Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland - Head of Human Resources & Organisational Development

Mazars is recruiting on behalf of the SEAI for their Head of Human Resources & Organisational Development. This is a really exciting opportunity for a dynamic HR professional to be part of a very important period in Ireland’s transition to a carbon neutral society.

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is Ireland's national energy authority under the Sustainable Energy Act 2002. SEAI's mission is to play a leading role in transforming Ireland into a society based on sustainable energy structures, technologies and practices. The Government is investing €8 billion of Exchequer funds to 2030, and SEAI is responsible for administrating schemes in support of Government’s objectives. The Organisation is currently in a rapid and ambitious phase of growth, which will see the staff base increase from 137 direct staff to approximately 250 by 2023.

The SEAI’s vision is to drive Ireland’s sustainable energy transformation for the benefit of society. SEAI has a key role in driving Ireland’s energy transformation and will ultimately play a significant part in helping Ireland to achieve the targets that have been set both in legislation and the Climate Action Plan.

Our mission is to be at the heart of delivering Ireland’s energy revolution. We drive the reduction and replacement of fossil fuel usage. We are a knowledge led organisation. We partner with citizens, communities, businesses and Government. We are trusted collaborators, innovators, funders and educators.

The Role

The Head of Human Resources & Organisational Development will be a key contributor to the delivery of the SEAIs climate action targets. This is a really exciting opportunity for a dynamic HR professional to be part of a very important period in Ireland’s transition to a carbon neutral society. A core part of the role of the Head of Human Resources, will be to implement the Authority’s new People Strategy, grow the HR team and support the organisation and its staff as they grow and develop.   

The Person

The individual appointed will have an in-depth understanding of his/her specific professional areas including operational knowledge of employment law legislation. They will need to be someone who can operate effectively and efficiently in a continually developing and changing context and be capable of motivating others to embrace change.

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 (filter results by ‘Executive Search’ category) and must include:

  1. A completed application form outlining your experience within the respective competency areas (A copy of the application form is available as an attachment below)
  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 Head of Human Resources & Organisational Development, SEAI.
  3. A comprehensive CV clearly showing your relevant achievements and experience in your career to date

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

No enquiries or canvassing should be made directly to SEAI

Deadline for applications: Friday 15th July 2022 at 12pm noon.

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

Documents

SEAI Head of HR Organisational Development information
SEAI Head of HR Organisational Development information
SEAI Head of HR Application Form
SEAI Head of HR Application Form