Appointment of one person as both the Chairperson and Ordinary Member of the Outside Appointments Board

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform invites applications from suitably qualified individuals, who CANNOT be a civil servant, in order to become both a Member and Chairperson of the OAB.

Persons expressing an interest in this appointment must be able to demonstrate that they meet the following essential criteria:

•Have extensive experience in senior leadership levels with a high degree of integrity, particularly in the area of conflict of interest issues.
•A proven track record of independent, objective and effective judgement and decision making, including in roles such as Appeals Boards, Arbitration Boards etc.
•Have a strong commitment to the Public Service and its values, in particular, a clear understanding of the importance of upholding the public interest.
•Good communication and interpersonal skills.

How to Apply:

Please forward a succinct CV having regard to the requirements described above (no more than 2 pages).

Please also enclose a cover letter (no more than 1 page) outlining why you fulfil all the requirements described above, and the specific expertise you would bring to the role as a Member and Chairperson of the OAB.

Please forward your CV and Cover Letter to with the Heading "Member and Chairperson of the OAB", no later than 3pm on Tuesday 25th June 2019.
If there are any questions regarding the application process, please e-mail


19123403_OAB Final Information Booklet2.pdf