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In this section you will be able to have a look at any job or volunteering opportunities we have available at Parenting NI.

Parenting NI has 3 positions currently available – Director of Income Generation and Operations; Finance Manager; and Policy and Engagement Manager.  The closing date for applications is Wednesday 21st April at 4.30pm.  For further information and an application form, please email info@parentingni.org.

Director of Income Generation and Operations

The Director will play a lead role in the sustainability and future development of Parenting NI.  Reporting directly to the CEO, and as a member of the Senior Management Team, the Director will provide leadership to an experienced, professional team fulfilling a number of functions for the organisation.  The Director will be responsible for developing excellent relationships with a wide range of external stakeholders and will proactively seek funding, commissioning and corporate opportunities for Parenting NI within the public, private, and third sectors.

Essential criteria includes:-

  • Level 6 / Degree level qualification or higher in relevant discipline with a minimum of 4 years’ experience of business/organisation development and generating income from a variety of sources (consideration will also be given to applicants who can demonstrate they are qualified by experience i.e. a minimum 6 years’ experience of proven business/organisation development and generating income from a variety of sources)
  • At least 3 years’ experience of leading a team
  • At least 3 years’ experience of developing and implementing operational plans within timescales, targets and budgets

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: NJC PO5 scp 39, £42,821 per annum (salary under review)

Finance Manager

To contribute to the overall success of the organisation by effectively managing all financial tasks.  The core themes of work will be to ensure financial policies and procedures are in line with best practice and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); to prepare and monitor against organisational, project and core budgets; and to contribute to the financial wellbeing of Parenting NI including providing support with funding applications and other fundraising activities.

Essential criteria includes:-

  • Level 6 qualification in relevant discipline e.g. Degree in Accounting and Finance
  • At least 2 years’ experience of using SAGE accounting and payroll package, or similar, including administration of pension scheme
  • At least 2 years’ experience in producing financial reports, budgets and variances
  • Experience in compiling and collating high quality reports in a range of formats

Hours: 25 hours per week (Mon, Tue, Thu and Fri 9.30am to 2.00pm and Wed 9.30am to 4.30pm) – hours and work pattern may be negotiable

Salary: NJC SO1 scp 25, £19,981 per annum (FTE £29,577)

Policy and Engagement Manager

The Policy and Engagement Manager will be responsible for leading the organisation’s communications, policy, research and parental engagement work.  The post-holder will be responsible for building effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders for the purposes of policy work by carrying out research, providing relevant information on family issues and consulting with a wide variety of stakeholders.

Essential criteria includes:-

  • Level 6 qualification in relevant discipline (i.e. Degree, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate and Vocational Qualification)
  • At least 2 years’ experience (within the last 3 years) in policy, advocacy and research, to include:-
    • Collating and dissemination of information to groups using electronic and written materials
    • Preparation of publications, fact sheets and briefing papers
    • Collating and analysing information and research for reports

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: NJC SO1 scp 25, £29,577 per annum