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Programme Coordinator - Erasmus+

This is a great opportunity to join an organisation that is making a real difference in the lives of young people and the environment.  If you have a passion for youth development and the protection of the environment, are enthusiastic and motivated with education and training skills then we would love to hear from you.


The Role:

ECO-UNESCO seeks to employ a part-time Programme Coordinator for an Erasmus+ project, Youth Action for Nature and Well-being, focussing on Education for Sustainable Development principles and transformative learning. This is a position of responsibility within ECO-UNESCO, playing a key role in the delivery of an international youth environmental education project. 

Reporting to:Operations and Development Manager
Location:ECO-UNESCO’S Headquarters at 9 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2 with occasional travel required
Time commitment:

Full/time (35 hours)

Flexibility is required as the role may include evening and weekend work.

Fixed Term Contract

Key responsibilities

Programme Overview

 ECO-UNESCO is the lead partner on an Erasmus+ funded programme titled Youth Action for
Nature and Well-being,
which will run until August 2023. During that time,
we will work with 5 European partners to deliver:

§ A Case Study of
participants engagement with Education for Sustainable Development pedagogical

§ A Toolkit for
youth workers and educators in Education for Sustainable Development.

§ An E-Learning
course focussing on Youth Action.

§ An Evaluation
Tool for youth workers and educators to evaluate the impact of their teachings.

§ A series of Dissemination Events in partner countries.

Key Responsibilities

The programme coordinator will be responsible for the management of the programme through to
its conclusion and reporting. This will include liaising with all partners,
managing and supervising their respective contributions towards the programme

Budget Management

The programme coordinator will also be responsible for the management of the programme budget,
ensuring that expenditure is pre-approved and accurately recorded in line with Erasmus+ funding requirements.

Additionally, the coordinator will ensure that the on-granting of programme funds to partner
organisations is managed efficiently and accurately.

 Administration Management

Due to the international nature of the programme, strong administrative oversight will be
required to manage the academic research towards the intellectual outputs,
travel itineraries, and more.


The programme coordinator will be responsible for collating regular and ongoing reports on
the programme’s progress, both to internal management and to Erasmus+.
Reporting will encompass both programme and academic metrics in line with
intellectual outputs.



This role description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive.  It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and can be amended. ECO-UNESCO reserves the right to reassign staff as appropriate and necessary.


Closing Date for receipt of Applications – Midnight Friday 18 June 2021

Interviews are provisionally scheduled for week commencing 28 June 2021

Start date: As soon as possible.

 Successful applicants may be requested to prepare a short presentation during the selection process.

Please send a copy of a completed Application Form with a Cover Letter to:

Please mark in subject line Employment Opportunities – Programme Coordinator (Erasmus+) (Private and Confidential)


Applicants may be placed on a panel for positions that may arise in the future.

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