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Youth Advocates

Youth Advocate Programmes Ireland
€14.71 per hour

YAP Ireland are looking for male and female advocates to work in communities Nationwide providing one-to-one service to Young People and Families for up to 15 hours per week.  YAP advocates come from all walks of life and make a huge difference to the lives of Young People. Full Training Provided.Advocates Requirements: You need to be: Only completed application forms will be accepted, CVs will NOT be accepted. If sufficient applications are received before the closing date, these vacancies may close early. Full Training will be provided. Successful applicants will form a panel for consideration throughout 2019 & 2020. N.B. If you are short-listed you will need to be available for first stage interview between 12th & 14th March 2019 and for second stage interview between 26th & 28th March 2019. There is also a 5-day training programme that will commence in April 2019.

16 days ago

Commercial Administrator


To support the delivery of our Supplier Business Development plan we are now inviting applications for this part time position. This is a 30 hours per week role.The main duties of this role are as follows:

2 days ago

Seasonal Travel Advisors

Fáilte Ireland
€24,595 - €41,390 per year

Fáilte Ireland invites applications for the position of Travel Advisor, (Seasonal, listedbelow) The Travel Advisor actively engage with visitors to establish their specific needsand appropriate recommendations. They provide information and advice on attractions,activities, accommodation, festival & events both locally and nationally. They promoteFáilte Ireland brands to enhance the visitors’ experience to the area. Travel Advisors workas part of a team to enhance our visitor’s enjoyment and experience while visiting or onholiday. The role of the Travel Advisor will report to the Senior Travel Advisor and shall bebased in Tourist Information Centres, listed belowPlease return your completed application form by email only to Date: Thursday, 28th of February at 12.00 noon (GMT)Interviews due to take place week commencing 11th & 18th March 2019Fáilte Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.Locations: CongCorkDingleDonegal Town Dublin - O’Connell StGalwayKenmare KillarneyKilkenny Kinsale Letterkenny Limerick Mullingar Sligo Waterford Wexford Wicklow Job PurposeDeliver tourist information and support to visitors in the Tourist Information Office and throughother communication channels, as required. Proactively contribute to national projects thatdeliver tourist informationPrimary Objectives/Key ResponsibilitiesEngagement• Engage with visitors to support their needs and offer suggestions to enhancetheir holiday experience with particular reference to the Fáilte Ireland brands andtarget market segments.• Create itineraries for tourists offering suggestions about other national touristofferings around Ireland; encouraging visitors to provide feedback through visitorcomment forms, surveys, website etc.• Adhere to Fáilte Ireland policies and procedures, as outlined in the VisitorEngagement Handbook.• Maintain and replenish up to date supplies of tourist brochures, maps and otherprinted information and ensure they are well presented.• Proactively process bookings; respond to enquiries promptly and courteouslyproviding timely and accurate information.• Communicate effectively with all internal and external customers.• First point of contact for visitor queries; manage local queries regardingdevelopmental opportunities.• Encourage local tourism businesses to sign up to the Tourism Content System(TCS) Discover Ireland website.• Encourage participation in the Local Expert Programme.Support• Support the use of the online e-ticketing system and other purchasing orredemption systems.• Provide support to Senior Travel Advisors and Visitor Engagement Officer, asrequired from time to time.• Ensure all information is up to date and complete, including proof reading ofliterature, maps etc.• Attend other tourist information office locations to provide leave cover, asrequired from time to time.• Engage with the trade in relation to available trade space in the tourist office andmaximise their use, where appropriate.• Ensure that tourist information provided is up-to-date and accurate.• Source and provide local tourist information for the organisation and produceinformation and events listings about the key strategic brands.• Support the delivery of Visitor Engagement’s Outreach - Visitor InformationProgramme, through gathering detailed, hyper local destination product contentand insights for face-to- face, print, workshops and digital distribution.Specifically gather and input local, inspirational and motivational content on anon-going basis according to the Local Content Strategy guidelines.• Process visitor comments and complaints effectively and handle complaints whererelevant in line with policy.• Adhere to General Data Protection Regulations in line with policy.Person SpecificationEssential• Two-year college course completed with two months experience of working in acustomer -facing role. or• A minimum of six months experience of working in a customer-facing role.• Demonstrate through your application a comprehensive knowledge of the localgeography and local national tourist attractions.• Demonstrate through your application that you are an articulate communicatorwith strong interpersonal skills.• Demonstrate through your application competent IT skills- word, outlook andinternet.Desirable:• Experience in the tourism sector• Foreign language would be an advantage.Key Competencies• Customer Orientation• Team Work• CommunicationA panel may be created from which future vacancies may be filled.

7 days ago

Manufacturing Technician (Return to work- Re-Ignite Programme)

Johnson & Johnson
Loughbeg, Cork

Location: Ringaskiddy Cork, Ireland Reports to: Operations Team Lead Description The Re- Ignite Program is designed to increase the pipeline of STEM2D (Science, Techology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and Design) talent who are returning from a twoor more year career break. This program provides the opportunity for professionals to get back into the workforce at a later life stage and offers a powerful return-to work strategy for these individuals. If you are ready to re-launch your career and are looking to grow and stretch with new opportunities, the Johnson & Johnson Re-Ignite Program is for you! Janssen Sciences Ireland UC established its operation in Ringaskiddy in 2005 on a 100 acre site with an investment of €500 million. For more than 25 years we have been a global leader in the field of biomedicines, in particular pioneering monoclonal antibody technology a cutting-edge approach to producing medicines that launched a new generation of products to treat immune related diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and plaque psoriasis. The facility in Ringaskiddy is operational producing biomedicines for both the treatment of immune related diseases and new and innovative cancer treatments. In 2017, Janssen Sciences Ireland UC announced that it is to invest more than €300 million in the expansion of its manufacturing plant that will create more than 200 new jobs. Job Purpose A Manufacturing Technician supports manufacture of quality biomedicines in accordance with cGMP and EHS requirements. Reporting to the Operations Team Leader, this position is responsible for day-to-day activities within the Operations department. These activities include (but are not confined to): As a Manufacturing Technician, your typical day may include: General Activities • Working assigned shift patterns to meet business needs and Operations schedule. • Use of DCS (e.g Delta V), MES and PLC control systems to execute processing steps. • Assembly and Disassembly of processing equipment. • Integrity testing of process filters. • Sampling of product streams, clean utilities and performance of environmental monitoring (routine and batch specific) according to site procedures. • CIP/SIP of processing equipment. • Cleaning and sanitization of Operations facility. • First line maintenance and calibration of equipment. • Support of Commissioning and Qualification activities. There are 3 specific areas during the manufacturing process and each area has individual responsibilities and requirements outlined below: Cell Culture Activities • Media Preparation, filtration and storage. • Assembly and disassembly of the Bioreactor vessels. • Assembly and disassembly of cell culture recovery equipment (ATF/Biomass systems). • Employ strict aseptic technique to all cell culture activities. • Monitor and control, media harvest hold area. • Continuous monitoring of cell culture process. Purification Activities • Chromatography processing of biopharmaceutical product using Unicorn control system. • Filtration, Ultrafiltration and Virus filtration of purified product. • Final filtration , filling and finishing of purified product. Bioprocess Supply Activities • Assembly and disassembly of Operations equipment for cleaning and sterilization. • Operation of washers and autoclaves to clean and sterilize equipment. • Operation of COP and SOP booths. • Buffer and media preparation. What we’re about: We are passionate about our work, and play vital roles across a range of professional disciplines, and care deeply about our customers and communities. At Johnson & Johnson our culture enables dynamic and impactful careers. We share a kind of DNA where we’re each: • Passionate about doing what’s right and work on own initiative. • Be familiar with daily activities in all areas of Manufacturing. • Facilitate an environment of continuous improvement, open communication, collaboration and teamwork to ensure that work targets for shift are met. • Lead investigations in work area as necessary and work as a strategic partner with cross-functional teams as necessary to support site goals. • Support training of other Operations colleagues and new team members. • Foster and environment of knowledge sharing across the team and continuous improvement procedures. • Demonstrate values and behaviours consistent Johnson & Johnson Credo and value of integrity. • Deputize for Operations Team Leader as necessary. Qualifications Be vital: To be part of this high performing team you will have great attention to detail, alongside: Qualification and Experience: Essential • Leaving Cert combined with appropriate GMP Experience (2 Years minimum/GMP specific Qualification). • Leaving Certificate with Scientific or Technical 3rd level Qualification. • Ability to adhere to batch records, SOPs and work instructions. • Ability to understand rationale behind tasks being performed. Desirable: • Operations experience within a GMP regulated environment. • Operations experience within a Life Sciences or Biopharmaceutical environment. • Experience of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. • Experience with automated systems and PLC controls. • Experience in an SOP, ISO, or similar regulated environment strongly desired. Make a unique mark in your career If you want to be seen for the talent you bring to your work, be the driver of your own career, and work with others who share your real passion for caring and success, then we invite you to join the Johnson & Johnson Talent Community by visiting If you decide to apply for the position, any personal data which you provide shall be processed by Johnson & Johnson Medical, a Johnson & Johnson company. Your personal data shall be processed for the purposes of recruitment, recruitment policy and selection. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Additional Information General Scope and Responsibilities: • Execution of Operations activities as necessary to meet operational needs and strive to perform to the highest operational standards always. • Prioritize and schedule activities to support business needs and to meet requirements of Master Production Schedule. • Carry out all activities in compliance with corporate and cGMP/EHS regulatory requirements reporting any deviations promptly to the Team Lead. • Carry out routine and non-routine tasks delegated by Team Leader according to appropriate procedures, values and standards. • Completion of all documentation in compliance with site procedures and GDP. • Ensure Operations areas are appropriately set-up to complete process steps and enforce good aseptic techniques always. Performing in process testing to support batch manufacture. • Sampling of raw materials, product streams, clean utilities and performance of environmental monitoring (routine and batch specific) according to site procedures. • Maintenance and calibration of Operations equipment, support in commissioning & qualification activities, and assist with generation, review and revision of Operations documentation. • Support ongoing studies by Validation and other support functions. • Segregation, processing and staging of Operations waste for off-site disposal and support investigation and resolution of problems and participate in Emergency Response/Fire/First Aid teams as necessary. • Ensure that personal training requirements are completed when required with potential travel to other J&J sites and other external sites for training as required.

2 days ago

Executive Officers

The Health Information & Quality Authority
€29,316 - €49,960 per year

Reporting to: Regulatory Support Service ManagerGrade: Executive OfficerLocation: Cork or DublinAssignment: Regulation Directorate Overall Purpose:  To provide support to the Regulation Directorate within the Health Information and Quality Authority. The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is an independent State body with the legal power and responsibility for improving the quality, safety and value of health and social care services (excluding mental health) in Ireland. The Regulation Directorate has a mandate to:§ Regulate health and social care services — Registering and inspecting residential services for older people and people with a disability, and children’s special care units. HIQA is also responsible for regulating medical exposure to ionising radiation. § Monitor services — Monitoring the safety and quality of health services and children’s social services, and investigating as necessary serious concerns about the health and welfare of people who use these services.  This position offers the perfect opportunity for a proactive, driven professional to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment with significant interaction with staff across the Authority and with external stakeholders.   Key Duties and Responsibilities:  ·                Provide administrative and secretarial support ·                Team management for administrative teams to include work allocation, training, mentoring and performance management ·                Interacting with internal and external stakeholders and visitors at all levels of seniority·                Plan and manage logistics for Management Meetings and other relevant forums including agenda setting, preparing meeting materials and circulation of documents.·                Minute taking for a variety of meeting including follow up and distribution of meeting papers and actions as appropriate·                Using available ICT and information systems to record actions and interventions agreed at forum·                Diary and travel management ·                Research, preparation and presentation of information, report or briefings as required for specific projects ·                Receive, review, respond and re-direct as appropriate correspondence, requests and queries external and internal·                Ensure all information and data is held and maintained in line with Information Governance policies·                Accompany and support senior members of the Directorate at meetings held outside the Authority·                Support the requirements of the role by partnering with the Regulatory Practice Development Unit, Regulatory Business Services, Corporate Services and other key stakeholders ·                Prepare/contribute to procedural documents to support directorate needs·                Liaise with colleagues at all levels in the Directorate, and across specialities·                Provide support to other work colleagues and undertake ad hoc duties as requiredThis job description is intended as a basic guide to the scope and responsibilities of the position. It is subject to ongoing review and will evolve in line with the constantly evolving practices and functions of the Authority’s work.   Requirements Essential:Candidates must, on or before 5.00pm on Monday 25th February 2019 have the following essential requirements: Eligibility Criteria(i)        Has obtained in the Established Leaving Certificate Examination a minimum of Grade D (or post 2017 Leaving Certificate O6 grade) at Ordinary level in Mathematics and Irish or English, having obtained a minimum of Grade C (or post 2017 Leaving Certificate H4 grade) in at least five subjects at Higher level; or hold a qualification, that in the opinion of the Health Information and Quality Authority, is of a standard in terms of both level and volume of learning that is of at least an equivalent or higher standard; and (ii)       Two or more years’ direct experience as a senior administrator or demonstrable equivalent experience within a fast paced administration environment; and (iii)      Two or more years’ experience of supervising the work of more junior colleagues within a team environment; and (iv)     Two or more years’ experience in actively contributing to the delivery of operational goals in a high demand environment. Desirable:(i)        Support at executive management level (ii)       Knowledge of regulation in the context of health and social care provision. Core Competencies:The candidate must be able to clearly demonstrate the following: Knowledge and Experience:·                Co-ordination of meetings with various stakeholders.·                Records management in terms of minutes/actions and related follow up.·                Knowledge and experience in team work, knowledge sharing with colleagues. ·                Knowledge of General Data Protection Regulation and the principles of good information governance. Analytical and Judgement Skills:·         Ability to rapidly identify and accurately record relevant data. Communication Skills:·         Presentation of written material in a clear, concise, comprehensive manner.·         Expert verbal communicator.·         Ability to share ideas and information with people, for the purpose of achieving a particular result. Use of technology and information management:·         Expertise in the use of MS office to include, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Sharepoint. ·         Proficiency in and experience of working with document management systems.·         Experience in the use of database systems. Individual Accountability:·                Solid organization skills, including attention to detail and multi-tasking.·                A commitment to achieving quality results.·                Outstanding organisational and time management skills.·                Use of own initiative as and when appropriate, ability to identify need for escalation.·                Willingness to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the authority.·                Ability to manage multiple demands, shifting priorities and on-going change.·                Demonstrate commitment to personal and professional development.·                Demonstrate discretion in the support of managerial function.·                Demonstrate a positive approach to change and keep up to date with developments in relevant areas.·                Ability to work within tight timeframes, and demonstrate probity and resilience under pressure.·                Ability to recognise and minimise risk.·                A commitment to achieving quality results/application of quality assurance standards.·                Use of own initiative as and when appropriate, ability to identify need for escalation.·                Takes delegation of both responsibility and authority to makes decision.Principal Conditions of Service Probation: A probationary period of six months applies to this position. Pay: As per current Government pay policy, the starting pay for this position will be at the minimum point of the Executive Officer salary scale (€29,316 pa). Please note the rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy. The salary scale for this position is as follows: €29,316 €31,329 €32,460 €34,364 €36,071 €37,720 €39,364 €40,974 €42,600 €44,181 €45,812 €46,891 €48,427¹ €49,960² 1. After 3 years’ satisfactory service at the maximum2. After 6 years’ satisfactory service at the maximum Superannuation: Pensionable public servants (new joiners) recruited on or after 1 January 2013 will be members of the Single Public Service Pension Scheme. Please note that the Single Public Service Pension Scheme applies to all pensionable first-time entrants to the public service, as well as to former public servants returning to the public service after a break of more than 26 weeks. In certain circumstances, e.g. where the public servant was on secondment or approved leave or remains on the same contract of employment, the 26-week rule does not apply. The legislation giving effect to the Scheme is the Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012. For those who are not subject to the Single Public Service Pension Scheme (e.g. those transferring from other public service employment where the break in service, if any, is less than 26 weeks), the terms of the Health Information and Quality Authority Superannuation Scheme will apply. Annual Leave: Annual leave is 23 days, rising to 24 days after 5 years’ service, 25 days after 10 years’ service, 26 days after 12 years’ service and 27 days after 14 years’ service. Selection Procedure How to Apply:A detailed job description, application form and information regarding this role are available for download from For further information please contact Sigmar Recruitment on 01 4744653 or via email at  Closing Date: The completed application form must be submitted to Sigmar Recruitment by 5.00pm on Monday 25th February 2019. Only applications uploaded to will be accepted. CVs will not be accepted. Note:  Please ensure to upload your application form for the correct role as this could lead to disqualification from the competition. Selection Process: The Health Information and Quality Authority will convene an expert board to carry out the competitive stages of the selection process to the highest standards of best practice. The approach employed may include: ·                Short listing of candidates on the basis of the information contained in their application to reduce the list of candidates to a more manageable number for interview. Please ensure that you complete all sections of the application form as comprehensively and as accurately as possible.·                A preliminary interview which may in turn include a written exercise.·                A competitive interview which may also include an assessment and/or presentation.  Interview Dates: The onus is on all applicants who are shortlisted for interview to ensure they are available for interview on the identified date. General Information Interview Expenses:The Health Information and Quality Authority will not be responsible for any expense, including travelling expenses that applicants may incur in connection with their application for this post. Candidate Obligations:Candidates should note that canvassing will disqualify and will result in their exclusion from the process. Candidates must not: ·                knowingly or recklessly provide false information;·                canvass any person with or without inducements;·                impersonate a candidate at any stage of the process;·                Interfere with or compromise the process in any way.  Where a candidate is found guilty of canvassing or in breach of any of the above, then:·                where he/she has not been appointed to a post, he/she will be disqualified as a candidate; or·                where he/she has been appointed to a post, he/she shall forfeit that appointment. Deeming of Candidature to be withdrawn:Candidates who do not attend for interview when and where required by the Health Information and Quality Authority, or who do not, when requested, furnish such evidence as the Health Information and Quality Authority require in regard to any matter relevant to their candidature, will have no further claim for consideration. Quality Customer Service:The Health Information and Quality Authority aims to provide an excellent quality service to all our customers. If, for whatever reason, an applicant is unhappy with any aspect of the service received, we urge applicants to bring this to the attention of the unit or staff member concerned. This is important as it ensures that we are aware of the problem and can take the appropriate steps to resolve it. The Importance of Confidentiality:We would like to assure applicants that protecting confidentiality is our number one priority. Applicants can expect, and we guarantee, that all enquiries, applications and all aspects of the proceedings to the extent that they are managed by the Health Information and Quality Authority are treated as strictly confidential and are not disclosed to anyone, outside those directly involved in that aspect of the process. Applicants should note that all application material will be made available to the Health Information and Quality Authority. Data Protection:For further information on how the Health Information and Quality Authority processes your data, please review the privacy notice on our website: Equality: The Health Information and Quality Authority is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity. Guidelines for Dealing with Appeals/Requests for Review The Health Information and Quality Authority will consider requests for review in accordance with the provisions of the codes of practice published by the Commission for Public Service Appointments (CPSA). Where a candidate is unhappy with an action or decision in relation to their application he/she can seek a review under Section 7 of the Code of Practice governing the recruitment process by a person in the recruiting body (initial reviewer). Where a candidate remains dissatisfied following this initial review, he/she may seek to have the conduct of the initial review examined by a “decision arbitrator”.  As an alternative to the above, it is open to a candidate to seek to have the matter resolved on an informal basis, as set out below. If a candidate remains dissatisfied following any such discussion it is open to him/her to seek a formal review. Informal process:·                The candidate can avail of the informal review within 5 working days of notification of the initial decision, and should normally take place between the candidate and the person who communicated the decision (or relevant person).·                Where the decision being conveyed relates to an interim stage of a selection process, the request for informal review must be received within 2 working days of the date of receipt of the decision. ·                Where a candidate remains dissatisfied following any such informal discussion, he/she may adopt the formal procedures set out below.·                If the candidate wishes the matter to be dealt with by way of a formal review, he/she must do so within 2 working days of the notification of the outcome of the informal review. Formal process: Initial review:·                The candidate must address his/her concerns in relation to the process in writing to the Chief Executive, setting out those aspects of the action or decision in relation to his/her candidature that he/she wishes to have reviewed.·                A request for review must be made within 10 working days of the notification of the initial decision. Where the decision relates to an interim stage of a selection process, the request for review must be received within 4 working days. ·                Any extension of these time limits will only be granted in the most exceptional of circumstances and will be at the sole discretion of the Chief Executive.·                The outcome must generally be notified to the candidate within 20 working days of receipt of the complaint or request for review. The candidate will receive the outcome of the review by means of a written report.·                Should a candidate be dissatisfied with the outcome of the initial review, he/she may request a review by a decision arbitrator of the conduct of the initial review. Review by the decision arbitrator:The decision arbitrator is appointed by the Chief Executive. The decision arbitrator is unconnected with the selection process and he/she will adjudicate on requests for review in cases where a candidate is not satisfied with the outcome of the initial review. The decision of the decision arbitrator in relation to such matters is final. ·                A request made to the decision arbitrator must be received within 7 working days of the notification of the outcome of the initial review;·                The outcome of the investigation must be notified to the candidate in the form of a written report within 10 working days. Where a candidate believes that an aspect of the process breached the CPSA’s Code of Practice, he/she can have it investigated under Section 8 of the Code of Practice.

6 days ago
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