Project Manager

Newry, Co. Down
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TEAM:   ………                               Trade or Innovation & Entrepreneurship

GRADE:              ………               Deputy Manager - £40,995 - £42,614 per annum

REPORTS TO:    ………          Manager (Trade or Innovation & Entrepreneurship)



We are a unique all island economic development agency with over 25 years’ experience of supporting thousands of SMEs, with a deep and practical understanding of how to help businesses address challenges and take advantage of new growth opportunities.


We are looking for a Project Manager(s) to join our team. The successful candidate will help us deliver on our strategic goals and make sure that we enhance the opportunities for cross-border trade, innovation and clustering co-operation in the years ahead. 


In the role of Project Manager you will be at the forefront of our design, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of supports aimed at improving productivity, efficiency and sustainability in the areas of growing cross-border exports, enabling collaborative innovation, all island entrepreneurship and supporting cross-border collaboration, clusters and networks.

You will manage operational relationships with many stakeholders associated with your designated work stream, directly interact with businesses, informing and advising them of the development pathways available to them from InterTradeIreland and developing and managing a range of types of engagement events.

Further expectations of this exciting role are detailed in the Job description.

What's in it for you?

We have big ambitions, and we want you to help shape our future. Join our team and support the growth of economic development on the island of Ireland.

In return for your contribution, you will be rewarded with:

  • 30 days annual leave (plus bank holidays).
  • Flexible working arrangements, including flexi-time and a mix of office and remote working.
  • An attractive pension package.
  • A progressive environment that will support your professional growth and personal development.
  • Family friendly policies with a focus on health and wellbeing.
  • An inclusive working environment with colleagues who are committed to our core values of being flexible, supportive and honest.


  • A third level, or equivalent, professional qualification.


  •  A minimum of 3 years’ experience of project delivery within a business development / support environment.


  • 3 years’ experience of and responsibility for managing all aspects of a project or work programme lifecycle including design, delivery, continuous improvement, monitoring, evaluation, and budgetary control.
  •  Experience of working autonomously and being an effective decision maker which has had a direct impact on the successful delivery of a business project(s).
  • Experience of designing, implementing, and maintaining effective controls to support accountability requirements within project management.
  • Experience of building and managing budgets to a high degree of accuracy.
  • A high level of IT competency in a business environment, to include a working knowledge and experience in CRM / Database management.
  • The ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, paying attention to the relevance of the content and the target audience and demonstrating the ability to persuade and influence others.
  • If you think you can demonstrate these skills, then click the Apply now button.

Closing date for applications is Monday 17th June 2024 @ 1.00pm. 

Important Dates
Posted on
21 May, 2024
Application deadline
17 June, 2024
£40,995 - 42,614 / per year (est.)
Source: Provided by the employer.