Careers at PSI

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (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. The PSI’s Corporate Strategy 2018-2020 sets the development agenda with the central organisational goal of assuring trust in pharmacy through effective regulation.

We are proud of the work that we do and carrying 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, and 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.

HR Lead

A key focus of the HR lead will be the ongoing roll-out of the HR Strategy 2018-2020 and to assist the Executive Leadership Team with the people aspects of a major programme of business transformation. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR manager to join the PSI and be part of our programme of business transformation.

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

  • A minimum of a degree 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.
  • CIPD qualified.
  • At least 5 years’ HR generalist experience, including recruitment and selection, business partnering, employee relations, learning and development, performance management, employment legislation and HR administration with a proven track record of advising and working closely with senior managers on a wide range of HR and legislative requirements.
  • Proven track record of HR policy development and implementation through a project management approach.

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

To apply, please submit your CV, cover letter and completed application form to by 11am on 3 February 2020.

Benefits of working with us

Our Values

The safety of the public is at the heart of everything we do and our values underpin how we work with each other and for others as we pursue the PSI’s commitment to assuring trust in pharmacy through effective regulation.

PSI Values

Our new HR Strategy, Building Capability through People focuses on;

  • Attracting, developing and retaining talent
  • The PSI as an employer of choice
  • Enhancing transparency in HR

PSI inductionThe strategy builds on the strengths of the PSI and will enable the organisation to build capability through people in a consistent and transparent way, and by supporting employees to develop their full potential.

It’s our objective to be an employer of choice. We seek to be fair and flexible in line with our policies, while ensuring that the needs of the business are met. We have a staff-led Workplace Wellbeing Group to promote, communicate and support health and general wellbeing.


BuildingThe PSI established its office at Fenian Street, Dublin 2 in 2013. The building is fitted to a high quality, focused on efficiency, and offering natural daylight throughout our modern work spaces and meeting rooms. The building is centrally located with access to many public transport options. The PSI is conscious of its health and safety responsibilities and its environmental impact, and we have staff working group to promote the health, safety and sustainability agenda.

Read more about our organisation structure and current staff.

Application Process

Our recruitment process will include some or all of these stages:

Application process

Please follow the application process as outlined in the relevant job specification.

Job specifications as well as the PSI's data protection statement contain details about how we process applicant information.

The PSI is an equal opportunities employer.

As a regulator, the work we do provides a variety of interesting opportunities and we actively encourage people to broaden their experience through involvement in a range of projects and working groups, and to provide input and ideas on new and evolving work. We encourage people to build relationships and develop understanding of work across the organisation, as well as with external partners, so that we collaborate for successful, co-ordinated outcomes. If you are looking for something different, the PSI is an exciting place to be.