Appointment as Chairperson of St James Hospital Board

The Minister for Health invites expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced persons interested in being appointed as Chairperson on the Board of St James’s Hospital.


All candidates for this role must be able to demonstrate that they meet the following essential criteria:
The Chairperson should have proven ability demonstrated by significant relevant experience at a senior level in at least two of the following:

• Governance;
• Planning and Change Management;
• Irish and International Healthcare Systems.

In addition, the Chairperson must also have:

• Leadership experience at a senior level which demonstrates the ability to chair a Board which is engaged in complex change.
• To ensure that the Board guides, challenges and supports the CEO and Executive management team to deliver major change whilst holding them to account in doing so;
• Broad board experience, including significant experience as a Board Member in a large complex organisation.


• Highly developed oral, written, presentation and leadership skills, with the ability to develop, communicate and gain ownership for a clear vision and direction;
• Experience in chairing Boards of Directors or Board Sub-committees.

Closing Date:  15:00 on Thursday 30th September 2021


21267204_Chairperson St James Hospital Final Booklet.pdf