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(1) Dóchas seeks consultant for Development Education research

Full Terms of Reference available here. To apply, please submit a CV and cover note that includes a brief description of methodology, timeframe and budget, to by 26 July, close of business.  Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to. 

(2) 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. 

(3) 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.     

(4) Trócaire - Vacancies in Ireland and Internationally:

For full details and/or to apply please click on the above links or go to

(5) Gorta Self Help Africa seeks a HR Generalist

The HR Generalist will be the main HR point of contact for line management across the organisation including the Irish, UK and African offices. This is a progressive role with scope for the candidate to drive the HR strategy and implement initiatives which will enhance the level of connectedness between staff across a geographically dispersed organisation. For a full job description and details on how to apply, please go to date: 18 July.

(6) Amnesty International Ireland seeks Youth Activism Officer

Youth Activism Officer: Amnesty International is seeking a full-time permanent Youth Activism Officer. More details available on under ‘Jobs & Internships’. Closing date: 18 July.

(7) Christian Aid Ireland seeks Administration Assistant (Donor Support) Dublin 

The role will support the Fundraising, Church Partnerships, Finance and Communications teams in Ireland, engaging with the public and actively supporting key fundraising moments.For further details and to apply visit Closing Date: 18 July. Interviews: 25 July.  

(8) Vacancies at Oxfam Ireland:

  • Shop Manager ( Belfast): Closing 18 July

  • Shop Manager (Lisburn): Closing 18 July

  • Sales Assistant (St Stephen's Green, Dublin): Closing 28 July

  • Shop Manager (Dundrum, Dublin): Closing 2 August

  • Supporter Engagement Telefundraiser – Team Leader (Dublin): Closing 30 July 

  • Campaign Team Leader (Dublin): Closing 30 September

For full details and/or to apply please go to

(9) World Vision Ireland seeks M&E Advisor

Based in Dublin with overseas travel. The M&E Advisor will provide technical guidance by designing and developing M&E systems and procedures for Area Development Programmes, AIM Health Plus and EBODAC programmes.Full details available at To apply, please send a CV and cover note to IrelandHR@wvi.orgClosing date: 20 July at midnight.

(10) Misean Cara seeks Finance Officer (4 month contract) 

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Finance Officer will assist the Financial Controller in the execution of key finance duties and develop effective working relationships with Misean Cara teams and members.  Full details available from: To apply: please send a cover letter outlining how your motivation, experience and skills fit the role and a CV to  Closing date:  20 July at close of business. Interviews:  week of 24 July

(11) Proudly Made in Africa and UCD College of Business now jointly invite applications for the position of Proudly Made in Africa Fellow in Business and Development at UCD College of Business

The Fellowship was initiated in 2013 to promote education on the business environment in Africa and business’ role in global development and creating solutions to poverty.  The successful candidate shall have experience in teaching in third level institutions and strong understanding of business in a developing country context and development issues.  Networking and building alliances with stakeholders are key requirements of the role. Further details on the role and how to apply are available here. Closing date: 21 July at 5pm.

(12) Global Action Plan seeks Programme Officer

Programme Officer focusing on Education for Sustainable Development and environmental behaviour change that will further embed Global Action Plan’s programmes aim to empower individuals and communities to change their consumption habits that are long term and achievable.  We are now looking for a vibrant and creative individual to manage, develop, maintain and coordinate a varied and intensive programme of environmental, sustainable development and community focused activities for Global Action Plan Ireland. The successful candidate will work closely with the Programme Manager to develop and implement the organisations education for sustainable development activities and will actively participate in designing and developing innovative programmes focused on environmental behaviour change. Please see and follow the instructions including downloading the application form. Please note that Global Action Plan does not consider CV's.  Closing date: 21 July. 

(13) Global Action Plan seeks Facilitators

Global Action Plan Ireland is currently recruiting for Freelance Facilitators to the meet the growing need of their projects. Reporting directly to the Programme Manager, the Facilitator role will relate primarily to the delivery and facilitation of environmental education and skills workshops nationwide for a broad audience. Please see and follow the instructions included.  Closing date: 21 July.

(14) The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland / College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa Collaboration Programme seeks Assistant Programme Director

Lack of access to quality surgical care causes more deaths worldwide than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. COSECSA and RCSI have worked together in an innovative, deep and wide-rangingwhole-institutional strengthening health partnership since 2007. The goal of this programme is to increase the provision of quality, essential surgical and emergency care in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Assistant Programme Director will be primarily responsible for assisting the Programme Director with programme management, event logistics, monitoring and evaluation, reporting, research and information management.The post will be based in Ireland with significant periods of time spent in Arusha, Tanzania and regular travel in Sub-Saharan Africa. For a full job description and details on how to apply, please go to date: 24 July at 4pm.

(15) Suas Educational Development seeks Facilitators for the Irish Aid Centre

Suas is contracted by Irish Aid to provide Facilitation and Public Awareness Services in support of Irish Aid’s Public Awareness Programme. To this end Suas is now recruiting a panel of facilitators who can be called upon to work as part of a dynamic, diverse team based in the Irish Aid Centre in Clonmel Street, Dublin 2 over the coming year.  The purpose of the facilitator role is to contribute to the achievement of the Irish Aid Public Awareness Programme by working as part of a team to deliver workshops for primary, secondary and third level students, support with public outreach events, respond to public queries and manage the stock and provision of Irish Aid materials.  The facilitator role is a fixed term, part time contract position for ~3 years until the end of June 2020. The role holder will work ~7-8 days per month on average, and will generally work half days (mornings).  This role is an excellent opportunity for facilitators who enjoy working with a range of groups, are flexibile in their working arrangements and are keen to pursue their professional development as part of a small dynamic team.  For further information and to apply please click hereClosing date: 25 July 

(16) CBM Ireland seeks Finance Manager (part-time, Dublin)

CBM Ireland is a Christian international development organisation committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest countries of the world. The successful applicant will be responsible for all aspects of the organisation’s financial management and will report directly to the CEO. Further information available here date: 28 July at 5pm.  

(17) Haven seeks Programmes and Engagement Officer

The Programmes and Engagement Officer will play a pivotal role in providing programme support to Haven’s Country Director in Haiti, developing project proposals and reports, coordinating shared information between teams in Ireland and Haiti, and building relationships with key stakeholders.  The successful candidate will also be responsible for identifying grant and fundraising opportunities, producing informational material, and assisting in the smooth running of Haven’s activities and events. Haven is an Irish NGO supporting the people of Haiti to build sustainable livelihoods and communities. To apply, please email a CV and cover letter to  For a full job description, please click here.  Closing date: 28 July.

(18) Gorta Self Help Africa seeks a Programme Finance Accountant (12 month fixed term contract)

The Programme Finance Accountant will provide financial oversight and support to country offices that he/she has responsibility for. He/she will also work closely with the Finance Manager to improve the quality of systems of financial control and reporting in the Organisation’s country offices by identifying and taking steps to improve current weaknesses while capacity building local finance staff in the performance of their responsibilities.  Full job description and details on how to apply available at Closing date: 30 July.

(19) Camara Ireland seeks a TechSpace as Gaeilge Programme Coordinator

The TechSpace as Gaeilge Programme Coordinator ​will be part of the Education & Training unit of Camara Education Ireland. This role will have responsibility for managing the national roll-out of the programme delivering TechSpace as Gaeilge training courses and provide support to the Regional Cluster Coordinators in our partner organisations, as the programme scales nationally. Please see full description at Comhordaitheoir Cláir TechSpace As Gaeilge. All applications must be in Irish and include a CV and Cover Letter. Please apply through or to HR@camara.orgClosing date: extended to 31 July at 5pm.

(20) Misean Cara - Invitation to tender: Effectiveness Review of Girls’ Education Projects

In 2017 Misean Cara is commissioning an Effectiveness Review of ten projects supporting the realisation of girls’ equal education rights.  These projects are based in the following countries: Malawi, South Sudan, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Ghana and Benin.  Misean Cara invites interested parties with the relevant skills and experience to tender. Tender proposals will be welcomed from individuals, consortia or agencies with demonstrable technical expertise and a track-record in conducting evaluations of a similar scope, type and scale. A copy of the full invitation to tender document is available.  If you wish to receive this, please express interest by email to with “Effectiveness Review of Girls’ Education Projects” stated in the email subject line. Submission deadline for tender proposals: 31 July.

(21) Irish Research Council (IRC) CAROLINE Programme: ‘Collaborative Research fellowships for a Responsive and Innovative Europe’ seeks Expression of Interests sought for proposals in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

The IRC Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) COFUND Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme entitled CAROLINE: ‘Collaborative Research Fellowships for a Responsive and Innovative Europe’ provides experienced researchers with an opportunity to obtain a prestigious research mobility and career development Fellowship. Successful candidates undertake research in both academic and practitioner settings, and benefit from international mobility and inter-sectoral and interdisciplinary knowledge exchange.  Full details are available here (best viewed in Chrome). Persons interested in this opportunity are welcome to contact Dr. Dug Cubie for informal discussions by Tuesday 25 July, and completed Expressions of Interest must be submitted to Dr Dug Cubie, E: by Tuesday 8 August.

(22) Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) seeks Digital Fundraising and Marketing Coordinator (Ireland)

This exciting role is integral in the efficient and effective implementation of the digital fundraising and communications strategies. The Digital Fundraising and Marketing Coordinator is responsible for implementing and developing an evolving digital marketing strategy in order to maximise income from online channels, using the internet and other digital distribution channels.  To enquire about the position, please call 01 660 3337 and ask for Niamh Blake or Audrey Jones.  Further information on the role can be found at  To apply, please send CV and detailed letter of motivation to  Please note that incomplete applications will not be processed.  Closing date: 4 August, 5pm.