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Granard Credit Union Limited

We are currently recruiting for the position of:


Granard Credit Union Limited is a key financial provider of saving and lending products to its members. With assets in excess of €25m, we are committed to improving the financial well-being of our members by developing a professional relationship that will help our members through every phase of their lives

The successful candidate will manage, monitor and control the day to day operations of the Credit Union in accordance with legislation, regulation and standards of sound business practice and Board policy.  The position will have overall accountability to the Board of Directors.

Professional Requirements:

Ideally each candidate should possess the following skills, experience and background;

  • A relevant third level or professional qualification.

  • Several years of directly related experience in a senior management position.

  • Demonstrable strategic development, implementation and leadership capabilities.

  • Demonstrated capabilities in business improvements, loan portfolio management and decision-making skills.

  • Strong legislative and regulatory knowledge of Credit Unions.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs to include Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

  • Adept problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills.

  • Excellent customer service and team-building skills.

  • Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Essential Functions and Duties:

The successful candidate will assume accountability for;

  • The development and delivery of effective strategic plans.

  • Establishing and maintaining effective financial policies.

  • The effective administration of Credit Union functions and support activities

  • Effective human resource management throughout the Credit Union.

  • Maintaining effective communication and coordination with personnel, the Board of Directors, ILCU, Auditors, Regulatory Agencies and Community Organisations.

  • Ensuring that professional business relations are established and maintained with Credit Union members.

  • Planning, organising, directing and controlling the Credit Union’s strategic direction within the policies established by the Board of Directors.

Salary negotiable based on experience.
This position will be a pre-approval controlled function (PCF) within the Central Bank of Ireland’s fitness and probity regime.

Applications by email on or before 5pm on Friday 9th June 2023 to (quoting reference MGR/GCU):
Michael O’Grady
Michael O’Grady & Co
Certified Public Accountants
No. 1 The Quay, Kinvara, Co. Galway
Email:     michael@michaelogrady.ie

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Granard Credit Union Limited is an equal opportunities employer.