Vacancy: Development Manager (Fixed term contract), North Leinster Citizens Information Service

August 2018

North Leinster Citizens Information Service is seeking a Development Manager on a fixed term full time contract until 31st December 2019.

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

The Main purpose of the Role is:

Key tasks for this post include developing and managing Citizens Information Centres and Outreaches in Meath; 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 position - 35 hours a week, Monday to Friday.

A panel may be formed of qualified candidates from which temporary, part-time and full time Development Manager posts which arise within the next twelve months will be filled should vacancies arise in this period. Posts will be located in the North Leinster CIS region.

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.


Please use the relevant application form sending four copies along with four copies of your covering letter to:

Noel O’Connor, Regional Manager, North Leinster Citizens Information Service, Floor 2, 1 Cannon Row, Navan, Co. Meath, C15 XR8Y.

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 5pm on Friday 24th August 2018.

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North Leinster Citizens Information Service is an equal opportunities employer.

Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board.