Specified Purpose – Full Time (12 Month Contract)

The Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS) is a free, independent and confidential service providing advice and support to people who are in debt or at risk of getting into debt.

South Connacht MABS is currently seeking to recruit a temporary full-time Regional Manager in the South Connacht Region – Galway, Mayo, Roscommon.

Key tasks for this post include implementing an agreed national strategic plan in relation to the delivery of money advice and budgeting services within the assigned region, ensuring the efficient delivery of service through the management of resources, and supporting the regional Board to implement good corporate governance across the region.

The Regional Manager will be responsible for finance and planning for the region including the management of regional budgets and reports, as well as assisting in the recruitment of MABS staff.

Candidates should have a relevant third level qualification or equivalent. A thorough understanding of the issues around the provision of, and access to money advice and budgeting services, as well as experience in staff supervision, customer service, evaluation and monitoring procedures, promotion and publicity are essential. Experience in project management and knowledge of and experience in staff training is desirable.

Reports to: The Chairperson of the Board of South Connacht MABS.

Salary scale: €58,682-€68,839. It is expected, that all new entrants to MABS will be appointed at point one of the salary scale. However, South Connacht MABS operates an incremental credit process for appointments higher than point one. This process is applicable to new entrants into MABS. Incremental credit criteria, based on the competencies for the role, are assessed against employment history as laid out in the application form only. A request for incremental credit from a successful candidate must be made within the first 3 months of employment. The decision on whether or not to award an incremental credit is a decision made by the Board and is subject to the availability of funding.

Location of Post: Galway, South Connacht MABS.

Hours: The position is full time and may involve working some unsocial hours.

The position entails travel throughout the region; Galway, Mayo, Roscommon, therefore the ability to provide your own transport requirements is necessary for the post.

A detailed Job Description and Application Form can be accessed at:

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