Appointments to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)

The Minister for Health invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill three vacancies on the Board of the NMBI.
Please note that these positions must be held by a person who is not currently and has never been a registered nurse or a registered midwife in the State or in another jurisdiction.


Candidates must demonstrate in their application evidence of significant experience at an appropriately senior level in at least one of the following:

Financial Expertise (Accountancy, Audit, Corporate Finance)
Candidates must demonstrate evidence of proven experience at a sufficiently senior level in finance and risk management.  Experience on an audit committee would also be desirable. Candidates should have a recognised accountancy qualification and being a member of an accountancy related professional body would be an advantage

Change Management/Organisational Development
Candidates must demonstrate evidence of proven experience at a sufficiently senior level in change management/organisational development, particularly in relation to the regulatory environment

Digital Transformation
Candidates must demonstrate evidence of experience in implementing a digital transformation programme, or experience in implementing new digital models in an organisation of similar size and complexity to the NMBI.

Desirable for all roles
• Previous experience of Board/committee membership
• A demonstrable understanding of the public sector environment and corporate governance in the public sector
• Demonstrable knowledge of, and experience in dealing with, corporate governance issues.
• A career history which would demonstrate evidence of decision making and judgement;
• Previous experience gained in regulation at Board or committee level;
• Sectoral Knowledge or experience.

Closing Date: 15:00 on Wednesday 28th October 2020


20207909_NMBI Final information booklet 14.09.2020.pdf