New role: Advocacy Officer

Advocacy & Policy Officer position recruiting now. 

Two year fixed term position.

Polio Survivors Ireland wishes to recruit a part time Advocacy & Policy Officer (18 ½ Hours per week), working within a hybrid schedule between our office in Dublin and home on a rotating basis.

The Advocacy & Policy Officer will develop policy proposals, and advocate and campaign with the staff team on key issues affecting the quality of life of polio survivors. Many issues facing survivors relate to public policy, statutory services and social welfare benefits.

Key responsibilities include analysis of public policy, research, collaboration with other relevant organisations, and organisation of meetings to discuss polio related issues and to advocate on behalf of survivors.

Essential specification include educated to degree level, OR 3 years advocacy experience in Ireland; understanding of current policy issues in Irish setting OR experience of public policy analysis; research experience OR consultation experience relating to policy and policy issues. Excellent communications, presentation and English writing skills with competency in MS Office and other platforms.


€22,000 per annum for 18 ½ hours, plus pension contribution of 7% following successful completion of probationary period


Reports to the CEO of Polio Survivors Ireland

To Apply

Please download the Advocacy Policy Office Application Form 2023 complete it and submit it with your CV to no later than Friday 24th March 2023.

This position is funded by the Dept. of Rural & Community Development under the Scheme to Support National Organisations

Polio Survivors Ireland is an equal opportunities employer





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