Careers

From time to time jobs will be advertised at the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, its agencies and commissions as well as areas where bishops as Trustees hold responsibility. Please see below for current listings:

 

Archdiocese of Armagh

Diocesan Finance Manager

The Archdiocese of Armagh seeks to appoint a highly motivated and talented professional, to undertake the role of Diocesan Finance Manager. The Diocesan Finance Manager is responsible for the effective management and deployment of the Archdiocese’s finances and budget, as well as other resources, in line with the Church’s mission and objectives of the Charity. The Finance Manager will work closely with the Archbishop of Armagh, the Council of St Patrick’s Archdiocesan Trust Limited (SPATL), Parishes and Clergy across the Diocese, both in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, and Diocesan Curia staff to ensure the well-ordered stewardship of the Archdiocese’s finances and resources by providing leadership to the finance and general office services.

The appointment will be on a permanent full-time basis requiring 35 hours attendance each week, generally Monday-Friday. Flexibility in work pattern and hours worked can be anticipated as an essential requirement of this role.

Starting salary: Commensurate with experience.

If interested in making an application for this position, please apply by letter enclosing a current CV outlining experience and qualifications to date and stating clearly your suitability for the role.

An application pack, including Job Description and Personal Specification, is available from the Archdiocese of Armagh website at: armagharchdiocese.org

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday 14 October 2022 at 5pm

 

Archdiocese of Dublin

The Archdiocese of Dublin is currently seeking to fill three roles:

  • The Compliance Co-Ordinator will ensure that processes, transactions and other functions in parishes and the Diocese are carried out in a legal and ethical manner adhering to the internal policies and procedures of the Diocese. He or she will develop, implement and maintain new and relevant policies and procedures for the Diocesan Offices and Parishes; and develop and/or update existing policies and procedures to reflect any changes that are being introduce either through legislative changes or best practice recommendations.
  • The Faith Development Co-ordinator for Adult Faith and Pastoral Councils will accompany parishioners in the development of approaches to develop adult faith; develop new approaches to adult faith; develop resources for adult faith development and Pastoral Councils; and provide regular training and resources for adults to grow in faith, for Pastoral Councils and those in lay ministries.
  • The Faith Development Co-ordinator for Youth and Young Adult Ministries will develop an integrated approach to the development of youth and young adult ministries informed by the vision of Christus Vivit; To develop a vision document for the Archdiocese of Dublin based on Christus Vivit and the Archdiocesan Statement of Mission; and develop a Youth Ministry Leadership catechesis programme based on new practices arising from Christus Vivit.

The full job descriptions can be found at Vacancies | Archdiocese of Dublin (dublindiocese.ie). Applications should be made to Tim Conway at Adare HR at [email protected].

 

Diocese of Kerry

The Diocese of Kerry is currently seeking to fill two roles:Pastoral Development Worker

To facilitate the Synodal Pathway in the diocese and support parishes in Youth and Young Adult Ministry initiatives on a three-year fixed-term contract as part of the existing Diocesan Pastoral Team.

Prospective candidates should hold a Degree in Theology or a commensurate discipline, have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, have proven experience of active engagement and leadership within the Church, have excellent computer skills, and be holders of a valid driving licence with the use of a car.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

The applicant will be committed to the ethos of the Catholic faith.

Please go to www.dioceseofkerry.ie  for details on how to apply and send your completed application form with your cover letter, specifying your suitability for the position of Pastoral Development Worker, by email, in confidence, quoting Subject Pastoral Development Worker to: dioc[email protected]

Closing date for applications is 5 pm on Friday Oct 21st 2022

  • Diocesan Advisor for Primary Religious Education

As a member of the Diocesan Pastoral Team, this person will take particular responsibility for supporting religious education in the primary schools and enabling parishes to support parents of primary school children on a three-year fixed-term contract.

Prospective candidates should hold a degree in Education or Theology, have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, have proven experience of the Grow in Love programme, excellent computer skills and be holders of a valid driving licence with the use of a car. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

The applicant will be committed to the ethos of the Catholic faith.

Please go to www.dioceseofkerry.ie  for details on how to apply and send your completed application form with your cover letter, specifying your suitability for the position of Diocesan Advisor for Primary Religious Education, by email, in confidence, quoting subject Diocesan Advisor for Primary Religious Education to: [email protected]

Closing date for applications is 5 pm on Friday Oct 21st 2022

 

Veritas

Manager of the Religious Education Department

Veritas, Ireland’s leading religious publisher, distributor and retailer, are recruiting a Manager for their Religious Education department reporting to the Director of Veritas.
As manager, the main responsibility is ensuring that each team member is facilitated and motivated to contribute in a collaborative spirit to ensure the timely production and publication of catechetical and other materials as required for the primary, post-primary and parish contexts. A qualification in Religious Education is required.

Role of Manager includes the following responsibilities:

  • To manage the work of the Department by co-ordinating the work of both in-house and external staff, and providing guidance and feedback as necessary.
  • To liaise with editors, designers, writers, IT personnel, typesetting and marketing staff as necessary and ensure that all parties are clearly briefed and updated as regards tasks, schedules and delegation of responsibilities.
  • To take part in the creative work of the Department as necessary, through writing and creation of IT resources.
  • To facilitate the articulation of an agreed vision for the work of the Department, following consultations and discussions with relevant parties, including Department staff, where necessary.
  • To implement agreed human resource strategies, according to Company policy.
  • To ensure liaison takes place with external bodies, such as the National Associations of Primary and Post-Primary Diocesan Advisors, the Catechetical Council, CEIST, Le Chéile, ERST and other Trust Bodies.
  • To ensure that effective piloting of materials and feedback takes place.
  • To participate in and delegate the work of in-service for teachers, parents and adults for whom resources are being developed.

Applications, no later than Friday, 14 October 2022 to:
The Director
Veritas, 7–8 Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1
[email protected]
7–8 Lr Abbey Street, Dublin 1 | (01) 8788177 | www.veritas.ie

 

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