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Society of Saint Vincent de Paul: IT Intern (Shared Services)


Reference No: VA180 Location: SVP House, Dublin 1 Duration: Internship (fixed-term 12 months) Hours: 37.5 hours per week Published: Friday 30th June 2023 Closing Date: Midnight Friday 14th July 2023 An exciting opportunity has arisen for an IT Intern to join our IT team in Shared Services at National Office, Dublin. The purpose of the job is to provide support to IT M/S Office platforms and CRM/Agresso Technical support via the IT Helpdesk as well as working with the IT Team on technical issue resolution. The post holder will support roll-out of conference emails to the volunteer userbase of the Society, assist on IT Helpdesk support, and get involved in the transition from in-house data storage server to Cloud based Office 365 SharePoint. The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate (within last 2 years) with a BSc Computer Science or equivalent qualification from an Accredited Institution and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 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:

  • Recent graduate (within last 2 years) with a BSc Computer Science or equivalent qualification from an Accredited Institution

  • Any work experience (paid or voluntary)

  • Team working experience

  • Experience working with MS Office tools and/or applications

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • Good logical ability to troubleshoot issues

  • Ability to document events and processes

  • Able to adapt to an office environment

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: 3rd Jul, 2023 Expiry Date: 14th Jul, 2023 Region: Dublin 1

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