Appointment as Chairperson to the Board of Horse Racing Ireland

The Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine invites applications from suitably qualified candidates who have significant career experience at an appropriately senior level and be in a position to clearly demonstrate the following:

* Significant experience at CEO/Managing Director or Chair level of a fast moving and results oriented organisation of significant scale. 
* A proven track record of leadership and consensus building.
* Strategic planning capability, having exposure to and involvement in a strategic planning process.
* A strong track record of corporate governance and compliance experience.
* Evidence of a clear understanding of the thoroughbred racing and breeding sector.

Candidate’s attention is drawn to the general details of the role of Chairperson as set out on page 19 of the Code.  The Principle states:-

* The Chairperson is responsible for leadership of the Board and ensuring its effectiveness on all aspects of its role.
* The Chairperson should display high standards of integrity and probity and set expectations regarding culture, values, and behaviours for the State body and for the tone of discussions at Board level.

Please note closing date for receipt of applications is 3.00pm on Friday 2nd March 2018.


1829601_Information Booklet Final Chair, HRI.pdf