Information Systems Assistant

Location UK / Munster

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 17 hours ago

Reference 1369624

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Information Systems Assistant based in Cork

safefood is an all-island implementation body set up under the British-Irish Agreement with a general remit to promote awareness and knowledge of food safety and nutrition issues on the island of Ireland. Our activities include:

  • Promotion of food safety
  • Research into food safety
  • Communication of nutritional advice
  • Promotion of scientific co-operation and laboratory linkages
  • Provide independent scientific advice

Deliver consumer focused review

Applications are invited for the following permanent position in our Cork office:

Information Systems Assistant

Reporting to the Information Systems & Facilities Manager, the successful candidate will deliver key support activities to assist with the implementation, maintenance and development of Information Communication Technologies. They will be responsible for investigating, defining and analysing both internal and external information and communications technology requirements from both a user and system perspective.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting and reviewing safefood ICT processes and equipment, and supporting safefood staff by providing an ICT helpdesk function for day to day issues.

Qualifications and Experience:

Applicants must have a 3rd level degree / post graduate qualification in Information Technology or an equivalent professional qualification. They must have at least 2 years IT experience gained within the public, private, voluntary or community sector. This employment experience should include experience of networking and communications technologies including LAN/WAN Servers and PC’s. Previous experience in dealing with customer queries in person and by telephone is also essential.


€24,205-€35,764 (NPPC).  The appointment will be made at the minimum of the scale.

Full details of this position and how to apply can be found on our website by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below

The closing date for receipt of applications is 4pm on 14th November 2018. 

safefood is committed to promoting equality of opportunity.