Engineers Ireland has a vacancy for a director to join its Executive Director Team. The initial responsibility will be for the area of continuing professional development
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Engineers Ireland wishes to appoint a director to join its Executive Director Team. The initial responsibility will be for the area of continuing professional development (CPD) and will include the following:

  • Promotion of continuing professional development for the members of Engineers Ireland across all disciplines of engineering;
  • Liaison with members, employers and engineering disciplines in relation to current and future requirements;
  • Management and sustained growth of training and development activities provided by Engineers Ireland;
  • Maintenance of best international practice in relation to continuing professional development;
  • Management of the Engineers Ireland Accredited Employers scheme;
  • Management of the Engineers Ireland’s accredited third-level CPD Certificate and Diploma in Professional Engineering;
  • Development and management of systems and supports for mandatory CPD and competence revalidation;
  • Continued development of our Digital Learning Strategy with suitable technologies to broaden virtual and on-line learning options;
  • Contribute to Engineers Ireland overall goals and objectives.

Candidates should have a minimum of ten years’ experience with an appropriate third-level qualification. They should have up-to-date knowledge of current developments and international best practice in the area of CPD. A self-driven attitude is vital, coupled with the ability to work in a team. In addition, the candidate should have very strong communications skills in liaising with a variety of stakeholders and customers.

Applicants should be capable of representing Engineers Ireland and its members at national and international level, and knowledge of the engineering sector would be desirable.

This position will be based in Clyde Road, Dublin and will provide attractive remuneration and benefits normally associated with an organisation of this stature.

Engineers Ireland is the professional body for engineers and engineering in Ireland. It has been representing the engineering profession since 1835, making it one of the oldest and largest professional bodies in the country. With almost 22,000 members, from students to fellows and from every discipline of engineering, Engineers Ireland is the voice of the engineering profession in Ireland.

“The organisation is committed to the CPD of engineers and technicians at all levels, actively promoting life-long learning for the benefit of individuals, organisations and for Ireland’s international competitiveness,” commented Dr John Butler, chartered engineer and HR director, Engineers Ireland.

“Through our range of world-class CPD offerings, Engineers Ireland aims to  ensure that our members are kept up-to-date with all aspects of professional engineering including technical and non-technical matters, catering for all disciplines of engineering, across all sectors.”

Interested candidates should send their applications in strictest confidence, in hard copy or email and including a curriculum vitae, to Dr John Butler, Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 or to jbutler@engineersireland.ie. The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 12 February 2014. Engineers Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

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  Engineers Ireland wishes to appoint a director to join its Executive Director Team. The initial responsibility will be for the area of continuing professional development (CPD) and will include the following: Promotion of continuing professional development for the members of Engineers Ireland across all disciplines of engineering; Liaison with members, employers...