Projects Co-Ordinator

Title: Projects Coordinator


Works with internal and external parties to organise the various components needed to initiate, run and conclude projects and programmes initiated by FIT Ltd. Reporting to the FIT

  • Duties & Responsibilities
    Develop programme proposals in line with the mission, goals and objectives of FIT. Complete related application forms and procedures and seek programme funding from the relevant national or international sources.
  • Develop partnerships with other organisations both nationally and internationally to support existing and new indigenous, EU and international programmes /project applications and their effective implementation.
  • Implement funded programmes by developing action plans, carrying out project related activities and co-ordinating the activities of project partners, staff and contractors.
  • Responsible for ensuring that assigned programme targets are achieved and modifying actions as required on an ongoing basis to that end. Responsible for providing status reports and other required information to FIT Management and Managing Authorities.
  • Promote the funded programmes / projects nationally and internationally to facilitate dissemination and possible future funding channels which can further support the beneficiaries and target groups generally.
  • Develop and maintain effective communications and a flow of information with the Managing Authorities (e.g. Government Dept / Agency, National Agency, EU etc.). Maintain programme records and assist in the preparation of required programme status reports.
  • Develop an understanding of the rules and protocols that relate to different funding providers and interface with the relevant staff in the Managing Authorities.
  • Partake in European project meetings and conferences as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A third level qualification demonstrating a strong analytical and academic ability e.g. II.1 level primary degree, masters qualification, research or PhD related activity.
  • 2 or more years work experience in design and implementation of developmental / educational programmes involving multi-stakeholders.

Person Specification

  • Familiarity with multi-partner projects including hands on experience of needs analysis, planning, scheduling and evaluating outcomes. Knowledge in the field of lifelong learning, ICT and digital inclusion e.g. policy, practice, trends and issues.
  • Requires excellent communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills. Proficiency in IT including Microsoft office suite, web/online tools & project management software. Organised and disciplined approach to managing personal workflow.
  • Capacity to present FIT achievements and proposals in a variety of fora gaining the interest and commitment of potential funders, partners and collaborators.
  • Genuine interest and belief in the process of helping people to enhance their lives and careers through training and education. Experience of voluntary work or a placement in disadvantaged communities or sectors would be of value.

Please send your statement of interest, CV and examples of your work to:  All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Projects Co-Ordinator was last modified: June 30th, 2017 by admin