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) Self Help Africa seeks WorldWise Global Schools (WWGS) Programme Director

The Programme Director (PD) is responsible for providing leadership, oversight and strategic direction for the WWGS programme, so that it meets its strategic aims in increasing the spread, number and mix of post-primary schools engaging in quality development education (DE) and global citizenship education (GCE) in Ireland. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 15 July.

(5) European Network on Debt and Development seeks Director

Eurodad (the European Network on Debt and Development) is a network of 46 civil society organisations (CSOs) from 19 European countries. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to lead a cutting-edge development finance network. You will lead Eurodad’s team to deliver specific yet transformative policy changes on critically important development finance issues, including: tax justice; effective aid; ending debt crises; publicly-backed private finance; investment treaties; climate finance; and financial sector rules. You will ensure that the organisation is well run, has stable and sufficient resources, and that the Eurodad network expands and develops. Location: Brussels. Find out more. Closing date: 15 July, 11.59pm CEST.

(6) Oxfam Ireland - Various Roles

  • Fundraising Assistant - Supporter Engagement: The Fundraising Assistant would be based in either Belfast or Dublin, and will drive income generation and fundraising performance through providing operational and administrative support and assistance to the fundraising team and function. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 16 July, 12pm.

  • Deputy Shop Manager: The Deputy Shop Manager would be based in Rathmines, and will assist and develop a shop and its volunteers; and deputise for the Shop Manager in their absence. The Deputy Shop Manager will ensure that their actions reinforce Oxfam’s public image through educating people about the nature and causes of poverty. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 17 July, 12pm.

  • Shop Manager: Oxfam Ireland is recruiting a Shop Manager for a new store in Ringsend, to manage and develop the shop team; to deliver the agreed shop budget; to maximise the shops contribution to Oxfam primarily to raise funds and secondarily to promote Oxfam’s values. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 20 July, 12pm.

(7) Trócaire - Various Roles

  • Country Director, Lebanon and Syria Response: Trócaire has recently decided to establish a presence in Beirut to facilitate and manage our ongoing response to the humanitarian crisis. The country strategic plan (2016-2020) continues to provide programme focus, however, it is expected to further grow the programme and strengthen partnerships. In the immediate term, the Country Director will lead the establishment of an office and small team. The position of Country Director provides an opportunity for an experienced, dynamic and innovative individual to lead the establishment of a country presence, build a country team and further develop Trócaire’s response to the humanitarian crisis. The Country Director will provide overall management and strategy support to the country programme ensuring that systems and processes are in place, that new ideas are fostered and that Trócaire continues to deliver an exciting and impactful programme with our partners. Location: Beirut, Lebanon. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 19 July.

  • Grants Officer - Myanmar: The country office currently has successfully secured six different funding streams/contracts in country, along with others from HQ, which provide significant resourcing for the programme. Approximately 70% of this funding is in the humanitarian sector, and has enabled Trócaire to be one of the leading humanitarian actors in Myanmar. The Grants Officer will support programme and support staff to manage existing and future institutional funding grants/contracts in Myanmar, with a particular focus on high quality reporting and internal and donor compliance; Support the programme teams in the development of well-designed projects and programmes for submission to institutional donors, consistent with Trócaire’s Organisational and Myanmar’s Country Strategic Plan; Build the capacity of the staff and partners to manage existing and future institutional funding grants/contracts. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 24 July.

(8) Goal seeks Programme Partnership Manager

GOAL, the emergency and development NGO established in 1977, is currently operational in 12 countries world-wide and is supported by a range of donors including: Irish Government, UK Government, USAID/OFDA, European Union and UN agencies. GOAL works in partnership with International and National NGOs, and Government Partners (including but not limited to Ministries of Health, Child Welfare and Education) in many of its countries, both in responding to emergency needs and in addressing recovery/development programmes. As the numbers of partners that GOAL is working with continues to increase and the complexity of the engagement increases, this role will review GOAL’s partnership strategy with a particular focus on ensuring that our thinking in is line with best practice and coherent with our own strategic direction. As GOAL embraces this wider range of partners it is important that our existing partnership strategy is challenged and keeps pace with our desire to achieve sustainable impact at scale. The Programme Partnership Manager will provide leadership and guidance within GOAL on the localisation agenda, and ensure that we are coherent and compliant with best practice and thinking in this regard. Further engagement with the Markets Systems team will be required to coordinate how we work with the Private Sector. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 20 July.

(9) NASC seeks Community Worker (Refugee Supports) 

Nasc, the Migrant and Refugee Rights Centre in association with Social Inclusion, Cork Kerry Community Healthcare, invite applications for a part-time position (22.5 hrs. per week) as a Community Worker (Refugee Supports). The position will be based in Cork City. The role of the Community Worker (Refugee Supports) will be to support HSE services to work with families and individuals who are part of the Irish Refugee Protection Programme and/or are living in EROCs and other accommodation centres. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 23 July.

(10) Christian Aid Ireland seeks External Consultant/s for Peacebuilding Impact Study

Christian Aid Ireland is seeking an external consultant/s to assess the impact of our peacebuilding work in two countries – Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory (IOPT), and South Sudan. These two country assessments will be part of a broader study to capture the impact of Christian Aid’s work on peacebuilding to date. We are looking for an external consultant/s with expertise in peacebuilding and human rights, and knowledge of these two country contexts. Find out more. Expressions of interest should be sent to Karol Balfe, Head of From Violence to Peace, kbalfe@christian-aid.orgClosing date for expression of interest: 25 July. 

(11) ​​D​ebt and ​D​evelopment ​C​oalition ​I​reland​ seeks Acting Director (Maternity Cover)

​DDCI are seeking to recruit a dynamic Acting Director for this exciting, challenging and multi-disciplinary role. The successful candidate will have excellent leadership skills to drive forward the delivery of DDCI’s high quality policy, education and campaigning agenda, and to work to ensure DDCI’s financial sustainability into the future. They will have exceptional organisational coordination skills, and a deep commitment to local and global economic justice work. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 27 July. 

(12) VSO seeks organisation to undertake a mid-term and final evaluation of its Volunteering for Development Grant

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) is looking to identify an organisation to undertake a mid-term and final evaluation of its Volunteering for Development Grant. Further details are included in this Expression of Interest notice. Please send an email indicating your interest by 2 August 2018 to Full Terms of Reference will be issued to those who have expressed an interest soon after the close of the EOI stage.

(13) Misean Cara seeks Safeguarding Advisor 

Misean Cara is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate for the key position of Safeguarding Advisor. Reporting to the Deputy CEO, the Safeguarding Advisor will lead, develop and maintain Misean Cara’s strategic, policy and operational priorities in order to achieve the highest standards of safeguarding practice, quality assurance and performance. To apply, please send, in one document, a cover letter (max one page) outlining how your motivation, experience and skills fit the role and a CV to Please insert 'Safeguarding Advisor' in the subject line. Misean Cara is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Ireland at the time of application. Find out moreClosing date: 8 August, 5pm.