Would you like to work for a dynamic, exciting overseas aid agency in Dublin with the opportunity to  travel to East Africa and visit our programmes there?

Vita is an Irish development partner working for climate smart communities in Africa. Our mission is to achieve thriving rural economies in Africa with access to services, markets and livelihoods for all.

Be a key part of the Vita programme team in Dublin, ensuring the effective control and management of all administration aspects of the programme function such that Vita can deliver most effectively to communities in Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Reporting to the Head of Programmes, the successful candidate will be expected

  • To coordinate and manage all procurement required by the Vita projects in line with Vita procurement and donor guidelines
  • To collate quarterly programme data from both countries for use as a Vita management tool and for reporting to the Vita programme sub committee
  • To ensure project progress reports are submitted by the country office on a quarterly basis and review reports before sharing with Vita agri-business stakeholders
  • To manage logistics related to trips to countries by Vita staff and for visitors or students coming to Ireland
  • To update the Vita programme-fundraising platform on Salesforce –: The candidate will be required to use and update Salesforce as part of their routine duties
  • To liaise with some key Vita funding partners
  • Contribute to the development of proposals and reports to meet micro-grant deadlines as part of the programme team
  • To support the Vita CEO with administrative support related to new initiatives;
  • To attend weekly programme and fundraising meetings
  • To coordinate scheduling of regular virtual meetings with Vita country offices and draft meeting minutes and agreed actions
  • To work with Vita finance to ensure timely payment of invoices to Vita development partners and consultants in line with agreed contracts

Learn more about us on www.VitaImpact.org

CV and short cover letter please by Close of Business Friday April 08th  to info@vita.ie

Thank you for your interest!

Safeguarding 

Vita is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults that we come into contact with through our work, and to keeping them safe from exploitation and abuse. Vita is committed to first do no harm to children or adult beneficiaries and respect the rights of all beneficiaries. Vita has specific policies related to this commitment which outlines the expected behaviour and the responsibility of all staff, consultants, and other Vita affiliates.

Any candidate offered a job with Vita will be expected to sign up to and abide by the Vita Safeguarding Policy and behaviour protocols. All successful candidates will be subject to detailed reference checks.