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Director Of The Environmental Protection Agency


Environmental Protection Agency




The Environmental Protection Agency is a Statutory Body and plays a central role in protecting, improving and restoring our environment through regulation, scientific knowledge and working with others.   The EPA is managed by a full time Executive Board consisting of a Director General and five other Directors.   Reporting to the Director General, the newly appointed Director will join the Executive Board and will play a key role in achieving the strategic goals of the EPA.  Directors have executive responsibility for one of five Offices in the EPA:    • Office of Environmental Sustainability. • Office of Radiation Protection and Environmental Monitoring. • Office of Evidence and Assessment. • Office of Environmental Enforcement. • Office of Communications and Corporate Services.   While the immediate vacancy has arisen in the Office of Environmental Sustainability, once appointed, the Director may be assigned responsibility for any Office in the EPA. Directors are primarily based in EPA Headquarters, Johnstown Castle Estate, Wexford with flexibility to also work from other EPA locations on a regular basis. The post requires a person already operating at a senior level in a medium or large organisation.  The appointment will be for a term of five years in accordance with the provisions of the EPA Act, 1992 as amended.     Applications are now invited from candidates who can demonstrate:   • Significant knowledge/experience particularly in relation to environmental matters and/or radiological protection matters. • Highly effective leadership and strong management/corporate governance/team working skills. • Ability to think and act strategically including implementing a vision across a large organisation. • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; interacting positively, collaboratively, and effectively with a variety of stakeholders. • Sound judgement and an ability to analyse and respond effectively to complex issues. • Ability to plan, organise and use resources effectively to deliver on demanding strategic objectives. • Balancing strategic focus over the longer term and delivering results at pace.       If you feel you would benefit from a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Sinead Dolan on     We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.

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128 days ago