Project Administrator – Social Inclusion

  • Reference: 46213
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Dublin City Centre, Dublin West, Leinster
  • Category: Public Sector

My client, a government funded organisation, is seeking to recruit a Project Administrator focusing on Social Inclusion and Labour Market projects. This position will be based in Dublin City Centre.

Key Responsibilities:

Programme/Policy Development

  • Help to produce documents which could include guidance and training materials, summary reports and contributing to monitoring reports
  • Contribute to delivering specific projects e.g. personal progression tool, SICAP infographic and branding material
  • Attend meetings and events and provide updates as required
  • May be required to attend and deliver training sessions
  • Work with colleagues within the unit/the Programmes Directorate and across directorates to ensure a joined-up approach
  • Ability to quickly understand and synthesise complex ideas and present these in a simple manner
  • Review and assess data and identify trends

Summarising and Producing Content

  • Proof reading and copy edit/review documentation for common sense checks and accuracy
  • Read and summarise reports and policy documents
  • Draft content for the website
  • Help to develop company wide briefing papers and reports, applying attention to detail

General Administration

  • Help to draft and manage emails to stakeholders 
  • Report back to manager with regular updates
  • Assist with event management and arranging meetings, including minute taking
  • Work closely with Community Supports and Services Directorate staff
  • Develop and maintain effective administrative and information systems  e.g. logs/SharePoint pages
  • Respond to internal/external queries and information requests i.e. FOI’s/PQ’s etc.
  • Other administrative tasks as may arise

Required Experience:

  • Administration experience and strong organisational skills
  • Producing and/or reviewing written documents for varied audiences
  • Working on projects and taking responsibility for certain elements
  • Having a pro-active and flexible approach
  • Proficient in common ICT packages e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook, SharePoint
  • Ability to understand, interrogate and present data


  • Degree in social science/politics/economics/community development
  • Understanding of and interest in social inclusion, equality and labour market programmes and policy in Ireland and the EU
  • Website experience and producing content
  • Experience of liaising with public sector officials, civil servants or other policy makers
  • Working in a demanding environment to develop solutions and questioning approaches

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Eoghan Dalton on 090 64 78104 or email

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