You must be a member of Savvi Credit Union or be qualified to become a member. As part of the Fitness and Probity requirements of the Central Bank of Ireland, all directors must be (i) competent and capable (ii) honest, ethical and act with integrity, and (iii) financially sound.
There are ongoing training programmes in place to provide opportunities for directors to keep up to date on regulatory and other developments, as well as training specific to the role of director, and activities of the credit union.
The role of a credit union director involves a considerable time commitment. There are between 10 and 12 regular board meetings per year as well as additional board meetings to deal with strategic planning and other matters that may arise. Board meetings last between 2 and 3 hours per meeting. One to two hours is also required for advance reading of board packs depending on agenda items. Committee meetings usually take 1-hour minimum again depending on the agenda and take place a minimum of 4 times per year. In addition, directors are required by legislation to complete certain educational programmes and ongoing training and development.
If you feel you match the criteria as contained in the Role Profile, and have the time available to carry out the role of Director, then simply print off the Application Form which you will find here, complete it, attach your CV and forward both via email to: NomCom@savvi.ie.
Alternatively, please forward your application form and CV to Chairman, Nominations Committee, 3rd Floor, Savvi Credit Union, 27-28 Herbert Place, Dublin 2.
Please note that the closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 23rd November 2018.
If you have any questions in relation to your application, please email NomCom@savvi.ie and we will be delighted to give whatever assistance you may need.
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