We are hiring: Program Manager
|EWB Ireland Job Description
|Working with Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is a chance to join a global movement of people passionate about humanitarian science and engineering. EWB Ireland is a young dynamic organization which seeks to bridge the gap between academia, industry, non-governmental organisations (NGO’s) and communities to give Irish engineers and scientists opportunities to learn about, and contribute to, sustainable development globally. We work with both undergraduates and professionals to improve life in developing countries through volunteering and technical advisory services. The annual EWB “Where There Is No Engineer” Design Challenge presents an opportunity for participants to design creative solutions to real life development challenges. EWB promote innovative design solutions and work directly with indigenous artisans, farmers and entrepreneur’s to bring ideas from concept to reality.
|Engineers Without Borders Ireland
|Salary & Contract Duration
|€35,000, Fixed Term Contract 3 years
|Role Description: Engineers Without Borders Ireland (EWB) is seeking a Program Manager to oversee the implementation of a three-year project funded by the European Union (EU). Development Education and Awareness Raising (DEAR) is an EU funded initiative which aims to inform and actively engage citizens and professionals in actions against poverty. EWB Ireland are participating in the project together with 12 European partners. The program coordinators are Habitat for Humanity. The particular focus of the project is towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11. The EWB Ireland Program Manager will be responsible for the overall implementation, administration, management, reporting and general strategic direction of EWB Ireland’s activities within the project. The successful candidate will be based in Dublin but with frequent travel both nationally and within Europe. The candidate will report directly to the EWB board of Director’s and will provide regular updates on the deliverables and project status as well as providing finance, budget oversight, and resource management. The candidate will also work closely with the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) technical partners to design and manage applied research programs in Nature based Solutions for infrastructure provision.
|Key Responsibilities include:
EWB Branches Global Volunteering Programs
|Desirable Experience and Personal Attributes:
The duties and responsibilities outlined in the job description are not meant to be definitive or restrictive and may be modified to meet the changing needs of the organisation. Candidates who demonstrate an ability to think sideways will be encouraged.
|How to Apply
|Application is by CV and cover letter to Liam McCarton at email@example.com (Closing date is 1st March 2018).
For more information on Engineers Without Borders see www.ewb-ireland.org
Applicants must have a valid work permit at the time of applying to enable them to work in Ireland.
EWB Ireland is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, colour, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic.