Job Vacancy - Research and Policy Senior Coordinator

Research and Policy Senior Coordinator Job Vacancy


Job Title: Research and Policy Senior Coordinator

Contract: One Year Full Time Post 

Closing Date: 3rd March 2017 at 4pm 

Application by Application Form Only. CV’s will be rejected. 

Download the Application Form here. 








Position Overview & Main Responsibility

The Research and Policy Senior Coordinator will assume a leading role in key CFI projects in respect of various aspects of research and policy undertaken by CFI; including managing existing and developing new research initiatives; developing standards of care services for PWCF and their families; researching and writing policy submissions; supporting the policy advocacy role of CFI. The person will also manage interns and possible future staff members.


Education and Skills

The successful candidate will have either a Masters or a PhD in Science or Social Science and will have a proven interest in health. Examples of their research may be sought.

Excellent communication and writing skills required. Ability to convey complex issues to a more general audience desirable. Understanding of Cystic Fibrosis desirable. 


Reports to: 

Directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and ultimately board of CFI 


One year Fixed Term Contract


Full time (35 hours/week). Time flexibility and travel required.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage research projects
  • Support policy advocacy related to research 
  • Participation in the development of Clinical Care Standards for Cystic Fibrosis. 
  • Contribute to policy development; write CFI position papers and policy documents
  • Manage interns and future staff related to this area of work 
  • Participate in liaison meetings with policy makers
  • Link in with networks in particular MRCG and IPPOSI as appropriate  
  • The person will be appointed at senior coordinator level (circa €38- €40,000)


NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organisation.


To Apply:

Send the completed application form detailing your suitability for the role to Jolyn Mulvey, Senior Co-ordinator HR & Finance: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CV’s will not be accepted. Download the application form here.

Closing Date for receipt of Applications is 4pm 3rd March 2017.