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Chief Executive - Limerick City And County Council


Public Appointments Service




Chief Executive - Limerick City and County Council Limerick City and County Council is the Authority responsible for Local Government in Limerick city and county and performs a leading role in shaping the strategic vision of the city and county. It provides a diverse, comprehensive and evolving range of services to citizens, businesses and visitors to the county which include the provision of housing, planning, development, environmental, transportation, enterprise, leisure and community services. The Chief Executive has the lead role in developing and overseeing the organisational structures and resources needed to deliver an extensive range of services to the public. They will have responsibility for the day-to-day management of the authority with specific responsibility to advise the elected members in the determination of policy.  The successful candidate will: • Have a proven track record as a strategic leader and senior manager in a complex environment; • Have proven experience in the management of teams and resources of significant scale; • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills and the capacity to work effectively with a broad range of stakeholders in a constructive manner; • Demonstrate an understanding of, or the capacity to quickly acquire an understanding of, local government, including reforms proposed thereto, and public administration systems in Ireland. In this regard, the establishment of a directly elected Mayor with executive powers will be a significant reform of local government in Limerick; • Demonstrate strong motivation to develop and optimise the performance and contribution of Local Government to achieve the greatest benefit for the citizens of the County/City. The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 3pm on Thursday, 9th December, 2021.  For more information and how to apply, visit:   If you feel you would benefit from a confidential discussion, please contact Emer Grenville at   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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