Appointment as Chairperson to the Board of the Irish Blood Transfusion Service

The Minister for Health invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Chairperson of the Board of the Irish Blood Transfusion Service.

The Chairperson will perform a key role in the development and implementation of effective corporate governance structures in all aspects of the activities of the IBTS. He/she will work with the Board, the Chief Executive and the senior management team to ensure that the blood service is managed and developed in line with best international practice. He/she will also work with the Minister for Health and the Department of Health as required.

Candidates for Chairperson of the Board should demonstrate in their application, evidence of significant experience, at an appropriately senior level, in one or more of the following:

-Board membership in the private or public sector in an organisation/body of comparable scale
-Experience of Chairing a Board sub-committee
-Experience of leading/managing an organisation at senior executive level

The Minister shall have regard to the desirability for gender balance on the Board as the Minister considers appropriate and determines from time to time when making appointments.

Please note, the closing date of this campaign is 15:00 on the 29th May 2018.


1896002_Chair IBTS Information Booklet Final.pdf