CEO - Credit Union

Job type:Permanent
Sector:Banking & Financial Services
Consultant:Michael Gorman
Publish date:6/25/2024
Job ID:EPMJG242506_1719310360

An opportunity has arisen to lead a community-based Dublin-based Credit Union. Serving 12,500 members with assets of around €70 million, they seek a dynamic and strategic CEO to guide our team and fulfill their mission of providing exceptional service to their members.

The Role:

Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the CEO will support and implement the Board's strategic vision, ensuring high standards of compliance, risk management, and operational efficiency. The role encompasses policy implementation, performance management, and day-to-day administration.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategy: Develop and execute long-term strategies in collaboration with the Board to drive growth and innovation.
  • Member Services: Continuously improve products, services, and delivery channels, identifying new opportunities to enhance member satisfaction.
  • Operational Management: Oversee daily operations, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and embedding a strong risk management culture.
  • Financial Oversight: Manage financial performance, investment portfolios, and liquidity, ensuring robust internal controls and sound financial practices.
  • Team Leadership: Lead and motivate staff, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Represent the Credit Union with regulatory authorities, community groups, and other key stakeholders, maintaining strong external relationships.

Competencies Required:

  • Proven track record in a senior leadership role within the financial services sector.
  • Relevant Degree (minimum level 8) or Professional Qualification (e.g., ACA, ACCA, CIMA).
  • Central Bank Minimum Competency Qualification, e.g., QFA or equivalent.
  • Strong understanding of credit union regulations and cooperative principles.

How to Apply:

Contact Michael Gorman or apply below with your CV.

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