Director, Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission.

Established in November 2014, the Commission has a statutory remit to protect and promote human rights and equality and to encourage the development of a culture of respect for human rights, equality and intercultural understanding in the State.

Reporting to the Commission through the Chief Commissioner, the Director is a key leadership role with responsibility for the management of the organisation.  S/he will have responsibility for the implementation of the strategic plan for the organisation and as Accounting Officer will ensure effective and efficient use of all resources.

The successful candidate will have:

  • a proven track record as an experienced senior manager in public administration or have significant experience of interacting with and understanding of public administration;
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and to effectively manage and develop a team;
  • significant professional experience in the area of human rights and/or equality, ideally including experience of policy development;
  • experience of managing significant budgets and engaging with auditing processes.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 3.00pm on Thursday 23rd March 2017

For more information and how to apply, visit www.publicjobs.ie

We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.

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