Vacancies

Institution:
HEAnet

Contact address:
HEAnet CLG, 1st Floor

Email:
boardchairperson@heanet.ie

Website:
http://www.heanet.ie/

Closing date:
26-01-2018

Description:
JOB TITLE: Chairperson HEAnet

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Board of Directors of HEAnet is seeking to appoint an individual with the necessary blend of skills and experience as Independent Chairperson to provide committed leadership to the Board and Chief Executive. The Chairperson will act as a driving force to further develop HEAnet’s mission to realise Ireland's education and research goals in partnership with it clients by providing advanced infrastructure and services.

The Role:

The Chairperson is responsible for leadership of the HEAnet Board and ensuring its effectiveness on all aspects of its role. The Chairperson should display high standards of integrity and probity and set expectations regarding culture, corporate governance, values, and behaviours “for the organisation” and for the tone of discussions at Board level.

The Person:

As Chairperson of HEAnet you will have a national or international reputation for leadership in your field of work, with an ability to lead organisational improvement and rapidly develop a deep understanding of HEAnet and its provision of shared services to the education and research community in Ireland. You will possess previous non-executive experience in a similar environment with the strategic skills and commercial acumen necessary to ensure excellent governance and board performance.

EMPLOYING AUTHORITY: HEAnet

EMPLOYING AUTHORITY WEBSITE: https://www.heanet.ie/

JOB LOCATION: Dublin

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Appointments to the Board will be for an initial period of four years with an option to extend the term of engagement for a second term of four years.

Role information requests and applications (by covering letter and Curriculum Vitae) for the above post to: boardchairperson@heanet.ie.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Seán at + 353 (0) 87 7961062

For further information on HEAnet, candidates should visit https://www.heanet.ie/ and in particular download these documents:

Appointment of HEAnet Chairperson role description

HEAnet Chair Advert

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

OPENING DATE OF CAMPAIGN: 19th December 2017

CLOSING DATE OF CAMPAIGN: 26th January 2018

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