€26,505 per annum
Job description
As part of the application, please make sure to answer the competency questions at the bottom of the advert.

About us

Christian Aid Ireland is committed to exposing the scandal of poverty, helping in practical ways to root it out from the world, and to challenging and changing the systems that favour the rich and powerful over the poor and marginalised. We also recognise that in a crisis people cannot wait for change to happen, they need support immediately. Our humanitarian work aims to provide immediate support where necessary, doing so in a way that can lead to lasting change in the future. You can help us achieve our vision.

About the role

This role will provide effective and efficient administrative support to enable the smooth functioning of the Dublin office and will be the first point of contact for the public with Christian Aid Ireland through reception and telephone duties. The post holder will work with the Programme Development Unit (PDU) and Policy and Advocacy Units to provide administrative support. The role is also responsible for general office support, office health and safety and fire safety and acts as the office Digital Champion.

About you

The following is essential:

-Educated to leaving cert standard in a relevant discipline.

- High level of computer literacy including knowledge of Office programmes including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel. Knowledge of relevant database systems.

-An understanding and interest in global development issues

-Experience of working in an office based environment.

-Experience of using financial and administrative systems, setting up meetings and taking minutes.

-Experience of working in a rapidly changing environment where flexibility is essential

-Excellent interpersonal skills.

-An ability to work co-operatively as a member of an interdisciplinary division.

-An ability to juggle and prioritise competing demands in a calm, professional manner

-An ability to communicate positively with supporters and with colleagues by telephone, email and letter

-To be a proactive team worker, with a willingness to cover other positions in the unit when required.

The following is desirable:

-Educated to degree level in relevant discipline

-A demonstrable interest in digital monitoring and evaluation tools in the context of development or humanitarian work

-Experience working for a non-profit organization

-Experience using and managing SharePoint pages

-Written or spoken French, Spanish or Portugese

Further information

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Competency questions

As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

Strive for Improvement: Tell us about a time when you took an initiative to solve a problem

Build Partnerships: Tell us about a time when you contributed time and ideas to a piece of work which was beyond you or your team's role

Deliver Results: Tell us about a time when you planned, monitored and delivered a SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-bound) work objective to the standard required
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Refreshed on: 26 April 2020
Closed date: 26 April 2020
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