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Post Doctoral Research Fellow Combined Level 1/2

TeagascAnimal And Grassland Research Innovation Centre, Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co Cork, P61 C997€36,302 to €43,782Temporary

Job Summary Duration: Temporary Externally Funded Non Grant-in-Aid contract post, the indicative duration of which is 36 months , subject to contract. A panel may be formed from which future similar vacancies may be filled; such a panel will remain active for a maximum period of 12 months. Basic Function of the Role: The successful post-doctoral fellow will work on a SFI/DAFM/Industry funded project called VistaMilk. This post-doctoral fellow will contribute to the development of research on methane additives. They will work to investigate the effect of methane additives on animal performance and methane production. The research will be completed in conjunction with a number of industry partners and will be communicated across all relevant stakeholders. The Teagasc post-doctoral programme provides training and development opportunities for early career scientists that enhances their experience of learning and equips them with the necessary skills for the next stage of their chosen career in research.  Background to the Role: Teagasc-Moorepark is Irelands leading dairy research institute with national responsibility for all aspects of dairy production research which include grassland and grazing management, dairy cow breeding and reproduction, dairy cow health and welfare, milk composition and dairy cow nutrition, milking technology and milk production systems plus economic analysis. The research programme is conducted by over 30 scientific and technical professionals, supported by administrative and operative staff. Moorepark operates a total of 7 individual dairy research farms totalling 500 hectares and over 1000 dairy cows. Facilitates include modern individual cow feed and metabolism units, laboratories, computer facilities and milking research laboratories. This is a research focused training role, the primary purpose of which is to provide early career scientists with the opportunity to develop their research skills and competencies. The PD Fellow will, while working in conjunction with senior research staff, gain insight and experience into a variety of areas including the processes of project and budgetary management, publishing in peer-reviewed academic journals, writing grant applications, and attracting external funding; the development of active collaboration with relevant national and international research communities; the development of communication and presentation skills, leadership and management skills, and overall career development. Modules will be conducted under the supervision and direction of the Project Leader or other designated manager in conjunction with the Head of Department. Job Objectives Duties & Responsibilities specific to this project: Attachment: PD1_2_3d2d094f-844f-4d71-bd71-46dc5d47821f.pdf

3 days ago

Post Doctoral Research Fellow Level 1

TeagascCrops, Environment And Land Use Research Centre, Teagasc, Johnstown Castle, Co Wexford, Y35 Y521€36,302 to €40,221Temporary

Job Summary Duration: Temporary Externally Funded Non Grant-in-Aid contract post, the indicative duration of which is 22 months , subject to contract. A panel may be formed from which future similar vacancies may be filled; such a panel will remain active for a maximum period of 12 months. Basic Function of the Role: Attachment: PD1_I_c8d48904-7d4b-4b95-9a20-3a6dc657f2b6.pdf

3 days ago

Visual Assistant

DebenhamsCork€11.47 an hourTemporary

Visual Assistant (Temporary) - Cork Patrick Street - 20 hrs (030586) Debenhams are on a mission to make shopping confidence-boosting, sociable and fun. That’s why we want every customer that comes into our store to leave feeling an inch taller, a bit happier, and a little more confident than when they arrived. What you'll be doing... Creating the ultimate retail experience requires striking instore displays designed to capture customer attention. Every day you’ll put together compelling product displays, from styling mannequins with the latest ‘must haves’ to installing the newest window displays. The visual team take pride in delivering the highest presentation standards to keep our stores looking stylish and make our customers stop in their tracks. You’ll implement carefully crafted visual plans with precision whilst spotting every opportunity to bring your own creative ideas to life. New seasonal launches and promotional activity means the visual team work across every department from fashion to home. What you'll bring... You’ll put the customer at the heart of every decision you make, ensuring you see everything through their eyes. You’ll understand how colours, space, shapes and much more tell a story and influences the customers’ decision to buy. Your natural ability to really connect with people means you’ll play your part in our team with ease inspiring colleagues and customers alike through your genuine passion for fashion. When you’ll be doing it... This is a 9 month temporary contract We’re open 7 days a week and in this role you’ll need to be available to work 4 or 5 variable days per week including weekends What you’ll get in return... Our roles can receive high volumes of applications and we may need to occasionally close a vacancy before the published expiry date. We don’t want you to miss out so recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible. MAKE IT HAPPEN – MAKE IT BRILLIANT – WE’LL BACK YOU ALL THE WAY 20 hrs €11.47 per hour Fixed Term Contract Expiry Date: Ongoing

3 days ago

International Payroll Analyst

FacebookDublinFull-TimeTemporary

The successful candidate must be a driven, high energy, customer service focused individual that can work well with internal and external customers at all levels. They will be expected to problem solve, recommend solutions and exercise good business judgment while performing their function. This position is temporary(18 months) and is a full time position, to be based in our International HQ in Dublin, Ireland. INTERNATIONAL PAYROLL ANALYST RESPONSIBILITIES Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

3 days ago

Sales Assistant

Harry CorryKilkennyTemporary

Title: TEMPORARY Sales Assistant Reporting to: Branch management and customers Main duties:To assist customers and provide excellent customer service Key tasks and duties 1. To provide an excellent level of customer service. 2. To maximise both personal and team sales and hit sales targets. 3. Merchandising, pricing and the display of stock to maximise sales. 4. To look professional and welcoming. 5. To be accurate in the operation of the till systems and be accurate in cash handling and all till transactions. 6. To liaise effectively with other stores and departments within the company. 7. Apply the company’s policy and procedures as regards manual handling in lifting, carrying, pulling, moving stock and assisting with deliveries. 8. To carry out personal risk assessments and take personal responsibility for yourself and all others. 9. To ensure that the shop is free from hazards and maintained in a safe condition and to observe and implement health and safety legislation, consumer legislation and the company’s health & safety policy and procedures. 10. To be accurate in stock counts and ordering. 11. To be accurate in all administration relating to merchandise. 12. To comply with the company’s high standards relating to the care and cleanliness of the shop by good housekeeping including cleaning and vacuuming. 13. Any other duties as directed by the manager or general manager. Personnel specification Essential flexibility - as advertised, all applicants must be available to work a Saturday afternoon. A passion for home interiors. Desirable - leader/coach of a club or society, actively involved in local community, a clear employment record, experience related to the role Additional Benefits: COMPETITIVE SALARY FULL TRAINING EXCELLENT WORKING CONDITIONS STAFF DISCOUNT

3 days ago

Recruitment Resourcer

PfizerDublinTemporaryInternship

The closing date for applications is 21 February 2020. Role: Internship, Recruitment Resourcer, Pfizer Grange Castle Type: 6 – 9-month Temporary Placement Location: Grange Castle Business Park, Clondalkin, Dublin 22 Are you a Student currently, seeking an Internship as part of your Degree? Do you want to commence your career in the Pharmaceutical industry, within a state-of-the-art facility with multiple technologies of products? If so, Pfizer Grange Castle has a career opportunity for you! This is a fantastic training opportunity for a committed Intern. Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals Grange Castle manufacturing plant is situated on a 90-acre site in South Dublin. The focus on the site is Biopharmaceuticals and Vaccines. This is an opportunity to join a world class facility who is dedicated to bringing therapies that will significantly improve patients’ lives. The Intern will play a key role in supporting the Talent Acquisition team in Pfizer Grange Castle Role Description The Recruiting Intern will work closely with a team of recruiters in a fast-paced organization. The TA team is an integral partner in managing recruiting activities and candidate relationships. Responsibilities You’ll ensure a seamless, candidate-friendly hiring process. Your responsibilities include the following activities: If your experience and skillset match the above criteria, don’t delay, apply today! How to apply Make a difference today, all suitable candidates should apply though the link with CV provided. We are looking forward to hear from you! Additional Detail In order to be considered for this position you need to be legally eligible to work in Ireland. Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates. Due to high volume of applications we will be contacting successful candidates only. #LI-PFE Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates. Human Resources

6 days ago

Drivers

Cork County CouncilCork€633.94 - €653.45 per weekFull-timePermanent

SECTION 1: THE ROLE Cork County Council invites applications from suitably qualified persons, who wish to be considered for inclusion on a panel from which temporary and permanent vacancies for Drivers may be filled. Positions may arise in any area of the Council’s functions which cover Cork County. The person/s appointed will work under the direction and control of the Senior Engineer or Senior Executive Engineer or other officer designated by the Director of Services or the Chief Executive. SECTION 2: DUTIES The duties may include but are not limited to the following and the post holder may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post which may be assigned to him/her from time to time and to contribute to the development of the post while in office.  The person employed shall carry out, under the direction of their Line manager/Fleet Manager or Supervisor, where necessary, such duties as may from time to time be assigned to them, including:  The driving and/or operation of any plant including specialised plant in any part of the County under the direction of their assigned Yard. The successful candidate may be required to undertake and successfully complete further training in the use of such specialised vehicles as instructed by their supervisor/Fleet Manager.  Participation in the Council's Winter Salting Roster System and the Council's Emergency On-Call System, as a requirement of this position.  Other works involved on site, as part of general crew or site work as required either on various council mobile sites, fixed sites or in the machinery yards.  Duties will require drivers to work in various types’ environments including those with hot tar, bitumen, concrete, road construction materials and other chemical substances.  A driver may be required to provide cover/support to locations other than their base and this will be advised by their line manager. Allowances and travel will be paid if deemed appropriate by management. The above specification is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved and consequently, the post holder may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post which may be assigned to him/her from time to time and to contribute to the development of the post while in office SECTION 3: ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA / QUALIFICATIONS 1. Character Each candidate must be of good character. 2. License Requirements  It is essential to hold a current full European “C” Driving Licence free from endorsement with a current Driver Qualification Card (CPC).  Hold a valid Safe Pass Card 3. Health Each candidate must be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service. 4. Age Age restrictions shall only apply to a candidate where he/she is not classified as a new entrant within the meaning of the Public Services Superannuation Act, 2004. A candidate who is not classified as a new entrant must be under 70 years of age. 5. Transport When required to do so, holders of the office shall hold a full driving licence for Class B Vehicles and shall drive a motor car in the course of their duties and for this purpose provide and maintain a car to the satisfaction of the local authority. SECTION 5: TENURE The position is permanent/temporary seasonal and fulltime. The post is pensionable. A panel may be formed to fill temporary seasonal and permanent positions. Appointment to Cork County Council is governed by the Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004. SECTION 6: SALARY The Salary scale for the post is: €633.94 – €637.27 – €640.63 – €642.46 – €642.46 – €642.46 – €642.46 – €643.56 – €645.48 – €647.47 - €649.46 - €651.44 - €653.45. Entry point to this scale will be determined in accordance with Circulars issued by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. Rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government Policy. SECTION 7: LOCATION OF POST The base for working purposes shall be the work site or as determined by Cork County Council. Holders of the office shall reside in the district in which their duties are to be performed or within a reasonable distance thereof. SECTION 8: WORKING HOURS The successful candidate will be required to work 39 hours per week, Monday to Friday: Monday – Thursday: 8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Friday: 8.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. You may be required to work overtime outside of normal working hours as required by his/her Supervisor. These arrangements may be varied and you will be notified of any variation as required. SECTION 9: ANNUAL LEAVE The current annual leave entitlement is 25 days per annum. Cork County Council’s leave year runs from 1st January to 31st December. Granting of annual leave, payment for annual leave and arrangements for public holidays will be governed by the provisions of the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1977(as amended).

6 days ago

Post Doctoral Research Fellow Level 1

TeagascFood Research Centre, Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co Cork, P61 C996€36,302 to €40,221Temporary

Job Summary Duration: Temporary Externally Funded Non Grant-in-Aid contract post, the indicative duration of which is 24 months , subject to contract. A panel may be formed from which future similar vacancies may be filled; such a panel will remain active for a maximum period of 12 months. Basic Function of the Role: The successful applicant will contribute to the development and application of bioinformatic tools to analyse microbial communities within foods and the food chain providing the technological, computational and analytical tools to (i) support partner organisations, (ii) establish standardized tools and procedures for companies operating throughout the food chain, (iii) meta-analyse the produced data, and (iv) build user- and company-friendly resources to support all the microbial tasks associated with the food chain. The project will focus on all tasks related to microbiome profiling starting from sample collection (including culturing), and will consider four distinct types of tools: 16S rRNA gene profiling, shotgun metagenomics, microarray-based microbiome screening, and real time monitoring through sequencing. The Teagasc post-doctoral programme provides training and development opportunities for early career scientists that enhances their experience of learning and equips them with the necessary skills for the next stage of their chosen career in research.  Background to the Role: The Teagasc post-doctoral programme provides training and development opportunities for early career scientists that enhances their experience of learning and equips them with the necessary skills for the next stage of their chosen career in research.  MASTER is a new EU H2020-funded Innovation Action, starting in January 2019 and co-ordinated by Teagasc. MASTER will take a global approach to the development of concrete microbiome products, foods/feeds, services or processes with high commercial potential, which will benefit society through improving the quantity, quality and safety of food, across multiple food chains, to include marine, plant, soil, rumen, meat, brewing, vegetable waste, and fermented foods. This will be achieved through mining microbiome data relating to the food chain, developing big data management tools to identify inter-relations between microbiomes across food chains, and generating applications which promote sustainability, circularity and contribute to waste management and climate change mitigation. We will harness microbiome knowledge to significantly enhance the health and resilience of fish, plants, soil, animals and humans, improve professional skills and competencies, and support the creation of new jobs in the food sector and bioeconomy. The Teagasc Food Programme is located at two sites, Moorepark Food Research Centre (Fermoy, Co. Cork) and Ashtown Food Research Centre (Dublin 15). The programme is based on applied research which involves significant industry engagement. In addition to its own programme, Teagasc participates in many large research initiatives (APC Microbiome Ireland, VistaMilk Centre, the Dairy Processing Technology Centre, Meat Technology Ireland, Food for Health Ireland) with industry partners and other research providers in the university sector. The current role will be located at the Moorepark research site where significant food and health related research takes place and which hosts relevant infrastructure such as the Moorepark Technology Ltd. pilot plant, a dedicated food safety laboratory, the Teagasc/APC Microbiome Ireland DNA Sequencing Centre, The National Food Imaging Centre and a planned Food Biotest facility. This is a research focused training role, the primary purpose of which is to provide early career scientists with the opportunity to develop their research skills and competencies. The PD Fellow will, while working in conjunction with senior research staff, gain insight and experience into a variety of areas including the processes of project and budgetary management, publishing in peer-reviewed academic journals, writing grant applications, and attracting external funding; the development of active collaboration with relevant national and international research communities; the development of communication and presentation skills, leadership and management skills, and overall career development. Modules will be conducted under the supervision and direction of the Project Leader or other designated manager in conjunction with the Head of Department. Job Objectives Duties & Responsibilities specific to this project: Attachment: PD1_I_c8d48904-7d4b-4b95-9a20-3a6dc657f2b6.pdf

7 days ago

Infrastructure Delivery Engineer

ESBUkFull-TimeTemporary

Job Title: Infrastructure Delivery Engineer - Civil & Environmental Business Unit: Customer Solutions - ecars Job Type: Fixed Term (24 months) Salary: £34,000-£39,000 Electricity Supply Board (ESB) was established in 1927 as a statutory corporation in the Republic of Ireland under the Electricity (Supply) Act 1927. With a holding of 95%, ESB is majority owned by the Irish Government. The remaining 5% is held by the trustees of an Employee Share Ownership Plan. ESB's purpose is to create a Brighter Future for the customers and communities we serve, by leading the transition to reliable, affordable, low-carbon energy. Through our diverse businesses across Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain, we aim to meet the customer energy needs by bringing the best of our capabilities together to deliver innovative and value-driven solutions for a low-carbon world. Today, we continue to drive progress and change, constantly innovating and evolving to stay relevant and reliable for the many people who depend on us. We are harnessing all our resources for a brighter future, investing in our people and working collaboratively with partners to enhance the lives of our customers, drive economic progress and bring about a more sustainable future. Position Description Electrification of transport is a key pillar of ESB’s Brighter Future Strategy – reducing the carbon impact from transport and improving air-quality while growing our business. ESB owns and operates the publicly available Electric Vehicle (EV) charging network on the island of Ireland and are currently upgrading and expanding the network through a €20m jointly funded ESB/Government investment. ESB is also expanding its EV charging network in Britain – with 100 rapid-charging sites deployed to date in London and Coventry, and with a project pipeline for future city-wide projects and an anticipated portfolio of privately owned sites across the UK. ESB’s strategy, consistent with our role as a pioneer in Electromobility and our ambition to capture value from the global trend in electrification of transport, is to continue to expand our EV charging infrastructure network. The primary driver for this infrastructure delivery role is the deployment of a 200 charger network for Birmingham City Council. The role may also extend to other EV deployments across the UK as they arise. ESB ecars Infrastructure Delivery team is responsible for all aspects of the delivery of new EV charging infrastructure, from design and planning to commissioning and handover to the operations team. Reporting to the Head of Infrastructure Delivery, who manages a team of engineering professionals, who together are responsible for the end-to end delivery of the expansion and upgrade of ESB’s EV Network requirements in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain. Key Responsibilities Location The role will be UK based working from a base in the Coventry/Birmingham area Reporting to Head of Infrastructure Delivery, ESB ecars Note: Please advise if you require any additional accommodations to assist you if you are called to attend at interview.

7 days ago

Research Support Officer

TeagascFood Research Centre, Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co Cork, P61 C996€33,971 to €66,118Full-TimePart-Time

Job Summary Duration: Temporary Externally Funded Non Grant-in-Aid contract post, the indicative duration of which is 60 months , subject to contract. This is a part-time post of 18.75 hours per week. The salary, as advertised, is based on full time working hours and as this post is part-time, payment will be pro-rata of this. A panel may be formed from which future similar vacancies may be filled; such a panel will remain active for a maximum period of 12 months. Basic Function of the Role: This research officer will be involved in the project management of the existing APC Microbiome Ireland projects and APC Microbiome Ireland related projects. The successful candidate will contribute to the project management of the APC’s ‘Microbe Mom’ Industry Spoke, assist in the coordination, writing and submission of Horizon 2020 and national funding agency proposals, preparation of project budgets, and general project management. The person recruited would need to have exceptional project management and writing skills and be a good communicator with a capacity to organise, manage and prioritise a significant workload, often working to tight deadlines. Background to the Role: APC Microbiome Ireland was formed in 2003 with funding from Science Foundation Ireland and in conjunction with key industry partners. It represents a collaboration between the Teagasc Food Research Centre at Moorepark, UCC and CIT. APC Microbiome Ireland is a trans-disciplinary research centre, with clinicians, clinician-scientists and basic scientists from diverse backgrounds working in teams, sharing ideas and resources. Although focused upon the gastrointestinal bacterial community (the microbiota), the scale and scope of the work has become one of the fastest moving areas of biology. The microbiota is not only a target for treatment and prevention of disease, it is a repository for functional food ingredients and even new drugs and is a source of novel biomarkers of disease risk. The scientific organisation of the APC consists of a matrix of ‘spokes’ or themes of intellectual pursuit which are supported by multiple horizontal or shared technology platforms. Job Objectives Other As this role will involve travel between Teagasc centres around the country, the candidates must have their own car and must also satisfy and continue to satisfy during employment with Teagasc, legal requirements to drive unaccompanied on Irish public roads. Eligibility This is an open public competition. Should a current serving Teagasc staff member be successful in their application through open public competition for this post, their current contract of employment with Teagasc will come to an end on taking up this post.  Note: The ‘essential’ qualifications, knowledge, skills and behavioural competencies outlined above are ‘must-have’ which will be used in the selection process. Attachment: Resea_3cb27c5e-7e15-4e5a-be38-541e4e284d58.pdf

7 days ago
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