Project Assistant - National Innovation Unit

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National Innovation Unit

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 permanent Project Assistants for the National Innovation Unit based in Castleforbes House, Dublin 1.
The role is to support the effective development and implementation of national innovation strategy, including the employee development policy and professional development strategy in line with the requirements of the Further Education and Training (FET) strategy and the SOLAS Corporate Plan.
Candidates must have knowledge of the FET sector and be familiar with the key strategies of the sector as well as having excellent communication and writing skills.  They must be team players and be willing to engage in continuous training.
This is a permanent position for which the salary scale ranges from €26,332 to €49,873 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.

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The closing date is Friday, 22 February 2019, 5.00 p.m.

SOLAS is an equal opportunities employer.  Canvassing will disqualify.