Assistant Manager Flexible Learning, Enterprise, Employees and Skills Unit, Grade 7 ref no:442

SOLAS, the Further Education and Training Authority of Ireland, was established on 27 October 2013 and its mission is to fund, co-ordinate and monitor a range of Further Education and Training (FET) provisions that is responsive to the needs of learners and employers.  It is an agency of the recently formed Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.  SOLAS works in close collaboration with Education and Training Boards (ETBs) across Ireland on provision of high-quality further education and training, equipping learners with relevant skills and knowledge, and providing a pipeline of talent into employment and to the Irish economy and society.  

SOLAS is seeking to recruit an Assistant Manager for our Enterprise, Employees and Skills Unit. This role will be to support change and continuous improvement projects and drive technical excellence for the eCollege national platform for digital learning.

This is a permanent position for which the salary scale ranges from €66,248 to €83,836 per annum (inclusive of two long service increments) for a 35-hour week.  Starting pay will be at the minimum point of the scale as per Government Circular E100/8/82.  Exceptional circumstances may apply for candidates with current service in the Civil/Public service. 

SOLAS offers an excellent benefit package including a contributory pension scheme and the opportunity for further training and development. 

Applications, using the SOLAS Application Form, quoting reference number 442, should be e-mailed to  

The closing date is 5pm, Monday 30th January 2023   

 442 Role Specification 

 SOLAS Competencies 

 SOLAS Application form 

 SOLAS is an equal opportunities employer. Canvassing will disqualify