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

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



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 in an organisation of scale;
• A successful career, at an appropriately senior level, in large scale, customer-focused  commercial organisations;
• Proven commercial acumen to ensure long term financial sustainability and effective risk management; and
• Proven stakeholder management, communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to build strong relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders.


• 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.


Ordinary Directors


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

First Ordinary Director Vacancy Details

Candidate’s must demonstrate: legal experience, particularly expertise in employment and commercial law; and strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Second Ordinary Director Vacancy Details

Candidate’s must demonstrate: financial experience, particularly regarding ensuring long term financial sustainability; and strong communication and interpersonal skills.


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.

Candidate’s will ideally have experience in one or more of the following:
• Expertise in health and safety legislation;
• An understanding of climate change and energy decarbonisation issues;
• An understanding of change management in a large organisation;
• IT/ IT Strategy experience, particularly in an organisation undergoing significant transformation; and/or
• Corporate governance practices.

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




21303302_Final Information Booklet Dublin Bus.pdf