The Wheel: European Programmes Officer x 2

The Wheel

Two European Programmes Officer roles are being recruited for


The Wheel is Ireland’s national association of community and voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises. We are a representative voice and a supportive resource that offers advice, training, influence and advocacy for the sector. Visit for more information.

With over 1,800 members, we are the largest representative body for the sector.

Our focus is to help make Ireland a more fair and just place for all by strengthening the capacity and capability of community and voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises. 

We are driven by our vision of a thriving community and voluntary sector at the heart of a fair and just Ireland.

The breadth of our training offering, and the scale of our support services makes us a valuable and value-driven resource for small and large organisations alike

Position: European Programmes Officer 
Based: Dublin 2/Remote
Reporting to: European Programmes Manager

Overall Purpose: 

The Wheel’s European Programme aims to increase’ civil society’s (defined as including NGOs, community-based organisations, trade unions, professional associations, social movements and networks, media, academia as well as city and county councils and regional assemblies.) engagement with, and access to, European funding and promote active European citizenship in Irish communities. We are recruiting two full-time European Programme Officers to support programme delivery. These new roles will require a high level of self-motivation, an ability to build relationships and an enthusiasm to meet targets.  

Please see Recruitment Pack attached below.


Applications only on The Wheel’s official application form to Sinead Vaughan at:, stating clearly the role that is being applied for. Only those who complete the application form will be considered for the position.

Closing date for applications: 
The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 4th November 2020 at 5pm.
Shortlisting will apply in terms of a first interview, which is currently scheduled to take place on 10th & 11th November 2020, with possible 2nd interviews on 17th November 2020.

It will be confirmed, closer to the date, if the interviews will take place face to face or online

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Recruitment Pack 122.78 KB
Application Form (Word) 293 KB
Application Form (PDF) 587.06 KB

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
14th Oct, 2020
Dublin 2 / Remotely
Expiry Date
4th Nov, 2020