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The Official Assignee of Bankruptcy in Ireland

Posted: 06/05/2020 14:18

The Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI)

Job Requirements:

The Official Assignee of Bankruptcy in Ireland Insolvency Service of Ireland The Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI) is an independent statutory body established under the Personal Insolvency Act 2012 operating under the aegis of the Minister for Justice and Equality and is responsible for all matters concerning personal insolvency, including the three debt resolution processes under the Personal Insolvency Act 2012 and the administration of bankruptcy.

The Official Assignee is responsible for managing and controlling generally the Bankruptcy Division of the ISI including responsibility to ensure the strategic and business planning and financial, risk and staff performance management of the Bankruptcy Division. They are also responsible for the effective and timely administration of bankruptcy estates in accordance with the provisions of the Act.

The ideal candidate will have significant and relevant knowledge and experience of insolvency (corporate and/or personal) law and practice plus an awareness of issues facing insolvent debtors, insolvency professionals, creditors and related stakeholders.

The successful candidates will have:

  • A professional qualification at a minimum of level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications in law, accountancy, business, or another relevant qualification.

  • Significant experience of leading a large and diverse team.

  • A strong track record of managing relationships at Senior/Board/Executive levels.

  • Strong strategic leadership and organisational skills.

  • Sound judgment on business and personnel matters.

  • Excellent negotiation and problem solving abilities.

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Closing Date: 3pm, Thursday, 21st May, 2020


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