Appointments to the Board of Quality and Qualifications Ireland

Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified applicants, with a demonstrable interest in the work of QQI, for the four vacancies outlined.

Having regard to the functions of QQI, applicants for the position of Chair of the Board must demonstrate in their application:-

- Significant senior management/board level experience of corporate governance in the public or private sector (including strategy and/or change management)

- Senior/board level experience within one or preferably more of the areas of qualification systems, higher education, further education and training (including community education or English language education) or professional education

- Experience of Board membership, preferably as a Chairperson

 

Having regard to the functions of QQI, applicants for the positions of ordinary member of the Board must demonstrate experience that satisfies the criteria in one or more of the categories set out at a to c below.

a Learner Representative

b Qualifications Expertise

c Sectoral Knowledge/Experience


In addition to the foregoing specific skills and experience, it is highly desirable that candidates for the positions of ordinary member possess one or more of the following:

- Experience of corporate governance, compliance and risk in a public or private sector body

- Experience of finance and audit in a public or private sector organisation.

- Previous experience of sitting on an audit committee is desirable

- Experience of quality assurance and enhancement in education and training

- Experience of promoting access, transfer and progression in relation to learners

- Previous Board experience.

Please see Section 4 (Person Specification) of the Information Booklet for full details.

Dublin

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08/09/2017

29/09/2017

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