Expressions of Interest are sought for Appointments to the Board of Beaumont Hospital

The Minister for Health invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Chairperson and up to six positions as Ordinary Members on the Board of Beaumont Hospital, who demonstrate the appropriate skills as set out below.


The Chairperson should have proven ability demonstrated by significant relevant experience at a sufficiently senior level in at least one of the following:

  • Governance;
  • Planning and Change Management;
  • Irish and International Healthcare Systems.

In addition, the Chairperson will demonstrate:

  • Evidence of leadership experience at a sufficiently senior level which demonstrates the ability to chair a Board which is engaged in delivery of complex services and change, to ensure that the Board guides, challenges and supports the CEO and Executive management team to deliver services and major change whilst holding them to account in doing so;
  • Significant experience as a Board Member in a large complex organisation.

The following skills/competencies are desirable for the fulfilment of the role:

  • Evidence of highly developed oral, written, presentation and leadership skills, with the ability to develop, communicate and gain ownership for a clear vision and direction;
  • Evidence of strong influencing skills, ability to communicate with impact and be able to convince through personal credibility;

Six Ordinary Members 

Candidates must demonstrate extensive experience in one or more of the following areas:

  1. Corporate Governance and Compliance
  2. Clinical Governance, Quality Assurance and Patient Safety,
  3. Financial Expertise (Accountancy, Audit, Corporate Finance),
  4. Change Management and Strategic Human Resource Management
  5. Public Relations and/or Patient/Public Advocacy
  6. Education, Research and Innovation

In line with good governance principles, the governance recommendations in the HIQA Tallaght Investigation Report and the HIQA Halappanavar Report, current staff members of Beaumont Hospital will not be appointed to the Board.

Information Booklet

Appointment to be made by: Minister for Health

Location of Board Meetings: Beaumont Hospital, Dublin

Date Board Vacancy Advertised: 18/04/2017

Closing Date for Submission of Expressions of Interest: 18/05/2017

Reference ID: 1775106