Dóchas seeks Programme Support Officer

25 May 2021

Do you want to make a difference in the world by engaging with issues of poverty and injustice? Are you a connector, an innovator and a good communicator?

Dóchas, the Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations, is a vibrant network which aims to connect, inspire and represent people and organisations working for global justice. We provide a forum for consultation and co-operation between our members, and aim to speak with a single voice on global development and justice. Our vision is a world where poverty and marginalisation are unacceptable and where every person has the right to live a life of dignity.

We are seeking a talented junior professional who wants to learn new skills and make change happen. You will work on events and communications, reporting and research, member engagement, and supporting each member of our team to deliver on Dóchas strategy. 

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 has excellent communication skills. 

Key duties

You can expect to:

Requirements of all Dóchas staff

You will become an integral member of our team, contributing fully to the delivery of Dóchas strategic objectives. You will play a full part in the administration, planning and evaluation of Dóchas' work as a whole. The post is self-servicing and includes clerical duties.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Relevant Experience

Essential Skills

To Apply 

We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and sectors, and we are committed to equality and diversity within our team and network.

Please submit a CV and 1-page cover letter demonstrating your suitability for the role to the Dóchas Head of Programme and Policy, louise@dochas.ie by Tuesday 25 May at 5.30pm Irish time. Interviews are expected the following week. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted. Applicants must hold a valid employment permit for Ireland. 

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