Chief Executive Officer
Galway Rural Development Company CLG (GRD) is seeking to recruit a Chief Executive Officer to lead the organisation into the future.
GRD is both a Local Development Company (LDC) and a Local Action Group (LAG) based in Co. Galway. The company manages the delivery of LEADER, Rural Social Scheme (RSS), TÚS and a Community Employment (CE) Scheme in east Galway. In addition, the Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP) is managed and delivered throughout the county including the offshore Islands.
The position of Chief Executive Officer is offered on a full-time basis, subject to the continuing availability of funding from various Government Departments. The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for planning, directing, co-ordinating and controlling operational and financial activities of GRD. (S)he will show strong leadership and management skills and have vision and drive.
A Job Description may be downloaded from the website: www.grd.ie
Please send cover letter and 4 hard copies of your CV to: The Chairperson, Galway Rural Development Company CLG, Mellows Campus, Athenry, Co. Galway.
Please mark “CV Private and Confidential”
Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Thursday September 19th 2019. Late applications will not be considered. A job offer will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references.
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Galway Rural Development is the trading name of The Galway Rural Development Company, Company Limited by Guarantee. It is an independent company funded by the Irish Government through the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection and part financed by the European Union.
Registered Company No. 219337. Registered Office: Mellows Campus, Athenry, Co.Galway