Intern

Graduate

Dublin

           STAFF OPPORTUNITY

 

The following Internship staff opportunity has arisen in the Strategic Policy Department (SPD).

 

 

JOB TITLE:

 

Policy Intern

 

LOCATION:

 

DUBLIN

 

AD NUMBER:

 

2019-88

 

 

        JOB PURPOSE

Working as part of the Strategic Policy Department (SPD) the successful candidate will have responsibility for providing the organisation with policy analysis and advisory expertise to support the delivery of IDA’s Strategy. The role will require the candidate to analyse, develop and propose the public policies and policy interventions required to ensure Ireland remains attractive for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and that IDA achieves its strategic and operational objectives.

 

The successful candidate will report directly to the Section Manager, Strategic Policy Department.

 

The internship will last for a period 12 months

 

KEY TASKS

 

  • To support the Strategic Policy Department (SPD) in providing the Agency with a high quality policy analysis, advisory and advocacy service in areas, which include:

 

  • Education and Skills
  • Telecommunications
  • Energy
  • Climate Action and Sustainable Development
  • Digital and Data
  • Public Infrastructure
  • Other Policy Areas as assigned
  • Special Projects and Business Support

 

  • To monitor relevant policy developments at International, European and National levels and work with stakeholders to ensure that Ireland retains a strong client focused and competitive offering.
  • To work with colleagues within the Strategic Policy Department (SPD) to research, prepare and present policy related proposals with supporting economic commentary to the Board, Committees and Government as required.
  • To demonstrate flexibility in undertaking additional tasks as may be assigned.

 

 

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

 

Client Focused Relationship Building

Creativity and Innovation

Negotiation and Influencing

Communications and Personal Effectiveness

Project Management

 

Additional Requirements

 

  • Be currently studying for, or have recently obtained, a relevant qualification at Level 9 in the National Framework of Qualifications in a public policy related discipline.
  • Be proficient in MS Office, and in particular have a strong command of PowerPoint.
  • Have the ability to work well under pressure and within tight timeframes.
  • Be willing to work outside of standard office hours, as required, to meet business needs.

Salary

Starting salary for this position is € 20,451 Annually

 

 

Selection Process

Shortlisting of candidates will take immediately after the closing date.

 

The selection process will consist of an interview and presentation.

 

Closing Date: 22nd August, 2019

 

Human Resources & Organisational Development

 

Date: 8/8/2019

Please quote Ad No. 2019-88 on all correspondence