Situations Vacant-Paid Positions

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(1) Dóchas seeks Policy and Programme Officer (Maternity Cover)

The successful candidate will have proven communications skills, and policy experience, as the role involves strengthening our capacity to coordinate, represent and mobilise our members to influence policy change. It also involves strong networking to stimulate the effective exchange of learning within our network. Our ideal candidate is someone who is committed to the values of social justice, and believes in the importance of collaboration in order to bring about transformative change. It is someone who is a strong team player, who is both innovative and strategic, and who is willing to lead by experience and initiative. You will report directly to the CEO, but work closely with the Dóchas team, particularly the Communications & Events Officer. Find out more. Closing date: 7 March, 5.30pm.

(2) Dóchas seeks Programme Support Officer

We are seeking a talented junior professional who wants to learn new skills and make change happen. You will work on policy & research, reporting, events and communications, working with the team on practical projects that will help Dóchas grow. Our ideal candidate is someone who is committed to the values of social justice, and believes in the importance of collaboration in order to bring about transformative change. It is someone who is highly motivated, positive and creative, and who is an excellent communicator. Find out more. Closing date: 4 March, 5.30pm.

(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) Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade seeks Consultants

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is seeking consultants to support monitoring visits of our Irish Aid Programme Grant and Humanitarian Programme Plan partners in 2019. Submissions through e-tenders. Closing date: 22 February, 2pm.

(7) Viatores Christi seeks Project and Training Support Officer

Viatores Christi (VC) is a Dublin-based development organisation working within the faith-based international development sector. VC works with over 30 partners across a wider range of sectors in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. VC addresses needs through development interventions through the recruitment, training and placement of skilled personnel. In 2017 over 158,000 individuals directly benefited from the work of VC across partners in the areas of agriculture, community development, education, environment, health, human rights, income generation and microfinance. VC is funded by Irish Aid through its intermediary organisation Misean Cara and by small grants and private donations. In order to realise its key strategic objectives in line with its 2019-2023 Strategic Plan, VC now seeks a suitably qualified person to join the team and take on a key role within the organisation as Project and Training Support Officer. Based at VC HQ in Dublin 7 and with overall reporting responsibility to the projects manager, the successful candidate will support the VC management team in three key areas; Project development support; Coordination of the VC Venture Training programme for volunteer development workers; Recruitment areas, including volunteer personal support. Responsibilities: The Project and Training Support Officer will act as a support in the area of programme co-ordination for VC’s international projects both in terms of volunteer training and project development and support for volunteers in the field both personal and technical. For more information and how to apply, please click hereClosing date: 22 February.

(8) Camara Education Ireland - Various Roles

Camara Education Ireland are recruiting for positions within our TechSpace team. Application Process: Please apply via the links below, with your Cover Letter and CV, outlining your relevant experience for the role and stating why you would like to work with Camara Education Ireland and TechSpace. Please note: applications for Irish speaking roles must be as Gaeilge only.

Closing date: 25 February.

(9) Children in Crossfire seeks Community Fundraiser (Derry/Londonderry)

Children in Crossfire is an International Development organisation based in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland that works to promote and protect the rights of children who are caught in the crossfire of extreme poverty. The organisation seeks to appoint a highly skilled individual to the position of Community Fundraiser. This is a role for a highly motivated, dynamic person who is passionate about the work of Children in Crossfire. The successful candidate must have experience in fundraising, sales or marketing, meeting set/annual targets and managing volunteers. This is a full-time post based in Derry/Londonderry. The Job Description, Application Form & Fair Employment Questionnaire can be downloaded here. Completed application forms must be returned by email only to Please note we do not accept CVs. Salary Available on Request. Closing date: 1 March, 1pm.

(10) Eurodad seeks Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer

The purpose of this role is to help ensure that Eurodad’s exciting work on improving the effectiveness of aid is based on robustly researched analysis, with a strong advocacy focus, and that Eurodad continues to build strong coalitions for change. The role involves strategy development, research, monitoring and analysing policy developments, information sharing, advocacy and networking. The successful candidate would work closely with Eurodad’s publicly-backed private finance team, to maximise synergies. The successful candidate will work at the cutting edge of development finance policy campaigns for transformative change. S/he will be responsible for advocacy, coalition building and research and will require policy analysis skills with strong interpersonal communication. S/he will be self-motivated with the ability to plan, organise and implement under on their her/his own initiative. S/he will have experience of working with advocacy focused civil society groups or similar organisations. S/he will need to speak and write English to a very high standard. The successful candidate will have an understanding of Eurodad’s work areas and a passion for global social and economic justice. S/he will be an excellent written communicator. Fluency in spoken and written English is essential, as is proficiency in French and/or German and/or Spanish or another major European language. The selected candidate will be creative, well organised and expected to work independently when required. Find out more. Closing date: 3 March.

(11) Self Help Africa seeks Chief of Party/Programme Manager (COP/PM) based in Malawi

Self Help Africa is seeking an energetic and dynamic leader to oversee the implementation of an ambitious new development project in Malawi. The CoP/PM will be the technical and operational head of the Programme Management Unit (PMU) for the BETTER Programme. The CoP/PM will ensure the successful implementation of the programme through managing effective partnerships with the implementing organisations. The CoP/PM will provide leadership, financial and technical oversight and direct management of all activities related to the programme. To apply, please visit our websiteClosing date: 4 March.

(12) Irish Emergency Alliance seeks Appeals Coordinator

The Appeals Coordinator is a key function within the IEA and has operational responsibility for each appeal, reporting to the Board via the Executive Sub-Committee. The Appeals Coordinator will be recruited and appointed by the Board and will be supported by all participating Member Agencies during an active appeal through three Committees: Fundraising & Communications; Programmes; and Finance. The AC is responsible for establishing and implementing each appeal and coordinating all fundraising and PR activities. The AC is responsible for the appeal from the moment of decision to launch until it is successfully wound down and closed out. During periods of no active appeals, the Appeals Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that the IEA systems and procedures are fit for purpose and will work on the development of new IEA partnerships. The AC will be the primary focal point between each of the six Member Agencies, the key partners and the IEA Board. Find out more and applyClosing date: 4 March.

(13) Oxfam Ireland seeks Deputy Shop Manager

Oxfam Ireland is seeking a permanent Deputy Shop Manager based in our charity shop in Dun Laoghaire. Working under the direction of the Shop Manager, the Deputy Shop Manager is responsible for sales and profit at the shop, complete customer service, store operations and team leadership. It's up to you to achieve retail targets by driving sales and delivering the greatest customer service possible to our customers. If you would like further information including the duties and responsibilities of the role, please look at our websiteClosing date: 5 March, 12 noon.

(14) Christian Aid seeks Fundraising Officer

Based in Dublin. Description: The role holder will be responsible for the effective implementation of the Ireland Fundraising Strategy in the Republic of Ireland.  Working under the supervision of the Fundraising manager, the post holder will contribute their expertise in direct market and community fundraising and their knowledge of the Republic of Ireland markets to achieve Christian Aid Ireland’s aims through transformational fundraising. Salary: €29,379 - €32,918 Salary (full-time). Find out more and applyClosing date: 8 March.

(15) CBM seeks  Finance Administrator

CBM is a Christian international development organisation committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest countries of the world. We are currently seeking a Finance Administrator to support the Director of the Disability Inclusive Development Initiative. Further details and full job description available here. Please submit your curriculum vitae with cover letter to Mary Keogh, by email:, using the subject line 'CBM Finance Administrator'. CBM Ireland is an equal opportunities employer and encourages all individuals to apply for this position including persons with disabilities. Applicants should have the legal right to live and work in Ireland before applying for this position. Closing date: 8 March. Interviews take place on 21 and 22 March. 

(16) Misean Cara - Tender for Legal Services

Misean Cara invites proposals from legal firms with relevant experience and expertise in the provision of legal advice and representation for an initial three year period. Full details available here. Closing date: 14 March.

(17) Christian Aid Invitation to Tender: Policy Brief on Illicit Economies for the GCRF-ESRC Drugs and (Dis)Order Research Project

Christian Aid is seeking a consultant to produce a policy paper on the illicit economy, the Sustainable Development Goals and peace. Christian Aid will publish an annual policy brief, which will be the foundational piece for its engagement in the GCRF-ESRC project’s global advocacy engagement each year, targeted at key UN Member States, critical development actors and the World Bank. This Brief is designed to initiate and sustain policy conversations with a non-academic audience – i.e. development and peacebuilding practitioners, elected representatives, MEPs, faith leaders, donor agency staff, other NGOs, or journalists – on the issue of illicit economies and the nature of the transition required from war economies to peace economies. The first Policy Brief for 2019 is on the theme of peace, illicit economies and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The target is to release it in time or during the UN High Level Political Forum on the SDGs in July 2019. It will also be used as a basis for face-to-face briefings to be organised with the priority targets in Christian Aid’s advocacy strategy for the project. Find out more