Senior Manager - Capital and Recurrent Funding

08 September 2017
02 October 2017
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time

The Higher Education Authority (HEA) plays a lead role in ensuring that the higher education and research system delivers the outcomes necessary for graduates, the economy and wider Irish society. The HEA is also responsible for advising the Minister for Education and Skills on higher education policy in teaching, learning and research. The Higher Education Authority is responsible annually for funding in excess of €1.1 bn including €22m capital investment funding. This role will be responsible for management of the capital investment fund and will be critical in making the case for capital investment across the sector, prioritising the funding that is made available, and ensuring that institutions can respond to evolving regional and national needs.

The HEA is based in Ballsbridge, Dublin and is well serviced by public transport links. The post on offer will be filled on a permanent basis, subject to a 12 month probation period. The HEA would be happy to consider applications from candidates interested in a secondment arrangement.
This is a role that might be of interest to a person with a QS/Architecture/ Engineering background wishing to broaden their experience to include the management of capital investment programmes.

The salary for the position is €65,092, €66,270, €67,961, €70,248, €72,529, €73,844, €76,150 (LSI 1), €78,452 (LSI 2)

Further information (booklet) on this position is available by emailing or at 

Interested applicants should email their current CV together with a supporting statement outlining their suitability for the post by email to Padraic Mellett, Head of Corporate Affairs - click APPLY or by post to Higher Education Authority, 3 Shelbourne Buildings, Shelbourne Road,
Dublin D04 C2Y6.

The HEA is an equal opportunities employer.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5.30pm Monday 2nd October 2017

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