Appointments to the Boards of the National Transport Authority (NTA); Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail); Bus Éireann and Bus Átha Cliath (Dublin Bus)

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport plans to make appointments shortly to the Boards of the National Transport Authority (NTA); Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail); Bus Éireann; and Bus Átha Cliath (Dublin Bus) and is now inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified members of the public.

For all of the Board positions, the Minister invites applications from suitably qualified candidates who have specific personal experience of disability issues.  These directors will be expected to bring a unique insight into the accessibility of public transport to the work of their Board. 

The Minister will also have regard to the desirability for gender balance on the Board.  In addition, appointments may be made with regard to ensuring a regional/rural perspective on the Board.


Legislative requirements for the NTA position:

Under legislation governing the NTA, the person appointed by the Minister should have wide experience in relation to transport, industrial, commercial, financial, land use planning or environmental matters, the organisation of workers or administration.

Legislative requirements for the Iarnród Éireann; Bus Éireann; and Bus Átha Cliath positions:

Under legislation governing Iarnród Éireann; Bus Éireann; and Bus Átha Cliath, the person appointed by the Minister should have wide experience in relation to transport, commercial, financial, land use planning or environmental matters, the organisation of workers or administration.

Essential requirements for all roles:

Candidates for all roles must demonstrate evidence of specific personal experience of disability issues.  These directors will be expected to bring a unique insight into the accessibility of public transport to the work of a Board.

Desirable criteria for all roles:

It is desirable that candidates can demonstrate professional experience at a senior management level of one or more of the following:-

- Experience of the transport sector
- commercial/Project Management
- Communications/marketing/branding/media
- Finance/audit/accountancy
- Legal

 

Please note that applications will be assessed taking into account the legislative, essential and desirable criteria set out above.  The onus is on applicants to clearly demonstrate in their application form, c.v. or cover letter, how they meet the requirements under each of these areas.

Closing date for receipt of applications is: 3.00pm Friday 27th April 2018

Dublin

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