Situations Vacant-Paid Positions

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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 Opportunities - 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) Oxfam Ireland seeks Campaigner Team Leader

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.

For full details and/or to apply please go to

(4) Trócaire seeks Campaigns Officer (NI)

The Campaigns Officer (NI) is responsible for mobilising existing and attracting new supporters across the north of Ireland, motivating and inspiring them to take action on Trócaire’s key public campaigns. Key focuses for the role include ensuring Trócaire’s campaigns are relevant to Northern Ireland context, delivering high quality outreach with supporters, supporting the recruitment, management and retention of volunteers to strengthen campaigning and outreach capacity across the north, and to provide robust policy analysis to strengthen Trócaire’s advocacy work with both the Northern Ireland Assembly and the UK parliament. They will work closely with dynamic teams across the organisation to deliver on their objectives and targets including the Northern Ireland Regional Office, the Campaigns team in Trócaire’s Head Office, and the volunteer working group. 

For further information, please visit Closing date: 21 September.

(5) UNICEF Ireland seeks Personal Assistant to Executive Director, Board Support, Event Support

Candidates are invited to apply for this exciting position to work with UNICEF’s Executive Director and have exposure to UNICEF’s mission here in Ireland. The candidate must have very strong organisational skills, the ability to multi task, have strong interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic.

The candidate is expected to perform a number of other functions beyond mere personal assistant and will work as support to the Board of Directors and Events Manager.

Please send a CV and cover letter to by 22 September at 12pm.

(6) Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) seeks Press and Communications Officer

Médecins Sans Frontières is a leading international independent humanitarian aid organisation. In nearly 70 countries worldwide, MSF provides both life-saving emergency relief and longer-term assistance to make basic healthcare services available to the most vulnerable or excluded communities at times of conflict or disaster.

Want to work on the front line of humanitarian media and communications in Ireland? MSF are looking for a dedicated communications professional to join the team to help raise awareness and understanding of the work of leading humanitarian medical organisation MSF and the crises in which they work around the world.

Further information can be found at For enquiries about the position, please call 01 660 3337 and ask for Donal Gorman. To apply, Email CV and letter of motivation detailing your suitability to the role and to MSF, to Niamh Blake Recruitment & HR Coordinator

Closing date: 25 September. Interviews will be held on 28 September with a second round on 2 October.

(7) Sightsavers Ireland seeks Public Engagement Assistant

Sightsavers has a fantastic opportunity for a Public Engagement Assistant to join the team in Ireland. Reporting to the Public Engagement Coordinator you will play a key role in planning, managing and delivery of fundraising, communications and youth engagement.  You will also have a keen eye for developing media, digital and offline communications internally and working with our supplier and agencies.

Part time working would be considered. For more information please visit: Closing date: 25 September.

(8) Irish Forum for Global Health and ESTHER Ireland seeks Administrative / Financial Assistant (part-time)

This is a short-term contract until the end of December 2017, designed to support the Operations Director in various aspects of both IFGH and ESTHER Ireland activities. The role is for 40% time per week. Please visit to download the Terms of Reference. To apply, please email, attaching a one-page cover letter, and a current CV.

Closing date: 25 September at COB. 

(9) Trócaire seeks Schools Liaison

The Fundraising and Marketing (F&M) Team within the Public Engagement & Fundraising Division of Trócaire is responsible for raising income from the public in Ireland, engaging donors and potential supporters in our work and building the Trócaire brand in order to increase awareness and create a better understanding of the work of the organisation. 

Apply through - Closing date: 27 September.

(10) Trócaire seeks Humanitarian Manager - Operational

The Humanitarian Manager – Operational (HM-O) manages the humanitarian operational team under the overall direction of the Head of Humanitarian Programmes (HHP) and in close coordination with the Humanitarian Manager – Technical (HM-T) and the wider humanitarian team. Working closely with the HHP the HM-O is responsible for establishing relevant strategic priorities for  the operational team  and for delivering on agreed objectives, within available resources and according to agreed timeframes.

Apply through; Closing date: 28 September.

(11) Misean Cara seeks Communications Officer (maternity leave cover)

Misean Cara is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate to provide maternity cover for the position of Communications Officer (9 month contract position).  Reporting to the Donor & Partner Engagement Manager, the Communications Officer is an integral part of the Misean Cara team and will design, develop and execute marketing and communications activities that support the image, perception and positioning of Misean Cara overall and its respective activities.

Full details available from: Closing date: 29 September. Interviews will be held on 4 October. To apply:  please send a CV and a cover letter (max 1 page) outlining how your motivation, experience and skills fit the role to   Please insert “Communications Officer” in the subject line.

(12) Christian Aid Ireland research tender on conflict sensitivity

Christian Aid Ireland invites tenders from academic institutions for a learning research project on enhancing conflict sensitivity and community resilience in humanitarian contexts. The research will capture learning from the integration of conflict sensitivity in four countries; Myanmar, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), South Sudan and Burundi. It will focus on how conflict sensitivity that enables work ‘on’ violent conflict (rather than ‘in’ or ‘around’ it) affects community resilience and violence risks.

For further details, and to apply contact Mandeep Mudhar: mmudhar@christian-aid.orgClosing date: 29 September

(13) World Vision Ireland seeks ARC Team Administrator

Based in Rathmines, Dublin. The ARC Team Administrator will be responsible for the schedule of communication with donors and contacting them via phone, email and mail with an aim to retaining these regular donors.  To apply, please send a CV and cover note to Full details available at

Closing date: 29 September at noon. 

(14) Sightsavers Ireland Chief Executive

The appointee will lead, manage, support and inspire staff members and other stakeholders in the fulfilment of their responsibilities and will ensure that all activity complies with the organisation’s ethos.  The appointee will have the necessary vision, in conjunction with the Board and the management team, to build and develop the strategies required to meet the needs of all stakeholders.  The Chief Executive will work closely with Sightsavers Global through which funds raised are channelled to programmes in more than 25 countries.

For more information please visit: Closing date: 30 September.

(15) Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation seeks Project Manager

Glencree is seeking a very experienced, results-focused project manager to lead the implementation of the Addressing the Legacy of Violence through Facilitated Dialogue Project. The Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring the project achieves the expected outcomes and manage the day to day implementation of all the project phases - mobilisation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, sharing of learning and project closure. S/he will be responsible for the strategic direction of the project, management of the project team, budget management, reporting (financial and narrative) and implementation of the project communications plan. 

For further details, please click here. Closing date: 2 October. 

(16) Comhlámh seeks Capacity Building & Volunteering Quality Project Officer

The Project Officer will monitor and support a network of over 40 volunteer sending agencies in implementing Comhlámh’s Code of Good Practice (CoGP) for Volunteer Sending Agencies.  The Project Officer manages the strategic development of the CoGP through facilitating working groups’ participation and promotes visibility of the Code through the facilitation of a network of supporting organisations. This is an exciting time to take up the position with a review of the Code of Good Practice being prepared for 2018. Part of the aim of this review will be to make the Code of Good Practice more explicitly values-based.

Detailed job description and application details can be found here. Closing date: 3 October.

(17) Misean Cara seeks Monitoring and Results Measurement Officer

Misean Cara is seeking qualified and motivated candidates with monitoring and evaluation experience for the position of Monitoring and Results Measurement Officer.  The Monitoring and Results Measurement Officer will work as part of the Learning and Development Team to improve our understanding and collation of the results achieved by and impact of Misean Cara Projects. 

Full details available from: date: 9 October. Interviews will be held 24 October. To apply:  Please send your CV and a cover letter (max 1 page) outlining how your motivation, experience and skills fit the role to Please insert “MRM Officer” in the subject line.

(18) Misean Cara seeks Project Officer (Health) - maternity cover

Misean Cara is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate for the position of Project Officer (Health) to cover maternity leave (9 month contract).  Reporting to the Head of Funding, the Project Officer will be responsible for the processing of project proposals, as well as monitoring and evaluation.  The Funding Team consists of the Head of Funding, five Project Officers and a Safeguarding Person.

Full details available from: To apply, please send a cover letter (max one page) outlining how your motivation, experience and skills fit the role and a CV to  Please insert “PO Health” in subject line. Closing date: 9 October. Interview date: 19 October.