DCCI Head of Innovation & Education | Applications Open

Posted 23.10.20

Design & Crafts Council Ireland (DCCI) is recruiting for a Head of Innovation & Education role.

Reporting to the CEO, this senior leadership role encompasses responsibility for innovation, design development, education and international relations. The Head of Innovation & Education will lead DCCI Centres of Excellence and will influence and inspire a strong ethos of creativity, enterprise and quality in the implementation of related projects and activities.

The Head of Innovation & Education will integrate strategy to maximise opportunities to support the development of innovative approaches in craft and design, education and job creation in the design and craft sector in Ireland.

  • This position presents an excellent opportunity for an experienced leader with at least ten years proven track record in innovation, design & education/training. This experience may have been gained in either the public or private sectors.
  • You will have highly developed communication skills and will be capable of engaging and influencing a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • You have proven leadership, governance, fi nance and change management skills.
  • You have signifi cant experience in developing, driving and delivering strategic plans.
  • Experience of international relations & the ability to a ract /manage EU funding is desirable.
  • An understanding of accreditation of education and training programmes is also desirable.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 20th November 2020.

Further details on this significant opportunity, including remuneration, duties and responsibilities, are available upon request.

Lansdowne Executive Search has been retained by DCCI to manage this recruitment process. To pursue your interest, please email a comprehensive CV and supporting letter to:
Seán McDonagh, Partner, Lansdowne Executive Search. Email: sean.mcdonagh@lansdownesearch.ie
For a confidential discussion, please contact Seán at +353 (0)87 796 1062

The Design & Crafts Council Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

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