258 - Assistant Manager, National Innovation

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 Assistant Manager National Innovation

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SOLAS is currently recruiting a permanent Assistant Manager to support FET policy development and implementation of employee development and skills development initiatives nationally by the FET sector.

The successful applicant will assist SOLAS in supporting the Department of Education and Skills in achieving national targets and goals for employee development and other targeted skills development initiatives in further education and training.  The details of goals and targets are set out in policy and strategy documents that include the Further Education and Training Strategy 2014-2019, the National Skills Strategy 2025; the Action Plan for Education 2016-2018; the Current Programme for Government and the FET Framework for Workforce Development which is currently being developed by SOLAS with the Department of Education and Skills in consultation with stakeholders.

The successful applicant will play a key role in delivering on national policy and the related targets and goals, working closely with internal colleagues in SOLAS, stakeholders in further education and training, with the enterprise community and the wider stakeholder group and is currently being implemented.

This is a permanent position for which the salary scale ranges from €61,203 to €77,132 per 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.

This position will be based in SOLAS' offices at Castleforbes Road, Dublin 1.

SOLAS offers an excellent benefit package including a contributory pension scheme and the opportunity for further training and development.



An Application Form, quoting Reference Number 258 should be e-mailed to recruitment@solas.ie or posted to Human Resources Manager, SOLAS, Castleforbes House, Castleforbes Road, Dublin 1.

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Closing date: Wednesday 13th November 2019 by 5 pm.

SOLAS is an equal opportunities employer.  Canvassing will disqualify.