Dublin Simon Community: Service Administrator

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Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree.
  • Ideally 1-3 years experience in administration/coordination.
  • Organised, meticulous and excellent communicator.
  • Team-working, accountable individual with initiative.
  • Experience in building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of the homeless sector.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience of working in the non profit sector.
  • Passion for helping people, with the ability to work in an agile environment, with a problem-solving attitude.

About the job:

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, passionate individual, who is eager to develop a career in the not-for-profit sector. As Project Administrator, you’ll contribute to achieving both the operational and strategic objectives within the Emergency Services. As well as our induction program, you will be provided with 10 training days throughout the year, ensuring you have the support and training to succeed in this role. You report to the Senior Manager for Emergency Services.


  • Assist the Senior Manager and the wider Emergency Services team in the implementation, delivery and reporting (monthly and quarterly) of operational and strategic projects.
  • Support the operational running of the department; administrative support, public relations and communications.
  • Communicate the project requirements, expectations, timelines, progress and outcomes to project partners and internal and external stakeholders. Monitor, measure and evaluate project and make recommendations for future action.
  • Manage Senior Manager’s daily schedule; diary management and email monitoring.
  • Meeting preparation; organise venue and equipment, set agenda, take minutes, communicate and distribute meeting action items to relevant team members.
  • Participate in audits and evaluations.
  • Input annual and sick leave data on the TMS (Internal) system. Track, collate and share reports with managers/HR as needed.
  • Manage internal and external relationships to enhance Dublin Simon Community’s reputation.
  • Research relevant policy developments nationally and internationally, which could impact Dublin Simon Community’s services.

Location & Working Hours:

Capel St, Dublin 1. Monday – Friday 9am – 5:30pm. 37.5 hours per week. 25 days annual leave. Including some evening and weekend commitments.

About us:

At Dublin Simon Community, we are passionate about making home a reality. Our aim is to empower people to access and retain a home by providing housing, prevention, addiction treatment, emergency response and other targeted interventions, through advocacy and partnership. If you share our values and want to make a difference also, come talk to us at Dublin Simon Community. We’re looking for client focused, friendly and adaptable people to join our team. This standard is achieved by organisations that have best practice Human Resource Systems in place, particularly in the area of staff training and development, communication, and staff involvement in the decision making processes in the organisation.

Apply for the position
Application due date: 17/03/2019
For queries relating to this position please telephone (01) 635 4800


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