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Vacancy - Saolta Programme Manager

Closing date: 5pm, 28th March 10 North Quay, Drogheda

About Saolta: Saolta is a Global Citizenship Education strategic partnership programme for the Adult and Community Education sector in Ireland between Irish Aid and a consortium of organisations.

Development Perspectives is the lead partner in the consortium, which also includes AONTAS, Concern Worldwide, Irish Rural Link and the Adult and Community Education Dept of Maynooth University.

SAOLTA strategic goal:
Increased accessibility, quality and effectiveness of development education within the adult and community education sector.

Purpose of the role: The Programme Manager is responsible for leading the implementation of the vision of Saolta, managing a dedicated and skilled staff team to deliver on the commitments in the current (2022) and future work plan(s). A deep knowledge and understanding of the adult and community education sector in Ireland will be key to the role as will a proven track record of successfully delivering global citizenship education programmes. The Programme Manager will also need to have experience of working with funders and donors. Important aspects of the culture of Saolta include a process orientation to the work, creating space to innovate, learn and grow, trust in the staff team as well as the importance of supporting and developing the team. Working from a values perspective is essential to what Saolta is about.

Reports to: CEO of Development Perspectives.

Application Process: Please submit a cover letter outlining how your motivation, interest and competencies fit this role, along with a CV to, and include ‘Saolta Programme Manager application’ in the subject line of your email. All applicants are required to hold a valid work permit at time of application. Saolta welcomes applications from all sections of the community. If you would like to talk about this role before applying, please email Bobby-"""

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