Job Details: Irish Council for International Students: Programme Manager

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Irish Council for International Students: Programme Manager
[Irish Council for International Students]


STARTING SALARY: €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website**
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HOURS: Full time, **Apply on the website** hours per week

REPORTING TO: Executive Director

TERM: 2 years, renewable subject to funding



* Access to ICOS’ health insurance scheme is available after the
completion of the 6-month probationary period.
* Access to ICOS’ pension scheme, including 7% pension
contributions, is available after the completion of the 6-month
probationary period.
* Annual leave is **Apply on the website** days per year.
* Additional paid time off over the Christmas period
* Flexible working hours and hybrid working arrangements.
* Time in lieu for overtime worked
* Educational assistance programmes (including paid study/exam leave
and support towards the cost of fees).
* A death in service benefit.
* Staff training and development opportunities.


ICOS is an independent, not-for-profit organisation advocating for the
rights of international students in Ireland, and promoting good policy
and high standards for international education in Irish higher
education. ICOS also administers the Ireland Fellows Programme on
behalf of the Department of Foreign Affairs (the “Programme”).


The Programme Manager will lead ICOS’ Programme Team, which provides
administrative and operational support to the Ireland Fellows
Programme. This is a professional and dedicated team supporting
students from participating countries at master’s level who have
been awarded fellowships due to their academic excellence, future
leadership potential and their dedication to advancing Sustainable
Development Goals in their home countries. ICOS is now seeking to
recruit a Programme Manager who will be responsible for ensuring that
ICOS delivers on its contract commitments to the Ireland Fellows
Programme to June **Apply on the website**. The role is initially for
2 years, renewable subject to funding.

To be successful as a programme manager, you should demonstrate solid
leadership and analytical skills. A successful Programme Manager will
ensure staff productivity and wellbeing. This role also requires
strong relationship management skills. ICOS works closely with the
Department of Foreign Affairs and Irish diplomatic missions around the
world in the development and implementation of the Ireland Fellows


The Ireland Fellows Programme enables early to mid-career
professionals from eligible countries, with leadership potential, to
benefit from a prestigious, world-class, quality education
contributing to capacity building. It offers selected students the
opportunity to undertake a fully funded one-year master’s level
programme at a higher education institution (HEI) in Ireland. The
award covers programme fees, flights, accommodation and living costs.
Eligible master’s level programmes in Ireland commence in August or
September each year and, depending on the programme, will run for
between **Apply on the website** and **Apply on the website** months.
The Ireland Fellows Programme promotes gender equality, equal
opportunity, and welcomes diversity.

The aims of the Programme are to nurture future leaders; to develop
in-country capacity to achieve national SDG goals; and to build
positive relationships with Ireland.

The Programme is intended to support graduates on their return home,
through the skills they develop, to contribute to capacity building in
their home countries and to become one of the next generation of
leaders in their respective fields. It is also envisaged that they
will contribute to building enduring positive personal and
professional relationships with Ireland, promoting institutional
The Ireland Fellows Programme is fully funded by the Irish Government
and is offered under the auspices of the Department of Foreign Affairs
(DFA). The Programme aligns with the Irish Government’s commitments
under Global Ireland and the national implementation plan for the

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Type: Permanent
Category: Others

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