Real Nation: Project Coordinator - Food Dudes Schools Healthy Eating Programme

Project Coordinator - Food Dudes Schools Healthy Eating Programme

We are looking for to hire two new Project Coordinators. One based in Cork and the other based in Leinster, who will work on a national health programme for primary schools.

Project Coordinators are responsible for the day-to-day implementation of the programme in primary schools and will be expected to make frequent visits to schools with regional and nationwide travel. Full clean driving license and own car required.

Ideal candidates will have a background in one or more of the following areas:

  • Project Management
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Health Promotion
  • Fitness
  • Nutrition

Ideal candidates will possess the following qualities/skills:

  • Highly motivated and have a high level of personal interest in the work
  • Flexible, adaptive and responsive to the specific needs of the position
  • Confident, effective and clear communicator
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent organisation, planning and administration skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Job responsibilities will include:

  • Contacting schools
  • Scheduling and attending meetings
  • Visiting schools
  • Preparing and delivering training to teachers
  • Overseeing the implementation of the programme within schools
  • Providing ongoing support to all schools participating in the programme
  • Troubleshooting problems
  • Preparing reports
  • Reporting to Senior Project Managers
  • Work from home role, when not on the road visiting schools

Start date will be late August/early September 2022. Fixed term specific purpose contract until June 2023.

To apply: email cover letter and CV to - please indicate a salary expectation in your cover letter.

First round interviews will take place the week of July 11th.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
5th Jul, 2022
Cork & Leinster
Expiry Date
12th Aug, 2022