Appointment of a Chairperson and an Ordinary Member to the Board of Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment invites applications from suitable candidates to fill the positions of Chairperson and one ordinary member on the Board of SEAI. 


Candidates must demonstrate in their application, significant relevant experience and a proven track record at a sufficiently senior level, in two or more of the following:

- Leading a complex organisation/company in the business, public or not for profit sector;
- Developing vision, strategy and/or policy and ensuring its implementation
- Organisational management and improvement including overseeing change management programmes
- A deep understanding of governance, gained through Board level or senior management experience, to give confidence in their ability to lead the Board of a complex organisation
- Excellent communication and influencing skills and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with all relevant stakeholders
- Knowledge of the energy sector and policy developments in Ireland and/or internationally.

Ordinary Member

Candidate must demonstrate in their application evidence of two or more of the following: -

- Experience of communications programmes and/or campaigns targeted at communities, businesses and/or the general public and at getting buy in to transformational change
- Experience at an appropriately senior level in a public, private or not for profit organisation in the energy, environmental or related sectors such as finance, education or transport
- Governance experience at Board or senior management level
- Relevant qualification in management or specialist areas and/or membership of a relevant professional body
- A demonstrable understanding of the challenges posed by climate change and in developing sustainable energy solutions.
- Evidence of strong communications, influencing and leadership skills in current and previous roles.

Closing Date: 15:00 on Monday 20th April 2020


2055402_SEAI Final information booklet.pdf