Executive Director - Enterprise Services

06 April 2018
27 April 2018
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time




The Organisation

ESB is Ireland's leading energy company with annual revenues in excess of €3 billion, over 7,700 employees, a proud record of customer service and the delivery of vital strategic energy infrastructure. As a strong, diversified utility company, ESB operates across the full electricity value chain with a market leading position in generation and supply in the Irish market, as well as ownership of the regulated electricity networks in the Republic of Ireland and in Northern Ireland.  Our purpose has always been to create a brighter future for the customers and communities we serve.  Today this means leading the transition to reliable, affordable, low-carbon energy guided by our values of being courageous, caring, driven and trusted.

The Role

We are now seeking to recruit an Executive Director to lead ESB's Enterprise Services Group. The role reports to the Chief Executive as part of the Executive Director team.

Enterprise Services is responsible for the delivery of a range of key business services within the company.  These include IT, Legal, Property, Procurement, HR Operations, Finance Operations, Pensions and Insurance. The focus of this role is to deliver high quality, cost efficient services which enable ESB to compete in a very dynamic market.  The role will place significant emphasis on the continuous improvement of these services and ensuring that ESB has a strong digital capability, across the company to support the delivery of our strategy,

The Individual

The successful candidate will demonstrate the capacity to operate at Executive Director level; will be an effective team player and will possess the drive, agility and resilience to lead a large complex business in a competitive and challenging environment. The person appointed will share ESB values, be delivery focused, and will have the required interpersonal, communication and leadership skills to make a distinctive contribution to ESB Group.

To pursue your interest in this opportunity, please forward a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and supporting letter in confidence to our retained Executive Search partner:

Tom Keane, Partner, Lansdowne Executive Search Limited, 13 Priory Office Park, Stillorgan, County Dublin. Click APPLY.

Web: www.lansdownesearch.ie 

Or for a confidential discussion, please contact Tom on mobile: + 353 87 741 3085 or office + 353 1 555 6246.

Closing date for receipt of all applications is 5 pm on Friday 27th April 2018.

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