Expressions of interest sought for Chairperson of Data Centre



Management Board

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THE HERITAGE COUNCIL invites Expressions of Interest for the position of Chairperson of the National Biodiversity Data Centre. The Chairperson will lead the Data Centre’s Management Board that reports to the Heritage Council.

Download – Terms of reference of the Management Board

Download – Data Centre’s Strategic Plan 2013-2017

The Heritage Council is seeking to appoint a suitably experienced Chairperson who will oversee the strategic direction, and drive the future expansion of the Data Centre.

Expressions of interest should consist of a current CV and a letter of no more than 1,500 words detailing

  • the specific contribution the applicant could make as Chairperson to the development of the Data Centre
  • demonstrable experience of Chairing a national body or Committee
  • examples which clearly illustrate a commitment to biological recording and/or natural heritage management and policy development.

Whilst expenses incurred will be covered no fee is payable for this position.

All expressions of interest should be addressed to:

Expression of Interest, c/o National Biodiversity Data Centre, Carriganore, WIT West Campus, Waterford  or

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00hrs on 30th November 2016.

All expressions of interest will be treated in confidence.



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