Administrative Assistant - Project Funding Support

Marine Institute

Marine Institute

Administration, Customer Service
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

The Marine Institute is the national agency responsible for marine research, technology, development and innovation (RTDI). The Marine Institute seeks to assess and realise the economic potential of Ireland’s 220-million-acre marine resource; promote the sustainable development of marine industry through strategic funding programmes and scientific services; and safeguard the marine environment through research and environmental monitoring. The Institute works in conjunction with the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine (DAFM) and a network of other Government Departments, semi-state agencies, national and international marine partners.

Summary of the Role:

This important role supports our organisation in delivery of its essential work programmes. This role provides candidates with the opportunity to work in a diverse organisation which invests in and celebrates its people.
The person’s will work from the Marine Institute Headquarters in Rinville, Oranmore, Co. Galway and will report directly to the Research Funding and System Accountant in the first instance and will also provide support to the International Funding Programme Manager.

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Educational and Professional Requirements:

Essential / Important:

• A suitable qualification in a relevant discipline.
• At least 18 months of work experience in a busy office environment
• Demonstrated experience of project support, in an accounts or financial administration setting.
• Knowledge of public sector procurement rules
• Strong organisational and administration skills with proven attention to detail and working to deadlines
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability in project reporting and record keeping, ideally including financial records.
• High level of computer skills including MS Office and SharePoint Online.
• Experience of supporting meetings, conferences and events.
• The ability to work unsupervised and to work together in a team environment
• A background in working with confidential data and personal information, respecting privacy

How to Apply:

A C.V. and letter of application, summarising experience and skill set applicable to the position should be emailed to or posted to Human Resources at the Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Galway. All correspondence for this post should quote reference : CS/AA/PROFUND/JUN24

Closing Date for Applications:

All applications for this post should be received by the Marine Institute in advance of 12 noon on the 11th of July 2024. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

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Marine Institute is an equal opportunities employer