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Co-ordinator - Early Years and Young People

Job description

Role: Co-ordinator - Early Years and Young People

Location: Sligo

Contract: 12-month fixed-term

Brief Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing engagements and delivering training and tailored supports to services throughout the country with a specific focus on sustainability, governance and crisis management issues.

Development and maintenance of relationships with organisations and groups working primarily within the relevant sector.

Responsible for the provision of mentoring and support to these organisations to achieve the objectives of the relevant programme(s) and promoting a credible and professional relationship with all stakeholders within the sector.

You should have a strong understanding and experience of working within early years and young people sector particularly in relation to business management, governance and sustainability, as well as experience in undertaking economic appraisals and assessments of value for money and financial viability.

Key Requirements:

  • Relevant Third Level qualification (e.g. Degree) in business, finance or equivalent, is essential.
  • Strong understanding and experience of working within early years and young people sector particularly in relation to business management, governance and sustainability.
  • Experience in undertaking economic appraisals and assessments of value for money and financial viability.
  • Experience in implementing strategies to improve board governance, financial and organisational management and to manage conflicts/disputes.
  • Experience in evaluating applications for funding or annual / strategic plans
  • Experience in the delivery of training and supports in the community / voluntary and/or statutory sectors.
  • Proficient in MS packages e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, programme databases and SharePoint portals.
  • Experience and proficiency in Customer Relations Management (CRM) systems
  • An understanding of the Irish language.
  • Drivers licence & provision of car for business purposes is essential.

To apply for this position or for more information you can contact me in the strictest confidence: Ciara Darcy, Principal Recruitment Consultant – 091 455309 - cdarcy@sigmar.ie

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