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Spirasi Office Administrator / Coordinator

Spirasi, the national centre for the rehabilitation of victims of torture in Ireland, is embarking on the implementation of its Strategic Plan 2018-2020. It wishes to appoint an Office Administrator / Coordinator who will be responsible for organising the smooth and efficient running of a busy service involving full-time and part-time staff, interns and volunteer workers (Irish and international). The ideal candidate will be required to devise, implement and monitor a systematic approach to administrative support across the organisation and will have the ability to analyse and innovate to this end.


  • Relevant third-level qualification or equivalent
  • Five years minimum experience of working in office administration/management role
  • Excellent IT skills including high proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Salesforce and social media
  • Excellent proficiency in English with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Confidentiality, discretion, cultural sensitivity and professionalism
  • Self-confidence and ability to innovate within the realm of the administrative function
  • Flexibility, a commitment to the mission and ethos of Spirasi and a positive outlook
  • Excellent organisational skills with great attention to detail
  • Team player skills and a capacity for initiative
  • Good sense of self care


  • Experience of working with asylum seekers and refugees
  • Understanding of the Irish system as it pertains to asylum seekers and refugees
  • HR skills
  • Financial experience
  • Health and Safety Knowledge

Job Description: See Attached (Job Description)

Application Process:

If you are interested in applying, please return the attached application form (Application Form) with a copy of your CV and (no more than) a one-page letter outlining the motivation for your application to with ‘Office Administrator/Coordinator Application’ in the subject title. 

Enquiries: Rory Halpin, phone 01-8389664 or email
Closing Date: 5pm the 12th of February 2018
Interviews: Week beginning 19th February 2018
Start Date: Immediate
Contract: One Year Fixed Term (initially)



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213 North Circular Road
Phibsborough Road
213 North Circular Road
Ph: 018389664
Fax: 01 8823547