Vacancy: Upper Shannon Erne Future Economy (USEFE) Project Coordinator

By February 18, 2019 No Comments

Leitrim County Council are currently recruiting for the position of Upper Shannon Erne Future Economy (USEFE) Project Coordinator (Fixed Term Contract to March 2021).

The Role

The Project Coordinator is an integral part of the USEFE project and will be responsible for the implementation of the action plan working in connection with the various USEFE working groups. Reporting to the USEFE Steering Group (comprised of representatives of Bord na Mona, ESB and the Chief Executives of the Local Authorities across the 4 counties), the Project Co-ordinator will develop the USEFE project through a wide range of functions and duties and would suit a candidate seeking a dynamic and varied role.

Education, Experience -Suitable candidates must have:

  1. a third level degree or professional qualification in a relevant discipline (Business, Finance, Economics, Rural/Community Development etc) with a minimum of two years relevant work experience OR
  1. a good standard of general education with a minimum of three years relevant work experience in one or more of the fields of economic/enterprise development, rural development, community development, project administration of public funded projects etc AND
  1. possess a full clean Class B driving licence and have access to his/her own vehicle.

Full details of candidate requirements are outlined in the Candidate Information Booklet attached below.


The salary will be €42,041 per annum. Increments will not apply.

Annual Leave

The post holder will be entitled to 30 days annual leave plus all public holidays.

Application Process

Completed Application Form (4 copies) together with supporting documentation (1 copy) will be accepted in hard copy format only and must be returned not later than 4.00pm on Thursday 28th February 2019. Applications submitted by e-mail or fax will not be accepted.

For more detailed information and to download the application form log on to Leitrim County Council’s website or alternatively contact our Human Resources Department – Email: or Telephone: 071 9620005 Ext 155.

Leitrim County Council reserves the right to shortlist candidates depending on the number of applications received.

Leitrim County Council is an equal opportunities employer.