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Focus Ireland is a housing and homelessness charity, established in 1985 by Sr. Stanislaus Kennedy, driven by the fundamental belief that homelessness is wrong. It works with people who are homeless or at risk of losing their home. In 2016, the organisation helped 13,500 people across Ireland. Focus Ireland has built an excellent reputation for quality service provision, innovation, research and corporate governance leadership in the charitable sector. It is a committed and strong voice for homelessness in Ireland. MERC Partners has been retained to and an inspirational, enabling leader to build on the organisation’s legacy and realise its ambitions.
Reporting to the Chair and to the Board, the Chief Executive is the senior executive with responsibility for the leadership of the organisation and will be responsible for the planning, communicating and execution of the strategy and operations in a manner consistent with the mission, vision and values of Focus Ireland as approved by the Board. The appointee will lead, manage, support and inspire staff members, volunteers and other stakeholders in the fulfilment of their responsibilities and will ensure that all activity complies with the organisation’s ethos. An experienced and proven leader, who will bring strong strategic and operational capabilities, is required. The appointee will have the necessary vision, in conjunction with the Board and the management team, to build and develop the strategies required to meet the needs of all stakeholders and will play a significant role as the voice and champion of people experiencing homelessness in Ireland.
In addition to possessing a strong affinity with the objectives of Focus Ireland, the appointee will have proven commercial and organisational development skills, coupled with a track record of leadership and management. An exceptional communicator and influencer, the appointee will champion the needs of people affected by homelessness at a time of ongoing change within the Irish economy.
Please email, attaching a curriculum vitae and quoting reference FOCUSCEO explaining how you meet the requirements of the role as outlined above to: Ruth Curran Managing Partner, MERC Partners, 11/12 Richview Office Park, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14.
Telephone: 01 206 6700 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org