Appointment of a Chairperson and Directors to the Voluntary Health Insurance Board

Person Specification – Chairperson

Expressions of interest are now invited from applicants who consider they possess the skills and experience necessary to chair the Vhi Board.

The Chairperson is responsible for leadership of the Board and ensuring its effectiveness in all aspects of its role.

Candidates must demonstrate in their application evidence of:

• A successful career history at an appropriately senior level in a large complex organisation/company, ideally in the financial services/insurance sector;
• Financial literacy or evidence of having made informed decisions on financial resourcing;
• Significant experience of strategy formulation, supervision and execution;
• Significant experience of corporate governance and risk management
• Significant board-level experience, with the confidence and resilience to lead the board of a complex organisation; and
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with all relevant stakeholders.

Personal Specification - Director

The Minister for Health invites expressions of interest from suitably qualified candidates to fill a number of vacancies on the Vhi Board.

Candidates must demonstrate evidence of experience at an appropriately senior level in one or more of the following in their application:
• In-depth financial services/insurance sector experience (e.g. risk, accounting, actuarial)
• Digital innovation/Customer experience transformation (e.g. experience in implementing a digital or customer experience programme in an organisation of similar size and complexity as VHI)
• Health provision and/or health policy (e.g. relevant experience in a hospital or experience of health economics)
• Previous board and corporate governance experience;
• Capital Markets experience

Candidates must demonstrate also demonstrate evidence of:

• Senior management leadership experience in a complex commercial organisation;
• Financial literacy or the ability to make informed decisions on financial resourcing;
• Strategy development, supervision and execution in a competitive business environment
• Knowledge and experience of risk management.
Closing Date: 15:00 on Friday 6th December 2019

19271109_VHI Final information booklet 2.pdf