Vacancy: Development Manager (Fixed Term until 31 December 2019), North Connacht & Ulster CIS, Monaghan

February 2019

Development Manager (until 31 December 2019), Monaghan

North Connacht & Ulster Citizens Information Service provides free, confidential and impartial information, advice and advocacy services to the public on social services, rights and entitlements.

The Role

North Connacht & Ulster Citizen Information Service are seeking a fixed-term full time Development Manager on a fixed term full time contract until 31 December 2019.

Key tasks for this post include developing and managing Monaghan 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 position - 35 hours a week, Monday to Friday

Salary Scale

Development Manager salary scale is currently €44,078 - €57,076.

It is anticipated that new entrants will be appointed to the 1st point on the scale. Incremental credit, should it be awarded, will be based on previous relevant experience as set out in the application form and covering letter.


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

Sharon Dillon, Regional Manager, North Connacht & Ulster Citizens Information Service, 23, North Road, Monaghan, H18 D232.

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 4pm on Wednesday 20th February 2019.

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Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board.