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. Find out more about these roles. 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) Oxfam Ireland – Vacancies in Ireland and Internationally.

Oxfam Ireland is currently advertising vacancies for various roles. Find out more about these roles. Various closing dates apply.

(5) Dóchas seeks Consultant(s) 

Within the network, Dóchas Working Groups provide an active and formal space for learning, collaboration and the development of models of best practice. They are essential in influencing policy and shaping a collective Dóchas response on key policy issues, and in representing the needs of the sector. The purpose of the review is to assess the functioning of Working Groups against objectives of the Dóchas Strategic Plan 2015-2020, and to evaluate how well Groups are helping to strengthen policy work so that Dóchas can continue to be a strong, representative voice. The review will be conducted during February and March 2020. Find out more. Closing date: 20 January at 12 noon.

(6) CBM Ireland seeks EU Project Manager and EU Project Coordinator

CBM Ireland are recruiting an EU Project Manager and an EU Project Coordinator for our new EU Aid Volunteer programme of activities. CBM Ireland is leading a consortium in the project VIVID:T - Technical Assistance in Humanitarian Response, Ensuring Valuable International Volunteering and Inclusion of persons with Disabilities. Find out more. Closing date extended: 15 January for EU Project Coordinator role / 22 January for EU Project Manager role

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(7) Development Perspectives seeks Consultant

Development Perspectives is seeking a consultant to plan, organise and implement three, 2-3 day photography workshops with Programme Refugees. The work of the participants will then be showcased at an exhibition when all of the workshops are completed. This consultancy will commence on 1 February until mid-June. Find out moreClosing date: 15 January.

(8) Front Line Defenders seeks Memorial Project Coordinator

The Memorial Project Coordinator will lead the implementation of the Human Rights Defenders Memorial. The Memorial was established by a network of 24 national, regional and international human rights organisations to commemorate human rights activists who have been killed because of their work; ensure the documentation of all cases of killings of HRDs at the global level; and create synergies and collaboration among Memorial Network members with the aim to strengthen country efforts towards prevention and accountability. Find out more. Closing date: 15 January.

(9) Self Help Africa seeks Education Officer

Self Help Africa is seeking to recruit a Development Education (DE) officer to support the implementation of its Irish Aid funded Development Education programme in post-primary schools and with communities across Ireland. Find out more. Closing date: 16 January.

(10) Christian Aid Ireland seeks Programme Advisor: From Violence to Peace

This is an exciting opportunity to help strengthen Christian Aid Ireland's programme practice around our organisational thematic priority From Violence to Peace, aiming to increase the impact of our work on conflict sensitivity, gender based violence and conflict transformation.  The role will also promote learning and mutual support between programme teams and others working on conflict sensitivity, violence, gender based violence and conflict transformation. Find out more. Closing date: 17 January.

(11) MSF seeks Individual Giving Manager

The Individual Giving Manager supports the Senior Fundraising Manager in development and implementation of the Fundraising strategy which includes developing and building MSF’s individual giving programme, overseeing all fundraising communications with donors, maintaining effective relationships with individual supporters and developing strategies to attract other audiences to maximise potential income. The individual giving programme has been designed to increase and improve the Lifetime Value of MSF supporters through regular communication enhancing supporter knowledge and understanding of humanitarian action and an awareness of the importance of their individual continued support to MSF. Find out more. Closing date extended to: 17 January.

(12) IOM seeks Consultant

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Ireland invites applications for a Consultancy in the framework of the Voluntary Assisted Return and Reintegration Programme 2020. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development of research methodology, providing research supervision and feedback, and finalizing a research report on the migration experiences and vulnerabilities of asylum seekers in Ireland. Find out more or call 01 6760655. Closing date: 17 January.

(13) Viatores Christi seeks Projects Officer/Mission Development Officer

Viatores Christi (VC) is currently inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced applicants for the position of Projects Officer/Mission Development Officer. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the management of all Misean Cara funded projects at Viatores Christi and will be responsible for liaison ensuring compliance with all funding requirements. Find out more. Closing date: 17 January.

(14) Viatores Christi seeks Digital Marketing and Communications Manager

Viatores Christi is a lead partner in an EU Volunteering Aid Initiative (EUAVI) project and now seeks applications from suitably qualified applicants for the position of Digital Marketing and Communications Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for all PR and communications activities for Viatores Christi and specifically the promotion and dissemination of the successes of its EUAVI-funded consortium project “EU Aid Volunteers – Volunteering for Humanity”. This is a pan European initiative to build organisational capacity of the VC-led consortium, consisting of volunteer agencies in Slovakia, Lithuania and France. Find out more. Closing date extended to 17 January.

(15) Children in Crossfire seeks Trusts and Foundations Fundraising Manager

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing a Trusts & Foundations Fundraising Strategy and leading on all funding proposals to grant making bodies. This is a role for a highly skilled and motivated person who is passionate about the work of Children in Crossfire. The successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Trusts & Foundations Fundraising Management role with demonstrable experience in raising significant income targets. This is a part time post (3 days per week) based in Derry/Londonderry, however requests to work from home within Ireland and the UK will be considered. Find out more. Closing date: 20 January.

(16) Children in Crossfire seeks Senior Education and Advocacy Manager

The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the implementation of a Development Education, Public Engagement and Advocacy Programme. This is a role for a highly skilled, motivated and dynamic person who is passionate about the work of Children in Crossfire. The successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing a development education programme, contributing to the global citizenship context at national and international levels.  This is a full time, 2 year fixed term post based in Derry/Londonderry (position maybe extended beyond 2 years, subject to funding). Find out more. Closing date: 20 January. 

(17) MSF seeks Press Officer

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) provides life-saving emergency relief and longer-term medical care to some of the most vulnerable and excluded communities around the world. The Press Officer will actively and strategically contribute to the work on an earned communications strategy to raise the profile of the organisation and its activities amongst Irish and International audiences and give a voice to people caught-up in war, emergencies and crises, around the world. The postholder will engage in daily press and media work and ongoing advocacy strategies, create, edit and manage content across all owned and earned media platforms in the Dublin office, and be responsible for a wide range of tasks – including pitching stories, media monitoring, writing/editing and timely publishing of online content, and running public events. Find out more. Closing date: 20 January.

(18) Self Help Africa seeks HR Business Partner

Join our Self Help Africa team at our Dublin HQ! You'll be the main HR contact for line management across Ireland, the UK, and will provide advisory support to our teams in Africa. You'll work alongside and manage the HR Administrator. This is a progressive role with scope for the candidate to drive the HR strategy and implement initiatives which will enhance the level of connectedness between staff across a geographically dispersed organisation. Find out more. Closing date: 23 January.

(19) Concern Worldwide/ Welthungerhilfe seeks Consultant

The Global Hunger Index is published on an annual basis by Concern and Welthungerhilfe. Originally developed 15 years ago, the GHI is one of the longest running reports on hunger and food and nutrition security. In recent years, several new reports in the field of FNS have emerged while others have been updated with new methodologies. Over the years the target audiences and uses of the report have also changed and diversified. The purpose of the evaluation is to assess the relevance of the Global Hunger Index (GHI) as an advocacy and communication tool in its current form and to identify potential options for its future development. Find out more. Closing date: 23 January.

(20) ActionAid seeks Fundraising Data Specialist

ActionAid has a fantastic new opportunity to work with their individual giving team, playing a vital part in the implementation of the organisations new fundraising strategy. The role will expertly manage ActionAid’s database of supporters and structure of donor journeys. Ensuring the accuracy and quality of the data captured, the role holder will analyse and report on donor trends and fundraising learning to the Head of Fundraising. Managing the ‘Supporter Care Executive’, they will also oversee the processing of income. If you are an experienced database manager with an understanding of fundraising/direct-marketing it would be great to hear from you. Find out more. Closing date 28 January.

(21) Children in Crossfire seeks Early Childhood Development Consultant

Children in Crossfire seeks a suitably qualified Early Childhood Development (ECD) Consultant to undertake an ECD Stakeholder Analysis and Mapping exercise across Ireland and the UK. It is expected that the findings from this consultancy will inform the development of Children in Crossfires ECD Advocacy Strategy. Application is by CV including references, and an accompanying cover letter outlining your suitability for this role. Find out more. Closing date: 30 January.

(22) Front Line Defenders seeks recently qualified graduate

Front Line Defenders is seeking a recently qualified graduate to take up a 51 week paid fellowship in Dublin and Geneva to work on human rights defenders at risk from September. The Frank Jennings Fellow spends three months at Front Line Defenders where the will be trained in relation to Human Rights Defenders; the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders; the Mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur; the procedures and methodology of the mandate; the role of Front Line Defenders and other national and international organisations in the support and protection of Human Rights Defenders. The Fellow will then enter an internship programme at the OHCHR and will move to Geneva for a period of six months before returning to Front Line Defenders for a further three months. The Fellow must be able to work in both English and Spanish (please note we can’t make exceptions to the language requirements). Find out more. Closing date: 31 January.

(23) Christian Aid seeks Advocacy and Policy Officer
An exciting opportunity to develop and support our work in relation to economic justice, climate change, Israel and the Palestinian Territory, tackling violence and building peace, and business and human rights. Applicants must have a graduate qualification in political science, law or other relevant social science or development studies. Fixed term 12 months role. Salary:  €43,242 pa. Find out more. Closing Date: 31 January

(24) ICCL and Coalition for Civil Society Freedom Recruiting a Policy Officer

Can the Irish democratic system effectively support our human rights? Can our political system cope with threats to democracy posed by far-right groups? Is regulation empowering or stifling the community and voluntary sector? If you are passionate about questions like these, and you want to make a difference, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) wants to hear from you. The Coalition for Civil Society Freedom, led by ICCL, is recruiting a Policy Officer. This person will deliver on a programme of work defending freedom of association and freedom of expression in Ireland. They will be a key part of our dynamic team of human rights activists at the cutting edge of human rights campaigning in Ireland. Find out moreClosing date: 31 January.

(25) Eurodad seeks Policy and Advocacy Officer Climate Finance, Brussels

The purpose of this role is to shape Eurodad’s strategy on climate justice as a cross-cutting issue and take forward the Eurodad network’s crucial work on climate finance. The Policy and Advocacy Officer will help to ensure that Eurodad builds strong and effective coalitions for change, and empowers civil society organizations in Europe and beyond. The role involves producing robustly researched analysis, with a strong advocacy focus, and building strong coalitions for change. Find out more and apply. Closing date: 2 February.

(26) Trocaire seeks Consultants

Trócaire is looking for suitably qualified consulting firms to submit proposals to carry out End of Project Evaluation for the Project “Enhancing Participatory Governance and Accountability”. It is expected that this project Evaluation (EPE) aims to assess the relevance of planned intervention and the progress made in achieving project objective since the Baseline conducted in September 2017 and well as the MTR conducted in May 2019. It will also provide an opportunity to highlight key successes, lessons learned and recommendations. Find out more.