Business in the Community Ireland is a unique movement of companies across Ireland committed to responsible business practices. Our goal is to inspire, engage, support and challenge companies to continually improve the impact they have on society, specifically in the community, environment, marketplace and workplace. We are a non-profit organisation, specialising in advice and guidance on Corporate Responsibility.
Our employees are drawn from all areas of business, CSR careers and the non-profit sector and we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. According to our most recent staff survey, 97% of staff would recommend the organisation as a good employer. We have also been awarded the Excellence Through People standard every year and consistently score high in all categories.This year we scored 94%, the highest score to date.
We are looking for an outstanding CEO to drive the Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability agenda in Ireland to achieve our vision of having all companies in Ireland responsible and sustainable.
This is a tremendous opportunity for someone who wants to work with Ireland’s businesses to drive responsible and sustainable business practices as encapsulated in our Business Working Responsibly Mark. A key part of the role is working with some of Ireland’s top companies in achieving transformational change on the sustainability/social agenda. Expanding our social inclusion programmes addressing Education and Employment is an important focus. The person will represent the organisation in the national and international sustainability arena.
Founded in 2000 it is the only business network of its kind in Ireland. From providing bespoke advice to some of the most progressive multinational and indigenous companies to helping smaller and medium sized enterprises navigate and understand CSR and sustainability, BITCI are the trusted advisers on responsible business practices in Ireland (www.bitc.ie). Business in the Community is a subsidiary of The Foundation for Investing in Communities (FIC).
We stand for integrity, professionalism, leadership, standards, collegiality and openness and transparency.
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Closing date for receipt of applications is 5 pm, Wednesday 14th June 2017
The Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and promotes a policy of continuous personal and professional development among its staff.
The Foundation has a policy of interviewing candidates with disabilities who meet the essential criteria.