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Society of Saint Vincent de Paul: Centre Administrator


Centre Administrator Reference No: VA94 Location: Ozanam House, Dublin 1. Duration: Permanent Full Time Hours: 37.5-hours per week Published: Friday 25th August 2023 Closing Date: Midnight, Friday 8th September 2023 An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Centre and Programme Administrator to join our team in Ozanam House. The Administrator plays a central role in the day to day running of the centre by centre by providing general and financial administration support, maintaining effective and efficient office systems and leadership while keeping the office running smoothly and efficiently. They will manage the front of house, oversee and support the reception and administrative support team in the centre. They will be responsible for the administration of all programmes and courses that run in the centre as well as managing the recruitment, training and support for the volunteers who engage on these programmes. Oversee all aspects of the role efficiently and effectively in a busy, pressurised and multi task environment. 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 All SVP Benefits are subject to the prevailing policy and associated length of service requirements

  • 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% on a matching basis

  • 2 discretionary days (Good Friday & Christmas Eve)

  • Group discount for Hospital Saturday Fund (HSF)

  • Paid Sick Leave: Sick Pay following 13 weeks, with entitlement increasing with length of service (Subject to terms of policy)

  • Education Support for job relevant courses (Subject to terms of policy)

  • 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 and policy)

  • SVP Experience Day: Up to one discretionary day per year to experience a different aspect of the work of SVP (Subject to conditions)

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Candidate to be educated to Leaving Certificate level or equivalent is essential.

  • Further education in office administration or relevant 3rd level education would be beneficial.

  • At least 2 years experience of office administration is essential.

  • Experience in account administration is essential.

  • Experience of dealing directly with the public in a support setting is essential.

  • Experience of working in a similar environment would be an advantage.

  • Experience of the voluntary sector would be an advantage.

  • An ability to multi-task, with excellent organisational and time management skills.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong knowledge of MS Excel (creating spreadsheets and using financial excel functions).

  • An ability to work on his/her own initiative.

  • An understanding and interest in community development and social inclusion issues.

  • A team player with an ability to prioritise tasks and to work well under pressure.

  • An ability to be detail-orientated, proactive, supportive and adaptable.

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 www.svp.ie/jobs. 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

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Date Entered/Updated: 25th Aug, 2023 Expiry Date: 8th Sep, 2023 Region: Dublin 1

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