Job Advertisement: Ballymote Centre Manager

BALLYMOTE CENTRE MANAGER: Ballymote Centre, 40 Killough Road, Downpatrick, Co Down, BT30 6PY.


Ballymote Centre, 40 Killough Road, Downpatrick, Co Down, BT30 6PY.

Ballymote Community Project Ltd is one of the most successful social enterprises in Northern Ireland. It is managed by a voluntary board of Directors and is now seeking to appoint a Centre Manager.

Fully occupied since 1997, the centre now boasts a major local Supermarket, Butchers, Pharmacy, Hairdresser, Charity shop, Chinese take-away and Beauticians. A ground floor Childrens centre provides playgroup and after school facilities for local families managed by Action For Children and Surestart.

Community offices upstairs are the base for a wide range of community development and a 3000 square feet community Hall is booked most days and evenings by Special Olympics, Bands, Bingo, Irish Dancing and indoor Archery, as well as conferences and training events by a wide range of organisations.

Main Purpose of The Roleā€¦

  • In conjunction with the Board provide focus and vision for the development of Ballymote Centre through expansion of its services, encouraging new tenants and businesses.
  • Protecting and extending all income generation opportunities, including grant and funding applications, for the Ballymote Community Project Ltd, managing all expenditure to pre-agreed budgets and contributing to the financial Business Plan targets.

Requirements for The Role


  • Experience in financial management and budget forecasting
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, including strong presentation and influencing skills.
  • Evidence of effective analytical, problem solving and decision making abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate and maintain effective, long-term business relationships with customers and stakeholders.
  • Proficient in the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software, email and the internet.


  • Experience in a similar role.

Further Details

 For an application pack, including a job description, person specification and application form please contact our HR Consultant Kieran McMahon on: / 07849 881492

Completed applications must be returned by 5pm Friday 30 April 2021

(Please note we reserve the right to enhance the criteria at shortlisting stage.)