Chief Executive Officer

Location
Monasterevin, Co Kildare
Salary
On Application
Posted
05 October 2018
Closes
24 October 2018
Ref
‘Muiríosa Foundation - CEO’
Position / level
Professional
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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Muiríosa Foundation wishes to appoint a new Chief Executive Officer. Muiríosa Foundation provide a range of services and supports to persons with an intellectual disability (and their families) – residential services, respite, day services, education, and multidisciplinary supports – across six midland counties: Kildare, Laois, Offaly, Westmeath, Meath, and Longford.  Muiríosa Foundation headquarters are at Moore Abbey, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare.

Service Vision Statement:

Individuals living out a life which:

  • Best reflects the individual’s will and preference
  • Connects the individual to a rich network of relationships, with a nucleus of strong, committed, personal level relationships at its core
  • Is inclusive and valued
  • Is meaningful and fulfilling

Service Mission:

Focusing and organising our resources and capacity to ensure that the individual has access to the range and level of supports which he /she requires to experience a self-directed, connected, inclusive, meaningful and fulfilling life.

Service Values:

  • Respecting the dignity of the individual
  • Actively valuing the uniqueness of the individual
  • Respecting the capacity for autonomy of the individual
  • Working in solidarity with families
  • Building inclusive and diverse communities

Key Accountabilities of CEO:

  • Ensure an appropriate contemporary expression of the vision, mission and values of the Muiríosa Foundation is in place and delivered throughout the organisation
  • Develop and maintain the currency of the organisation’s vision and strategic direction and related objectives
  • Ensure a person-centred response and service is provided to people with an intellectual disability, their carers and associated support groups
  • Lead the organisation including circa 1,000 staff and other resources in a manner congruent with the vision, mission and values of the Muiríosa Foundation
  • Work with and lead the management team to ensure the highest level of service and responsiveness is provided to all stakeholders
  • Promote the regional and national reputation of the organisation as a responsive and progressive service provider
  • Lead and safeguard key external relationships of the organisation including HSE and HIQA
  • Work with other agencies and key stakeholders to promote and develop a person-centred response to people with an intellectual disability within Ireland
  • Ensure high levels of accountability and probity in the application of public funds
  • The CEO is the post holder within the organisation who carries ultimate responsibility for the totality of the obligations and commitments entered into by Muiríosa Foundation.
  • The CEO is the nodal point where all other functional responsibilities report - health, safety, and welfare of those in receipt of a service from the Muiríosa Foundation; finance; human resources; IT; health and safety responsibilities to employees; data protection; honouring and operating within the terms of the Service Arrangement with HSE; complying with the full range of regulatory and contractual obligations.

Competencies and Experience required:

  • Understands and embraces the Muiríosa Foundation’s and vision, mission and values
  • Leadership experience in a large regulated organisation
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Empowering and collaborative leadership style
  • Influencing skills
  • Integrity and ethics
  • Experience with an organisation(s) who supports people with an intellectual disability is preferred but not essential

TO APPLY:

Candidates should apply via email address below (in strict confidence) to our retained executive search partners, Diversity Search on or before 5.00pm Wednesday 24th October 2018.

Quoting Reference: ‘Muiríosa Foundation - CEO’ please enclose a curriculum vitae and cover note outlining how you meet the requirements.

Anne Coleman, Director

Diversity Search

Email: annecoleman@diversitysearch.ie (click APPLY)

Telephone: 087 190 5780

Web: www.diversitysearch.ie

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