Job Details: Cali Centres - Care and Learn Ireland: Executive Director

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Cali Centres - Care and Learn Ireland: Executive Director

JOB TITLE: Executive Director

LOCATION: Co. Wicklow; Hybrid working option.


CALI CENTRES – CARE AND LEARN IRELAND is an exciting new initiative
which provides a Learning Day Service for young adults with a severe
to profound intellectual disability. Previously, school leavers in
this cohort had little or no access to appropriate formal learning

This new style of Care and Learn initiative is being run in
collaboration with Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board
(KWETB). Cali has created a unique environment to help these young
adults continue their learning and with the support of a
multidisciplinary team to reach their full potential. At Cali Centres
we are passionate about Challenging Thinking, Creating New
Expectations and Transforming Lives.

Cali Centres is a CLG and has applied for charity status with the
Charity Regulator. It has secured private funding to support the
rollout and early development of the organisation. The first centre is
operational in Co. Wicklow and this centre will become the template
for a nationwide rollout.


Cali is now focused on appointing an Executive Director. This is a
unique opportunity to lead this exciting start-up, guiding its
development and growth so as to support learning and care for people
with a severe to profound intellectual disability throughout the
country. The Executive Director requires exceptional strategic vision,
outstanding leadership, and management abilities.


The Executive Director will report to the Board. This person is a
leader who can steer Cali and build a high-performing team.


* The Executive Director will complete a successful registration
process with the Charity Regulator and gain HSE service provider
* Be an effective networker who can develop and maintain
relationships with external stakeholders and also secure future
* Oversee the implementation of the Cali strategic plan to ensure
the successful growth and nationwide rollout of Cali.
* Have a growth and achievement mindset with a proven ability to
problem solve.


* A bachelor’s degree in business / related field is essential or
proven experience in a similar role.
* A track record of top performance and a self-starter mentality.
* Strong collaborative and inclusive leadership style able to
motivate, inspire and mentor others.
* A credible advocate for Cali with the capability to passionately
engage, inspire and influence stakeholders in the delivery of Cali’s
* Robust financial literacy and strategic financial planning skills.
* A commitment to Cali’s core mission, ethos, and values.
* Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills.


* Experience in leading the development of a strategy and nationwide
rollout of an organisation.
* Experience working in the non-profit sector and understanding of
the relevant legislation and policies impacting individuals with
* Experience in driving a strategic plan, operational excellence,
and engagement with stakeholders.
* Experience in implementing and overseeing excellent governance
structures, policies, and procedures.
* Experience in effectively engaging and complying with Regulatory
Bodies, Government departments, Statutory Bodies and Funders.
* Experience in negotiating private/public partnerships.


* Salary range: € *K commensurate with
* Benefits package
* Hybrid working option.


To apply for this position please provide the following information:

* A comprehensive CV, including details of your achievements in each
* A supporting statement, explaining how you believe your skills and
experience match the requirements of the role, directly addressing the
criteria as outlined in the person specification.


Applications should be submitted via email before 5pm on **Apply on
the website** July, * to: **Apply on the

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Type: Permanent
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