• County Wicklow Partnership

What is County Wicklow Partnership?

County Wicklow Partnership (CWP) was formed as a result of a merger between Arklow Community Enterprise, Wicklow Working Together and Wicklow Rural Partnership. The company came in to effect on 1st January 2009. The work of the company is carried out through a series of publicly funded programmes and projects, funded largely through the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government, Pobal and the HSE. County Wicklow Partnership’s activities cover all of Co. Wicklow, except Bray.

County Wicklow Partnership

A Local Development Company that provides communities, individuals and businesses in the area of County Wicklow with a broad range of supports seeks applications from suitably qualified candidates for the role of :-

Chief Executive Officer

The Chief Executive Officer will be required to spearhead participative strategic planning, to identify new opportunities and manage implementation of a range of national and EU funded social, economic and developmental programmes.

The position of Chief Executive Officer, together with the Board of Directors and the Management Team ensures County Wicklow Partnerships relevance to the community, the accomplishment of the company’s vision, mission and objectives, management of company strategies, governance and the accountability of the company to its diverse stakeholders. The Board assigns responsibility for the management and day-to-day operations to the Chief Executive Officer.

Key areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:

  • Legal compliance
  • Vision, mission, policy and planning
  • Management
  • Governance
  • Financing
  • Community relations

Candidates will be expected to have 5+ years senior management experience in the community, voluntary or local development sectors along with a relevant third level degree.

If you wish to apply for this position please write in the strictest of confidence enclosing fully completed Application Form together with C.V. to The Chairman, County Wicklow Partnership, CEO Recruitment, 3rd Floor Avoca River House, Bridgewater Centre, Arklow, Co. Wicklow.

Full Job description, Person Specification and Application Form are available for download:

County Wickow Partnership CEO Job Description

County Wicklow Partnership CEO Person Specification

County Wicklow Partnership CEO Job Application Form 2016

or contact 0402-20955 or email kwindsor@wicklowpartnership.ie

Deadline for receipt of application: Wednesday 12th October 2016 at 4 p.m.   

Remuneration is in line with National Guidelines and commensurate with experience

Canvassing in any form will disqualify

County Wicklow Partnership is an equal opportunities employer

Wicklow LEADER 2016 – 2020 Local Action Group

Local Development Strategy (LDS)

LEADER 2016 to 2020

LEADER 2016-2020 Enquiry Form

EOI Enquiry Form CWP RDP 2014 – 2020

Our Programmes


Vision Statement

“To effect change in the county by supporting the social, cultural, economic and environmental well being of individuals, families, groups and communities”