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Job Vacancies : 05 May 2020

Job Opportunity: Chief Information Officer at The Courts Service of Ireland

Job Opportunity: Chief Information Officer at The Courts Service of Ireland

A long–term vision for the future of the Courts Service has recently been developed which maps out a modern, digital Courts Service with services re–designed to be user centric, improve and facilitate access to justice and enhance the customer experience. 

The appointment of a Chief Information Officer (Assistant Secretary) is critical to achieving this. This is a newly created position reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and is a member of the Management Team. 

The Courts Service was established as a statutory independent agency in 1999. Todays it employs 1,118 people in 42 locations throughout the country providing services to 176 judges at over 80 venues. It manages an annual budget of €155m and court funds of almost €1.9bn. 

The purpose of this role is to create a new ICT strategy, develop and lead its implementation to achieve the transformation of the Courts Service to a modern digitally enabled organisation. 

The successful appointee must possess:

  • Well developed competence in strategic leadership and technology management;
  • Successful track record in leading significant technology transformation projects;
  • Relevant academic qualification in IT or related discipline;
  • Proven track record of delivering innovative, leading edge, large scale ICT solutions in a complex environment;
  • Ability to influence across a diverse stakeholder environment.

This is a Top Level Appointments Committee (TLAC) position and applications can only be made to the TLAC committee and not via the Courts Service. For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Sandra Cairns at + 353 087 9522995 or email to apply.

Closing date for applications: 3pm on Thursday 14 May 2020

For more details or to download the information booklet, please visit the Public Jobs website here