Vacancy: Development Manager (Fixed-term contract), Clondalkin & Lucan CIS

April 2017

Clondalkin & Lucan Citizen Information Service are seeking a Temporary Full-Time Development Manager for a fixed-term contract.

Citizens Information Services provide free, confidential and impartial information, advice and advocacy services to the public on social services, rights and entitlements.

Clondalkin & Lucan Citizens Information Service is currently seeking to recruit a full-time Development Manager on a fixed term contract until December 2018.

The Main purpose of the Role is:

Key tasks for this post include developing and managing Clondalkin & Lucan Citizens Information Service; responsibility for the overall development, management of innovative process for the provision of quality information to our clients and to manage the recruitment, training and development of a small team. The Development Manager will also take responsibility for the development of a network of information service providers in the area; will represent the Service at conferences and will assist the strategic planning for the service.

Ideally candidates should have a relevant third level qualification. Applicants should have a knowledge of social services, information, advice, advocacy provision, excellent communication skills and a high level of computer literacy. Experience of management in a busy information environment is desirable.

This is a full-time (35 hours a week), fixed-term contract position until December 2018.

Salary scale

The Development Managers salary scale is currently €44,078 - €57,076 per annum.

It is anticipated that new entrants to the Citizen Information Service will be appointed on the 1st point of the scale. Incremental credit should it be awarded will be assessed on the basis of the information contained in the application form and cover letter at the time of submission for the post.


An application form, detailed job description, personal specifications as well as further information on Citizen Information Service can be accessed below.

Please use the relevant application form sending four copies along with four copies of your covering letter to The Chairperson, Clondalkin & Lucan Citizens Information Service, Luke Cullen House, Oakfield Industrial Estate, Clondalkin, Dublin 22.

Applications must be made by post only.

Curriculum Vitae (CV), late, incomplete or emailed applications will not be considered.

Applicants will be shortlisted solely on the basis of information contained in their completed application form and cover letter.

Closing Date for receipt of application forms and cover letters is 17:00 on 14th April 2017.

Informal requests for information, email Ellen McDonagh at

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Clondalkin & Lucan Citizens Information Service is an equal opportunities employer.

Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board.