Paid Employment

Posted by admin on June 10, 2018 2:16 pm
Job Description

Lurgan Rugby Football & Cricket Club based in Lurgan require a PEACE IV Project Manager to join their team.
Role: PEACE IV Project Manager
Location: Lurgan and its surrounds
Hours of work: Part time / varies per week
Hourly Rate: £15 to £18 per hour depending on experience

Main Purpose of the job

This post is a multi-functional post to assist the PEACE IV Manager with the development and delivery of the PEACE IV Action Plan for the delivery of an 18 month duration pilot scheme entitled “Building Better Relations”.
To assist the PEACE IV Manager in support of the PEACE IV Partnership to ensure full allocation and spend of funding across the Council area in compliance with the requirements of the EU and the SEUPB; and to fulfil the aims and objectives of the PEACE IV Programme as set out in the Lurgan Rugby Football & Cricket Club Local PEACE IV Action Plan.
This post will be responsible for co-ordinating PEACE IV Communications activities.
Duties and Responsibilities: –

  • Assist the PEACE IV Manager with the animation, delivery, implementation and administration of the Causeway Coast and Glens PEACE IV Action Plan and promote participation in the Programme in accordance with Council, SEUPB and EU requirements.
  • Assist with the implementation and review of the operational plans, internal admin unit systems and project monitoring and evaluation systems for the disbursement of EU funding.
  • Provide information and advice to potential applicants on the PEACE IV Programme; and to successful applicants relating to claims including guidance on procurement, preparing claims, maintaining accurate records of expenditure and performance and publicity.
  • Prepare tenders, including writing terms of reference and setting criteria for procurement of project delivery.
  • Undertake the evaluation and appraisal of project applications for funding and prepare relevant documentation for panel meetings.
  • Co-ordinate PEACE IV Communications to ensure that project outputs/evaluation information is widely promoted within the Lurgan area and to provide information to assist in the development of newsletters, annual reports and other promotional activities.
  • Assist the PEACE IV Manager in the preparation of Letters of Offer, claims and monitoring procedures ensuring performance indicators are agreed with all projects prior to project commencement.
  • Regularly update the SEUPB and other EU databases.
  • Maintain project files to record correspondence and claims documentation to meet with Programme requirements.
  • Undertake quarterly monitoring and evaluation and co-ordinate and carry out site visits with project grant recipients.
  • Liaise with and maintain good working relations with a range of stakeholders and interested parties including Council Officers, the PEACE IV Partnership, potential participants, promoters, external groups and relevant statutory bodies, such as SEUPB.
  • Comply with and actively promote the Clubs policies and procedures, including those relating to Fair Employment, Equal Opportunities, and Health, Safety and Well-being.
  • Undertake the duties outlined above in a way which will enhance and protect the reputation and public profile of the council.
  • Undertake any other duties as deemed appropriate by the Manager to the achievement of the purpose and function of the post.
Essential Criteria

Have a third level qualification in a relevant subject and be able to demonstrate on the application form, by providing personal and specific examples, a minimum of two years’ experience in each of the following areas:

  • Project management, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Working in partnership with other agencies and organisations to deliver in at least one of the following areas: peace and reconciliation, community and development and good relations.
  • Compiling and presenting reports; and the ability to collect, analyse, interpret and report on a variety of data.
  • Demonstrate a minimum of one year’s experience in Public Relations/communications which must include writing high quality press releases and media statements.
  • A minimum of one year’s experience in events organisation.
  • An understanding of EU funding, the stakeholders involved in delivering and receiving EU funding, and the processes involved in EU programme delivery.
  • Must be available to work outside normal office hours including evening meetings and weekends as required.
  • Hold a current full driving license enabling the post holder to drive in NI and have access to transport that meets the needs of the post OR have access to transport which enables the applicant to meet the requirements of the post (this relates to any person who has declared they have a disability which debars them from driving).
  • Hold a current full driving licence enabling the post holder to drive in NI and have access to transport that meets the needs of the post OR have access to transport which enables the applicant to meet the requirements of the post (this relates to any person who has declared they have a disability which debars them from driving).
    Lurgan Rugby Football & Cricket Club (the Club) recognises the importance of affording equity, equal opportunity and fair treatment to all present and potential employees and members.

The Club aims to ensure that all people, irrespective of their age, gender, ability, race, religion, ethnic origin, creed, colour, nationality, social status or sexual orientation, have a genuine and equal opportunity to participate in rugby union at all levels and in all roles. That includes participation as a beginner or elite performer, and as a coach, official, referee, manager, administrator or spectator.

In its relationships with members, employees, and in its provision of services, It is the aim of the Club not to disadvantage any individual by imposing any conditions or requirements which cannot be justified. Failure to comply may result in disciplinary action being taken.

Advice and training will be given to all those working for or on behalf of the Unions. Direct discrimination is defined as treating a person less favourably than others or would be treated in the same or similar circumstances.

Indirect discrimination occurs when a requirement or condition is applied which, whether intentional or not, adversely affects a considerably larger proportion of people of one race, sex or marital status than another and cannot be justified on grounds other than race, sex or marital status.
Lurgan Rugby Football and Cricket Club are an equal opportunity employer