Vacancies

1. Co-ordinator of the Rural Development (LEADER) Programme

Main Duties: To be responsible for the co-ordination and to oversee the implementation of the Rural Development (LEADER) Programme 2014-2020 in LCRL and to assist in the development of community groups, areas, rural development projects and support of micro enterprises in County Longford.

Suitable candidates must have:

  • A 3rd level qualification in a related discipline;
  • At least 3 years relevant paid work experience on the LEADER Programme is essential;
  • An excellent understanding of rural development;
    • An excellent knowledge, understanding and experience of the Rural Development (LEADER) Programme and/or previous LEADER Programmes is essential;
    • Excellent co-ordination, communications, motivational and IT skills;
    • Access to own transport and a current full driving licence;

An initial one year contract with a 6 month probation period will apply and salary commensurate with experience.


2. Project Development Officer on the Rural Development (LEADER) Programme

Main Duties: To assist in the development of community projects, rural development projects, and support of private enterprises projects in County Longford and to process applications for the Rural Development (LEADER) Programme.

Suitable candidates must have:

  • A 3rd level qualification in a related discipline;
  • At least 1 year relevant paid work experience on the LEADER Programme is desirable;
  • An excellent understanding of rural development;
    • An excellent knowledge, understanding and experience of the Rural Development (LEADER) Programme and/or previous LEADER Programmes;
    • Excellent communication, facilitation, motivational and IT skills;
    • Access to own transport and a current full driving licence;

An initial one year contract with a 6 month probation period will apply and salary commensurate with experience.

Please contact Mariah on (043) 3345555 for a copy of the Job Specification and Application Form. Please forward full CV, cover letter and application form, in a sealed envelope clearly marked LEADER Programme Co-ordinator or LEADER Project Development Officer, to: Adrian Greene, CEO, Longford Community Resources CLG, Longford Community Enterprise Centre, Ballinalee Road, Longford.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 13 April 2018 at 4pm, applications after this time will not be accepted and canvassing will disqualify. Shortlisting for interview may apply and a panel may be formed. Interviews for the positions will be held the week commencing 23rd April 2018.

Longford Community Resources CLG is an equal opportunities employer.