Title Senior Executive Officer
Location Nationwide
Job Information

Senior Executive Officer

The recruitment campaign for this role is managed by the Public Appointments Service.

The Local Government sector in Ireland is made up of 31 Local Authorities and 3 Regional Assemblies. Local Authorities are the closest and most accessible form of Government to the citizen. They have responsibility for the delivery of a wide range of services in their local area, with a focus on making cities, towns and the countryside attractive places to live, work and invest.

Vacancies now exist to play a leadership role in this vibrant and fast changing sector as a Senior Executive Officer. Reporting to a Director of Service, the Senior Executive Officer is charged with the efficient management, direction and development of the directorates/department and function to which they are assigned. They will be required to work closely with the Senior Management team and Elected Members to deliver the full range of services, implement local policy decisions and deliver on strategic corporate objectives and in accordance with general policy direction of the elected Council at both full Council and Municipal District level.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Significant experience at a management level;
  • Experience of implementing agreed strategies to meet objectives and the ability to expand and improve the range, quantity or quality of existing services;
  • Experience in the management and supervision of employees, building effective teams, developing motivation and commitment and maintaining sound employee relations;
  • Experience of putting in place efficient and effective working structures, performance management arrangements and target based objectives;
  • Experience of managing a portfolio of projects and agreeing priorities, planning delivery timeframes, tracking project progress;

Further details of the role are available in the Candidate Information Booklet

Employing Department/Authority:  Local Government

Location: Nationwide

Advertising Date:  24/07/2020

Information Booklet

20148810_20148810 SEO Information Booklet Final.pdf

Closing Date for Application: 13/08/2020

Reference ID  20148810

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