Invitation for Expressions of Interest are sought for appointments to the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland

Expressions of interest are sought from candidates who consider they possess relevant and in-depth experience in relation to one or more of the following essential criteria

  • Experience in a patient advocacy or citizen representative/engagement/advocacy role.
  • Extensive experience in professional regulation and/or regulation of services.
  • Senior financial management experience in an organisation of scale.
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of risk management and extensive senior management experience in this area in an organisation of scale.

In relation to each of the vacancies, a background or understanding of healthcare regulation, healthcare management and/or how the healthcare system should deliver good health outcomes is considered highly desirable. In accordance with Section 10(3) (e) of the Pharmacy Act 2007 these positions may not be filled by a pharmacist or any person who has ever been registered as a pharmacist.

Before making your application, please refer to Section 4, Person Specification, of the Information Booklet for a full breakdown of essential criteria relating to the above areas of experience.

Appointment to be made by the Minister for Health

Location of Board Meetings – Dublin

Applications should be made through the State Board website:

Relevant Website –

Information Booklet – 1763001_Candidate booklet Final.pdf

Date Board Vacancy Advertised – 30/03/2017

Closing Date for Submission of Expressions of Interest – 02/05/2017

Reference ID – 1763001