• Permanent
  • Dublin
  • Applications have closed.
  • Competitive (Negotiable)

HAILHousing Association for Integrated Living (HAIL) is an Approved Housing Body with over 470 properties mainly in the Greater Dublin area. HAIL's purpose is to provide the key to independent living by providing housing and support services to those experiencing significant and enduring mental health difficulties, enabling them to live independently and fully integrated into their communities. HAIL's Vision is to drive excellence in mental health housing support and be the partner of choice for delivering integrated independent living in communities across Ireland.


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Head of Finance will be responsible for the management of HAIL's Finance and Corporate Services function including leading on HAIL's financial management, performance and planning. As part of HAIL's Leadership Team, the Head of Finance will also assist the CEO in delivering new business with appropriate financial and risk analysis and keep the Board and Leadership Team up to date on all financial related matters.


Interested candidates will hold a professional accountancy qualification together with five plus years relevant post qualification experience. Core competencies will include leadership, business planning, strategic vision, and organisational awareness, coupled with commercial acumen, resilience and also strong awareness of the regulatory environment in which HAIL operates. Candidates must be confident and exceptional communicators and be comfortable in reporting to board level. They will also have the capacity to passionately engage, inspire, and influence team members and key stakeholders in the delivery of the vision of HAIL.

A commitment to the core values and vision of HAIL will be essential.


A competitive remuneration and benefits package will be on offer to the successful candidate.


If you believe that you meet the requirements necessary to take on this important role, please submit a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae via the available 'Apply Option' in strictest confidence, for the attention of Mark Middleton, Partner of our retained executive search partners, Principal Connections - executive search on or before 12 noon on Friday 22nd March 2024.

For a confidential discussion please contact Mark Middleton on +353 (0)1 703 88 03.


Principal Connections is acting as an employment agency and has been retained to manage this key appointment.

Our client is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourages applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.

Candidates for this post will be sourced through both an advertised selection and executive search process.

Please note that any offer of employment will be made subject to satisfactory reference checks as well as any other background checks and assessments considered appropriate to the process.


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