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Administrative Officer

The National University of Ireland
Dublin
€42,987 - €58,349 per year
Contract

Introduction The National University of Ireland is a federal university with four constituent universities and a number of other higher education institutions with the status of Recognised Colleges. At the centre of the federal university, NUI acts as a forum for the member institutions, provides academic services to them and manages the central registers and archives of the university. NUI also undertakes a wide range of activities in the interests of promoting academic distinction, scholarship and research and seeks to contribute to educational, cultural, social and economic advancement in Ireland. Under its Charter, NUI is empowered to recognise colleges of higher education and award degrees and other qualifications in those colleges. The NUI is also a ‘designated awarding body’ under the 2012 Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act. In line with its Charter and with Irish legislative requirements, NUI has responsibilities in relation to the standards and quality of its awards in its Recognised Colleges. NUI now invites applications for a fixed-purpose two-year temporary contract for the post of Administrative Officer for Academic Affairs. This is a fixed-purpose contract for a period of two years; as such the provisions of the Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1977 to 2001 will not apply to the termination of this contract where such termination is by reason only of the expiry of this fixed term. Function The Administrative Officer for Academic Affairs will provide a high level of professional and proactive administrative support to the Manager of Academic Affairs and/or the Head of Academic Services and Registry in connection with: • policies, procedures and guidelines in a range of academic areas • the quality assurance procedures of the NUI; • the portfolio of programmes approved by NUI in Recognised Colleges; • NUI awards and grants programme for undergraduate, doctoral and postdoctoral students. 2 Duties and Responsibilities Reporting to the Manager of Academic Affairs (or the Head of Academic Services and Registry in the absence of the Manager of Academic Affairs), the post-holder will have responsibility for a range of development and support activities within the University that include the following: • Research, draft and edit policy, procedural and guideline documentation relating to the academic affairs of the University; • Further develop and implement policies and procedures relating to Quality Assurance (QA) within NUI Recognised Colleges; this encompasses the QA of academic programmes leading to NUI degrees and other qualifications, as well as institutional-level QA, in line with NUI statutes and sectoral legislation; • Undertake preparatory work for the institutional QA review of the National University of Ireland by Quality and Qualifications Ireland, scheduled for 2021; • Provide advice to staff in the Recognised Colleges on issues relating to the academic affairs of the university, typically including quality assurance, the design of programmes to be placed in the National Framework of Qualifications, the use of learning outcomes and the naming conventions applied to NUI qualifications; • Inform the Manager of Academic Affairs of developments in quality assurance policies and guidelines (both national and international) that are relevant to the University’s responsibilities under the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012; • Produce quarterly reports for the attention of the NUI Senate regarding all business relating to the Recognised Colleges and other related areas as indicated by the Manager of Academic Affairs and/or Head of Academic Services & Registry; • Administer a number of NUI academic award competitions for students of NUI constituent universities and recognised colleges; • Promote and maintain close working links with the constituent universities and key external stakeholders as appropriate; • Undertake other duties as may be specified from time to time by the Manager of Academic Affairs and/or the Head of Academic Services and Registry. Mandatory Skills and qualifications The successful candidate will: • Hold a third level qualification (NFQ: Level 8), or equivalent, and have a minimum of three years suitable experience in a similar role, preferably within the Irish or UK educational sectors; • Demonstrate excellent and relevant administrative and organisational experience • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, written and oral • Have highly developed skills in drafting clearly defined policy and procedural guidelines and in working accurately with attention to detail • Have a high level of computer literacy with a proven ability to deliver professional documents, including reports and presentations • Demonstrate a flexible approach and be self-driven, with proven ability to show initiative as well as collaborate effectively with colleagues at all levels • Show a proven aptitude to scope, plan and deliver on projects, with the ability to work successfully to deadlines. 3 The successful candidate will also ideally have: • A relevant postgraduate qualification • Experience of and expertise in Irish higher education or public sector environments, with a particular knowledge of academic policy and/or quality assurance. • General knowledge of the NUI and its statutory and academic structures and responsibilities. Terms and conditions: Salary • The starting pay for persons recruited to the university shall be at the scale relevant to the temporary post of Administrative Officer - UCD AO Scale Ref 0172_X as follows: * €42,987, €44,871; €46,750; €48,604; €50,537; €52,489; €54,399; €56,419; €58,349. * An appointee with no previous public sector experience will be placed on the 1st point of the above salary scale. • Different pay and pension conditions may apply if, within 26 weeks prior to appointment the appointee is serving elsewhere in the public sector in a position in respect of which he or she is paying the Class A, B, C or D rate of PRSI contribution. • Rates of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government Policy. Pension Scheme • In general, and except for candidates who have worked in a pensionable (non-single scheme terms) public service job in the 26 weeks prior to appointment, all new entrants to pensionable employment at the University on or after 1 January 2013 will be members of the Single Public Service Pension Scheme, details of which are available at http://per.gov.ie/wp-content/uploads/Single-Scheme-booklet-Final.pdf • Membership of the University Pension Scheme is compulsory. Additional Superannuation Contribution (ASC) • This appointment is subject deduction of the pension related "Additional Superannuation Contribution" (ASC) in accordance with Section 4 of the Public Service Pay and Pensions Act 2017. Incentivised Scheme for Early Retirement (ISER) • It is a condition of the Incentivised Scheme for Early Retirement (ISER) as set out in Department of Finance Circular 12/09 that retirees, under that Scheme, are debarred from applying for another position in the same employment or the same sector. Therefore, such retirees may not apply for this position. Declaration • Applicants will be required to declare whether they have previously availed of a public service scheme of incentivised early retirement. Applicants will also be required to declare any entitlements to a Public Service pension benefit (in payment or preserved) from any other Public Service employment and/or where they have received a payment-in-lieu in respect of service in any Public Service employment, whereupon public sector pension abatement provisions may apply. 4 Hours of employment • Working hours shall be 37 hours per week, excluding lunch breaks and time spent travelling to and from the University. Holidays • 27 days holidays per annum. Probation • A three-month probationary period will be served during which there will be an ongoing review of performance. The probationary period may be extended at the University's discretion. Confidentiality • The successful candidate shall throughout the period of the Contract keep confidential and fully protected all such confidential information as shall be entrusted to them concerning the University, or which shall come into their possession by virtue of their position with the University and its various stakeholders.

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Training & Compliance Admin

Abbott
Galway
Contract

Job Title: Training Compliance Administrator Division: Abbott Rapid Diagnostics Reports To: Ann Marie Lyons, HR Director Contract type: 6-month fixed term contract About Abbott At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Description The overall objective of the role is to develop and implement training programs that support company objectives and meet regulations according to Alere’s ISO13485 quality management system. The role will be responsible for supporting c 200 employees in ARDx, Galway. Responsibilities and Duties • Coordinates and implements the Training Strategy for Abbott Rapid Diagnostics • Ensures compliance and effective implementation of our Training Procedure SOP0007 within the company’s ISO13485:2016 quality management system. • Manage New Hire Induction Forms, Training Logs and Assessments • Assign relevant training on Metro for all employees in AIL • Ensure the training and product training matrices are up to date • Provides Systems Training to all relevant team members • Training Tools super user (Agile/Metro) • Manages Training Inbox • Coordinates New Hire Induction Training • Develops and promotes a culture of compliance, development and continuous improvement at all levels • Deploys competency-based training across the business • Ensures the effective implementation of compliance and product training across the business. • Ownership for business compliance training reporting and metrics and ensuring they are reported in the appropriate manner. • Participates in audit preparation meetings and ensures that all requirements and requests are planned and met. • Effective implementation and ongoing management of Agile, Metro training within the business sites. • Tracks analysis-reporting of training metrics. • Responsible for the effective delivery of local and corporate training programs (including but not limited to On-the-job, classroom, read and understand, Compliance, one to one and electronic delivery). • Provides Centralised Service Support for Galway • Carry out any other duties that are required by the business Requirements Personal Characteristics • Effective communicator, excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to achieve results through influencing others. • Demonstrated ability to maintain positive people relationships and build strong links with all departments. • Self-starter, possesses flexibility and ability to work under pressure in a fast-changing environment and ambiguous situations. • Positive attitude, team player with a high level of initiative, energy and enthusiasm. • Excellent organisation skills, logically minded to navigate data, results orientated to maintain KPI’s and adherence to strict timelines. Education & Experience • A minimum of 2 year’s administration experience required. Experience working in Medical Devices or similar regulatory environment preferred. • An understanding of the training related requirements to satisfy global Quality Policies/Guidelines for training and external regulators. • Excellent attention to detail. • Ability to think innovatively and not be constrained by current practices • Requires a demonstrated ability to diagnose and solve training gaps and to engage key stakeholders in the execution. • Ability to project manage and ensure completion of the problem required. • Ability to build relationships, promote training, share best practice and solve problems • Experience in Quality Management Systems preferred. • Advanced Excel and Outlook skills required. • Fluent in English, with strong verbal and written communication skills. Job Human Resources Primary Location EME-Ireland-Galway Organization General & Administrative Schedule Full-time

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Librarian, Administration

University of Limerick
Limerick
€37,138 - €58,262 per year
Contract

TITLE OF POST: Librarian, AdministrationLOCATION: University of LimerickREPORTS TO: Deputy LibrarianCONTRACT TYPE: Specific PurposeSALARY SCALE: €37,138 - €58,262 p.a. JOB DESCRIPTION QUALIFICATIONS:  The ideal candidate will have strong communication and team work skills. S/he must be able to work very well with others and demonstrate good listening and influencing skills.

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Senior Staff Officer CDETB

City of Dublin Education and Training Board
Dublin
€46,771 - €57,157 per year
Contract

1. INTRODUCTIONStudent Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) is a unit of City of Dublin Education and TrainingBoard (CDETB) which is designated by the Minister for Education and Skills as the single Irishnational awarding authority for student grants in further and higher education. Since 2012,SUSI has replaced 66 former local grant awarding authorities.SUSI is a new and dynamic workplace based in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 and features a challengingbalance of day to day operations and strategic development projects.The core work of SUSI involves the annual processing of large numbers of online grantapplications within short timeframes in order to determine eligibility under the criteria of theStudent Grant Scheme. More than 103,000 applications were received in the 2017-18application year and approximately 80,000 grants were awarded.SUSI workflows and staffing levels are seasonally variable as grant applications are processedfrom April to October and payments of awarded grants are made to students and collegesfrom September to June. Additional temporary staff are recruited in April and May to meetseasonal workflow demands.Having a corporate administration budget of €8.9m and a seasonally variable staffcomplement of 100 FTE, SUSI administers student grant funding of approximately €363mannually. 2. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIESReporting to the Assessment Operations Officer at Grade 7 level, the Grade 6 Senior StaffOfficer role in the SUSI Assessment Unit is as a Senior Team Leader who plans, coordinates,manages and reports on the work of assessment, appeals and quality teams within the Unit toensure that student grant applications are processed in an efficient, effective and timelymanner and in accordance with relevant legislation.The Senior Team Leader manages the day to day work of the Assessment Unit on an ongoingbasis to the highest standards by- monitoring and reporting on the overall flow and progress of grant applications throughthe assessment process; planning and allocating staff resources and meeting daily with Team Leaders to manageand coordinate the work of the Unit; reporting daily to Unit management on the progress of grant assessment operations andidentifying any required actions; planning and implementing agreed controls and other measures to ensure thatassessment policies, processing output targets and quality standards are met; reviewing the performance of assessment teams and individual team members on acontinuous basis; contributing to the continuous improvement of grant application processing systems andprocesses by identifying and recommending change opportunities; performing other cross-functional duties as determined by management; identifying, reporting and responding promptly to operational issues affecting the Unit asthey arise and implementing effective solutions; ensuring that all required staff, work inputs and other resources and services areavailable to enable the smooth working of the Unit; liaising and cooperating with other SUSI Units to ensure that staff recruitment andtraining, ICT systems and other supporting services are provided to the Unit; liaising and cooperating with outsourced service providers to ensure that all inputs andoutputs of the Unit are provided to required service standards; ensuring that all required systems, processes, management information reports andother data are available to enable the smooth working of the Unit; forecasting application flows and developing and implementing agreed workflow andqueue management procedures; implementing an effective process of quality review and assurance in respect of theprocessing of grant applications by SUSI and reporting on quality outcomes; producing daily, weekly and other periodic and ad hoc reports on the processing of grantapplications to inform internal and external stakeholders.3. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCEEssential RequirementsCandidates must- have the requisite knowledge, skills and competencies to carry out the role, be capable and competent of fulfilling the role to a high standard, and have obtained at least Grade D3 in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate (higher,ordinary, applied or vocational programmes) or equivalent or have passed anexamination at the appropriate level within the QQI qualifications framework which canbe assessed as being of a comparable standard to Leaving Certificate or equivalent orhigher or have appropriate relevant experience which encompasses equivalent skills andexpertise. Have at least two years in a Grade III post, or equivalent, or higher, in the Education andTraining Sector. Have successfully completed their probation period, or have successfully completed aprobation period at a lower eligible grade.Desirable Requirements A degree, equivalent to level 7 or higher on the National Framework of Qualifications, inone of the following disciplines (or in such other relevant discipline as may be consideredappropriate in the discretion of CDETB):o public administration,o organisation/human resource management, oro production/quality control systemsAND/OR substantial experience at a level appropriate to the role in an area of workrelating to one or more of the above disciplines and considered by CDETB to be bothsufficient and relevant to the key responsibilities for the role outlined further above. Ability to adaptively and flexibly deploy and manage staff and other resources to deliverhigh quality, on-time results in a high volume transaction processing environment. Experience in delivering high profile and/or front-line services to the public. Ability to prioritise and manage work in a dynamic and pressurised environment. Ability to direct closely and support staff to optimise the performance and theeffectiveness of the overall unit. ICT literacy and a strong aptitude for applying technology in systems of working. Proven experience and achievement in some or all of the following areas:o operations management,o systems quality assurance,o customer support services,o process improvement,o project management. Proven record as a team-player with a flexible approach. A track record in the delivery of quality customer service. A track record of actively identifying and implementing business improvements. Demonstrated experience of building and maintaining relationships. Knowledge of the further and higher education sector in Ireland. Written and oral proficiency in the Irish language.Personal Attributes Goal oriented in a manner that ensures that work is comprehensively completed. Excellent organisational and leadership skills. Excellent interpersonal and people management skills. Excellent judgement, problem-solving, analytical and decision-making skills. Excellent personal work planning and organisation skills. Self-motivating, flexible and results focused. Keen problem solving skills. Excellent numerical, computational and reporting skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.4. EXCLUSIONSCandidates should note that persons who have taken part in public service early retirementschemes including the following are not eligible to take part in this competition:Incentivised Scheme for Early Retirement (ISER): It is a condition of the Incentivised Schemefor Early Retirement (ISER) as set out in Department of Finance Circular 12/09 that retirees,under that Scheme, are debarred from applying for another position in the same employmentor the same sector. Therefore, such retirees may not apply for this position.Department of Health and Children Circular (7/2010): The Department of Health Circular7/2010 dated 1 November 2010 introduced a Targeted Voluntary Early Retirement (VER)Scheme and Voluntary Redundancy Schemes (VRS). It is a condition of the VER scheme thatpersons availing of the scheme will not be eligible for re-employment in the public healthsector or in the wider public service or in a body wholly or mainly funded from public funds.The same prohibition on re-employment applies under the VRS, except that the prohibition isfor a period of 7 years, after which time any re-employment will require the approval of theMinister for Public Expenditure and Reform.Persons who availed of either of these schemes are not eligible to take part in thiscompetition.DeclarationApplicants will be required to declare whether they have previously availed of a public servicescheme of incentivised early retirement, including schemes not specifically mentioned above.Applicants will also be required to declare any entitlements to a Public Service pension benefit(in payment or preserved) from any other Public Service employment and/or where they havereceived a payment-in-lieu in respect of service in any Public Service employment.Citizenship RequirementsCandidates should note that eligibility to compete for posts is open to citizens of the EuropeanEconomic Area (EEA) or to non-EEA nationals with a valid work permit. The EEA consists ofthe Member States of the European Union along with Iceland, Leichtenstein and Norway.Swiss citizens under EU agreement may also apply.5. CONDITIONS OF SERVICETerms of AppointmentA temporary vacancy in this role has arisen as a consequence of the assignment of the existingappointee to another role for a period of two years.Any appointment to this post will accordingly be on the basis of a two-year fixed term contractinitially. This term may be extended by one or more periods in the discretion of the Board.In the event that the current temporary vacancy in the role becomes available to be filled on apermanent basis within the duration of the initial or extended contract term, the appointmentmay be made permanent in the discretion of the Board.The person appointed to the post will be required to contribute to the relevantSuperannuation Schemes.Salary €46,771 - €57157 (including 2 long service increments). Candidates who do not haveprevious service in the Public Sector/Civil Service in an administrative role, will commence onPoint 1 of the scale.Annual Leave 27 working days per annum.Sick Leave and Special LeaveSick leave and special leave may be allowed in accordance with the conditions in force for thetime being for permanent whole-time officers employed under the Schemes of Education andTraining BoardsOther ConditionsThe appointment will be subject to the sanction of the Chief Executive.For the purposes of satisfying the requirements as to health it will be necessary for thesuccessful candidate before he/she is appointed, to undergo at the Board’s expense, a medicalexamination by a qualified practitioner nominated by the City of Dublin Education andTraining Board.Extern work may not be undertaken without the prior consent of the Board.TerminationThe appointment will be terminated by one month’s notice in writing on either side.Garda VettingCDETB is registered with the National Vetting Unit (NVU). As part of the Board’s recruitmentand selection process, offers of employment to all posts may be subject to NVU disclosure.Superannuation & RetirementThe successful candidate will be offered the appropriate superannuation terms and conditionsas prevailing in the Civil/Public Service at the time of being offered an appointment. In general,an appointee who has never worked in the Public Service will be offered appointment based onmembership of the Single Public Service Pension Scheme (“Single Scheme”). Full details of theScheme are at www.singlepensionscheme.gov.ie.Where the appointee has worked in a pensionable (non-Single Scheme terms) public service jobin the 26 weeks prior to appointment or is currently on a career break or special leave with/without pay different terms may apply. The pension entitlement of such appointees willbe established in the context of their public service employment history.Key provisions attaching to membership of the Single Scheme are as follows: Pensionable Age: The minimum age at which pension is payable is 66 (rising to 67 in 2021and 68 in 2028 in line with changes in State Pension age). Retirement Age: Scheme members must retire on reaching the age of 70. Career average earnings are used to calculate benefits (a pension and lump sum amountaccrue each year and are up-rated each year by reference to CPI). Post retirement pension increases are linked to CPIPension AbatementIf the appointee has previously been employed in the Civil or Public Service and is in receipt of apension from the Civil or Public Service or where a Civil/Public Service pension comes intopayment during his/her re-employment that pension will be subject to abatement inaccordance with Section 52 of the Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions)Act 2012. Please note: In applying for this position you are acknowledging that youunderstand that the abatement provisions, where relevant, will apply. It is not envisagedthat the employing Department/Office will support an application for an abatement waiver inrespect of appointments to this position.However, if the appointee was previously employed in the Civil or Public Service and awarded apension under voluntary early retirement arrangements (other than the Incentivised Scheme ofEarly Retirement (ISER), the Department of Health Circular 7/2010 VER/VRS or the Departmentof Environment, Community & Local Government Circular letter LG(P) 06/2013, any of whichrenders a person ineligible for the competition)the entitlement to that pension will cease witheffect from the date of reappointment. Special arrangements may, however be made for thereckoning of previous service given by the appointee for the purpose of any futuresuperannuation award for which the appointee may be eligible.Department of Education and Skills Early Retirement Scheme for Teachers Circular 102/2007The Department of Education and Skills introduced an Early Retirement Scheme for Teachers. Itis a condition of the Early Retirement Scheme that with the exception of the situations set outin paragraphs 10.2 and 10.3 of the relevant circular documentation, and with those exceptionsonly, if a teacher accepts early retirement under Strands 1, 2 or 3 of this scheme and issubsequently employed in any capacity in any area of the public sector, payment of pension tothat person under the scheme will immediately cease. Pension payments will, however, beresumed on the ceasing of such employment or on the person's 60th birthday, whichever is thelater, but on resumption, the pension will be based on the person's actual reckonable service asa teacher (i.e. the added years previously granted will not be taken into account in thecalculation of the pension payment).Ill-Health-RetirementPlease note that where an individual has retired from a Civil/Public Service body on the groundsof ill-health his/her pension from that employment may be subject to review in accordance withthe rules of ill-health retirement within the pension scheme of that employment.Pension AccrualA 40-year limit on total service that can be counted towards pension where a person has been amember of more than one pre-existing public service pension scheme (i.e. non-Single Scheme)as per the 2012 Act shall apply. This 40-year limit is provided for in the Public Service Pensions(Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012. This may have implications for any appointeewho has acquired pension rights in a previous public service employment.Pension-Related DeductionThis appointment is subject to the pension-related deduction in accordance with the FinancialEmergency Measures in the Public Interest Act, 2009. Please note that from 1 January 2019PRD will be replaced by an Additional Superannuation Contribution (ASC) in accordance withthe Public Service Pay and Pensions Act 2017.

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Tutors

RSG Flexible Learning College
Roscommon
Contract

COUNTY ROSCOMMON DISABILITY SUPPORT GROUP LIMITEDRef: #SEMP-2095248RSG Flexible Learning College invite applicants to apply to be included on a panel of Tutors. We are seeking Tutors that can deliver a variety of QQI Level 5 modules in Healthcare Support. Please send your CV to training@rsgcollege.ie. If you require further information please send your enquiry to training@rsgcollege.ie. Closing Date for applications is 1 February 2019 Career LevelApplication Methodtraining@rsgcollege.ieLocation;County Roscommon, County Mayo, Galway, Galway

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Tutors

RSG Flexible Learning College
Mayo
Contract

COUNTY ROSCOMMON DISABILITY SUPPORT GROUP LIMITEDRef: #SEMP-2095248RSG Flexible Learning College invite applicants to apply to be included on a panel of Tutors. We are seeking Tutors that can deliver a variety of QQI Level 5 modules in Healthcare Support. Please send your CV to training@rsgcollege.ie. If you require further information please send your enquiry to training@rsgcollege.ie. Closing Date for applications is 1 February 2019 Career LevelApplication Methodtraining@rsgcollege.ieLocation;County Roscommon, County Mayo, Galway, Galway

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Compliance Officer CDETB

City of Dublin Education and Training Board
Dublin
€48,978 - €63,673 per year
Contract

1. INTRODUCTIONStudent Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) is a unit of City of Dublin Education and TrainingBoard (CDETB) which has been designated by the Minister for Education and Skills as theIrish national awarding authority for student grants in further and higher education. Since2012, this single authority has replaced 66 previous local awarding authorities.SUSI is a new and dynamic workplace based in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 and features achallenging balance of day to day operations and strategic development projects. Having acorporate administration budget of €8.5m and a seasonally variable staff complement of100 FTE, SUSI administers student grant funding of approximately €360m annually.The core work of SUSI involves the annual processing of large numbers of applicationswithin short timeframes in order to determine grant eligibility under the criteria of theStudent Grant Scheme. More than 103,000 applications were received in the 2017-18application year and approximately 80,000 grants were awarded.Workflows and staffing levels are seasonally variable as grant applications are processedfrom April to October and as grant payments are made to students and colleges fromSeptember to June. Additional temporary staff are recruited annually while scalablecustomer support and document management functions are delivered through outsourcedproviders.SUSI is engaged in a major project to develop a new ICT system to support the end-to-endprocessing of student grant applications. The development phase of the project is currentlyin progress and includes specific functionality for audit, compliance and quality assurance. 2. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIESReporting to the Finance, Corporate and Compliance Manager, the Compliance Officersupports and coordinates the work of the Governance and Compliance Unit in ensuring thatall relevant legislation, agreements and policies are correctly implemented by SUSI on behalfof CDETB.The Compliance Officer has specific responsibility for the following:Data and Corporate Governance Ensuring that, through its policies, procedures, processes, systems and operations,CDETB meets its obligations under the Data Protection Acts and the EU General DataProtection Regulation in respect of SUSI operations. Supporting the work of the Finance, Corporate and Compliance Manager in ensuringthat SUSI, on behalf of CDETB, implements its statutory and other governanceobligations including undero the Management Framework Agreement between CDETB and the Department ofEducation and Skills for the administration of Student Grants by SUSI; ando the governance frameworks applicable to Education and Training Boards and StateBodies generally. Assisting the Finance, Corporate and Compliance Manager in the administration of legal,governance and compliance matters generally concerning SUSI and CDETB.Audit and Risk Planning, implementing and reporting Compliance Risk Audits & reviews to provideobjective assurance of compliance with policies and procedures across SUSI operations. Analysing and reporting the outcomes of annual post-assessment quality audit plans toconfirm that SUSI assesses grant applications and makes grant payments correctly andhighlighting areas for correction or improvement. Supporting the development and implementation of SUSI policy on fraud and theadministration of statutory inquiries initiated under the Student Support Act 2011.Statutory Compliance Ensuring compliance generally with the Student Support Act 2011, the annual StudentGrant Schemes and Student Support Regulations. Ensuring compliance with all other relevant legislation applicable to SUSI including, inparticular, regulatory measures and best practice relating to data protection.Key Responsibilities Contributing to the development of internal compliance and governance frameworks. Co-ordinating with SUSI internal functional units on projects requiring supports toensure effective management and governance controls. Using statistical analysis and data to assist in improving compliance. Custom audits and investigations of compliance, delivery of subject-specific and annualreports on same and reviews of implementation. Monitoring changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and takingappropriate action to ensure that SUSI is in compliance with these changes. Translating applicable law to provide practical and relevant guidance to staff where newlegislation is introduced and ensuring that SUSI and CDETB policies adhere to statutoryand other obligations. Liaising with internal SUSI/CDETB functions, outsourced providers, stakeholders,suppliers and regulatory/compliance bodies on matters relating to data protection. Co-ordinating data protection actions and responses across the SUSI function, includingprovision of training, breach reporting, subject access requests. Provision of Data Protection training to staff and outsourced service provider. Responding on cases submitted by the Office of the Ombudsman for review and/orinvestigation. Co-ordinating responses to Freedom of Information requests. Conducting research and providing advice on other statutory/legal issues arising. Assisting in the preparation of Annual Reports and periodic reviews of SUSI. Providing first-line management and administrative support to the Finance, Corporateand Compliance Manager in their role and deputising in their absence. Performing other cross-functional duties as determined by the SUSI management team.3. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCERequired A degree equivalent to level 7 or higher on the National Framework of Qualifications inone of the following disciplines (or in such other relevant discipline as may beconsidered appropriate in the discretion of CDETB):o governance and/or compliance,o audit and/or accounting,o law,o public policy and/or administration;AND/OR substantial management experience at a level appropriate to the role in anarea of work relating to one or more of the above disciplines and considered by CDETB to be both sufficient and relevant to the key responsibilities for the role outlined furtherabove. Demonstrated experience in a compliance role and specialist subject-matter knowledge,understanding and expertise in two or more of the following areas :o data protection,o corporate governance,o audit,o fraud management,o statutory interpretation,o implementation of the Student Grant Scheme and Regulations,o administration or research in the further or higher education sector. Possess the requisite experience, knowledge and ability and be suitable to discharge theduties of the position. Understanding of the main features and current challenges of public service andregulatory reform.Desirable Ability to prioritise and manage work in a dynamic and pressurised environment. Goal oriented in a manner that ensures that work is comprehensively completed. Proven record as a team-player with a flexible approach. Demonstrated experience of building and maintaining relationships. Knowledge of the further and higher education sector in Ireland. Written and oral proficiency in the Irish language. Effective verbal and written communications in a clear and concise manner. Excellent judgement, problem-solving, analytical and decision-making skills. Excellent interpersonal and people management skills. Excellent work planning and organisation skills. Self-motivating, flexible and results focused.4. EXCLUSIONSCandidates should note that persons who have taken part in public service early retirementschemes including the following are not eligible to take part in this competition:Incentivised Scheme for Early Retirement (ISER): It is a condition of the Incentivised Schemefor Early Retirement (ISER) as set out in Department of Finance Circular 12/09 that retireesunder that Scheme are debarred from applying for another position in the sameemployment or the same sector. Therefore, such retirees may not apply for this position.Department of Health and Children Circular (7/2010):The Department of Health Circular 7/2010 dated 1 November 2010 introduced a TargetedVoluntary Early Retirement (VER) Scheme and Voluntary Redundancy Schemes (VRS). It is acondition of the VER scheme that persons availing of the scheme will not be eligible for reemployment in the public health sector or in the wider public service or in a body wholly ormainly funded from public funds. The same prohibition on re-employment applies under the VRS, except that the prohibition is for a period of 7 years, after which time any reemployment will require the approval of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.Persons who availed of either of these schemes are not eligible to take part in thiscompetition.DeclarationApplicants will be required to declare whether they have previously availed of a publicservice scheme of incentivised early retirement, including schemes not specificallymentioned above. Applicants will also be required to declare any entitlements to a publicservice pension benefit (in payment or preserved form) from any other public serviceemployment and/or where they have received a payment-in-lieu in respect of service in anypublic service employment.Citizenship RequirementsCandidates should note that eligibility to compete for posts is open to citizens of theEuropean Economic Area (EEA) or to non-EEA nationals with a valid work permit. The EEAconsists of the Member States of the European Union along with Iceland, Leichtenstein andNorway. Swiss citizens under EU agreement may also apply.5. CONDITIONS OF SERVICETerms of AppointmentA temporary vacancy in this role has arisen as a consequence of the assignment of theexisting appointee to another role for a period of two years.Any appointment to this post will accordingly be on the basis of a two-year fixed termcontract initially. This term may be extended by one or more periods in the discretion of theBoard.In the event that the current temporary vacancy in the role becomes available to be filled ona permanent basis within the duration of the initial or extended contract term, theappointment may be made permanent in the discretion of the Board.The appointment will be probationary until the last day of the month after the completionof six month’s service.The person appointed to the post will be required to contribute to the relevantsuperannuation schemes.Salary€48,978 - €63,673 (including two long service increments). Candidates who do not haveprevious service in the Public Sector/Civil Service in an administrative role, will commenceon Point 1 of the scale.Annual Leave29 working days per annum.Sick Leave and Special LeaveSick leave and special leave may be allowed in accordance with the conditions in force forthe time being for permanent whole-time officers employed under the Schemes ofEducation and Training BoardsOther ConditionsThe appointment will be subject to the sanction of the Chief Executive Officer.For the purposes of satisfying the requirements as to health it will be necessary for thesuccessful candidate before he/she is appointed, to undergo at the Board’s expense, amedical examination by a qualified practitioner nominated by the City of Dublin Educationand Training Board.Extern work may not be undertaken without the prior consent of the Board.TerminationThe appointment will be terminated by one month’s notice in writing on either side.Garda VettingCDETB is registered with the National Vetting Unit (NVU). As part of the Board’s recruitmentand selection process, offers of employment to all posts may be subject to NVU disclosure.Superannuation & RetirementThe successful candidate will be offered the appropriate superannuation terms andconditions as prevailing in the Civil/Public Service at the time of being offered anappointment. In general, an appointee who has never worked in the Public Service will beoffered appointment based on membership of the Single Public Service Pension Scheme(“Single Scheme”). Full details of the Scheme are at www.singlepensionscheme.gov.ie.Where the appointee has worked in a pensionable (non-Single Scheme terms) public servicejob in the 26 weeks prior to appointment or is currently on a career break or special leavewith/without pay different terms may apply. The pension entitlement of such appointeeswill be established in the context of their public service employment history.Key provisions attaching to membership of the Single Scheme are as follows: Pensionable Age: The minimum age at which pension is payable is 66 (rising to 67 in2021 and 68 in 2028 in line with changes in State Pension age). Retirement Age: Scheme members must retire on reaching the age of 70. Career average earnings are used to calculate benefits (a pension and lump sumamount accrue each year and are up-rated each year by reference to CPI). Post retirement pension Pension AbatementIf the appointee has previously been employed in the Civil or Public Service and is in receiptof a pension from the Civil or Public Service or where a Civil/Public Service pension comesinto payment during his/her re-employment that pension will be subject to abatement inaccordance with Section 52 of the Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and OtherProvisions) Act 2012. Please note: In applying for this position you are acknowledging thatyou understand that the abatement provisions, where relevant, will apply. It is notenvisaged that the employing Department/Office will support an application for anabatement waiver in respect of appointments to this position.However, if the appointee was previously employed in the Civil or Public Service andawarded a pension under voluntary early retirement arrangements (other than theIncentivised Scheme of Early Retirement (ISER), the Department of Health Circular 7/2010VER/VRS or the Department of Environment, Community & Local Government Circular letterLG(P) 06/2013, any of which renders a person ineligible for the competition)the entitlementto that pension will cease with effect from the date of reappointment. Special arrangementsmay, however be made for the reckoning of previous service given by the appointee for thepurpose of any future superannuation award for which the appointee may be eligible.Department of Education and Skills Early Retirement Scheme for Teachers Circular102/2007The Department of Education and Skills introduced an Early Retirement Scheme forTeachers. It is a condition of the Early Retirement Scheme that with the exception of thesituations set out in paragraphs 10.2 and 10.3 of the relevant circular documentation, andwith those exceptions only, if a teacher accepts early retirement under Strands 1, 2 or 3 ofthis scheme and is subsequently employed in any capacity in any area of the public sector,payment of pension to that person under the scheme will immediately cease. Pensionpayments will, however, be resumed on the ceasing of such employment or on the person's60th birthday, whichever is the later, but on resumption, the pension will be based on theperson's actual reckonable service as a teacher (i.e. the added years previously granted willnot be taken into account in the calculation of the pension payment).Ill-Health-RetirementPlease note that where an individual has retired from a Civil/Public Service body on thegrounds of ill-health his/her pension from that employment may be subject to review inaccordance with the rules of ill-health retirement within the pension scheme of thatemployment.Pension AccrualA 40-year limit on total service that can be counted towards pension where a person hasbeen a member of more than one pre-existing public service pension scheme (i.e. non-SingleScheme) as per the 2012 Act shall apply. This 40-year limit is provided for in the PublicService Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012. This may have implicationsfor any appointee who has acquired pension rights in a previous public service employment.Pension-Related DeductionThis appointment is subject to the pension-related deduction in accordance with theFinancial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act, 2009. Please note that from 1January 2019 PRD will be replaced by an Additional Superannuation Contribution (ASC) inaccordance with the Public Service Pay and Pensions Act 2017.For further information in relation to the Single Public Service Pension Scheme please seethe following website: www.singlepensionscheme.gov.ie.

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