Director of Legal Affairs & Registration

Job Type: Full time, Permanent

Background of the Charities Regulator

The Charities Regulatory Authority (the ‘Charities Regulator’) is an independent statutory body. It was established by the Minister for Justice and Equality on a statutory basis on 16 October 2014 pursuant to the Charities Act 2009. The Charities Regulator is located in Dublin.

The key functions of the Charities Regulator are to establish and maintain a public register of charitable organisations operating in Ireland and ensure compliance with the Charities Acts.

The Charities Regulator also engages in the provision of services to charities through authorising appointments of charity trustees and the disposition of charity property in appropriate cases, and has the power to appoint investigators to investigate the affairs of any charitable organisation.

Role description

The Director of Legal Affairs & Registration is responsible for the provision of legal advice and legal services to the organisation and for supporting the CEO and senior management team on all legal matters.

In addition, the position includes responsibility for the areas of registration and charity services and ensuring that robust decision-making processes are implemented within those areas.

As a member of the Senior Management Team, the Director of Legal Affairs & Registration will also be responsible for contributing at a senior level to the fulfilment of the Charities Regulator’s strategic objectives

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The closing date for applications is 5pm Wednesday the 4th of November 2020