Clerical Officer, Grade 11 (Temporary Panel) ref no: 409

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.

At SOLAS, we put the learner, employers and communities, which FET serves, at the heart of everything we do. Working with sister agencies, SOLAS leads actions in key policy and strategy documents including the most recent Further Education and Training (FET) Strategy 2020 – 2024, the evaluation of the National Youthreach Programmes (2019), the National Skills Strategy 2025 and the People Strategy 2020-2024 and others.

SOLAS is seeking to recruit a panel of Temporary Clerical Officers for all Business Units across SOLAS. Successful applicants will be placed on a panel for a period of up to 12 months to fill future temporary vacancies.

The role of Clerical Officer is to provide administration support to the Business Unit, and to provide efficient and effective clerical administrative, organisation and customer support service. Candidates should have a flexible and innovative approach to work as well as excellent administration and communication skills. They must be team players and be willing to engage in continuous training.

SOLAS is also specifically seeking to recruit a Temporary Clerical Officer in our Finance unit (contract end date 01 December 2023). This role is to support the accounts payable function as part of the Finance Accounting Team. Duties will include but are not limited to checking invoices, use of SAP system, foreign invoices and Fexco Payment Sheets, vendor reconciliations, payment runs, F43 Withholding Tax Certificates, as well as general Clerical Officer duties.

These are temporary positions for which the salary scale ranges from €25,339 to €41,504 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 must be submitted through recruitment@solas.ie with the relevant documentation attached quoting reference number 409.  

The Closing date is 5pm, Monday 22nd August 2022.

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SOLAS is an equal opportunities employer.  Canvassing will disqualify.