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Vacancies July  2022

Finance and Administration Manager

Do you want to make a difference to the world around you and help protect and conserve wild birds and biodiversity?

If so, BirdWatch Ireland, the largest independent conservation organisation in Ireland, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced finance and administration manager to play a leading role in shaping its future.

Working directly to the newly appointed CEO you will have the opportunity to lead the team responsible for maintaining BirdWatch Ireland’s finances, accounting procedures, statutory obligations and human resource administration as well as overseeing the smooth running of the HQ office in Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow and a dispersed network of small offices.

You will also play an important role as part of BirdWatch Ireland’s senior leadership team, helping to develop future budgets and providing a suite of financial information to help inform decision-making.


Birdwatch Ireland is looking for a short-term part-time (25 hrs/wk) Project Manager for the MarPAMM Project, for the period Aug-Sept 2022, with a possible 3 month extension, depending on revision of project end date.

Aim: to oversee and manage the delivery of all outstanding bird aspects of the Marine Protected Area Management and Monitoring (MarPAMM) project. The project is nearing completion and finishes in Sept 2022. The post holder will lead on finalising project outputs. Post may be home or office based.

Closing date for applications is Midday  Thu 28th July 2022.

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MarPAMM Marine Management Plan Officer: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MIDDAY THU 28TH JULY 2022

Birdwatch Ireland is looking for a short-term full-time Marine Management Plan Officer for the period Aug – Sept 2022; a longer, part time position will be considered subject to revision of project end date to Dec 2022.

Aim: To lead the completion of the Marine Protected Area (MPA) management plans with stakeholders in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Post may be home or office based.

Closing date for applications is  Midday Thu 28th July 2022.

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Swift Fieldworker (2 positions)

BirdWatch Ireland is readvertising the following seasonal roles:

Swift Fieldworker (2 posts, May – August): To survey Swifts and work with community groups to establish local Swift conservation projects. One post will be based in Limerick, with the location of the second post not yet confirmed.

Jobs Skills Register

BirdWatch Ireland frequently looks for volunteers for a range of tasks. These may be a combination of field and/or office-based tasks.



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