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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 www.concern.net/jobs (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 www.goalglobal.org/careers/. Details for current invitations to tender for consultancies can be found at www.goalglobal.org./tenders/Various 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 seeks Consultant

Trócaire seeks a consultant to finalise a draft Evaluation Framework and Guidance document. The document covers both evaluation concepts, values and principles, and practical steps and guidance. The consultancy will focus on finalising introduction sections and expanding particular sections focused on practical steps and guidance. The successful consultant will require significant experience conducting evaluations of international development and/or humanitarian programmes, a strong understanding of accountability and learning within evaluations and an awareness of good practice and different approaches and methodologies to conducting evaluations. In addition, excellent written communication skills are required. Expressions of Interest should be submitted by Wednesday, 22 May 2019 to Bradley Clark, Learning & Accountability Advisor (bradley.clark@trocaire.org). Expressions of Interest should include a CV and a cover letter, outlining proposed budget, including any and all anticipated costs and expenses. For a detailed ToR, or further information, please contact Bradley Clark in advance of the deadline. Closing date: 22 May.

(5) Irish Consortium on Gender Based Violence seeks Communications and Policy Support Officer

The Irish Consortium on Gender Based Violence is an alliance of international human rights, humanitarian and development organisations, including NGO’s, Irish Aid and the Irish Defence Forces. Established in 2005 as a response to reports of ongoing and systematic sexual violence against women and girls in the Darfur Region of Sudan, it works collaboratively to increase knowledge and understanding of gender based violence and to ensure high quality programming and policy responses, in both humanitarian and development settings. The Consortium is seeking to employ a full time/part time Communications and Policy Support Officer. The purpose of the Support Officer role is to support the Coordinator and the Consortium members in the implementation of its multiannual Strategic Plan in accordance with annually agreed plans. Find out moreClosing date: 22 May.

(6) Misean Cara - Invitation to Tender for Evaluation of Health Projects in Kenya

Misean Cara is an international and Irish faith-based missionary movement working with some of the most marginalised and vulnerable communities in developing countries. We are working to realise human rights through delivery of basic services in the areas of education, health, livelihoods and income generation, as well as through advocacy, networking and community mobilisation. Our movement is made up of 91 member organisations working in over 51 countries. In 2019, Misean Cara is commissioning an evaluation of six (6) health Projects located in Kenya. 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 here. If you wish to tender, please send your submission by email to tender@miseancara.ie with 'Tender Proposal: Evaluation of Health Projects in Kenya' stated in the email subject line. Closing date: 27 May, 12 noon. 

(7) Oxfam Ireland seeks Digital Engagement Manager, Dublin (F/T Permanent)

The Digital Engagement Manager will manage the implementation and ongoing evaluation of a digital engagement strategy for Oxfam, ensuring agreed objectives are met or surpassed across trading, fundraising, communications and campaigns. If you would like further information, including the duties and responsibilities of the role, please look at our website or phone 016727662. Closing date: 28 May, 12 noon.

(8) Oxfam Ireland seeks Digital Content Marketing Executive, Dublin (F/T Permanent)
The Digital Content Marketing Executive will contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of an evolving inbound digital content marketing strategy for Oxfam Ireland in order to maximise brand awareness, engagement sentiment and online income for the organisation. To this end, the post holder will contribute to the implementation of a strategic and tactical digital content programme across Oxfam’s website, social networks and email communications and support full integration with offline communications, fundraising initiatives and campaigns. If you would like further information, including the duties and responsibilities of the role, please look at our website or phone 016727662. Closing date: 28 May, 12 noon.

(9) SURG-Africa - Various Roles

  • Communications/Public Relations Officer: RCSI is looking for a communications or public relations professional with a strong understanding of digital media, ideally with a track record in global/public health communications. The successful candidate will support and lead on key areas of dissemination SURG-Africa project, which RCSI and its partners are implementing in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia, funded by a European Union's Horizon 2020 grant. SURG-Africa is an exciting, ground-breaking project that has begun producing results that will change the face of essential surgical care for rural populations in Africa. Find out moreClosing date: 30 May.

  • Post-Doctoral Fellow in Global Surgical Systems Research (Qualitative): SURG-Africa is seeking to recruit a Researcher with strong skills in qualitative methods in public/global health, data analysis and manuscript write-up. The principal responsibilities of the post are to contribute to implementation of the SURG-Africa project research portfolio. While the position is based at the RCSI in Dublin, the post-holder will be expected to spend up to one third of the time in one or more of the African countries to collect data and take part in project activities. Find out moreClosing date: 6 June.

  • Post-Doctoral Fellow in Global Surgical Systems Research (Quantitative): SURG-Africa is seeking to recruit a Researcher with strong skills in quantitative methods, including epidemiological study design and/or implementation as well as data analysis and manuscript write-up. The principal responsibilities of the post are to contribute to implementation of research agenda of the SURG-Africa project as outlined in the position specification. While the position is based at the RCSI in Dublin, the post-holder may be expected to spend some time in one or more of the African countries to collect data and support local teams in conducting project activities. Find out moreClosing date: 6 June.

(10) Christian Aid Ireland seeks Consultant (Business and Human Rights - Colombia case study)

Christian Aid Ireland is looking for a consultant to develop a position paper on the case of the Cerrejón mine, north eastern Colombia. Cerrejón is one of the largest open-cast coal mines in the world in an area where the majority of communities are indigenous Wayuu and Afro-Colombians. The mining companies involved have been consistently accused of human rights abuses against the local community, and in July 2018 it emerged that 90% of Ireland’s coal burned at Moneypoint electricity power plant, Co. Clare, is imported from the Cerrejón mine. We are inviting tenders to develop a position paper that will look at the human rights abuses as a result of the mine, including the train line to transport the coal, as well as an analyses of the relevant international human rights law, standards and guidelines (including environmental agreements), under which Ireland is accountable, and how the Irish government and Irish companies can improve their policies and practices in order to uphold human rights obligations. We estimate that the role will be approximately 15 days over the next four to five months. The terms of reference for the tender can be found here and applications must be submitted to Gráinne Kilcullen - gkilcullen@christian-aid.org. Closing date: 4 June.

(11) Misean Cara Invitation to Tender: Assessing the Impact on Members’ Approaches to Capacity Development

In 2019, Misean Cara is commissioning an evaluation to assess the impact of members’ approaches to capacity development and organisational systems strengthening. This evaluation will consist of: Full impact evaluation of 5 members through in depth case studies in Kenya, Nigeria, and Zambia; Focus group discussions and key informant interviews of a further 7-10 members in Ireland and Italy; An online survey to be distributed to 20 members. Misean Cara invites interested parties with the relevant skills and experience to tender. Find out moreThe tender proposal submission deadline is 13 June, 11pm.

(12) IDEA seeks Consultant (Code Of Good Practice For Development Education In Ireland)

The Irish Development Education Association (IDEA) is hiring a consultant for the next phase of its work around a Code of Good Practice for Development Education in Ireland. Find out more. Closing date: 14 June, 12 noon.

(13) 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.