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We are seeking an Office Manager
by William Carnwath on 16th August 2018, 12:17 PM (last updated 18th August 2018, 10:04 AM)

 

Office Manager for Muckamore Credit Union Limited

We require an Office Manager who will report to the Chairman. Ideally he/she will have 5 years experience working in the financial services sector, 3 years management experience, 5 years minimum experience in retail lending, excellent communication skills and a passion for customer service and continious improvement.

Should have, but not essential, to have experience of working in the voluntary sector.

This is a permanent post subject to satisfactory completeion of a six month probationary period.

The successful candidate will be required to work 20 hours per week which will probably include at least 2 hours on one evening and 2 hours Saturday morning work.(The 20 hours could be increased subject to the growth of the business.)

To apply for this post please reply to Gordon Smyth, Ulster Federation of Credit Unions, 218 - 220 Kingsway, Dunmurry, BT17 9AE. or gordon@ufcu.co.uk, With a letter outlining your suitability for the vacancy along with an up to date CV. We also require the names of two referees, one of whom must have been your most recent employer.

Closing date for applications is Monday 3rd September 2018 at 11am. Late applications will not be considered.

The successful candidate will work in our new Antrim office on Antrim, High Street.

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New Premises coming soon
by William Carnwath on 14th August 2018, 6:50 PM (last updated 18th August 2018, 10:13 AM)

We have purchased the old 'Bank of Ireland' building on Antrims High Street. It has been a very long journey thus far. We first started the bidding process around Easter time 2017 and it took up until November to finally get all the documentation signed.

Then we employed an architect to make up suitable drawings to take the project forward, unfortunately our architect had a motoring accident in mid-winter when he actually broke bones in his neck, putting him out of actime for a time.

However the drawings were completed and we made our submissions to 'Building 'Control' on July 11th 2018, having already received planning permission earlier.

After building control made a few queries that were successfully answered we received their approval at the end of July.

This week, beginning Monday 13 August 2018 we have an advert in the situations vacant in the Antrim Guardian seeking an Office Manager.

We also have three qoutes in place and these will be put to our board members on Wednesday 15 August.

If we get board approval then we would hope to make contact with the preferred bidder by the beginning of week beginning 20 August 2018 and get all the contract issues sorted out.

With luck work will get underway possibly around the end of August and we expect a completion date sometime in November.

We could well be in our brand new premises for Christmas 2018. 

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