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 - 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) Trócaire - Various Roles

  • Country Director, Lebanon and Syria Response: Trócaire has recently decided to establish a presence in Beirut to facilitate and manage our ongoing response to the humanitarian crisis. The country strategic plan (2016-2020) continues to provide programme focus, however, it is expected to further grow the programme and strengthen partnerships. In the immediate term, the Country Director will lead the establishment of an office and small team. The position of Country Director provides an opportunity for an experienced, dynamic and innovative individual to lead the establishment of a country presence, build a country team and further develop Trócaire’s response to the humanitarian crisis. The Country Director will provide overall management and strategy support to the country programme ensuring that systems and processes are in place, that new ideas are fostered and that Trócaire continues to deliver an exciting and impactful programme with our partners. Location: Beirut, Lebanon. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 19 July.

  • Grants Officer - Myanmar: The country office currently has successfully secured six different funding streams/contracts in country, along with others from HQ, which provide significant resourcing for the programme. Approximately 70% of this funding is in the humanitarian sector, and has enabled Trócaire to be one of the leading humanitarian actors in Myanmar. The Grants Officer will support programme and support staff to manage existing and future institutional funding grants/contracts in Myanmar, with a particular focus on high quality reporting and internal and donor compliance; Support the programme teams in the development of well-designed projects and programmes for submission to institutional donors, consistent with Trócaire’s Organisational and Myanmar’s Country Strategic Plan; Build the capacity of the staff and partners to manage existing and future institutional funding grants/contracts. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 24 July.

(5) Oxfam Ireland - Various Roles

  • Shop Manager: Oxfam Ireland is recruiting a Shop Manager for a new store in Ringsend, to manage and develop the shop team; to deliver the agreed shop budget; to maximise the shops contribution to Oxfam primarily to raise funds and secondarily to promote Oxfam’s values. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 20 July, 12pm.

  • Corporate and Events Coordinator: Based in our Dublin office. The purpose of this role is to develop an annual plan for the implementation and roll out of Fashion Relief in the Irish Market including all aspects of budgeting, planning, project management and implementation. If you would like further information including the duties and responsibilities of the role, please look at our website or phone 01 672 7662. Closing date: 31 July, 12pm.

(6) ECO-UNESCO seeks Office Manager and Personal Assistant to the National Director

This is a position of responsibility within the organisation, and applicants should be able to demonstrate the ability to take on such responsibility. The role offers an exciting opportunity to work in a growing environmental organisation. Key responsibilities include: To ensure the efficient operation of the ECO-UNESCO office and maintain the condition of the office; To coordinate reception and public enquiries (handling phone, email and post); To deal with invoicing, payments, receipts and liaise with ECO-UNESCO’s Book keepers and Finance Officer with all financial information as requested; To maintain and actively manage current office systems and procedures. Find out more. Closing date: 20 July, 12pm.

(7) Goal seeks Programme Partnership Manager

GOAL, the emergency and development NGO established in 1977, is currently operational in 12 countries world-wide and is supported by a range of donors including: Irish Government, UK Government, USAID/OFDA, European Union and UN agencies. GOAL works in partnership with International and National NGOs, and Government Partners (including but not limited to Ministries of Health, Child Welfare and Education) in many of its countries, both in responding to emergency needs and in addressing recovery/development programmes. As the numbers of partners that GOAL is working with continues to increase and the complexity of the engagement increases, this role will review GOAL’s partnership strategy with a particular focus on ensuring that our thinking in is line with best practice and coherent with our own strategic direction. As GOAL embraces this wider range of partners it is important that our existing partnership strategy is challenged and keeps pace with our desire to achieve sustainable impact at scale. The Programme Partnership Manager will provide leadership and guidance within GOAL on the localisation agenda, and ensure that we are coherent and compliant with best practice and thinking in this regard. Further engagement with the Markets Systems team will be required to coordinate how we work with the Private Sector. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 20 July.

(8) NASC seeks Community Worker (Refugee Supports) 

Nasc, the Migrant and Refugee Rights Centre in association with Social Inclusion, Cork Kerry Community Healthcare, invite applications for a part-time position (22.5 hrs. per week) as a Community Worker (Refugee Supports). The position will be based in Cork City. The role of the Community Worker (Refugee Supports) will be to support HSE services to work with families and individuals who are part of the Irish Refugee Protection Programme and/or are living in EROCs and other accommodation centres. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 23 July.

(9) Plan International Ireland - Various Roles

  • Media and Communications Officer: The Media and Communications Officer will contribute to strengthening Plan International’s profile in print, broadcast and online media, as well as supporting wider communications work linked to our key partnerships. Identifying, writing, and pitching compelling stories about Plan International and its work, the post-holder will work with the media and other partners to deliver high quality communications outputs to promote the organisation and its key messages to our target audiences. The candidate will endeavour to build and amplify the Plan International brand and our Because I am a Girl campaign with the Irish public. Find out moreClosing date: 25 July, 5pm.

  • Development Education Officer (Maternity Cover): The Development Education Officer is responsible for leading the implementation of the Plan International Ireland Development Education Strategy. The role involves managing Dev Ed programmes funded by Irish and the EU, furthering the relationship with Hibernia College, the Gaiety School of Acting as well as overseeing the role of Plan’s Youth Advisory Panel. Find out moreClosing date: 8 August, 5pm.

(10) Christian Aid Ireland - Various Roles

  • External Consultant/s for Peacebuilding Impact Study: Christian Aid Ireland is seeking an external consultant/s to assess the impact of our peacebuilding work in two countries – Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory (IOPT), and South Sudan. These two country assessments will be part of a broader study to capture the impact of Christian Aid’s work on peacebuilding to date. We are looking for an external consultant/s with expertise in peacebuilding and human rights, and knowledge of these two country contexts. Find out more. Expressions of interest should be sent to Karol Balfe, Head of From Violence to Peace, kbalfe@christian-aid.orgClosing date for expression of interest: 25 July. 

  • Administrative Assistant Systems Support: The role is based in the Dublin office and reports to the Head of the Programme Development Unit with a matrix link to the Head of Policy and Advocacy. Duties include responsibility for updating the internal management system, administrative support for institutional funding applications, support to the team in identifying suitable projects for funding opportunities, organising and minuting meetings, organising contracts for consultants and organising logistics for internal and external events and meetings. The role is also responsible for general office support and occasional reception duties and acts as the office Digital Champion. Find out moreClosing date: 10 August.

(11) ​​D​ebt and ​D​evelopment ​C​oalition ​I​reland​ seeks Acting Director (Maternity Cover)

​DDCI are seeking to recruit a dynamic Acting Director for this exciting, challenging and multi-disciplinary role. The successful candidate will have excellent leadership skills to drive forward the delivery of DDCI’s high quality policy, education and campaigning agenda, and to work to ensure DDCI’s financial sustainability into the future. They will have exceptional organisational coordination skills, and a deep commitment to local and global economic justice work. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 27 July.

(12) Comhlámh seeks Consultant for Communications Evaluation and Strategy Development

The evaluation will focus on examining the progress Comhlámh’s communications have made towards ensuring that ‘potential volunteers making informed decisions about engaging with responsible international volunteering opportunities’ from 2016 onwards. It will additionally support the development of a new communications and public engagement strategy. The consultant should have extensive communications experience, with experience of social change and development education. Knowledge of issues relating to international development and volunteering is also highly relevant. Find out more and submit. Closing date: 27 July, 1pm.

(13) The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Request for Tender

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission is an independent statutory body, established on 1 November 2014 under the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Act 2014. The Commission is Ireland’s National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) and National Equality Body (NEB). The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission now invites responses from suitably qualified tenderers for the provision of services to support the oversight and programme management of its 2017 and 2018 grant schemes. Find out more. Tenders must be submitted to with 'RFT – Programme Coordination for Grant Schemes' as the subject of the email. Closing date: 1 August, 12pm.

(14) VSO seeks organisation to undertake a mid-term and final evaluation of its Volunteering for Development Grant

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) is looking to identify an organisation to undertake a mid-term and final evaluation of its Volunteering for Development Grant. Further details are included in this Expression of Interest notice. Please send an email indicating your interest by 2 August 2018 to Full Terms of Reference will be issued to those who have expressed an interest soon after the close of the EOI stage.

(15) Misean Cara seeks Safeguarding Advisor 

Misean Cara is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate for the key position of Safeguarding Advisor. Reporting to the Deputy CEO, the Safeguarding Advisor will lead, develop and maintain Misean Cara’s strategic, policy and operational priorities in order to achieve the highest standards of safeguarding practice, quality assurance and performance. To apply, please send, in one document, a cover letter (max one page) outlining how your motivation, experience and skills fit the role and a CV to Please insert 'Safeguarding Advisor' in the subject line. Misean Cara is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Ireland at the time of application. Find out moreClosing date: 8 August, 5pm.