Laois Partnership Company: Rural Development Project Officer

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Applications are invited for the post of

Rural Development Project Officer

Laois Community and Enterprise Development CLG t/a Laois Partnership Company is the Local Development Company for Co Laois. The company delivers a number of programmes in the county including acting as implementing partner for Laois Local Community Development Committee for the LEADER programme 2014-2020.

We are seeking to recruit a Rural Development Project Officer to work in the Rural Development Programme.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • undertaking administration & animation duties including grant application procedures, payment processing, performance monitoring & project file maintenance
  • the implementation of strategic actions to assist in the stimulation of local enterprise and community projects


The core responsibility of the Rural Development Officer will be to deliver on the animation and project file management aspects of the Laois LCDC Local Development Strategy.
Candidates should have a proven track record in local, community and business development and be prepared to work flexible hours to suit the needs of the position.
An excellent working knowledge of computers and computer applications is essential. A relevant third level qualification while not essential is desirable.
A current full clean driving licence and own transport is a requirement for this position.

A Job Description can be obtained from Laois Partnership, Tel: 057-8661900, e-mail: or downloaded from our website;

Please forward a full CV and a hand written letter of application to: Peter O’Neill, Chairman, Laois Partnership Company, Block 2, County Hall, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 22nd November 2019 at 5pm.

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Laois Partnership is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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