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We are recruiting for a Policy and Legal Officer

Published: Friday, September 24, 2021

The National Women’s Council (NWC) is the leading national women’s membership organisation seeking equality for women. We represent 190-member groups from a diversity of backgrounds, sectors and locations

NWC is currently recruiting for a Policy and Legal Officer

This is an exciting time for NWC.  Change is happening for women in Ireland and we would like you to be part of that.  If you have a good understanding of women’s equality, are a strong communicator, can build relationships and are interested in working with a leading national women’s organisation we want you!

This position is for 4 days per week and NWC offices are based in Dublin. NWC is currently in a transition phase with working arrangements due to Covid-19 restrictions and is developing a hybrid model of working for the longer term.  It is expected that this post will combine some office-based working (Dublin) and some remote working. 

The Policy and Legal Officer will support policy and advocacy development and implementation across all policy areas, in line with our Strategic Plan 2021-2024 No Woman Left Behind.  In addition, the Officer will support the development of submissions, consultations, reports and presentations through feminist legal analysis and writing.

Application Form

Job Description

Applications and interviews

Application is by way of application form emailed to Susan McCormack susanmcc@nwci.ie The application form must address the person specification and responsibilities of the post applied for.

The deadline for receipt of applications is midnight on Wednesday 13th October 2021.  Late applications will not be reviewed.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday, November 3rd 2021.  Please note interviews will take place in person in the NWC office in Dublin.

NWC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties including people from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups including ethnic minority groups and disabled people.

NWC offers a number of flexible working arrangements.