We’re Hiring! Project Officer (Full-Time)

Project Officer Job Post

Don’t miss this opportunity to join the Gaisce – The President’s Award team! We’re looking for our next Project Officer (Full-Time).

Gaisce – The President’s Award is a self-development programme for young people which enhances confidence and well-being through participation in personal, physical and community challenges.

As Gaisce’s Project Officer role, you will be involved in supporting adults delivering the Gaisce programme, referred to as President’s Award Leaders (PALs) to young people in custody, as well as the youth justice sector (Youth Diversion Projections, Youth Detention, Special Units, Probation Projects) and other youth intervention projects. You will be developing the reach of the Gaisce programme by connecting with organisations and encouraging them to sign up new Gaisce Participants, and more.

Please thoroughly read the Role Description for all details and requirements for the job position before filling out the Job Application.

Short Overview

Job Title

Project Officer

Reporting To

Project Manager


2-year fixed term contract (with opportunity for extension, funding dependent)

Place of Work

Gaisce HQ at Ratra House in the Phoenix Park. Gaisce is currently piloting a hybrid working policy (candidate must have suitable work-from-home space with high-quality broadband). The Candidate must be based in or within a commutable distance of Dublin.


Salary €38,000+ (commensurate with experience)

The starting salary for the minimum requirements of the role being met is €38,000 – further consideration shall be commensurate with the knowledge and experience of the successful candidate.

Hours of Work and Working Hours

Hours of work are 35 hours per week, excluding lunch. Normal working hours are between 9 am and 5 pm Monday to Friday with occasional weekend and evening work.


  • 25 days annual leave
  • Single Public Sector Pension Scheme (mandatory)
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Staff team building days
  • Wellbeing Hour once a week

Probationary Period

6 Months

Application Deadline

The application deadline is strictly 12pm on Friday 15th of March 2024. Late applications will not be accepted.

Queries and submission of your application

The completed application form must be submitted by email (considered your digital signature) to recruitment@gaisce.ie

(Subject Line: ‘Project Officer Application’).

CVs, incorrect forms, or additional documents will not be considered.

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