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Appointment as Member of the Outside Appointments Board for the Local Government Sector

Human Resources
2 October 2023

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage invites applications from suitably qualified individuals to become a Member of the OAB.  It is important to note that, in accordance with the conditions set out in the Code of Conduct for Local Government Employee, application can only be accepted from those who are not serving or former public servants. Persons expressing an interest in this appointment must be able to demonstrate that they meet the following essential criteria:

  • Have extensive experience in senior leadership levels with a high degree of integrity, particularly in the area of conflict of interest issues,
  • A proven track record of independent, objective and effective judgement and decision making, including in roles such as Appeals Boards, Arbitration Boards etc.;
  • Have a strong commitment to the Public Service and its values, in particular a clear understanding of the importance of upholding the public interest,
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Please forward a succinct CV having regard to the requirements described at number 4 above (no more than 2 pages).

Please also enclose a cover letter (no more than 1 page) outlining why you fulfil all the requirements described at number 4 above, and the specific expertise you would bring to the role as a Member and Chairperson of the OAB.

Please forward your CV and Cover Letter to with the Heading "Outside Appointments Board Membership", no later than 3pm on 25 October 2023.

If you have any queries regarding this, please e-mail


Closing Date: 15:00 on Tuesday 25th of October 2023