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) Social Innovation Fund Ireland - Various Roles

  • Administrative Assistant: This role will support the Business Development Team to deliver its fundraising targets, to develop long-term mutual strategic relationships with donors and potential donors (companies, families, and trusts or foundations) to support SIFI’s mission and vision. The role will work closely with the Marketing Communications team and the Impact team. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 7 December, 9am. 

  • PA/Administrative Assistant: Reporting to the Financial Controller, this role will support the CEO and Financial Controller to deliver their work. The role will divide its time between human resources administration, PA to the CEO, and supporting the Financial Controller. The role will work closely with the Marketing Communications team, the Business Development team and the Impact team. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 7 December, 9am. 

  • Social Impact Assistant: Reporting to a senior manager, the purpose of the role is to support the Social Innovation Fund Ireland’ (SIFI’s) Social Impact Team in its objectives to maximize the social impact of SIFI awardees through supporting the selection, capacity building, and impact tracking elements of SIFI’s work. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 7 December, 9am.

  • Fund Manager: Manage a portfolio of awardees to meet programme targets, by driving maximum achievement of social impact, in line with investment objectives and conditions. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 14 December, 9am.

  • Social Impact Analyst: To develop and deliver the social impact of Social Innovation Fund Ireland, ensuring the maximisation of SIFI and awardees’ social impact, and its internal and external communication. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 14 December, 9am.

  • Marketing and Communications Coordinator: Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the Marketing and Communications Coordinator will carry significant responsibility for the marketing and branding of Social Innovation Fund Ireland and will coordinate and implement Social Innovation Fund Ireland’s marketing communications activities across all channels – media relations, social media, website, events, and others. The Marketing and Communications Coordinator will play a critical role as Social Innovation Fund Ireland drives the brand to the next stage of development in 2019 and aims to raise the organisation’s profile significantly over the next year. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 14 December, 9am. 

(5) Trócaire seeks Consultant - Development of Value for Money Framework, Guidelines and Policy

Trócaire is seeking expressions from prospective consultants to develop a suite of documents to support the organisational understanding of VFM and how we can communicate our approaches to a range of audiences including our institutional donors and supporters. These documents will be developed from pre-existing guidance material and organisational approaches and policies. All documents should be accessible to a range of internal and external donors and should be easy to put into practice across all our work, both International and Domestic. For the full Terms of Reference for this consultancy, please contact Jenny Clarkin ( Prospective consultants are requested to submit technical and financial proposals in the format outlined in the Terms of Reference. Expression of Interest should be submitted to Jenny Clarkin ( by 7 December 2018.

(6) Christian Aid seeks Programme Accountant

Based in Dublin. Description: Management and co-ordination of the Dublin Finance Team to support the Head of Finance and Governance, acting as the main point of contact for Restricted Funds, Programmes and General Finance. Salary: €40,214 - €55,681. Find out more and apply. Interview date: 13 December. Closing Date: 7 December.

(7) Ethiopiaid seeks CEO

Ethiopiaid are seeking an accomplished and enthusiastic individual to lead the organisation and to continue its development in the coming years. This is a broad role and the successful candidate will have strong leadership, organisational skills and fundraising skills in addition to having the ability to work in a small team on a daily basis. Find out more. Closing date: 7 December.

(8) Self Help Africa (SHA) seeks Humanitarian Manager

Job Purpose: To develop humanitarian capacity in what has been a traditional development focused organisation and grow donor funded humanitarian responses. Increase SHA’s profile as a humanitarian actor, grow humanitarian funding and support the country offices to develop humanitarian expertise through training, responses and engagement with key humanitarian actors in each country. Map humanitarian space and identify potential partners for SHA. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 17 December.

(9) Irish Forum for Global Health (IFGH) seeks Communications and Events Coordinator

The Irish Forum for Global Health is currently seeking an experienced and dedicated candidate to join the IFGH team as Communications and Events Coordinator. The successful applicant will work to support IFGH and ESTHER Ireland activities, including managing communications, developing and supporting innovative events, designing and editing our communications outputs, and evaluating our activities, among other responsibilities. This position is for three days per week (60% time), contract until 31 December 2019. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 20 December.

(10) World Vision Ireland seeks Senior Accountant

Based in Dublin. The successful candidate will work closely with the Finance & Operations Director to plan, develop and implement business strategies. To apply, please send a CV and cover note to Find out more. Closing date: 31 December.

(11) Plan International Ireland seeks Education Grant Coordinator

The Education Grant Coordinator will coordinate a large EU-funded consortium led by Plan International. They will have experience in EU grant coordination and will be familiar with sector-accepted standards such as INEE minimum standards. They will be part of the Emergencies Unit which is responsible for managing and maintaining our humanitarian grant portfolio. They will also form part of Plan International’s emergency roster and may be deployed at short notice to respond to emergencies. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 1 January 2019, 5pm.

(12) Oxfam Ireland seeks District Retail Manager

Oxfam Ireland is seeking a temporary, full-time District Retail Manager based in Dublin to service designated patch of up to 15 stores in NI/ROI. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and developing the district shop network, its staff and volunteers, primarily to raise funds, secondarily to promote Oxfam’s values. 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: 2 January 2019, 12 noon.