Situations Vacant-Paid Positions

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(1) Dóchas seeks Head of Communications and Public Engagement

We are seeking a self-motivated and talented communications professional to lead our communications work. The Head of Communications and Public Engagement will be responsible for developing and delivering Dóchas’ communications strategy which involves providing high quality and relevant information to our members, as well as managing external relations with the media and other key stakeholders. You will be in charge of ensuring our message is consistent, engaging and influential. You will need to be an excellent communicator, with good presentation and organisational skills. Find out more. Closing date: 30 July.

(2) Dóchas seeks Project Co-ordinator - Public Engagement

We are seeking a Project Co-ordinator to deliver an exciting new public engagement project, which is supported by Irish Aid. The project seeks to improve perceptions of and support for Ireland’s overseas aid programme and the value of international development cooperation in Ireland, and to improve the scale and collective narrative of our ‘story’ about international development in order to engage the Irish public. You will need to be an excellent communicator, have a proven track-record in building strong relationships, as well as good project management and organisational skills. Find out more. Closing date: 30 July.

(3) 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. 

(4) 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.

(5) 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.

(6) GOAL seeks Development Education Officer

GOAL is looking for a confident, outgoing and motivated individual to join our team as a Development Education Officer. This is a unique opportunity to work with an international NGO by means of empowering young people throughout the country to get involved with global challenges. A successful candidate for this role will possess a friendly and professional manner with strong communication and interpersonal skills. To be successful in this role, you will need: A relevant third level qualification of Primary / Post Primary education, Knowledge and Experience of development education, experience in lesson planning and delivering programmes and/or teaching, detailed knowledge of curricula, developments and trends in primary and post primary level and a full driver’s license with access to a car. This role is from August - December 2019, with a requirement of 30 hours per week. Find out more. Closing Date: 17 July

(7) GOAL seeks Logistics and Procurement Officer

GOAL is seeking a Logistics and Procurement Officer for our Head Offices in Dun Laoghaire. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the procurement and logistics function in several assigned countries where GOAL operates. To be successful in this role, you will need at least 2 years of field experience in procurement and logistics, degree level education, strong analytical and computer skills, effective communication and willingness to travel to field locations. As the Logistics and Procurement officer you will be reporting to the Logistics and Procurement Coordinator. You will be involved in detailed review and analysis of all procurement over €30,000, country reporting and ensuring compliance with GOAL’s processes and systems. Find out more. Closing date: 19 July

(8) World Vision Ireland seeks Marketing & Communications Executive

Based in Dublin. This is the ideal role for an energetic marketer with digital experience to join an innovative organisation within the charity sector. To apply, please send a CV and cover note to Find out more. Closing date: 21 July.

(9) Development Perspectives: Invitation to tender for Arabic Interpreter and Researcher 

Development Perspectives is seeking tenders for a researcher and Arabic interpreter for 3 focus groups and 6 one to one interviews with refugees placed in Ireland under the UN Refugee Resettlement Programme. Find out more. Closing date: 21 July.

(10) Self Help Africa seeks Accountant – Financial Systems Analyst

To support the global finance function of Self Help Africa through the maintenance and development of the organisation's finance software (PS Financials). The successful candidate will also have responsibility for streamlining the reporting process in the production of the consolidated accounts of the Gorta Group and other reporting requirements including interfacing with Salesforce, SHA’s primary management information system. Find out more. Closing date: 22 July.

(11) Children's Law Centre seeks Immigration Solicitor 

The Children's Law Centre (Northern Ireland), a children's rights charity based in Belfast, ecruiting for an experienced Immigration Solicitor to provide legal advice and representation to children and young people with applications under the EUSS, immigration and asylum legal support needs. The successful candidate will be qualified to practice as a solicitor in Northern Ireland.  You will have at least two years post-qualification experience, with at least one years post-qualification experience providing legal advice, tribunal representation and managing casework in Immigration Law. Good IT skills, excellent communication skills and a commitment to children's rights and participation are essential. Find out moreClosing date: 25 July, 12 noon.

(12) Misean Cara seeks Admin Assistant

Misean Cara is seeking applications for the position of Admin Assistant for a 2-year fixed term contract.  Reporting to the Office & HR Manager this person will work alongside two Administrators and provide admin support across the organisation.  He/she will often be the first point of contact in Misean Cara so will require excellent people skills.  Training will be provided on MissionLinks, our IT Project Management system. Find out more. Closing date 25 July. Interviews will be held the week of 29 July.

(13) Oxfam Ireland seeks Consultant

Oxfam Ireland is seeking consultant(s) to conduct a mid-term review of its five-year development programme. The programme is implemented in five countries: Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Malawi with a focus on economic empowerment, gender equality and essential services (health). It is funded by Irish Aid to the tune of €2.4m/year (via the Programme Grant II scheme) with an additional €400k/year from Oxfam Ireland. The review is expected to take place September-October, with the final report to be submitted in early November 2019 at the latest. For more information contact Closing date: 26 July, close of business.

(14) Oxfam Ireland seeks Corporate Services Administrator

Permanent, part-time role. Working as part of the busy Corporate Services team, the Corporate Services Administrator will provide a high-quality professional business support as part of the Corporate Services team. The successful candidate will have demonstrable relevant experience in a similar administration role in a busy office environment including receptionist/switchboard/customer service duties and excellent communication (verbal and written English) and interpersonal skills: a positive, helpful and friendly outlook is essential. Find out more. Closing date: 26 July.

(15) Permanent Representation of Ireland to OECD seeks temporary Development Officer

The Permanent Representation of Ireland to the OECD, Paris, is recruiting a temporary Development Officer to cover maternity leave. The successful candidate will be expected to take up duty in September 2019. Find out more. Closing date: 26 July, 6pm CET.

(16) Médecins Sans Frontières Ireland seeks Major Gifts Manager

The Major Gifts Manager is a key part of MSF Ireland’s fundraising team and will be responsible for leading the strategic delivery of all major giving activities for MSF in Ireland, including Major Donor, Trust and Foundation, Corporate and Legacy giving. Find out more. Closing date: 26 July.

(17) Médecins Sans Frontières Ireland seeks Digital Marketing Coordinator

The Digital Marketing Coordinator works closely with all teams in the MSF Ireland office, as well as the MSF UK Digital Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing and developing an evolving digital marketing strategy to maximise meaningful engagement and therefore digital conversions to meet Fundraising, Communication/Advocacy and HR objectives. Find out more. Closing date: 26 July.

(18) Self Help Africa seeks Regional Director West Africa

The Regional Director is responsible for the management and development of SHA’s programme in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Niger and Togo. The role will also involve supporting a planned phased entry into Niger working through partner organisations. The RD will ensure that Self Help Africa’s work is impactful and meets the needs of smallholder farmers and the goals of the organisation. The Regional Director will be responsible for strengthening programme links with donors and local partners and for developing programmes in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo and Niger. The RD will report directly to the Head of Africa Operations in Self Help Africa’s HQ. Find out more. Closing date: 28 July.

(19) AidLink seeks Programme Officer

This role is based in Dublin. Aidlink works in partnership with local African NGOs and target communities in Kenya, Uganda and Ghana, building their capacity to become empowered, independent leaders of their own development. We are currently recruiting for the fulltime position of Programme Officer. See here for job description. Find out more here or email Closing date: 2 August, 5pm.

(20) Christian Aid seeks Head of Fundraising and Supporter Engagement

Leading a key team within Christian Aid Ireland and based in Belfast, this post manages all fundraising and church engagement activity across Ireland as a whole. Essential: Degree/relevant professional qualification and 5 years management experience in fundraising. A good knowledge of church structures combined with knowledge of global development issues. Salary: £47,578 - £51,648. For further details and to apply, please visit our e-recruitment portal. Closing date: 2 August.

(21) Christian Aid seeks Income and Office Administrator

Permanent role. Based in the Church and Supporter Engagement team in the Dublin office. This role supports the Finance, Church & Supporter Engagement and Communication teams in various areas of supporter services including supporter enquiries, regular gifts, recording of income, post, banking and reception. Salary: €26,505. Find out more. Closing date: 6 August.

(22) Hope Foundation seeks Fundraising & Events Coordinator

Based in Cork. Tasks include raising public funds for HOPE through existing fundraising events and sourcing of new donors, raising awareness of HOPE and supporting fundraising volunteers in their activities on behalf of HOPE. The successful candidate will liaise with the HOPE Communications team regarding PR and media activities associated with fundraising and events. The role also includes public speaking and presentations on behalf of HOPE and providing support to senior staff as required. Salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with prior relevant experience. Please include your current curriculum vitae and cover letter with your application to Closing date: 9 August, 5pm.

(23) Haven seeks Programme Manager

This role is based in Haiti. The Programme Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of assigned Haven programmes in Haiti, including the Sustainable Livelihoods programme. The Programme Manager must ensure that these programmes meet Haven’s mission and strategy, and that activities undertaken are appropriate to and meet the needs of local communities in Haiti. Find out more. Closing date: 10 August.

(24) Christian Aid seeks Church and Community Officer

Part time, 17.5 hours. This is a key role in the Church and Supporter Engagement Team based in the Dublin office, interacting with colleagues across Ireland.  The post holder will also represent Ireland on cross organisational groups in relation to key moments fundraising, e.g Christian Aid Week, Harvest, Lent and Christmas. Find out more. Closing date: 20 August.

(25) Oxfam Ireland seeks Fundraiser (Cork, Dublin, Galway)

Oxfam Ireland is an Irish charity which is part of the global movement of people working and campaigning together in over 90 countries around the world to end poverty and injustice. Find out more about these roles.

(26) World Vision Ireland seeks Project Manager-EBODAC

Based in Dublin. The Project Manager will coordinate the administrative management of the EBDOAC project, including but not limited to financial reporting, handling of project amendments, and organisation of project meetings.To apply, please send a CV and cover note to Find out more