Career Opportunities

Co-ordinator of Alliance of Age Sector NGOs

Eight NGOs working in the ageing sector in Ireland have formed The Alliance of Age Sector NGOs to address the key issues facing older people and to progress implementation of the National Positive Ageing Strategy.  The partnership is committed to communicating with the wider ageing stakeholder group and working closely with the Department of Health and other government departments.

These organisations are Active Retirement Ireland, Age Action, Age & Opportunity, ALONE, Alzheimer Society of Ireland, The Irish Hospice Foundation, the Irish Senior Citizen’s Parliament, and Third Age Foundation.

We now wish to recruit a:

Co-ordinator of the Alliance of Age Sector NGOs

to fully leverage The Alliance’s capacity to ensure the voice of older people is heard.

Applicants must have:

  • A strong knowledge of and interest in Ireland’s ageing landscape, political environment, policies and structures and
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a project management/co-ordination role.
  • An ability to analyse information quickly and communicate in a concise and articulate manner.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • A degree level qualification in a relevant field is desirable but not essential.

This position presents a great opportunity to influence policy in the ageing sector. It is a part-time position with flexible working over a 21 hour week.  Specifics of the working pattern will be agreed with the successful candidate.

This position involves a specified purpose three year contract.

Salary: €45,000 pro-rata (based on 35 hour week).

Location: The post holder will be based in ALONE offices, Dublin.

A full job description and person specification is available here  and on the websites of all other Alliance members.

ALONE will be the host organisation and will provide support, working space and ensure all HR policies and procedures are in place.

Please submit your CV and cover letter, outlining how you meet the criteria in the person specification, to:

Alliance of Age Sector NGOs recruitment
c/o Margaret Roe,
HR Manager,
Age & Opportunity,
St. Patrick’s Building,
Marino Institute of Education,
Griffith Avenue, Dublin 9

(or [email protected]) by 12 noon on Wednesday the 19th of February.

All members of the Alliance of Age Sector NGOs are Equal Opportunities Employers.