Chief Executive

Recruiter
Mazars
Location
Kilkenny, Leinster
Salary
On Application
Posted
03 August 2018
Closes
07 September 2018
Ref
HCI0118
Position / level
Professional
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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The Organisation
The Heritage Council is a public body established under the Heritage Act 1995, and plays a leading role in imagining, supporting and creating an innovative and participative heritage infrastructure in Ireland. Based in the former Bishop’s Palace in Kilkenny, the Heritage Council is responsible for ensuring our heritage is protected, nurtured and enjoyed through the organisation and coordination of diverse national programmes. Through innovative partnerships within the community, the Heritage Council ensures that socio-economic

The Role
The Board of the Heritage Council invites applications for the role of Chief Executive (“CE”) to lead the organisation into the next stage of its development and build upon its achievements since 1995. The CE, reporting through the Chairperson, has overall responsibility for advising the Board of the Heritage Council and will ensure the effective achievement of the Heritage Council’s objectives in the exercise of its functions under the Heritage Act, 1995 and other statutory requirements. The successful candidate will have a high public profile in advocating for our heritage among communities and formulating policies at national and international level while ensuring good governance and best practice in the execution of all Heritage Council functions.

The Person
The Heritage Council seeks applications from high-calibre individuals who have proven senior management experience and demonstrable knowledge and understanding of the broad heritage sector (or demonstrate ability to quickly acquire same). Ideal candidates will be experienced senior  managers, with high levels of vision, motivation and resilience, with a proven ability to deliver objectives and strategic goals.

Further Information
Further information on this role is available at www.mazars.ie (Search Ref. HCI0118). All enquiries relating to this role should be directed to the Mazars Executive Recruitment Team by email to execrecruit@mazars.ie or by telephone on +353 (1) 449 4400.

Your Application
Applications are to be submitted via the online portal available at www.mazars.ie/Consulting/HRServices and must include:

  1. A cover letter outlining why you wish to be considered for the post and where you believe your skills and experience meet the requirements of the position of Chief Executive of the Heritage Council.
  2. A comprehensive CV clearly showing your relevant achievements and experience in your career to date.

Mazars will be managing all aspects of this recruitment project on behalf of the Heritage Council.

No enquiries or canvassing should be made directly to the Heritage Council.

Deadline for applications: Friday 7th September 2018 at 5pm GMT+1.

The Heritage Council is an equal opportunity employer.

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