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Project Manager

Ballymun child & family resource centre clg

is a community based centre that provides a range of family and community support services for the residents of Ballymun.

We are now recruiting for the post of Project Manager

Permanent Full Time Post – 35 Houra Per Week

Position entails:

Working in partnership with the Voluntary Board of Management (VBOM) to follow through the aims, objectives and agreed areas of work outlined in the Three Year Strategic Work-plan.

The successful Candidate will be required to have:
A 3rd level qualification in family support/community development or equivalent qualification (e.g., social care, social work);

A minimum of 3 years paid experience in managing a family support/community development project;

Commitment to and understanding of family support/community development values and principles;

Knowledge and experience of family support in a community-based setting;

Strong organisational skills, time management, administrative and report writing skills;

Excellent interpersonal communication, group facilitation and community consultation skills with the ability to engage with and motivate people from a range of target groups;

A minimum of 2 years’ financial management, budgeting experience and staff management and leadership skills;

Experience of working in partnership with statutory and voluntary organisations to achieve community benefit;

Experience in setting up new initiatives and project management;

Understanding of employment law and practice;

Knowledge of local authority and partnership structures.

Please note the following:

A full clean driving license and access to a car is essential.

Evening and weekend work may be necessary.