Business in the Community Ireland: Ukraine Liaison Worker (Part Time)


Business in the Community Ireland is recruiting for a new role of Ukraine Liaison Worker in the EPIC Programme, reporting to the Head of Employment Programmes.

The EPIC programme supports asylum seekers, refugees, and vulnerable migrants to find employment and integrate in Ireland, by providing training, ongoing individual support, and links with businesses. EPIC works with approximately 250 people per year. EPIC is funded by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth with additional funding from Community Foundation Ireland (CFI) and corporate sponsorship.  

Job Purpose

  • To analyse the needs of Ukrainian refugees who contact EPIC for help finding work. 
  • To co-ordinate with businesses to address the needs that are identified, for example through supports such as mentoring, English practice, training and job referrals.
  • To provide support and advice to Ukrainian participants to help them gain and sustain employment.

Job Summary

  • 1 year Specific purpose contract, part time 17.5 hours week.
  • Salary Band 9: €32k - €40k depending on experience (pro rata)
  • Office based or Hybrid  (Hybrid requires working in the office on Tuesdays – Dublin 7)
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a role where you liaised with business contacts to co-ordinate work and deliver results.
  • Good links with the Ukrainian community and support organisations in Ireland, and an understanding of the needs and challenges facing Ukrainian jobseekers. 

Please note that you must hold current eligibility to work in Ireland to be considered for the role.

See Full Job Description below for further details

Benefits offered:

  • Annual leave: 22 days annual leave per year pro rata, rising to 26 days after 1 year
  • PRSA: Option to join the Company’s PRSA scheme after six months' service.
  • Flexible/hybrid working practices
  • Career growth – We want you to grow with us
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • TaxSaver commuter scheme
  • Supports to set-up home office and provision of all necessary IT infrastructure for hybrid working. • Volunteer days – We encourage you to give back to the community
  • Did we mention great teammates?

How to apply:

To apply for this role please send your CV and cover note via email to before or on the closing date: Tuesday 6th June 2023

Business in the Community Ireland is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an inclusive employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or socio-economic status.

Note: Applicants who may need accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence,

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Region: Dublin 7 / Hybrid