Chief Executive Officer

Kilcoole, Wicklow
Commensurate with seniority of role
06 September 2019
04 October 2019
Position / level
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Full Time

Exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to lead BirdWatch Ireland,  the largest independent conservation organisation in Ireland. As Chief Executive Officer, the successful candidate can directly influence the future protection and conservation of wild birds and biodiversity both in Ireland and internationally.

Key responsibilities and duties will include managing staff, developing membership and funding opportunities, representing BirdWatch Ireland, developing the organisation’s strategy and vision for the future, and managing the operational and supporting functions of the organisation and ensuring compliance with all regulatory and governance frameworks.

A minimum 10 years senior management experience is essential, with a strong understanding of accounts, budgeting, and Human Resources (HR); experience of setting strategic direction and delivering the required outcomes through leading and managing teams; strong interpersonal and communication skills; and an in-depth knowledge of nature conservation in Ireland.

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