Fórsa careers

Our dynamic and expanding organisation is offering a number of exciting new career opportunities as we seek to fill the following positions:

Organising and Development (3 posts)

  • Campaigning Director
  • Strategic Organising Director
  • Training and Development Director
    (Salary €66,741 to €85,725)

Applicants for the organising and development opportunities should possess:

  • Exemplary leadership and management skills
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of the particular field, with a track record of achievement in it
  • A vision for the development of the area, to which the application relates, appropriate to a union of Fórsa’s size and ambition
  • The proven ability to identify and address emerging issues, and
  • A clear capacity to manage reporting requirements and meet demanding deadlines.

Industrial Relations (2 posts)

  • Industrial Relations Officer (Dublin)
  • Industrial Relations Officer (Western Region)
    (Salary €48,978 to €63,673)

Applicants for the industrial relations officer positions should possess:

  • Detailed knowledge and experience of employment law and industrial relations practice
  • Demonstrable experience of organising workers and representing individuals and groups of workers
  • Demonstrable experience of advocacy, collective bargaining and negotiations
  • The proven ability to identify and address emerging issues, and
  • A clear capacity to manage reporting requirements and meet demanding deadlines.

All candidates should also have excellent organisational, communications and team-working skills, be selfstarters and IT literate, and have a demonstrable commitment to trade unionism and social justice.

Further information about these positions is available from the office of Fórsa’s Senior General Secretary Designate (01-817-1534).

Contracts will be offered to successful candidates on a permanent basis, subject to a probationary period.

If you believe you have the skills, drive, and imagination to fill one of these demanding roles please apply to the Senior General Secretary Designate, Fórsa, Nerney’s Court, Dublin 1. D01 R2C5 , by midday Friday 1st March 2019, with a full CV and setting out how your experience and skills meet the requirements of the specific position sought.

Fórsa is an equal opportunities employer.

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