Open Positions

The PSI is a public body established in law to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of patients and the public by regulating pharmacists and pharmacies in Ireland. 

People and Organisation Development Manager

Reporting to the Head of Corporate Services, the People and Organisation Development Manager will be a member of the Wider Management Team and responsible for aligning human resources practices and initiatives with the overall strategic goals and objectives of the PSI, while ensuring compliance with employment laws, regulations, and ethical standards.

This role recognises the importance of integrating employee experience, policy, strategy, business requirements and innovation while empowering managers through best-practice advice and support and managing risk for the organisation through compliance. 

Candidates must have on the closing date for receipt of applications:

  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant HR work experience, including a minimum of 5 years managing HR operations, including relevant strategic experience.
  • A minimum of a Bachelor degree of a level equivalent to level 8 on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications in a relevant discipline (or CIPD Diploma level) with a demonstrable track record of continuing professional development. 
  • Ability to stretch from operational to strategic activities.  
  • A proven track record in displaying an in-depth understanding of employment legislation and HR best practice.
  • Experience of working with a HRIS.
  • Experience of people development and performance management.
  • Experience of implementing and managing proactive employee relations programmes.
  • Experience of a similar role in the civil/public service and knowledge of public sector HR practices
  • Excellent attention to detail and interpersonal skills, including a collaborative working approach within a small team environment.

The following are considered desirable:

  • CIPD qualified or part-qualified.
  • Experience of ensuring compliance with health, safety and welfare in the workplace legislation.
  • Experience of process improvement delivery.
  • A track record of implementing innovative learning and development programmes.
  • A track record of influencing, operating and implementing at a senior level, delivering a professional and results focused HR service and have experience of negotiating the complexities of transformational change.
  • Proficiency in the Irish Language

To apply for this post, candidates should submit a covering letter outlining why they believe their skills, experience, and values meet the requirements, an up-to-date CV and the completed application form.

For more information about the role and the PSI, please read this information booklet.

This documentation should be emailed to the HR Team at recruitment@psi.ie on or before the closing date of 5pm on Monday, 5 August 2022.

Late applications will not be accepted.


We are proud of our work and we carry out our role to the highest standard in the public interest. We offer a friendly workplace that provides opportunities to contribute, learn and to develop professionally.

Our team is committed to continuing to build a high-performing organisation and a flexible and supportive working environment. If you are interested in working with knowledgeable, experienced and enthusiastic colleagues with a passion for public service, we hope you will consider developing your career with us. 

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