Dublin 1, Dublin
To support Léargas to achieve its operational and strategic vision through the successful implementation of the programmes we deliver.
Oversee the effective management of the European Solidarity Corps and Erasmus+ programmes in the fields of Adult Education, School Education, Vocational Education and Training, Volunteering and Youth. Ensure project teams are developing and implementing a strategic approach to their area of responsibility and activity.
Ensure compliance with all public sector and European governance requirements as set out in National Agency guides, Public Sector Codes, Programme Guides and European Commission Decisions and other relevant documentation.
Lead, manage, coach, and develop staff to maximise the contribution of the team as a whole and in adherence with Léargas HR policies and procedures.
Build and maintain strategic relationships with the Department of Education and Skills, Department of Children and Youth Affairs, the European Commission’s Education and Culture Executive Agency (DG EAC), as well as strategic stakeholders and European networks of National Agencies.
Build and grow strategic networks and relationships with individuals, organisations and key stakeholders in the target sectors.
Identify key audiences to increase awareness, understanding and recognition of the potential benefit of international collaboration in developing people, organisations and systems.
Manage efficiently the financial resources delegated to the team both in terms of project allocations and operational costs.
Support and assist with any transition and change for staff and beneficiaries which arise according to the operational needs of Léargas and the evolving nature of EU programmes.
Actively contribute to the development of the organisation as a whole through participation in the management team.
Actively contribute to the strategic mission of the organisation through regular reporting to the Executive Director and the Board of Directors and commitment to the Léargas Strategic statement.
Actively contribute to strategic planning processes and the annual planning and reporting process, including consultation with the National Authorities and the European Commission.
Contribute to organisational learning through sharing of information and experience with colleagues by participating in, or leading, cluster groups on themes consistent with your own knowledge and experience.
Assist in studies or research being undertaken on themes relevant to the impact of the Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programmes in Ireland, or on the effectiveness of the management of the programmes by Léargas.
Take personal responsibility for your personal and professional learning and development including active involvement in the Léargas Performance Management and Development System.
Demonstrate Léargas citizenship behaviours and values in your work.
Any other task which may be assigned to you by the Executive Director.
Send your CV and letter of motivation to reach us no later than 5pm on 8 July 2020. Interviews will be held week commencing 13 July 2020.
Permanent / Full-time