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Leaving Certificate plus professional award

Analyses financial information and prepares financial reports to determine or maintain a record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organisation.

 
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Level 6 Cert + Professional qualification

Prepares and provides financial records and information for both accountants and financial managers.

 
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Leaving Certificate plus Professional award (PLC or Level 7 Ordinary Degree level courses).
Multilingual skills required

Responsible for the daily processing of invoices and other financial transactions.

 
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Level 6 Cert or greater

Ensures the smooth operation and control of the accounts, including expenses and general ledger systems.

 
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Level 6 Cert or greater

Assists in the management, prioritisation and allocation of work as leader of an Accounts Department.

 
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Degree plus experience as a Sales Manager

In charge of a team of sales managers in a particular district or region.

 
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Level 6/7 Degree

Arts agents/promoters work to create and maintain contacts, for example gaining media coverage and exhibitions in galleries, to promote an artist and their work.

 
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Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

An Auditor is a Professional Accountant who has undergone further post qualification training.

 
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Most managers would have third level qualifications
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Plans, directs and co-ordinate activities of workers in bank/financial setting. Establish and maintain relationships with clients, oversees the flow of cash and financial instruments.

 
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Leaving Certificate + on the job experience. Third level qualifications are frequently required.

Works behind the counter at a bank branch performing general banking duties. Sometimes referred to as a "Cashier".

 
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Works with the collection and analysis of massive amounts of data obtained from computer and internet users.

 
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Organises and oversees the promotion, sales, and overall image associated with a certain brand or branded products and services.

 
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Sells trade goods in bulk to the construction industry, and retail goods to the general public.

 
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A Business Degree or greater with a great deal of expreience in the world of business.

Works with client companies to evaluate business plans and optimise long-term costs and production.

 
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A Business Degree or greater with a great deal of expreience in the world of business.
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Provides objective advice, expertise and specialist skills with the aim of creating value, maximising growth or improving the business performance of their clients.

 
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Degree or greater
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Provides objective advice, expertise and specialist skills with the aim of creating value, maximising growth or improving the business performance of their clients.

 
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Installs, repairs and maintains Information and Communications Technology, business equipment, electronic devices and network operating systems.

 
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Formal education not essential. though many entrants will have a degree

Call centre managers are responsible for standards and targets relating to customer service, such as customer service targets, improvement and development of particular areas of the centre and staff management.

 
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Formal education not essential. though many entrants will have a degree

The title applies to various roles within charity work. The number of positions and nature of charity officer roles can differ greatly depending on the size of the organisations; some large charities require charity officers specialising in specific areas, for example marketing, fundraising, finance, public relations, or project/volunteer management.

 
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Chartered secretaries hold a senior and responsible position within a company or other organisation. They carry out a range of legal, financial and administrative tasks.

 
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Level 6 Cert or greater in related subject area

A cinema manager is responsible for the efficient running of all day-to-day activities and services of the cinema.

 
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Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Gathers and assesses information to help Government Ministers make policy decisions.

 
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Leaving Certificate and relevant skills training.

Oversees and manages the work in a section of a Government Department.

 
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Multilingual skills required

Works as part of a sales team typically acting as the main point of contact for the organisation’s clients.

 
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Cloud Computing applications are becoming key to companies in all economic sectors. Cloud Computing is utilising networks of servers to store and manage data and applications rather than simply storing the information on one computer.

 
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Level 7/8 Degree + professional qualifications

Responsible for ensuring the company or organisation operates within the law in relation to financial and legal practices.

 
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Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Analyses the needs of the end users of computers and writes specifications for programmers and technicians.

 
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Level 7 Ordinary Bachelor Degree or greater
Uses extensive knowledge of customs laws and trade agreements to optimise importing and exporting costs.  
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Performs analysis of data and works out how the findings of the analysis can best be applied to profit the business.

 
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Drives changes in internal operations and processes based on data analytics.

 
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Ensures compliance with and application of Data Protection Regulations in their organisation.

 
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Uses strong business acumen, coupled with an ability to communicate data findings to influence how an organisation approaches business challenges.

 
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Manages the quality and security of an organisation's information.

 
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Leaving Certificate
Responsible for all aspects of department including staff management, ensuring high standards of customer service and achieving budgets. 
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Keeps a website running smoothly and tracks data about where users are clicking, how long they stay on the site and other relevant data to drive marketing efforts.

 
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The Distribution Transport Manager is responsible for the efficient flow of stock within a company or organisation.

 
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 Level 9 Award in related subject area
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Analyses financial information to forecast future economic trends.

 
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Business owner of new enterprise/company who typically directs all business actions for the enterprise.

 
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Level 7/8 Degree in Law or Social Science

Works to ensure there is no discrimination regarding access to employment, education, training opportunities or service for any groups of people such as women, older people or ethnic minorities.

 
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Works out how much it will cost for a business to supply product or services to a client.

 
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Plans, organises and conducts processes such as workshops, meetings, planning sessions, training sessions and seminars.

 
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Degree

Advises people on how to get the most from their financial earnings and savings.

 
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Degree

Responsible for conducting a Money Market check on a daily basis and contacting customers on movements in the market.

 
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Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Prepares and delivers training courses to individuals and organisations on the most up to date issues in Food Safety Management.

 
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Level 6 Cert or greater
Supervise the work of office administration or customer service employees to ensure adherence to quality standards, deadlines and proper procedures. 
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Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree
Manages fund prices and reacts to market prices on a daily basis. 
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Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree
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An investment expert whose job it is to seek out and manage the best investment opportunities for a clients funds.

 
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Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree
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Supervises a team of Fund Administrators to ensure all investment trades are acted upon and completed in good time. 
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A general manager is a business executive who usually oversees a company or organisations marketing and sales functions, as well as the day-to-day business operations.

 
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Level 7 or 8 Degree

Responsible for assessing the risks associated with projects and identifying situations where the design may not conform to the required codes of practice.

 
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<p>Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree</p>

Health and safety inspectors are civil servants who deal with health and safety in workplaces. They make sure that employers follow health and safety legislation.

 
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Level 6 Cert or greater

Supervise and control the running of hotels or Leisure/Hospitality company and ensures that customers are satisfied.

 
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Level 6 Cert or greater

Responsibility for the functioning of the hotel, co-ordinating the team efforts of staff, securing additional business and controlling costs.

 
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Oversees the HR operations of all divisions of the business and works to improve policies and procedures.

 
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Degree (Various disciplines)

Responsible for recruitment of staff, internal staff development, employee training and development.

 
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Carries out duties relating to personnel policy management in areas such as recruitment, careers, training, and equal opportunities.

 
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Works closely with an organisation’s senior leaders to develop a HR agenda that closely supports the overall aims and strategic objectives of an organisation.

 
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Degree (Various disciplines)

Works on maintaining a good relationship between employers and their staff in the workplace.

 
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A vital member of a Web Development Team, playing a critical role in how content is organised on a Website.

 
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Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Uses a knowledge of computer systems to manage and run the IT needs of an organisation.

 
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Level 8 Honours Degree + further professional qualification
Works in partnership with clients, advising them how to use information technology in order to meet their business objectives or overcome problems. 
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Degree + Professional Exam
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Management accountants provide business data and analysis to managers within organisations to assist in business decision-making and control

 
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Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree
A trainee management position held by graduates on entering an organisation. 
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Degree + Professional Exam

Provides professional management advice and direction to businesses and associations.

 
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No formal education requirements

Responsible for the overall business performance of a company.

 
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Looks after bands of musicians and/or the recording, marketing and promotion of their music.

 
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Degree (Various disciplines)

Specialises in identifying risks in the workplace and advises organisations on how to avoid and resolve them.

 
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Applies the principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and marketing problems in an organisation.

 
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Leaving Certificate plus PLC.

Operates office equipment and uses computers for spreadsheet, word processing, database management. Answers telephones and gives information to callers, takes messages, or transfers calls to appropriate individuals.

 
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Uses scientific and mathematical methods to analyse management problems.

 
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Level 6/7 Degree +

Manages a payroll department or team responsible for making sure that wages were paid correctly and on time. In smaller companies, may also carry out general payroll administration duties.

 
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Level 6 Higher Cert + professional qualifications
Works closely with a senior member of staff by providing secretarial support and dealing with a range of administrative tasks. 
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Degree plus additional professional human resource qualification.

Plans, directs, and coordinates the human resource management activities of an organisation.

 
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Level 6 Cert or greater

Recruits, trains and develops staff, supervises staff schemes and organises company social events.

 
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Offers political and public policy advice to a range of employers and clients.

 
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Leaving Certificate + Relevant experience

Sources and buys products and stock for use, or resale, by retailers, wholesalers, companies or organisations.

 
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Level 6 Cert or greater
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Co-ordinates all aspects of a project and ensures completion on schedule.

 
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Level 7 Degree greater

Employed by a client to organise and implement a selection process for the recruitment of staff.

 
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Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree
Manages a team of recruitment staff in a large organisation. Is also involved in planning and organising recruitment campaigns. 
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Level 6 Cert or greater

Supervises and manages the running of a restaurant or a catering service.

 
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Leaving Certificate + relevant experience

Supervises and manages the running of a retail outlet or shop.

 
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Level 7/8 Degree + professional qualifications

Responsible for identifying and analysing areas of potential financial risk that threaten the assets, earning capacity or success of an organisation.

 
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Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

School principals plan, organise, direct, control and evaluate the activities of teachers and other staff of their school.

 
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Works to increase a website's visibility on the internet.

 
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Secretaries provide administrative support to managers and other professionals.

 
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Specialises in the use of online media marketing to attract and interact with audiences and potential customers.

 
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Level 7 Ordinary Bachelor's Degree or greater

Provides research, administration and negotiation support for the Staff Relations Managers.

 
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Training officers identify staff training needs, and plan and organise suitable training programmes.

 
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Works to improve, predict and enhance supply chain processes in areas such as manufacturing, retailing and logistics.

 
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Leaving Certificate plus professional award.

Maintains knowledge of tax code changes and of accounting procedures and theory to properly evaluate financial information. Makes tax returns on behalf of clients.

 
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Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Advises businesses and private individuals on taxation issues.

 
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Leaving Certificate + relevant experience
Manages a travel business by looking after the staff, products, marketing and day to day activities. 
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Wages clerks deal with wages and salaries for their organisation's employees.

 
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Level 7 Ordinary Degree or greater
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Works on the design, layout and coding required to build and maintain a website.