Appointment as Directors to the Board of Bord na Móna plc

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment seeks applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill two vacancies on the Board of Bord na Mona.

Candidates must demonstrate evidence in their application of experience in one of the following areas:

A. Accountancy/Finance
Candidates applying under this category must demonstrate in their application evidence of the following at an appropriately senior level : -

• Finance and/or accounting experience in a complex commercial organisation.
• A relevant professional qualification and membership of a professional body (or entitlement).
• Experience which demonstrates an understanding of the role of the Board particularly in terms of corporate governance, strategy challenge/oversight and risk management.
A successful candidate under this category is likely to become a member of the Risk and Audit Committee in BnM which meets normally five times per year.

or

B. Business Development/Organisational Transformation
Candidates applying under this category must demonstrate in their application evidence of the following at an appropriately senior level : -

• A successful career history at senior executive level in a complex commercial organisation of scale.
• Experience in project appraisal/assessing business opportunities with a proven ability to challenge constructively; and/or
• Experience of business development and product innovation in a large scale commercial organisation; and/or
• Experience of restructuring/transformation processes.
The successful candidate under this category is likely to become a member of the Finance Committee in BnM which meets at least twice yearly.
Desirable for both roles
• Experience of leading a large organisation through a period of significant transformation;
• Strategy development skills; and
• Previous Board or Committee membership.

The Minister shall have regard to the desirability for gender balance on the Board as the Minister considers appropriate and determines from time to time when making appointments.
Please give careful consideration to the possibility of any legal impediment or potential conflict of interest that may exist and address this in your cover letter.
The Assessment Panel may decide, based on the perceived level of conflict, not to forward your name for consideration.

Closing Date: 15:00 on Thursday 27th June 2019

19127507_BnM booklet Final.pdf

30/05/2019

27/06/2019

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