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SOLAS is the Further Education and Training (FET) Authority in Ireland tasked with funding, co-ordinating and monitoring the provision of FET programmes to over 300,000 beneficiaries annually.

The Action Plan for Education, launched by the Minister for Education & Skills in 2016, has an ambition that Ireland will have the best education and training system in Europe in 10 years. The SOLAS Corporate Plan 2017 - 2019 sets out how FET will contribute to this ambition.

The following positions are available within SOLAS:

Project Officer - Human Resources
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SOLAS is the Further Education and Training Authority in Ireland, tasked with ensuring the provision of 21st century programmes within the further education and training sector.  Our objective is to be responsive to the needs of learners, while also meeting the requirements of a changed and changing economy.
SOLAS is seeking to recruit a permanent Project Officer for the Human Resources Unit based in Castleforbes House, Dublin 1.
Role Summary:
To provide support in the development, maintenance and delivery of systems and processes and aid in the effective delivery of SOLAS talent management strategy to recruit, hire, retain and develop talented employees.  This is a key HR role and the successful performance of this role will lead to the achievement of SOLAS HR business and strategic objectives.
Function of Job:
  • To lead in the management of CoreHR and in the development and maintenance of systems/procedures and reports
  • To manage and implement organisation/grade salary increases and related issues
  • To ensure that business outcomes are achieved within deadlines and ensure adherence to operating procedures
  • To identify potential process improvements and recommend solutions
  • To model, promote and encourage positive working relationships within the HR team
Candidates must demonstrate that they possess experience in project management and have the personal and technical competencies for the role.  A good working knowledge of CoreHR or a HR Software system would be an advantage.
This is a permanent position for which the salary scale ranges from €37,542 to €60,377 annum (inclusive of two long service increments) for a 37 hour week.  Starting pay will be at the minimum point of the scale as per Government Circular E100/8/82.  Exceptional circumstances may apply for candidates with current service in the Civil/Public service.
SOLAS offers an excellent benefit package including a contributory pension scheme and the opportunity for further training and development.
Applications, using the SOLAS Application Form, quoting the above reference number, should be e-mailed to or posted to Human Resources Manager, SOLAS, Castleforbes House, Castleforbes Road, Dublin 1.
The closing date is Friday, 2nd November 2018, 5.00 p.m.

SOLAS is an equal opportunities employer.  Canvassing will disqualify.