Appointment as Chairperson, and two Ordinary Directors to the Board of Bus √Čireann

The Minister for Transport invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill  the roles of Chairperson and two Ordinary Directors on the Board of Bus Eireann.

Chairperson:

Essential:

Applicants must have a significant level of experience, gained at an appropriately senior level in a large complex organisation(s). In particular, you must be able to clearly demonstrate evidence of the following:

• Proven experience of serving in senior leadership positions (e.g., Chair/Board and/or CEO) with an ability to Chair the Board of an Organisation;
• Proven strategic leadership capability at an appropriately senior level in a large scale customer focused commercial organisation;
• Proven strong commercial acumen to ensure long term financial sustainability and effective risk management; and
• Proven strong stakeholder management, communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to build strong relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders.

Desirable:

• Knowledge of the bus industry or broader transport industry.
• Experience of working in a sector subject to economic and/or safety regulation.
• An understanding of climate change and decarbonisation issues in the public transport sector.

Directors:

Essential:

Candidates for the Ordinary Director positions must have significant experience at a senior management level within a large commercial organisation.

• For one of the Director roles candidates must demonstrate professional experience at a senior management level of one or more of the following:
- IT; and/or
- Development of IT Strategy.


• For the second Director role candidates must demonstrate professional experience at a senior management level in one or more of the following:
- Marketing;
- Human Resources; and/or
- Customer Relations.

Desirable:

• Experience of operating in the transport sector and more specifically in a fully competitive and tendered ground transport market would be an advantage, as would previous board experience; however, these are not essential.

Closing Date:  15:00 on 26th of October 2021

Dublin

21303006_Final Information Booklet Chair and OM Bus Eireann.pdf

04/10/2021

26/10/2021

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