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. Find out more about these roles. 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) Oxfam Ireland – Vacancies in Ireland and Internationally.

Oxfam Ireland is currently advertising vacancies for various roles. Find out more about these roles. Various closing dates apply.

(5) Dóchas seeks Consultant - Beijing +25 Policy Research

The year 2020 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995). With only ten years left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals it is crucial that we accelerate our work to eliminate discrimination against women and girls and achieve equality in all areas of life (Goal 5). Dóchas is seeking a consultant to carry out research on the successes and shortcomings of the global policy framework and blueprint for action since 1995. The study will capture the Irish perspective on the progress made towards achieving the Platform for Action’s promises and determine the areas of policy concern. Find out more. Closing date: 26 February.

(6) Trócaire seeks Consultant

Trócaire seeks a consultant to provide additional support to a selection of countries currently engaged in mid-term reviews on tool development, data analysis and/or report writing, as required. Phase I is expected to take place from March to July 2020, with a possible Phase II from Aug – Nov 2020. Find out more. Closing date: 28 February.

(7) Glencree seeks Political Dialogue and Legacy Team Administrator 

The Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation is looking for a dynamic, energetic and positive person to join our team. The role will involve working within a team designed to create and manage dialogue opportunities between political, government official and diplomatic actors from across the island of Ireland, Great Britain and the EU. Find out more. Closing date: 28 February.

(8) Peace Brigades International Ireland seeks Consultant

Peace Brigades International Ireland (PBI Ireland) is currently accepting expressions of interest from suitably qualified consultants for the provision of a consultancy service to coordinate the organization and advance a number of key objectives in its strategic plan. The initial term of contract is for 6 months, with the possibility to extend should the funding become available.  Applicants must be able to work in both English and Spanish. Find out more. Closing date: 28 February.

(9) MSF seeks Finance and Governance Manager

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) provides life-saving emergency relief and longer-term medical care to some of the most vulnerable and excluded communities around the world. As an independent medical humanitarian organisation, we deliver care based only on need, regardless of ethnic origin, gender, religion or political affiliation. The Finance & Governance Manager is responsible for all aspects of the day to day running of MSF IE’s Finance function. This means working closely with the Executive Director and MSF UK Finance Manager on a wide range of financial duties and responsibilities including day to day operational finance (payments, payroll, petty cash etc), bookkeeping and management reporting, budgeting and reforecasting, and supporting the statutory audit process. Find out more. Closing date: 28 February.

(10) Aidlink seeks Fundraising and Communications Officer

Aidlink is a small, but impactful, international development organization working to improve the lives of people living in poverty in Africa and increase the awareness of social justice issues in Irish communities. Working with our African partners in Kenya, Uganda and Ghana, Aidlink has a long track record of delivering sustainable improvements in education, water and sanitation and agricultural livelihoods. We are committed to promoting child rights, especially for girls, combating climate change, and mobilizing local communities for effective, sustainable change. We are currently recruiting for the fulltime position of Fundraising and Communications Officer. To apply, please email CV and cover letter to Find out more. Closing date extended to 5 March.

(11) Small Foundation seeks Analyst

You will have a key role in creating and updating Small Foundation’s knowledge base, which guides and shapes emergent strategy and practice. Reporting to a Senior Executive, you will research and identify market intelligence trends, potential areas for focus and action, and possible partner organisations. You will also include landscaping the market, identifying organisations with innovative approaches that contribute to Small Foundation’s vision. The role will also involve supporting Small Foundation to distil information from its work to engage a wide variety of stakeholders, and generate appropriate content for our media channels, as well as organise and participate in internal and external meetings. Find out more. Closing date: 1 March.

(12) ActionAid seeks Finance and Executive Co-ordinator

ActionAid is seeking a Finance & Executive Co-ordinator (25 hours per week) to provide assistance for the efficient operation of all aspects of the finance function of the charity, ensure the proper maintenance of the financial books and records of ActionAid Ireland, provide administrative, HR and governance support to the CEO. €32,000 – €36,000 per annum (pro-rata for part time) depending on experience. 10% employer contribution to pension after probation (subject to employee contribution of 5%). 25 days holiday per year (pro-rata for part time). Flexible working options. If you want to discuss aspects of the role please email Find out more or apply. Closing date: 2 March.

(13) Irish Red Cross seeks Fundraising Executive (Philanthropy)

We are seeking an outstanding individual with exceptional networking, leadership, motivation and requisite skills to drive the strategies in this area of fundraising. This is a demanding role that requires high levels of dynamism, energy and innovation. Find out more. Closing date: 2 March.

(14) ILCUF seeks Consultant

The Irish League of Credit Unions Foundation (ILCUF) is seeking one consultant to conduct a Mid-Term Review of the Irish Aid co-funded project "Financial Inclusion for Resilience in Sierra Leone (FIRSL)". The purpose of the Mid-Term Review (MTR) is to enable ILCUF to assess progress in the delivery of the outputs and results and, based on this assessment, to take strategic decisions regarding the interventions and the emphasis during the remaining implementation period. Please submit cover letter and CV to Irina Ignatieva, Find out more. Closing date: 6 March.

(15) SRI seeks Proposal Team Lead

SRI Executive are a global consultancy firm specialising in the international development, sustainability, development finance and global health sectors. We are seeking a Proposal Team Lead; primarily responsible for managing bids in response to request for proposals (RFPs) from our clients and from business development. S/he will be responsible for leading the Proposals Team on delivering timely, quality documentation to our clients, through sourcing and responding to often-complex RFPs, editing, proofreading and coordinating technical content. SRI Executive has a global team and the Proposal Team Lead plays a key role in building upon the relationship with our Search and Strategy colleagues, as well as communicating our work to clients and external audience. Find out more. Closing date: 6 March.

(16) Eurodad Policy and Advocacy Officer – Development Finance (Brussels)

The candidate will be responsible for research, advocacy and coalition building and will combine a strong vision on development finance with excellent policy analysis skills and a good understanding of how CSO coalitions can create transformative change. They will have excellent interpersonal communication skills and be self-motivated with the ability to plan and implement under their own initiative. They will have experience of working with advocacy focussed civil society groups or similar organisations. This is a permanent position based in Brussels, Belgium. Find out more or apply. Closing date: 8 March.

(17) Plan International Ireland seeks Individuals Giving Fundraising Officer

The Individuals Giving Fundraising Officer will project manage and deliver high quality supporter acquisition and retention campaigns to engage new supporters, develop relationships with existing supporters, and ensure activities are executed on time and on budget. The Individuals Giving Fundraising Officer will help to maximise the value of supporters for Plan International work overseas through optimising response and minimising campaign costs. Find out more. Closing date: 9 March.

(18) Irish Aid seeks Consultant

Irish Aid are seeking consultants to support the monitoring of the public engagement and development education programmes of our Programme Grant partners. Find out more. Closing date: 12 March.

(19) Transparency International Ireland seeks Advocacy and Research Coordinator

Transparency International Ireland (TLAC) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to stopping corruption and promoting integrity in Irish institutions. TI Ireland is seeking an Advocacy and Research Coordinator to lead our National Integrity Index project which will measure the commitment of public bodies, semi-state bodies and private companies against three key criteria: transparency, accountability and integrity. Find out more. Closing date: 13 March.

(20) CBM Ireland seeks Fundraising Manager

As a member of the Senior Management Team you will lead your team (x 2) to develop, manage and monitor CBM Ireland’s individual giving strategy and activities, building income across all streams - cash and regular giving, legacy giving, online giving, mid and high donor giving. If you have a track record in individual giving fundraising and want to be at the forefront of a global movement committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest countries of the world, please forward your CV and cover letter to: Find out more. Closing date: 16 March.

(21) Development Perspectives seeks Consultant

Development Perspectives is seeking a consultant to facilitate three seminars having a participatory approach. The successful candidate will be responsible for: supporting the planning of the three capacity building seminars, supporting the recruitment of participants for the seminars, delivering the three capacity building seminars, and developing the evaluation report. If you are interested please send your tender to Find out more. Closing date: 16 March.

(22) Misean Cara seeks Learning and Development Officer

Misean Cara is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate for the position of Learning and Development Officer, a key role in achieving the organisation’s objectives regarding monitoring, evaluation, learning and research. The successful candidate will have demonstrated skills and experience in all aspects of project cycle management, in particular monitoring and evaluation, and will be adept at identifying and articulating learning to be shared with Misean Cara’s members and the wider development community. Interviews will take place on 30 March. Find out more. Closing date: 19 March.  

(23) Front Line Defenders seeks Business and Development Finance Coordinator

Front Line Defenders is seeking a Dublin-based coordinator to develop its work on human rights defenders, businesses and development finance institutions. The successful candidate will be fully employed by Front Line Defenders, but will spend 50% of their time working directly with the Defenders in Development campaign. The other 50% will be spent working directly with Front Line Defenders. Their tasks will include research & advocacy on risks to HRDs in the context of business operations and development finance institutions and case support for specific HRDs raising their voices about DFI investments. Find out more. Closing date: 20 March.

(24) Glencree seeks Assistant Programme Manager, Community and Political Dialogue Programme

The Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation is expanding our Community & Political Dialogue team to include an Assistant Programme Manager. The role will involve assisting the Programme Manager in the design, development and management of the programme, undertaking tasks such as event management, logistical planning, staff management, maintaining records including evaluating information and preparing reports for presentation to funders, stakeholders and partners. Applicants will have a deep commitment to working through the challenges arising from our violent past, be highly organised and efficient, and have the personal and relational skills to work on a project that touches on some of the most contentious and ‘raw’ issues that remain in building a sustainable peace. Find out more. Closing date: 20 March.