Chief Executive Officer

16 December 2016
15 January 2017
Position / level
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Full Time

HEAnet Limited is Ireland’s National Education and Research Network and today stands as an essential provider of Information and Communications
Technology (ICT) services to the education and research community
in Ireland.

HEAnet operates a nationwide highspeed broadband network that connects
approximately 1 million students, researchers and staff across Higher
Education and every school in Ireland.

Accountable to the Chairperson and Board and supported by a Senior Executive Team, HEAnet is now seeking to appoint a 


Chief Executive Officer

This person will:
• Provide dynamic leadership to a leading-edge ICT organisation;
• Ensure strategic delivery of networking, infrastructure and
services for education and research clients;
• Drive transformation, change and business value in a Shared Services environment;
• Lead the organisation to ensure HEAnet and its subsidiary company EduCampus, deliver services, solutions and value for money for its clients in Higher Education and Research.

Candidates will need to have a demonstrable track record in a multidisciplinary ICT environment in the public or private sector along with a
proven track record of delivering results at a senior leadership level in an
ICT Shared Services environment.

Experience in managing and engaging with a broad and diverse stakeholder
group is essential along with excellent communication and commercial
skills. 10 years’ proven experience of successfully leading, managing and
developing a senior management team is desirable.

Initial enquiries by email to Catherine Corcoran, Partner, RSM Ireland - click APPLY.

Closing date for receipt of applications, to include a comprehensive CV, is
15th January, 2017.

A full role profile is available on