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Join the Team! We Are Hiring a Finance and Programme Administration Lead 


Job Title: Finance and Programme Administration Lead | Ignite Community
Location: Remote (Based in Northern Ireland or Border Counties of Ireland) with 1 day per month based in YSI Head Office (Old Finglas Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 11).
Start Date: Immediate 
Salary: €30,512 (FTE €50,853)/£25,782 (FTE £42,970)
Line Manager: Programme Lead
Duration: Permanent (subject to funding)
Hours: Part-Time (21 hours per week)

About Young Social Innovators

Young Social Innovators (YSI) is a non-profit organisation that believes in the power of youth. Its vision is to empower, equip and inspire young people to change the world for good. Through its programmes, training and events, Young Social Innovators enables young people to grapple with difficult social issues, advocating reform and advancing change. Each year, circa 15,000 young people are supported to explore social and environmental issues that concern them and come up with a variety of responses to these. In this way, Young Social Innovators build social capital and help young people create a fairer and more caring Ireland connecting into a wider global movement for change.

Ignite Community Programme

Ignite Community (IC) is a four-year social innovation programme supported by PEACEPLUS, a programme managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB). The purpose of this innovative programme is enabling young people outside the main education system to drive and own innovations that will make a real difference in tackling inequality and creating new connections across communities in Northern Ireland (NI) and the Border Counties of Ireland (BRI). These new connections will deepen links through the development of cross-border and cross-community relations within groups of young people from diverse backgrounds and communities co-creating solutions to social and environmental issues that impact upon them and their communities. We will use social innovation as the linchpin to empower communities of young people to co-design and launch new and innovative solutions.

Purpose of Role

The IC Finance and Programme Administration Lead (FPAL) will support the IC Programme Lead in the financial and programme management of IC programme. They will be responsible for managing, recording and reporting on financial records through both internal YSI systems and the SEUPB EMS platform. They will coordinate back-office project administration, financial management and support the wider IC programme delivery team and partners.

This position will be a critical role within the IC partnership and wider YSI team. With the IC Programme Lead they will be crucial to the successful implementation and delivery of the programme over the next four years. The role requires a dynamic individual with excellent organisational and financial skills, attention to detail and an ability to work to deadlines.

Ignite Community: A project supported by PEACEPLUS; A programme managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB)


Duties of the Role

Programme Responsibilities (include and not limited to):  

Other Duties

Person Specification (Essential)

Person Specification (Desirable)

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to careers@youngsocialinnovators.ie . The closing date for applications is 28 June. Late applications will not be accepted

We are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information or disability status