HEAnet - Director of Corporate Governance / Company Secretary

HEAnet is seeking a Director of Corporate Governance / Company Secretary to join the Senior Leadership Team reporting to the Chief Executive Officer.

HEAnet is Ireland’s National Research and Education Network, providing Internet connectivity and ICT shared services across all levels of the Irish education system, reaching 1,000,000 end users. HEAnet connects learners and researchers across Ireland to education resources and to fellow national educational and research networks in Europe, and the rest of the world.

The role

As Director of Corporate Governance / Company Secretary, you lead the HEAnet compliance activities, DPO, procurement & contracts and Health and Safety. Group company secretary responsibilities are for the Group providing company secretarial services, corporate governance advice to both HEAnet and the EduCampus Board Chairs and Directors.

The person

As a member of the HEAnet Senior Leadership Team, you will participate in regular management meetings and assist the team in delivering on company goals, annual objectives, and achievement of key performance indicators. You will also contribute to the development of our people, wellbeing, and demonstrate leadership through our HEAnet company and Group values.

This role will be responsible for leading the corporate governance function including the DPO & Legal Counsel and Procurement and Contracts Specialist, Corporate Governance assistant and the recruitment of a Corporate Governance Manager (company secretary). HEAnet expectation of our leaders is to mentor, coach and support our people in their roles. HEAnet does this by focusing on people’s strengths with emphasis on people management skills and leading through its company values.

Application and further information

For further information, please see the detailed application booklet below. All enquiries relating to this role should be directed to the executive recruitment team by email to execrecruit@mazars.ie or by telephone on +353 (1) 449 4400.

Applications are to be submitted via the online portal available here and must include:

  1. A comprehensive CV clearly showing your relevant achievements and experience in your career to date
  2. A cover letter (max. two A4 pages) outlining why you wish to be considered for the role and where you believe your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role of Director of Corporate Governance / Company Secretary, HEAnet.

Mazars will be managing all aspects of this recruitment project on behalf of HEAnet.

No enquiries or canvassing should be made directly to HEAnet.

Deadline for applications: Monday 25th April 2022 at 12 pm noon.

HEAnet is an equal opportunities employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and equality at all levels of the organisation.


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