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We asked Siobhan Canny from Health Service Executive to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Siobhan Canny

Midwife

Health Service Executive

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  Siobhan Canny

I would advise anybody wishing to pursue a career as a Midwife to focus on having science subjects in their Leaving Certificate. The basic entrance requirements are high at the moment so a good Leaving Certificate is essential (unless applying as a mature applicant).

To be accepted onto a training course you have to do an interview where they will determine whether you are suitable for the job or not. In the interview I would advise you to relax and to be yourself, answer honestly and do not be afraid to promote yourself.

The interviewers are looking for intellegent, hard working, nice people who are genuinely interested in being with women in pregnancy and labour. They are looking for students who have a basic understanding as to what this entails.

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Fund Administrator

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Education
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€25k > 155 
Client Services Officer
Salary Range
(thousands per year)*
€22 - 65 
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Data Source(s):
Brightwater / Morgan McKinley

Last Updated: July, 2015

Fund Administration
Salary Range
(thousands per year)*
€25 - 155 
Related Information:
Fund Administrator: 26 - 32

SETTLEMENTS STAFF
Settlements Manager: 35 - 60
Settlements Team Leader: 40 - 47
Settlements Administrator: 20 - 40

COMPLIANCE STAFF
Head of Compliance: 70 - 160
Compliance Manager: 40 - 100
Compliance Officer: 22 - 60

CUSTODY STAFF
Custody Administrator: 21 - 45
Head of Custody: 60 - 145
Senior Custody Manager: 55 - 100
Custody Manager: 40 - 90
Custody Supervisor: 32 - 60
Data Source(s):
Collins McNicholas / CPL / Morgan McKinley / Brightwater / Sigmar

Last Updated: May, 2014

* The lower figures typically reflect starting salaries. Higher salaries are awarded to those with greater experience and responsibility. Positions in Dublin sometimes command higher salaries.
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Manages fund prices and reacts to market prices on a daily basis.


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Manage investment funds to maximize return on client investments.

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Select specific investments or investment mixes for purchase by an investment fund.

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Analyze acquisitions to ensure conformance with strategic goals or regulatory requirements.

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Select or direct the execution of trades.

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Develop or implement fund investment policies or strategies.

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Develop or direct development of offering documents or marketing materials.

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Evaluate the potential of new product developments or market opportunities, according to factors such as business plans, technologies, or market potential.

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Identify group or individual target investors for a specific fund.

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Meet with investors to determine investment goals or to discuss investment strategies.

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Monitor regulatory or tax law changes to ensure fund compliance or to capitalize on development opportunities.

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