Director General

Company:The Institute of Public Administration (IPA)

Location:Ireland / Dublin


Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Director General

The Institute of Public Administration (IPA) is Ireland’s leading public sector learning and development agency and is the premier provider of training and education to the Irish public service. It plays a key role in fostering the development of best practice in public service management and provides an informed forum for discussion and debate on public service issues. It also provides the public service with innovative thinking and analysis through its research, conference and publications capacity. The IPA is a provider of accredited education as a recognised college of the National University of Ireland.

The Role

The Director General, working with the Institute’s Board, will be responsible for setting direction for the Institute, and leading a multi-disciplinary team in successful pursuit of the goals identified in a highly competitive, challenging and rapidly changing environment.

The Person

The individual appointed will provide the leadership, vision and strategic direction required to meet the challenges of developing best practice in public administration and public management. In particular, the individual will lead a substantial transformation agenda within the Institute to ensure that it is best placed to support the new and evolving skills needs of the civil and public service.

Application and Further Information

For further information and to apply for this role visit

All enquiries relating to this role should be directed to the Executive Recruitment Team by email to or by telephone on +353 (1) 449 4400.

Mazars will be managing all aspects of this recruitment project on behalf of the IPA.

No enquiries or canvassing should be made directly to IPA.

Deadline for applications: Monday 18th July 2022 at 12pm noon.

The IPA is an equal opportunities employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and equality at all levels of the organisation.

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