Appointment as Chair to the Governing Bodies of Limerick Institute of Technology and Dundalk Institute of Technology

Applications are now invited from suitably qualified applicants for appointment by the Minister for Education and Skills to the position of Chairperson of the following Boards: Governing Body of Limerick Institute of Technology and Governing Body of Dundalk Institute of Technology.

Applicants must have:-
A proven record of achievement at an appropriately senior level that demonstrates the necessary vision, leadership and management skills, as well as personal resilience;
Prior experience of Board membership or of Chairing a Board
Demonstrate that they possess the significant leadership capabilities and experience necessary to discharge the role of Chairperson;
Have demonstrable experience of making difficult decisions, with significant consequences;
Have strong judgement skills in order to analyse complex issues and facilitate sound decision-making;
Be able to demonstrate the ability to plan, organise and use organisational resources effectively, as part of a clear results-driven approach;
Have a proven track record in adopting and implementing best practice in governance, risk management and compliance;
Have the ability to demonstrate high levels of professional and personal integrity and probity, imbued with a progressive public-sector ethos
It is also a requirement that applicants satisfy the criteria in either or both of the categories set out below -

Finance and Budgeting

Applicants must have significant senior level practical experience in finance and audit in a public or private organisation with a large annual budget or turnover as well as a qualification / membership of a professional body in the area. Previous experience of forensic accounting, sitting on an audit committee or administering/auditing a large and complex budget are desirable.

Strategic Management and Organisational Development
If you wish to be considered for appointment, you can submit your expression of interest by emailing your detailed Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter to
Documents must be submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF document format only.
Alternatively, you can post your expression of interest to the following address:
Higher Education Governance and Funding,
Department of Education and Skills,
Portlaoise Road,
Co Offaly.
R35 Y2N5

Closing Date: 24th June 2019 at 3pm