Position: Executive Director

Organisation: Irish Rule of Law International


Irish Rule of Law International (IRLI) is looking for a dynamic person to take up the role of Executive Director for an initial period of 12 months. IRLI is a joint charity of The Law Society of Ireland and The Bar of Ireland, the Law Society of Northern Ireland and the Bar of Northern Ireland. The charity is dedicated to promoting the rule of law in developing countries through a variety of short-term focused projects in countries such as South Africa, Malawi, Zambia and Tanzania. IRLI works to advance collective knowledge of the relationship between rule of law, democracy, sustained economic development and human rights.

The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of IRLI under the direction of the Board of Directors. Responsibilities include implementation of IRLI Strategic Plan 2018-2020, revenue generation, financial management, organisational development, staff and organisation management.

The successful candidate will have a third level qualification in relevant areas of study and at least 5 years’ experience in management positions with progressively more responsibilities. Familiarity with the legal profession in Ireland and experience within the international development sector are a strong advantage.

For more details on the position and on how to apply please refer to this IRLI Executive Director Job Description_Final.