Job Details: Léargas: Senior Operations and Finance officer


Irish Future
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Dublin 1
Léargas: Senior Operations and Finance officer
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SENIOR OPERATIONS AND FINANCE OFFICER

POST: Senior Operations and Finance Officer
REPORTING TO: Manager Programme Operations and Finance Team
CONTRACT LENGTH Permanent
PAY GRADE Equivalent to HEO (PPC), point 1 €**Apply on the
website**,**Apply on the website**
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday 6th July **Apply on the website**@ 5pm

Léargas manages national and international exchange programmes in
adult education, school education, vocational education and training,
youth and volunteering. These activities connect people in different
communities and countries and bring an international dimension to the
work of organisations across Ireland. We are the National Agency for
the Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps Programmes of the European
Union across the sectors mentioned above. We are a company limited by
guarantee and a registered charity.

We under the aegis of the Department of Further and Higher Education,
Research, Innovation and Science. We have built a national and
international reputation for effectively managing significant levels
of funding to support European collaboration and exchange. We have
also built a reputation for a friendly and supportive approach to
programme applicants and beneficiaries.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

*  Devise and implement a contracting process and take control of
this process end-to-end
*  Review all legal contracts prepared by the team to ensure that
the information is in line with the European Commission guidelines
* Be the contact point for issuing all amendments related to
contracts and maintain a tracking schedule
* Coordinate and supervise the work of the operations team in
compliance with the annual Calendar for Use of Funds
* Working with programme operations officers, approve financial
capacity checks of project applications
* Work with the Risk Officer to determine level of funding risk and
payment schedule for contracts
* Support updates to the Programme Operations Manual in compliance
with requirements set out by the Commission and oversee relevant
programme processes
* In partnership with programme managers provide recommendations and
support for relevant sections of the Léargas Work Programme.
* In partnership with the Team manager be responsible for completion
of the financial and statistical sections of the Yearly Report.
* Liaise with Team manager to oversee relevant aspects of all
internal and external audits.
* Contributing to organisational learning through sharing of
information and experience with colleagues
* Taking personal responsibility for your personal and professional
learning and development including active involvement in the Léargas
Performance Management and Development System
* Any other task which may be assigned to you by the Team Manager or
Executive Director

PERSON SPECIFICATION

* Qualification in relevant subject area
* Knowledge of compliance with EU and national funding regulations
* Experience of understanding and interpreting legal contract
terminology and simplifying same.
* Experience in compliance and audit processes
* Supervising team
* Ability to work in a team and with different cohorts of people
* Strong communication and report writing skills
* Proven experience of mentoring, guiding, and supervising a team

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

* Personal effectiveness
* Leadership
* Analytical and conceptual thinking
* Managing for results / results oriented
* Attention to detail
* Critical analysis
* Organisation and planning

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS OF ALL LÉARGAS STAFF

We expect our people to show leadership, exceptional organisational
and planning skills, and to be analytical and conceptual thinkers with
excellent IT, networking and influencing skills. We expect excellent
interpersonal and communication skills, including presentation skills,
combined with an ability to fit within a team that works to support
the vision and mission of Léargas.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Send your expression of interest and concise CV to **Apply on the
website** to reach us no later than 5PM ON WEDNESDAY 6TH JULY **APPLY
ON THE WEBSITE**. Interviews to take place on 7th/8th July **Apply on
the website**.

We work **Apply on the website** hours per week in a flexible
environment. We operate a hybrid work arrangement with staff attending
some days in the office and some working from home.

_Léargas is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications
from people with disabilities._


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Type: Permanent
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