticipated this role will enable Trócaire to undertake proactive and reactive measures against cyber threats wherever they originate. There is a progressive cloud first strategy and extensive sectoral and industry engagement around delivering technology in the field.The scope of the role extends to all Cyber Security activities including management of security related systems, risk management, staff training, policy management, vendor management, disaster recovery. This role would suit an experienced infrastructure engineer who has started to move into Security related role.

Closing date: 28 February. Apply through

(7) The Society of African Missions seeks Lay Outreach Workers x2

The part-time posts  (17.5hrs/wk) will be based at SMA houses in Dublin and Cork  for one year with the possibility of extension. Job description and further details can be requested at

Closing date for applications is 28 February at 12noon. Interview dates:  Cork - March 10 and Dublin - March 16. 

(8) Centre for Disability Law and Policy at the National University of Ireland, Galway seeks Research Associate/ Postdoctoral Researcher

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time fixed term position as a Research Associate / Postdoctoral Researcher with the Centre for Disability Law and Policy at the National University of Ireland, Galway. This position is funded by the European Research Council and the Centre for Disability Law & Policy at the National University of Ireland Galway. It is available from March 2017 to contract end date of 30th November 2018. Closing date for receipt of applications is 3.00 pm on Friday, 3rd March 2017.

Further information can be found here. Closing date is 3 March at 3pm. 

(9) Age Action seeks Development Officer for its Ageing and Development Programme (maternity cover)

The successful applicant will manage the programme which works on international development, global ageing, and issues older people face in developing countries or the global south.  Their responsibilities will include the development of a public engagement strategy for the programme, and ensuring that the results, as set out in its results framework, are on track.

For more details visit Closing date is 3 March at 12 noon.

(10) Plan Ireland seeks Finance and Operations Administrator

Reporting to the Head of Finance, you will be a key member of Plan International Ireland’s team at a time of expansion and growth. As the Finance & Operations Administrator, you will be responsible for providing high-quality support to the Finance and Operations Team, as well as the CEO. For more details visit Closing date: 3 March at 5pm

(11) Oxfam Ireland seeks Health and Safety Officer

Oxfam Ireland is seeking a permanent, full-time Health & Safety Officer based in either Dublin or Belfast. The purpose of this role is to ensure overall compliance in matters of Health & Safety in accordance with Company policy and relevant statutory provisions throughout the Island of Ireland. The Safety Officer must lead by example and serve as a role model in mobilising every member of staff within Oxfam Ireland, and ensuring the highest standards of health & Safety are adopted throughout the Organisation.

To apply for this role look at our website date: 7 March at 12 noon.

(12) Irish Jesuit Missions seeks International Programme Manager (Part-Time Maternity Cover)

The post holder will manage the International Development Programme which supports projects in 12 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia including accessing institutional funding and managing donor contacts. Region: Dublin

For further information visit date is 7 March.

(13) Oxfam Ireland seeks a Campaigner for Dublin First Engagement team

Oxfam Ireland is currently recruiting a Campaigner to join its Dublin First Engagement team. The successful applicant will support the work of Oxfam within its Public Engagement Department. Full details available at Closing date: 10 March.

(14) Oxfam Ireland seeks a Campaigner Team Leader for Dublin First Engagement Team

Oxfam Ireland is currently recruiting a Team Leader to be responsible for leading a high performing team of Campaigners, who inspire members of the public to support the work that we do, by effectively managing their performance, on site coaching, motivation and support and play a central role in informing, inspiring and mobilising to support Oxfam’s work. Full details available at

(15) Aidlink seeks Part-Time Grants Officer (Dublin based)

Aidlink is an Irish NGO working through partnership in Kenya Uganda and Ghana. We are currently seeking applications for the part-time position of Grants Officer, based in Harold’s Cross Dublin.The Grants Officer is responsible for researching, identifying, writing, submitting and reporting on grants and contracts from foundations, trusts, corporations, governments and other institutional donors.

For full job description see here. To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to or Aidlink 34, Greenmount Office, Park Harold’s Cross D6W CX81. Closing Date: 10 March.

(16) ADD International seeks Chief Executive Officer (London based)

ADD is a disability rights charity fighting for independence, equality and opportunity for disabled people living in poverty in Africa and Asia.

They now seek a new Chief Executive who will be responsible for setting and delivering the vision alongside our Board of Trustees.  The right candidate will have the experience to lead and develop the organisation and its goals in a wider environment of constant change. They will be a values driven, inspiring leader with proven experience of shaping organisational vision and strategy and delivering outstanding operational results in a complex stakeholder and partnership focused context.  

For further information and to apply, click here. Closing date: by noon, 21 March.