Employer: Irish Rail
Salary: Remuneration will be at an appropriate senior level
Closing date: 29th August 2012
Position advertised by: P-E Search & Selection
The Board of Irish Rail wishes to appoint a successor to the current Chief Executive who will be retiring early next year.
Irish Rail, headquartered in Dublin and employing 4000 staff, is the state owned company with responsibility for both the rail infrastructure and the operation of safe, efficient intercity, commuter services, and freight throughout Ireland. Over €2 billion has been invested in new rolling stock and infrastructure in recent years and there were 37.4million passenger journeys in 2011 with revenues (including government subvention) of €349million.
The incoming Chief Executive will continue to provide strong leadership to Irish Rail in a challenging commercial environment, with focus on profitable revenue growth and continuing cost reduction, together with developing longer term strategies for further enhancements to infrastructure and train services. He/she will also have the immediate task of implementing the new organisational structure required to make Irish Rail compliant with EU rail regulations following the end of its derogation in March 2013.
This key position requires an exceptional senior executive with proven operational experience at or near MD level in a relevant railway environment. The person appointed will bring a record of successful achievement in a change management environment, and have outstanding team leadership and management skills.
Remuneration will be at an appropriate senior level.
Candidates should e-mail full career details in complete confidence, stating how they meet the requirements for this post, to Michael Lenahan, Director P-E Search & Selection at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 00-353-87-2359692 for an initial discussion.