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Assistant Manager

Enable Ireland

Part-time, PermanentJOB OPPORTUNITY We have an exciting opportunity for a Retail Assistant Manager based at our Enable Ireland Shops in Cork City. This is a part-time permanent post. The Role: We are looking for an exceptional part-time Retail Assistant Manager for our Cork Stores to work 3 days a week. In this varied and exciting role, you will be instrumental in making sure the store is at the hub of the local community. The purpose of the role is to assist the Shop Manager in the day to day running of the store whilst motivating and encouraging staff and volunteers to help achieve sales targets in order to maximise our contribution to Enable Ireland’s services. Overview of Duties & Responsibilities:

3 hours ago

Associate Director


AECOM’s Transport Planning team based in Dublin wishes to recruit an Associate Director. This role has been created to meet existing and future demands and is intended to grow significantly over time, offering unlimited career progression potential for the right person. Our Transport Planning team plans and evaluates future transport schemes, forecasts demand and revenue, develops and evaluates transport policy, provides advisory services to various governmental agencies, develops business cases, undertakes economic appraisal, as well as looking at the relationships between spatial planning and transport. The ideal candidate will come from an analytical background, such as engineering, economics, mathematics, computer science or geography and will have extensive experience in transport planning and key responsibilities listed in this recruitment notice. We value a combination of analytical and communication skills, with a creative approach to problem solving, and are seeking an individual with an in depth appreciation of their chosen area with excellent knowledge of wider transport planning, and experience of business development and project management. This is an exciting opportunity to join an accomplished team and work on a range of groundbreaking and innovative projects for a wide variety of clients. A role (dependent on experience) will be as follows: + Successfully manage the delivery of projects in areas such as: + Take on the project leader role on a variety of projects and deal directly with clients + Support business development in the areas of transportation planning/engineering + Project management activities such as project team co-ordination, monitoring schedule, budget compliance and invoicing + Communicate and work with project team to provide a high quality of service to our clients and ensure that all documentation conforms to client and company standards + Liaise with and assist other AECOM business lines and geographies in the provision of transportation planning services to clients + Mentor staff. AECOM in Dublin: The AECOM office in Dublin has an established track record of successfully delivering transportation projects throughout Ireland, as well as internationally, in both the urban and rural environment. AECOM in Dublin offer the full package of services so whilst the role would be within the Transport Planning team, which includes strategy development, modelling, appraisal, policy, advisory etc, the successful candidate would work very closely with our Dublin based Network Operations, ITS, Strategic Highways, Economics and Cost Consultancy teams so would be exposed to, and expected to gain a grasp of, all aspects of project delivery. Our team in Ireland are currently working with the key transport agencies in Ireland including TII, NTA, DTTAS and farther afield with the EU Commission, World Bank etc. Staff from Dublin have also been involved in projects throughout the world including South Africa, the Middle East, Singapore, Romania, Russia and various other EU countries in the past number of years. Minimum Requirements + Relevant Degree in engineering, transport planning, economics, mathematics, computer science or geography or other relevant area + Minimum experience in transport planning or a related area + Strategic, practical and creative thinker + Proven strong analytic and technical skills + Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential to the role + Excellent project management, presentation, facilitation and writing skills Regardless of academic or professional experience, we are essentially looking for a team player who is passionate about transport planning, who will support business development and will lead on delivery of projects. We are looking for an excellent communicator who can bring innovation and enthusiasm to our business. Preferred Qualifications + Relevant post-graduate qualification (e.g. C Eng, TPP) would be desirable + Experience in the use of modelling and economic appraisal packages such as VISUM, VISSIM, Paramics, SATURN, CUBE, ArcGIS and TUBA. Your benefits will include: Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle. You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments. What We Offer When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

17 days ago

Modelling Lead


Modelling Lead Reference: R9965852 Modelling: Cork based Specific Purpose Contract (maternity leave cover) Reporting to: Head of Portfolio Optimisation Bord Gáis Energy, part of Centrica PLC, is one of Ireland’s leading energy providers. We supply gas, electricity and energy services to over 650,000 homes and businesses across the country, offering excellent customer service as well as the best value possible. We are the helpful energy company. We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Modelling Lead on a maternity cover contract. The Modelling Lead provides leadership and supervision for the Modelling Team, comprising 6 modellers based in Cork and Dublin offices. The team has become a centre of excellence for Modelling and is responsible for the development and enhancement of quantitative models, methodologies, analysis, and related software tools. This role requires liaising with the team’s business customers in Trading, Asset Development, Retail, Finance, and Regulatory to ensure that resources are deployed according to business priorities and that solutions are fit for purpose. In addition to leadership of the team, the Modelling Lead also delivers models and analysis alongside the other modellers in the team. If you have knowledge of power and gas markets and are proficient in programming in Python/Matlab, this could be the opportunity for you! About the RoleIn return, you’ll receive a competitive salary, generous annual leave allowance, and a host of other benefits, including volunteering days with our charity partner, Focus Ireland. You will enjoy our friendly and collaborative office culture, with excellent work/life balance. Our Values care | delivery | collaboration | agility | courage The closing date for receipt of applications for this vacancy is 12 February 2019. Canvassing will disqualify. PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button. Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button. This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.

23 days ago

Retail Shop Manager

NCBI - Working for people with sight loss

ContractNCBI Retail has over 112 shops located around Ireland, selling great quality second hand clothes and other donated goods in aid of NCBI - Working for People with Sight LossAn exciting opportunity has arisen in NCBI’s Charity Shop’sCo. Cork, for anInterm Retail Shop Manager to cover the cork areaIn this varied and exciting role you will be instrumental to making sure this prominent shop achieves sales targets. The ideal candidate will have the ability to drive sales, present both shop interior & shop window, as well as recruit, train, motivate and manage a social activation employee & volunteer team, in retail and customer service skills. An ability to work under pressure and prioritise a changing workload are essential attributes for the role.Prior experience in a busy Retail environment, and stock pricing, is vital for this role.Please apply in writing with a cover letter and CV Closing Date Sunday 24th February 2019Candidates must be eligible to work in the EEA/IrelandNCBI Retail is an equal opportunities employerNCBI RETAILJOB DESCRIPTIONSHOP MANAGERRole:Your primary role is the overall management and development of the shop and working to an agreed work plan and financial targets to increase turnover.Reports to: Area Manager and Head OfficeMain Responsibilities:Staffing:Recruit, train and inform all volunteers of their expected duties and to actively source volunteer staffMaintain a positive and happy atmosphere with particular attention to customer service and public relationsEnsure shop staffing cover is adequate to the needs of the business and taking into account seasonal trends and daily busy periods of tradePromptly report to the Area Supervisor, any difficulties that may be experienced with volunteers and Workers Responsible for monitoring and restricting pilferage of all merchandise from the moment it arrives on the premises until sold or recycledAssist with training or coaching of staff from the shopsShop Management: Ensure that your shop meets the sales and other targets that are set for itEnsure the shop is opened for trading during the hours of 9:30am and 5:30pm daily from Monday to Saturday and that you and your staff/volunteers strictly observe the requirements of the Organisation of Working in Time Act 1997Ensure that all window displays are attractive and changed weekly (plan yearly celebrations and events)Take full responsibility for donated goods and ensure proper presentation and merchandising to the fullest potential, including security, washing, ironing and cleaning where necessary, pricing, ticketing and stock rotationEnsure the shop is kept clean and tidy at all timesEnsure that no goods are offered for sale that are not top quality (no broken zips, bobbled clothes etc)Selling furniture and merchandising of various retail categories. Training and managing social activation scheme employees as well as volunteersFinancial Management:Take full responsibility for the shops accounting procedures including banking procedures, till receipts procedures, to ensure that the correct transactions and cash handling procedures are adhered to at all times including staff purchasesTake full responsibility for the inventory and security of all equipment and fittings on the premisesArrange and support on-going fundraising events and activities and meet specific targets Take full responsibility for proper inventory and accounting of “Bought In Goods”Promotion and Marketing:Promote the NCBI Retail brand and the shop locally, through a variety of channels in a cost effective waysHealth and Safety:To be responsible for the health & safety of all concerned within the shop, volunteer and publicUndertake responsibilities as required in the observation of all fire procedures, location of extinguishers and Health & SafetyCommunications:Undertake shop related duties and other ventures as might be required from time to time including attendance at meetings (in particular the Annual General Conference), evaluations & training courses etcOther:Ensure you report your day off/sick leave/annual leave and other time off to your Area Manager and Head OfficeBe flexible with working hours when required by the needs of the business (cover sickness, holidays, promotions and other shop)Be flexible with your weekly day off; ensure you have shop cover prior to taking your day off. Any other reasonable duties that may be requested by the Area Manager or Head Office.This job description may be reviewed from time to time in line with the needs of the business.Key Competencies for Shop ManagersCustomer FocusDrive for ResultsTime Management & Priority SettingMotivating OthersBuilding Effective TeamsDeveloping StaffInnovationIntegrity and Trust

3 days ago
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