Regional Coordinator (East Region)

Society of Saint Vincent de Paul
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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td{padding:4px;} An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Regional Coordinator to join our Regional Office in the East. The prime purpose of the Society’s East Regional Office is to support the core work of Regional and Area Presidents, and through them our Conferences and Members on the ground. The post holder will be responsible for the day-to-day efficient operation and management of the Regional Office and line management of Regional Office staff.

This is a great opportunity to join one of Ireland’s largest voluntary organisations and make a difference in your community. Why work with SVP? SVP Benefits 23 days annual leave for all staff; Additional day’s leave at 5, 10, 15 & 20 years, with a cap of 27 annual leave days. Pension: 5% employer and employee contribution with an option to increase to 7%. 2 discretionary days (Good Friday & Christmas Eve) Group discount for Hospital Saturday Fund (HSF) Paid Sick Leave (following probation period with entitlement increasing with length of service) Education Support for job relevant courses Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave (18 weeks full maternity leave pay for staff with more than 12 months service & 2 weeks full paternity leave pay for staff with more than 12 months service Employee Assistance Programme Life Assurance – four times annual salary Life Appreciation Recognition: Additional one-off 5 days annual leave allocated in year that 25-, 30-, 35- & 40-years’ service achieved, plus ₠250 voucher Christmas Voucher: ₠250 voucher for all staff (subject to terms of policy) Retirement: Staff with 10+ years’ service will receive a ₠250 voucher on retirement Hybrid/Flexible Working Available
SVP support and embrace Flexible Working, including working from home, in line with the SVP Flexible Working Policy, where appropriate and subject to role requirements. The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Ideally Educated to a Degree level or equivalent, in business, management in the voluntary sector/administration/ financial or related field (minimum Level 7)
  • At least 5 years management / administrative experience, ideally some of which will have been gained in the community / voluntary sector
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Experience of managing others and building teams
  • Change management experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal, in individual and group situations in a professional manner
  • Good understanding of budgeting and finance related matters
  • Ability to anticipate challenges and put appropriate plans in place
  • Proficient in IT – MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, CRM system
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative, and as part of a team
  • A positive outlook, with resilience and persistence in the face of barriers and setbacks
  • An ability to establish and foster excellent working relationships with many different people across different functions and locations
  • Project management skills
  • An ability to write reports in a clear, concise, and structured manner
  • An ability to display empathy, patience, and a well-developed sense of humour

ABOUT SVP: SVP is a large, national, voluntary organisation with extensive experience of working with a diverse range of people who experience poverty and exclusion. Through its network of over 12,000 volunteers and 700 staff, it is strongly committed to working for social justice and advocates the creation of a more just and caring society. SVP employs people to support volunteers in a variety of settings including housing, community care, shops, administration and other specialist areas.
How to Apply: If you meet these requirements and have the desire to join one of Ireland’s best known, trusted and respected not-for-profit organisations, please complete the online application.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Garda Vetting. Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification. Due to the large volume of applications, we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted. SVP is an Equal Opportunities Employer