Administrator - The Central Bank of Ireland - Dublin City Centre / Dublin North / Dublin


The Central Bank of Ireland serves the public interest by safeguarding monetary and financial stability and by working to ensure that the financial system operates in the best interests of consumers and the wider economy. We currently have a vacancy for an Administrator on a contract of indefinite duration, in Project Management Office Division. This role is aligned with the Bank Officer Grade and the BO salary scale applies. Please click for further information on our salary scales. The purpose of this role is to ensure the efficient and effective operation of PMO operational, transactional and support procedures. Responsibilities:

  • Manage PMO incoming queries (phone and email) and documents for processing

  • Complete all email work items or route to appropriate team member according to agreed Standard Operating Procedures

  • Follow up on routed items to ensure satisfactory completion

  • Provide first line phone support as required and escalate complex queries to appropriate person.


  • Routinely test workflow to ensure all items are handled as per Standard Operating Procedures

  • Identify issues with workflow and initiate improvements with PMO Operations and Process Analyst

  • Enter data into relevant systems accurately and promptly (ad–hoc or batched entry of data).


  • Process PMO financial transactions and procurements and ensure effective monitoring, controlling & reporting of PMO budget

  • Anticipate and Process PMO procurements in a timely manner

  • Track PMO spend and prepare required ad-hoc analysis and scheduled reports

  • Ensure conformance with reporting and control standards


  • Provide logistical support to Operations and Process Analyst in delivery of Project/Process Management Training & Development Programme and PM Forums

  • Ensure training schedule is published and up to date

  • Book required venues and facilities for training, forums and workshops

  • Prepare and collate training packs as required

  • Liaise with venues and training facilitators

  • Ensure required facilities are in place on the day


  • Support effective management of PMO internal and external resources including vendor management and relationship management

  • Support the Portfolio Assurance Manager in the management of Assurance activities

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years in an operational support role environment with experience in administration of a busy office environment.

  • 1-2 years’ experience in a project environment.

  • Strong MS Office suite skills - Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills essential

  • Understanding of project management software is advantageous.

  • Knowledge of SAP is advantageous

  • Ability to input data accurately and to resolve issues in complex data sets

  • Good knowledge of Project and Programme Management principles, tools and techniques.

  • SharePoint/Document Management System configuration experience

  • Highly methodical and organised

  • Quality minded with a strong attention to detail

  • Strong service ethos with a customer viewpoint and helpful disposition

  • Excellent time management - confident completing multiple simultaneous tasks successfully

  • Ability for independent working and collaborative problem solving

  • Continuous improvement mentality

We know it's our people who make the Central Bank special and we are focused on creating a diverse, inclusive, fulfilling and progressive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives as it strengthens us, as individuals and as an organisation. We are committed to positively supporting candidates with disabilities. If we can make any reasonable accommodations for you in the recruitment process in order to give you the opportunity to perform to your best, please let us know. Any information that you provide will be used only for the purposes of providing relevant support and will have no bearing on how your application will be viewed. We know it's our people who make the Central Bank special and we are focused on creating a diverse, inclusive, fulfilling and progressive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives as it strengthens us, as individuals and as an organisation. We are committed to positively supporting candidates with disabilities. If we can make any reasonable accommodations for you in the recruitment process in order to give you the opportunity to perform to your best, please let us know. Any information that you provide will be used only for the purposes of providing relevant support and will have no bearing on how your application will be viewed. We have recently implemented a hybrid working model to balance the flexibility working from home provides with the value our office environments bring to support collaboration and connection with colleagues. Our approach to hybrid working enables colleagues to work from home up to 50% of working days, building on an existing broad range of flexible working policies and practices already in place to support our people achieve the right balance. Our policies also provide insight into our organisational culture, work environment and working arrangements. Here are some of the key (subject to ongoing review and amendment) which may be of interest as you consider a career with us. The Central Bank pension scheme mirrors the rules of the civil service pension scheme. Therefore if you are in receipt of civil/public service pension, abatement may apply to your current pension. Details of the appropriate pension scheme will be provided upon determination of the appointee’s status. Application Details: Closing Date: 25/11/2022 To apply, please complete the application form attached (via the “apply” link). Before starting your application you will be asked to create a profile with us, this will allow you to track and review your application throughout the process. Click "register" to create a profile and complete the application process. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an automatic email from us acknowledging receipt. If you do not receive this auto-acknowledgement, please contact . Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomhfhreagras í nGaeilge. The Central Bank of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

Skills: General Administration Administrative Support Administrative

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