Director of Service

Sligo, Connacht
On application
13 November 2020
03 December 2020
Position / level
Director, Professional
Contract Type
Full Time


Director of Service

Sligo County Council has responsibility for the delivery of a wide range of public services in the area with a focus on making the County, towns and countryside attractive places to live, work and invest.  The Council provides a diverse range of services across a large geographic area.  Key services areas include Planning, Local Enterprise Office, Community and Economic Development, Transportation, Motor Taxation, Water, Environment, Emergency Services along with Housing, Libraries and the Arts.

A vacancy now exists in Sligo County Council for an experienced Senior Manager to play a leadership role as a Director of Service. Reporting to the Chief Executive, s/he will be responsible for policy implementation, service delivery and change management.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A career record that demonstrates the necessary senior level leadership and management skills to manage, develop and motivate a large multidisciplinary team;
  • Experience of managing change in a complex and dynamic environment;
  • A significant record of achievement of results;
  • Excellent stakeholder management, influencing and communication skills.


Closing date: 3pm Thursday 3rd December 2020

For more information and how to apply, visit:

The Public Appointments Service is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.