Job Details: Inishbofin Community Services Programme: Manager Community Services Programme

Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Inishbofin Community Services Programme: Manager Community Services Programme
[Inishbofin Community Services Programme]

The Inishbofin Community Services Programme is seeking to recruit an
experienced, enthusiastic and dynamic person for the position of
Community Services Manager.


REPORTS TO: Management Committee, Community Services Programme Co.

The CSP Manager will run the Community Services Programme (CSP) in
relation to the guidelines on delivery of the programme and in
relation to supervising the day-to-day workload, administration and
work plans of the staff on the programme. The CSP is a community-based
programme and operates on the Island of Inishbofin Island, Co. Galway,
Ireland. There are currently four staff working in the programme
covering a range of Island services: Tourism and Marketing Officer, 1
fulltime and 1 part time Community Centre Supervisors and 1 part time
Grounds Keeper.

Full responsibility for the successful day to day management, income
generation, accounting, administration and responsibility for staff
will be the responsibility of the CSP Manager. The Manager will report
to, on a regular basis, the CSP Board of Management and develop the
programme in conjunction with their direction.

The CSP Manager will liaise with the Local Community Development
Programme (LCDP) on the island, to help promote participation in
activities and avoid duplication of any plans or activities and to
follow the implementation of the wider Island plan that the CSP fits
into. The CSP Manager shall submit reports to the Board detailing the
activities organised and plans for ongoing and future aims of the



* Overseeing the general maintenance of the CSP office and the office
* Ensuring that sufficient equipment and supplies to operate the
office are available
* Developing, implementing and reviewing office safety procedures
* Maintaining an efficient, effective and pleasant working
* Ensuring that the offices are open during the specified office
* Maintaining accessible records and files


* Developing, maintaining and supporting IT and communications
hardware and software
* Monitoring and responding to project’s requirements
* Maintaining and updating databases and records


* Maintaining an efficient and accurate accounts system – using
manual and computerised systems (Big Red Book)
* Banking arrangements
* Reconciling monthly statements and preparing monthly financial
reports for the management committee
* Compiling quarterly and annual financial returns/projections
* Liaison with the auditors, the Government appointed bodies: Pobal
and the Revenue Commissioners
* Managing the wages, PRSI and PAYE returns
* Maintaining an account system as laid out by Pobal
* Income generation
* Financial reporting to the Management monthly – or more
frequently as directed


* Maintaining a diary of events and timetables
* Dealing with queries, messages, requests for information on the
* Receiving the public/visitors to the CSP project
* Answering the telephone and replying to CSP project related


* General word processing including minute taking, recording
decisions, and preparing agendas for subcommittee and team meetings
* Attending relevant meetings as directed
* Representing the CSP at meetings, conferences or seminars as
* Typing and photocopying as required for the CSP


* Participating as an active leader of the CSP team
* Performing other duties that may be assigned by the Company from
time-to –time.
* An understanding and appreciation of the work of the community and
voluntary sector.


Please note this job is located on an offshore island and will involve
living on Inishbofin island full time. Applicants must have already
checked out for themselves accommodation, schools etc and all related
aspects to island life before they apply. A full understanding of what
this community job is and island life is expected to be understood by
applicants. See []


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and
level of work being performed by people assigned to this
classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of
all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so
classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of
their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


To apply for this position please send your CV along with a cover
letter to **Apply on the website**. The closing date for receipt of
applications is 5pm, Wednesday 8 July.

Late applications will not be accepted, and Garda Vetting is a
requirement of the recruitment process.


We need : English (Good)

Type: Permanent
Category: Others

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