Appointments to the National Treatment Purchase Fund

The Minister for Health invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the 2 vacancies on the Board of the National Treatment Purchase Fund.
Candidate's attention is drawn to the provisions of the Code in relation to the role of a Board member, where the principle states

Each State body should be headed by an effective Board which is collectively responsible for the long-term sustainability of the body. Non-executive Board members should bring an independent judgement to bear on issues of strategy, performance resources, key appointments and standard of conduct.

Applicants should demonstrate the relevant skills and experience under one of the areas outlined below.
Essential Skills/Experience

Candidates must have a career history that demonstrates experience at an appropriately senior level in procurement models and expertise in current rules and regulations, with particular focus on probity, value for money and patient safety.

Candidates must have a career history at a sufficiently senior level which demonstrates experience in ICT and the presentation and interpretation of large scale datasets. He/she should demonstrate a capacity to understand how ICT can be best deployed towards the development of improved data collection, management and publication.

Desirable Skills/Experience
Previous experience of Board membership
A career history which demonstrates sound business or financial skills
A career history which demonstrates communication/media/PR skills


1771604_National Treatment Purchase Fund Final Info Booklet.pdf