Chief Executive Officer & Registrar

02 March 2018
20 March 2018
Position / level
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Full Time



CORU* is Ireland’s multi-profession Health Regulator whose role is to protect the public by ensuring high standards of professional conduct, education, training and competence through the statutory registration of health and social care professionals. CORU’s objective is to ensure that all registered members meet the necessary standards in terms of competence and skills to perform their duties properly and professionally, in accordance with prescribed codes of professional conduct and ethics.

Set up under the Health and Social Care Professionals Act of 2005, CORU is currently responsible for the regulation of 15 designated health and social care professions. The organisation is working to a program of phased implementation where each profession has or will have its own Registration Board with responsibility for the registration of the respective professionals. Over 25,000 professionals will be registered with CORU.


The Chief Executive Officer & Registrar is responsible for leading the organisation and for successfully implementing the Health and Social Care Professionals Council’s agreed strategy for 2017-2021, and beyond. The Health and Social Care Professionals Council is the statutory body established by Government to oversee and coordinate the work of the Registration Boards. The CEO & Registrar will work closely with the Council and its relevant committees to provide strategic leadership, direction and governance across all elements of the organisation.

This position requires an experienced leader with a proven track record of strategy development and delivery in a significant organisation. The successful candidate will have excellent communications and networking abilities, as well as significant leadership and influencing skills in dealing with individuals and groups at all levels. An understanding of the Irish Health and Social Care sector is desirable.


  • Extensive knowledge of the relevant Irish, EU and international regulatory frameworks
  • Significant understanding of best practice governance frameworks
  • Capable of leading, building and motivating a diverse workforce to deliver high quality outcomes
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent, in a relevant discipline.

Lansdowne Executive Search has been retained by CORU to manage this recruitment process.

The remuneration package offered can be discussed with potential candidates via the contact details outlined below.

To pursue your interest, please email a comprehensive CV and supporting letter to:

Luke Freeley, Partner, Lansdowne Executive Search. Click APPLY.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Luke Freeley at +353 (0)1 534 5115.

Closing Date for receipt of applications is Tuesday, March 20th, 2018.

Candidates for this role will be sourced through both advertising and executive search processes.

*CORU is the registered business name and collective brand name for the Health and Social Care Professionals Council, and the Registration Boards.

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