Blackrock Credit Union Limited



Blackrock Credit Union (BCU) is a not-for-profit community-based credit union located in Blackrock, County Dublin. BCU is medium sized with circa 4,500 members and € 25 million in assets with a board of directors excited by our decision to embark upon a journey of growth and development.
BCU is looking for a highly motivated individual with a proven track record of achievement in business development, revenue generation and cost control, together with an evident  appetite for change management to improve membership services.
The CEO role is a PCF function and will require prior approval from the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI).

Summary of Role:

Reporting directly to, and acting on authority vested in the position by, the Board of Directors, the CEO role is pivotal to the development and provision of a range of agreed services to our members.  
The CEO has responsibility for the day-to-day management of the credit union’s operations, compliance and performance.
The CEO will implement the strategies agreed by the board of directors to the standards set out in the strategic plan or as otherwise required by the board of directors.
The CEO will monitor business and financial performance and collate management information as required. He/She will compile monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the board of directors and for CBI.
The CEO shall, at all times, ensure full compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements including the areas of risk, data protection, money laundering, employment law and Health & Safety.   

Core Competencies
  • Empathy with the CU ethos

  • Management Experience – relevant degree and 3 years experience at senior role or 5 years experience in senior role

  • Excellent communication skills together with leadership and team motivation skills

  • Proven ability to manage change

  • Focus on members with an emphasis on delivery and service quality

  • Experience in Human Resource management

  • IT Literate

  • Prior experience in a Credit Union environment is a distinct advantage 


BCU is willing to offer a rewarding compensation package to the candidate who demonstrates the best ability to achieve the Board’s strategic goals.
Applications should be in the form of a full CV and an accompanying cover letter, detailing why you believe you are best suited to this role and  must be emailed to the Chair of BCU Nominations Committee at:-      .

Closing Date for applications is Wednesday 12th June, 2019

Blackrock Credit Union is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland

Blackrock Credit Union is an equal opportunities employer