Bainisteoir Tionscnaimh (Project Manager), Barr na gCnoc

University College Cork
February 20, 2024
Offerd Salary:€63,795- €80,683
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Contract Type:Fixed Term Whole-Tim
Working Time:Negotigation
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Bainisteoir Tionscnaimh (Project Manager), Barr na gCnoc

Fixed Term Whole-Time Post (3 years)

Tá Bainisteoir Tionscnaimh á lorg ag Barr na gCnoc, ar tionscnamh é de chuid Choláiste na hOllscoile, Corcaigh, faoi mhaoiniú ón Udarás um Ard-Oideachas. Post nua trí bliana é seo. Aithníonn Barr na gCnoc cumas na Gaeilge agus an Ghael-oideachais chun daltaí scoile i gceantracha faoi mhíbhuntáiste a mhisniú faoi dhearcadh dearfach a bheith acu i leith an tsaoil agus i leith arbh fhéidir leo a bhaint amach sa saol. Bunaithe ar an dtuiscint sin, tugann Barr na gCnoc tacaíocht do theagasc na Gaeilge agus don Ghaeilge mar theanga theagaisc agus chumarsáide i scoileanna DEIS tré bheartán de thograí tacúla a chur ar fáil. Soláthraítear an tacaíocht sin do dhaltaí, do mhúinteoirí, do thuismitheoirí agus do phobal uile na scoileanna.

Beidh an Bainisteoir Tionscnaimh faoi réir ag Stiúrthóir Ionad na Gaeilge Labhartha, agus beidh sé/sí i mbun gach gné de Bharr na gCnoc a riaradh go héifeachtúil. Ar na gnóthaí laethúla beidh plé a dhéanamh leis na scoileanna agus le pearsanra na scoileanna, idir bhunscoileanna agus mheánscoileanna; plé a dhéanamh le hoifigigh na hOllscoile; cúrsaí airgeadais a bhainistiú; plé a dhéanamh le teagascóirí de chuid na hOllscoile; ranganna agus cruinnithe a shocrú; agus bheith lárnach i gcursaí pleanála agus páirtíochta.

Beifear ag coinne leis go mbeidh an duine a bhainfidh an post inniúil ar fheidhmiú as a stuaim féin, agus go mbeidh cumas i mbainistiú tionscnaimh ann/inti. Beidh ard-chumas riaracháin agus cumarsáide ann/inti, agus beidh in ann oibriú mar bhall meithle. Beidh cáilíocht Leibhéal 8 ag an mBainsiteoir, chomh maith le hardscileanna bainistíochta, eadarphearsanta agus IT, agus tuiscint ar an nGaeilge. Duine féin-spreagtha a bheidh sa té a cheapfar a bhainfidh ardchaighdeán oibre amach agus a dhéanfaidh na scileanna agus an saineolas cuí a chothú chun éilimh an phoist a cheannsú.

Applications are invited for the new position of Project Manager for Barr na gCnoc. This is a 3-year project of University College Cork, funded by the Higher Education Authority. The project recognises the enabling potential of Irish-medium education in schools in disadvantaged areas with regard to attitudes to life choices and career prospects. Based on this understanding, Barr na gCnoc supports the teaching of Irish and Irish as a teaching medium and means of communication in DEIS schools through the provision of support packages for schools, pupils, parents and communities.

Reporting to the Director of Ionad na Gaeilge Labhartha, the successful appointee as Project Manager will be responsible for the effective successful administration of every aspect of the project. Regular responsibilities will include liaising with schools (Primary and Secondary) and school staff; working with University community across a range of administrative and academic areas; managing finance; liaising with University tutors; organising classes and meetings; co-ordination of community events, and taking a central part in matters relating to planning and collaboration.

The successful candidate will bring initiative, proven expertise in project management, creativity and insight to the role. They will have well-developed administrative and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders. They will have a Level 8 qualification and excellent organisational, interpersonal and IT skills, and competence in Irish comprehension. A motivated self-starter, the successful candidate will achieve high standards in their work and maintain the necessary professional expertise and skills to meet the overall demands of the role.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https: // The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Professor Pádraig Ó Macháin [email protected]

University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our Strategic Plan. UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives .

Appointment may be made on the Admin II (Grade 6A) Salary Scale: €67,046 – €84,927 (Scale B) / €63,795- €80,683 (Scale A)

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

University College Cork is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https: // Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to [email protected], quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday, 20th February 2024.

Applications should be completed in English.

No late applications will be accepted.


Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

Contact Person : Professor Pádraig Ó Macháin Contact Email : [email protected] Job ID : 074091 Contact Number : Close Date : 20-Feb-2024 12:00

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