UNICEF Ireland: EU Project Officer

UNICEF Ireland


UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfil their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. UNICEF is the world’s largest children’s humanitarian organisation.

EU Project Officer

UNICEF Ireland is hiring an EU Project Officer on a two-year contract to manage the coordination of a child rights participation project involving seven UNICEF National Committees across Europe. Reporting to UNICEF Ireland’s Deputy Executive Director, the EU Project Officer will play an important liaison role with internal and external stakeholders.

The successful applicant will have the following essential requirements;

  • Educated to degree level or alternative long-term work record
  • Experience/knowledge with the management of EU funded projects
  • Experience and good track record of managing EU funded projects with multiple international partners from end-to-end, keeping stakeholders informed and updated along the way
  • Experience delivering high quality written reports
  • Exceptional attention to detail

The full job specification for this role can be downloaded from this page (see below).

To apply please submit your CV & a cover letter via email to:

UNICEF Ireland Deputy Executive Director, Colette Harte
Email: colette@unicef.ie

Closing date for applications is 5pm Wednesday December 2nd 2020, with interviews to take place from the week beginning 7th December.

UNICEF Ireland is committed to adhering to the highest standards of child protection and child safeguarding. UNICEF reserves the right not to employ staff or engage volunteers or other representatives who are deemed to pose or potentially pose a risk to the protection of children, to the full extent permitted by law. Additionally, all candidates must sign UNICEF Ireland’s Child Protection Policy & Procedures before commencing employment, engaging as a volunteer, intern, consultant or representative of UNICEF Ireland.

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
19th Nov, 2020
Dublin / Remotely
Expiry Date
2nd Dec, 2020