Cricket Ireland is the governing body for the game at both performance and
participation levels throughout the island of Ireland, representing the interests
of both the men’s and women’s game.
The future of Irish cricket is incredibly bright given the growth of the sport driven
by significant success on the international stage in the last decade leading to
unprecedented visibility for Irish cricket at home and abroad.
As Director of People and Culture, (P&C) you will report directly to the Chief
Executive Officer as an important member of the Senior Leadership Team and will
have overall “hands on” responsibility for the leadership and management of Cricket
Ireland’s P&C department.
The successful candidate will be responsible for developing a contemporary P&C
strategy while identifying key cultural, structural, and transformational opportunities in
line with Cricket Ireland’s Strategic Plan. The Director will provide leadership in
ensuring P&C practices are aligned with the organiation’s commitment to equality,
diversity and inclusion (EDI) including but not limited to recruitment, retention,
benefits, onboarding, performance management, compliance, training and
Candidates will have proven experience in managing all aspects of P&C with at least
10 years’ experience at a senior level. Technical competence coupled with the ability
to drive strategic delivery will be required. The successful candidate will be adept at
influencing and reporting at the highest levels, able to communicate effectively and
have strong leadership, strategic, organisational, stakeholder management and project
management skills. The appointee will be highly motivated with excellent initiative and
will have a strong personal and professional commitment to upholding, promoting, and
implementing best practice in relation to EDI. 2
An attractive remuneration and benefits package will be on offer to successful
If you believe that you meet the requirements necessary to take on this important role,
please submit a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae via the available ‘Apply Option’ in
strictest confidence, for the attention of Eilish Devine, Practice Lead, of our
retained executive search partners, Principal Connections – executive search
on or before 12 noon on Friday 16th February 2023.
For a confidential discussion please contact Eilish Devine on +353 (0)1 703 88 09.
Cricket Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.
Candidates for this post will be sourced through both an advertised selection
and executive search process.
Please note that any offer of employment will be made subject to satisfactory
reference checks as well as any other background checks or assessments
considered appropriate to the process.
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