Director Financial Operations

Location
Dublin, Leinster
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 March 2019
Closes
02 April 2019
Ref
(073/2019)
Position / level
Director, Professional
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

The Central Bank of Ireland serves the public interest by safeguarding monetary and financial stability and by working to ensure that the financial system operates in the best interests of consumers and the wider economy.

Reporting to the Deputy Governor, Central Banking the Central Bank has an exceptional opportunity to join our senior leadership team and make a sizeable contribution to the delivery of our mission.

The Director of Financial Operations will lead a directorate of two direct reports and in excess of 80 people with responsibility for leading the implementation of monetary policy in Ireland with direct responsibility for the investment management of the Central Bank’s financial assets. The director will play a pivotal role in maintaining the liquidity of the banking system, ensuring that the real time wholesale payments systems function effectively and oversight of financial market infrastructures and associated functions. As the Central Bank of Ireland operates as part of the Euro system, the Director will have a significant role in contributing at European fora, and will be expected to contribute to the delivery of the wider mandate of the Central Bank.

What are we looking for?

The role requires significant experience in shaping and implementing policy coupled with a deep understanding of EU and Euro system policy making. You will ideally have 10 years’ experience at senior management /executive level with a demonstrable track record in the development and motivation of results –focused teams and educated to post graduate level in Economics, Finance or a related discipline.

Working with us will offer a wide range of opportunities and experiences including:

  • operating in a truly international organisation, engaging with European counterparts;
  • contributing to the development of the financial system in Ireland and beyond;
  • playing a leading role in the delivery of the Central Bank’s diverse and important mandate;
  • leading the delivery of a strategically important Directorate through highly professional large teams;
  • building a fulfilling career, reaching your full potential, and feeing valued in an environment that supports diversity and inclusion.

This roles is aligned to the Central Bank of Ireland’s Director pay-grade. Please click here for further information on our salary scales.

This role will be filled on a five year fixed term contract.

Flexible working arrangements will be a consideration for the right candidates and we are open to applications from candidates seeking same.

Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomhfhreagras í nGaeilge.

The Central Bank of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer 

We encourage applications from diverse candidates. If we can make any accommodations to enable us to see the best version of you during interview, and/or in how you carry out your role in the Central Bank, please let us know.  All information disclosed will be kept confidential.

Closing date: 2nd April

Interested candidates seeking further information on the role may wish to contact Eimear Reilly, Head of HR Business Partnering & Resourcing for a confidential discussion on 01 224 6843/ Eimear.reilly@centralbank.ie or Click APPLY.

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