Job Vacancy


LEADER Programme 2023-2027

Co-Ordinator Full time position

Development Officer Part time position 2 and a half days  

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Located: Carlow Town and remote working where appropriate

Salary commensurate with experience


Job Purpose: This is an excellent opportunity to join Carlow County Development Partnership (CCDP) in the key roles of LEADER Programme Co-Ordinator and Development Officer.  Joining a high performing team and reporting to the CEO, the purpose of these roles is to roll out the 2023-2027 LEADER Progamme in Carlow.


Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Deliver an effective community engagement and animation strategy.
  • Strategic management of a community project portfolio
  • Ensure up to date understanding of the LEADER Programme 2023-2027 Operating Rules and amendments.


Experience in one or more of the following areas will be required:

  • Rural Development
  • Project Management
  • Animation and engagement

Skills Required:

  • Working with community groups.
  • Managing a portfolio of projects,
  • Detailed administration work and file management,
  • Delivering results within a compliance framework,
  • Delivering results within short deadlines,
  • Showing initiative and problem-solving skills.

Application Process:

Interested candidates are required to send their Curriculum Vitae with covering letter by e-mail to on or before 5pm on Wednesday 17th April 2024.  Full role profile can be requested by email to

All applications received will be acknowledged.   Shortlisting will apply. Canvasing will disqualify.  Carlow Development Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.