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IT Solutions Developer – Dublin

GOAL has responded to the world’s major humanitarian crises since its founding in 1977, working with vulnerable communities in more than 60 countries over the last 40 years. While GOAL continues to be an agile first-responder to humanitarian crises, it is also committed to working with vulnerable communities to help them survive crises and support them on the road to recovery.

GOAL’s purpose is to save lives and empower communities to develop resilience and greater control over their lives and livelihoods. GOAL aims to increase the resilient wellbeing of the world’s poorest people and focuses on those who are excluded or marginalised, particularly those who are vulnerable due to socio-economic status, gender or age.

GOAL believes in a world where poverty no longer exists, where vulnerable communities are resilient, where barriers to well-being are removed and where everyone has equal rights and opportunities.

Overview of the role

GOAL Ireland is currently recruiting an IT Solutions Developer to support the IT Solutions team. The purpose of this role is to meet GOAL’s business needs through the development and maintenance of bespoke, low-code solutions. Using Microsoft Power Platform in conjunction with cloud-based data structures, the Developer will work closely with IT and extra-departmental stakeholders to understand and support a variety of business functions.


Duties & Responsibilities:

Solution Development:

  • Use Microsoft Power Platform to build low-code solutions, enabling business optimisation throughout GOAL.
  • Support GOAL’s move to cloud-based data management through the creation of data structures using SharePoint Lists and Microsoft Dataverse.
  • Help to integrate GOAL’s Procurement and Funding platforms with Sage, GOAL’s Enterprise Resource Planning software.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to develop intuitive user interfaces and meet business needs.


Solution Management:

  • Assist in the maintenance and improvement of existing GOAL solutions.
  • Help to develop and promote best-practices for citizen developers using Power Platform in GOAL’s country teams.
  • Support the documentation of new and existing IT Solutions.



Essential Requirements

Technical Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:

  • Experience building solutions using the following technologies:
    • Power Apps
    • Power Automate
    • SharePoint Lists
    • Dataverse
  • Experience working with ERP systems such as Sage
  • An undergraduate qualification (or equivalent experience) in Data Science, Software Development, or a similar field
  • 2-4 years post-graduate work experience.


Interpersonal Skills

  • Able to communicate information clearly, concisely, and confidently.
  • Committed to delivering high-quality customer service.
  • Treats others with tact, courtesy, and respect, even in challenging circumstances.
  • Collaborates and supports colleagues to achieve organisational goals.

Commitment to GOAL Values

  • Strives to perform at a high level, investing significant energy to achieve agreed objectives.
  • Ensures that country programmes are at the heart of all services provided.
  • Upholds high standards of honesty, ethics, and integrity.


Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of industry recognised methodologies for Project Management, AGILE development and Change Management (e.g. ADKAR, SCRUM, Prince II, PMP).
  • Experience with SQL, Python, or C#
  • Experience with Dynamics 365.
  • Previous experience in the non-profit sector.


GOAL is committed to a Policy of Equal Opportunity; female candidates and persons with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.

Accountability;within GOAL

A commitment to GOAL values and GOAL’s integrity framework is critical to working with GOAL. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability: 1) Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, code of conduct, health and safety, confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behaviour protocols; 2) Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area; 3) Report any concerns about inappropriate behaviour of a GOAL staff or partner.


Children and vulnerable adults who come into contact with GOAL as a result of our activities must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.

Equal Employer Statement

Consistent with GOAL’s core values of humanitarianism; integrity; respect; partnership and courage, we place a significant emphasis on equality in our working environment.

GOAL is committed to treating all its employees with dignity and respect and values diversity, which it believes enriches an organisation. To reinforce this commitment, all company activities, policies, practices and procedures are to be carried out in accordance with this global standard.;

All employees share in the responsibility for fulfilling GOAL’s commitment to equal employment opportunity and equal treatment. GOAL does not disriminate against any employee or volunteer; or any applicant for employment or volunteering on the basis of age, gender identity, ancestry, political opinion, civil status, medical condition, ethnic background, disability, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.;

GOAL believes that our strong commitment to equal opportunity and equal treatment helps to ensure that there is no unjustified discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, compensation, benefits, retention, and discipline of staff and volunteers.

GOAL aims to provide a work environment that fosters fairness, equity, and respect for social and cultural diversity, and that is free from discrimination, harassment as determined by applicable laws.

General Terms and Conditions

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document.

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