Expressions of Interest are sought for Appointment of a Director to the Voluntary Health Insurance Board

The Minister for Health invites expressions of interest from suitably qualified candidates for a vacancy on the board of VHI. Candidates should preferably be able to demonstrate international experience, working outside Ireland, at senior/board level in a large regulated group/organisation managing all the stakeholder challenges.

In addition, candidates must demonstrate two or more of the following:

  • Insurance (Health, Non-life or Life) experience, underwriting and claims at an appropriately senior level
  • Senior leadership & experience in healthcare provision
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Private Health Insurance Market preferably in a community rated environment
  • Financial Literacy or the ability to make informed decisions on financial resourcing
  • Previous Board Experience
  • Experience developing strategies proposed by the executive team

It is also desirable that candidates demonstrate evidence of one or both of the following

  • Financial Services Skills
  • Risk Management Skills

Please carefully read the “Important Notice” in Section 3 (Person Specification)of the Information Booklet before applying for this position.

Appointment to be made by: Minister for Health

Location of Board Meetings: Nationwide

Relevant Website:

Information Booklet 

Date Board Vacancy Advertised: 27/07/2017

Closing Date for Submission of Expressions of Interest: 01/09/2017

Reference ID: 17145903