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The Southern Regional Assembly, based in Waterford City, wishes to recruit a full-time permanent Programme Executive to assist in the financial management, monitoring and evaluation duties of the Southern & Eastern Regional Operational Programme.

The Post

Reporting to the Assistant Director, EU Programmes Division, duties will include:

  • Assisting with the management and technical implementation (including financial management) of the Regional Programmes in accordance with the relevant EU Structural Fund and Investment Fund Regulations
  • Servicing the Regional Assembly and its Committees and Sub-Committees and, in particular, the Regional Programme’s Monitoring Committee
  • Representing the Regional Assembly on external related committees
  • Assisting with the management & implementation of other EU programmes / projects as they arise


The Person

Well educated with excellent interpersonal and communications skills and an ability to deal with people across a range of organisations.  Candidates should possess a good standard of experience in office organisation, financial procedures and staff management. The Programme Executive will also be expected to have a satisfactory knowledge of public service organisation in Ireland and a practical understanding of economic, social and physical development issues at national, regional and local level. An awareness of the principles, management, control and reporting requirements of EU Structural Funds is desirable.


Salary for new entrants is €48,013 to €62,418 p.a. (inclusive of Long Service Increment). The Local Government Superannuation Scheme will apply to this post.

Closing Date

The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Thursday 11th January 2018

Further Details

Application forms and further particulars can be downloaded below

For further information please contact Karen Coughlan on  051 860700/706 or Email: kcoughlan@southernassembly.ie


The Southern Regional Assembly is committed to a policy of equal opportunity

Application Form for Programme Executive
Competition Guidelines for Programme Executive