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Machine Learning and Knowledge Extraction Expert

About us:


Predicting the future of global health starts with us. Our mission is clear, we want to use our unique capabilities to tackle the health challenges facing the world of today as well as the world of tomorrow and, ultimately, improve the lives of billions of people around the globe.



About the role:


This is a great opportunity to join an exciting interdisciplinary team working on cutting edge therapeutic development from initial concept to full delivery. In this role, you will develop software to extract knowledge from both unstructured and structured sources such as research papers and others to create machine readable information to infer valuable novel information. This is an exciting role that sits at the very beginning of our core predictive technology. It not only shapes the predictive models for our therapeutic peptides, but also contributes to the work in our laboratory, in-vitro and in-vivo experiments. You will work on the most advanced machine learning techniques to contribute significantly to our next generation peptides and to our speed in getting them to market. Your work will help us expand into new therapeutic areas and enhance the accuracy of our predictions.

As a Knowledge Extraction Expert, you will be working alongside our Data Curation and Computational Biologist teams to expand and maintain our knowledge base. Our technology and future developments are focused around using AI to revolutionise how we target, predict and unlock new drugs and preventative molecules for various diseases.

Finance Manager

About us:


Action Aid has job and volunteering opportunities in its offices in Dublin and around the world. We’re looking for skilled staff who are committed to working towards a common goal to eradicate poverty and injustice and achieve gender equality.


About the role:


The Finance Manager reports to the CEO to provide strategic financial management, direction, analysis, reporting and technical advice on ActionAid Ireland’s finances to ensure the organisation is sustainable and the income generation targets and reporting objectives are met. This is a small 10-person team in Ireland, part of a 45-country international federation working to change people’s lives for the better. The appointee will be part of a professional network of Finance professionals across the international Federation.

Specific areas of responsibility include (a) Financial Reporting & Accountability (b) Analysis & Decision-making support (c) completing Plans, Budgets and Forecasting (d) facilitating Internal and External Audits.

This is a part-time role for 10 days a month, based at ActionAid Ireland’s office in Dublin 1.

Team Lead Oceanography & Ocean Climate

About us:


The Marine Institute is a non-commercial, semi-state body which was formally established by statute in October 1992. We are 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.



About this role:


The Team Leader – Oceanography will be the Marine Institute lead in observational oceanography responsible for the management of the annual ocean and climate Rockall survey, supporting the development of the national ocean observing infrastructure, contributing to international ocean observing research, and acting as the link to national and international ocean observing and research communities. Further they will ensure the quality and delivery of Marine Institute ocean and climate data to the relevant national and international data portals and aggregators and support the Institute’s Strategic Focus Area on ‘Forecasting Ocean and Climate Change’.

Maritime/Offshore Fire and Survival Instructor

About us:


The National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) is the first third level college in the country to be built under the Government’s Public-Private Partnership scheme. A Public-Private Partnership (PPP) is a partnership between the public and private sector for the purpose of delivering a project or service traditionally provided by the public sector.

In this case the public partners are the Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and the Irish Naval Service (INS) and the private partner is Focus Education. This model allows the college management and teaching staff to concentrate on education while the private partner is responsible for services to the college and the maintenance of facilities.


About this role:


Reporting to the Operations Manager with responsibility for instructing on courses for the Offshore and Maritime sector.

The principal tasks include:

  • Delivering STCW and offshore training to the Offshore and Maritime sectors.
  • To be suitably qualified in the disciplines required to teach or assess, as per the standards laid down by various accrediting bodies.
  • To undertake instructional duties on assigned classes as deemed appropriate by management in both lecture and practical sessions, both at the NMCI and other locations as the management may from time to time reasonably require (e.g. offshore, at clients premises).
  • To ensure existing courses are reviewed & updated as necessary, and assist in the development of new courses to meet client’s needs.
  • To ensure that safety standards for both staff and delegates are adhered to at all times.
  • Maintaining appropriate records and making available information as required by management.
  • Participating in the development, implementation and maintenance of quality assurance.
  • To liaise with support staff responsible for the delivery of training courses or exercises.
  • Work as part of a team to ensure consistent standards of training are maintained
  • To comply with the procedures, staff notices and any other communications as issued by management.
  • To attend staff development training courses, in-house and external, as determined by line management.

About us:


BUMBLEance is the most modern children’s ambulance service on the planet. It is the world’s first interactive ambulance purposefully designed for children, with the capacity to operate the latest medical equipment and inter hospital communication systems.  Using the latest technology, BUMBLEance is an upgraded Mercedes Benz 519 unit with extras and we have worked hard to produce a state-of-the-art vehicle where, undoubtedly, safety is our first priority.

The entertainment system on BUMBLEance comprises of a 19 inch LED TV, Playstation 4, iPad Air, Netflix, Beats Headphones, Music and DVDs.  Each BUMBLEance also has onboard Wifi, which allows families to stay in touch with loved ones through social media.

BUMBLEance ensures that the journey of a sick child is as safe and comfortable as possible.



About this role:


BUMBLEance are currently seeking a new member for the Bee Team and are looking for a driver for our new Mid-West Region Service starting in the near future. To be based in Limerick / Clare Region. BUMBLEance provides safe and comfortable transportation for Ireland’s youngest patients, who require transportation between their home and children’s hospitals, hospices, national paediatric treatment centres, and respite centres nationwide.

Main duties and experience required:

  • Must hold a clean C1 Licence and B1 Licence
  • Garda Vetting is a requirement
  • Training as Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or higher grade is an advantage.
  • The driver will ensure that all hygiene regulations are adhered to.
  • The driver will have responsibility of the BUMBLEance/BUMBLEtte and will ensure that the stock of on-board supplies and disposable items are replaced.
  • The driver will ensure that the vehicle is road worthy.
  • Must engage in Public Relations work (PR).
  • Need to follow Road Safety Authority Regulations and Traffic laws.
  • There is a need for travel and flexibility as locations can vary from day to day due to nature of the service.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • 40 Hours a week basic, flexibility to work occasional weekends.
  • Basic Salary is from €27,000 pa.
Youth Film Development Officer

About us:


Young Irish Film Makers is a specialised youth arts organisation founded in 1991 with the aim of bringing together the methodologies of youth work and the youth arts practice of film making. YIFM delivers a variety of specialised programmes in both film and animation in various locations nationwide; engaging young people in artistic process of writing and producing films.  YIFM work with youth organisations to target marginalised and disadvantaged young people, in schools to engage with primary and secondary students, and a number of partnership and collaborations which deliver complex and unique programmes locally and nationally.   As a specialist organisation member of the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI), YIFM has become recognised for their unique and valuable contribution to the youth arts landscape in Ireland.



About this role:


The Youth Film Development Officer will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of a national network of youth film clubs, practitioners and regional hubs across Ireland. The role will involve fostering creative partnerships with relevant organisations and organising regional youth film events, screenings and seminars. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of the youth film/youth arts landscape in Ireland.

Office Manager

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Gaisce is non-competitive and self-directed: participant’s progress along each award level (Bronze, Silver or Gold) choosing personal, physical and community activities they wish to undertake and taking part in an adventure journey also. A trained adult mentor, their President’s Award Leader (PAL), supports them throughout the process. The more time and energy participants give, the greater the reward. Young people who complete the Gaisce programme, receive a medal and certificate signed by the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins. Should they progress to achieve a Gold award, the President presents them with this at a special ceremony in Dublin Castle. Since its inception in 1985, over 300,000 young people have participated in the Gaisce programme. Today, more than 24,000 young people register for the Gaisce challenge each year, pursuing the award through more than 800 organisations (Gaisce Award Partners) located right across the country. Gaisce celebrates the individuality of each participant and ensures while there are many pathways to achieving a Gaisce Award, each Gaisce journey is as unique and expansive as our participants determine and equally recognised.



About this role:


Reporting to the CEO, the role of the Office Manager is to ensure the smooth running of the Gaisce office by maintaining efficient and effective office systems, organising all associated administrative activities, and supervising administrative support staff. 

Office and Programme Administration

  • Management of administration and processes in relation to the delivery of the Award programme.
  • Management of front of house duties for the Gaisce office.
  • Management of Building systems and liaising with relevant stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Manage and maintain integrity of data in multiple databases.
  • Support Operations and Communications teams in relation to administrative requirements.
  • Oversee implementation and management of Governance and Compliance policies and procedures in relation to the organisation.
  • Manage and support administrative team of 3 persons.

Among other duties, there will be elements of HR, finance, IT Systems Supports and other duties as required.

Fundraising & Communications Manager

About us:


Friends of the Elderly is an Irish volunteer-based charity established in 1980 which is affiliated to and supported by the Paris-based International Federation of Friends of the Elderly.

Its mission is to alleviate loneliness among elderly men and women who are socially isolated. It does this through home visitation and one-to-one friendship, social events and practical classes at its city-centre club, day trips and outings and its friendly phone call service. It currently has almost 200 volunteers and supports up to 450 lonely elderly individuals.

Friends of the Elderly receives no State funding. Its income is derived from direct appeals to the public and to corporate donors using traditional and modern methods. Given the great need for its services it now wishes to expand – and to this end it intends to appoint a full-time Fundraising and Communications Manager.



About this role:


The person appointed will develop and implement an innovative strategy to significantly increase our fund-raising and further raise our public profile through communications and marketing.

Reporting to the General Manager, the post-holder will take charge of individual giving, direct mail, corporate and community fundraising and all campaigns (print, broadcasting and social media). He/she will be able to draw on the wide expertise and experience of Friends of the Elderly Board members and will join our European Fundraisers’ Group.

We offer a competitive salary to an energetic, enthusiastic and creative person who has the right skill set and who truly believes in Friends of the Elderly. The role will be based in our offices at 25 Bolton Street, Dublin 1.

Policy & Advocacy Officer

About us:


The Irish Development Education Association (IDEA) is the national network for Development Education in Ireland and a leading voice for the sector. We represent over 70 members involved in the practice, promotion and advancement of Development Education in formal, non-formal and informal settings. Together we work to strengthen Development Education in Ireland and to raise awareness of the crucial role it has to play in achieving an equal, just and sustainable future.



About this role:


To coordinate IDEA’s policy work and advocacy for Development Education in Ireland and internationally. This is a varied role requiring good organisation and multi-tasking skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills and advocacy experience.

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