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Information on any positions or open tenders from the Ombudsman for Children’s Office

The Ombudsman for Children’s Office is inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified candidates who wish to be considered for inclusion on a panel of investigators in the OCO’s Complaints & Investigations unit.
The panel will be in place for two years. Work would be allocated on the basis of expertise and cost. There is no guarantee of allocation of work from being on the panel.
The panel will commence from 27 May 2019.
The deadline for receipt of queries or requests for clarification is 12.00pm on Monday, 22 April 2019, and must be sent to with Investigator Panel in the subject line.
The deadline for receipt of applications is 12.00pm on Wednesday, 01 May 2019.

For more information, please see the attached information booklet.

ITT panel of investigators April 2019


The Ombudsman for Children’s Office (OCO) is commissioning desk-based, secondary research about barriers to realising the rights of children with disabilities. The overall research questions that the required research will address are:

· What are key barriers to the realisation of the rights of children with disabilities in Ireland?
· What measures are required to address these barriers appropriately and effectively?

Further information is available in our Invitation to Tender (ITT) document, which is available on eTenders and can be accessed via the following link:
Comms/Policy Research Project – OCO Research Sept 2019 – Barriers to realisation of rights of children with disabilities in Ireland

The deadline for submission of tenders is 12.00pm on Monday, 30 September 2019.


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