Head of Operations

Head of Operations

RSM Ireland | Dublin, IE

Posted 11 days ago

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Important note on how to apply: This opportunity is with our client the Health Insurance Authority. If you are interested in this position, please click here to be redirected to the organisations website full details on how to apply.
The Health Insurance Authority (HIA) is the statutory regulator of the health insurance sector in Ireland. The Authority plays a key role as an independent regulator, a provider of consumer information, an adviser to the Minister for Health and as the custodian of the Health Insurance Risk Equalisation Fund. The HIA is a small, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering on its vision of a well-regulated, competitive health insurance market where consumers are empowered to make informed decisions.
The purpose of the HIA is to regulate the health insurance market in Ireland in the public interest. This is done by analysing the market, designing appropriate regulations, and monitoring the compliance of the insurers with their obligations. We empower consumers to choose the right health insurance product for their needs. The HIA carries out its work with a high degree of transparency and independence.
The specific role involves:
Finance:
Lead the annual budgeting process, ensuring that changes to assumptions and financial impacts are captured within the HIA budget.
Manage the annual operating budget, as well as providing operational support to the Risk Equalisation Fund. Oversee effective contract management of all third-party contractors engaged by the HIA
Preparation of annual business plans and reports.
Preparation of quarterly HIA management accounts and reports.
Preparation of Annual Reports and Accounts
Monitoring and managing the HIA's bank relationships and treasury and liquidity management.
Responsible for compliance with tax laws and regulations including the submission of all tax and regulatory filings
Management and coordination of the programme of internal audits, including the annual Internal Financial Controls Audit.
Lead the year end audit with the Comptroller & Auditor General.
Human Resources: Ensure staff are professionally recruited, managed, and developed. Head of Operations will be responsible for human resource management including workforce planning, develop and manage the administration of HR policies and procedures, recruitment, training and development, payroll and pension processing and employee relations.
Procurement: Responsible for oversight of procurement, ensuring compliance with public procurement policy and Irish and EU regulations and management of the tendering process.
Act as Chief Risk Officer identifying, evaluating, and managing the risks faced by the Authority, and reporting to ARC and Board.
ICT: Developing and operating effective governance over all ICT systems and leading on ICT developments.
Facilities management - ensure the effective operation of the HIA offices.
Corporate Governance - managing the corporate governance and regulatory requirements and obligations of the Authority. Acting as Secretary to the Members of the Authority.
RSM and the HIA are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.
Whilst all staff are contracted to work in Dublin 2, employees can avail of remote working options. In line with Public Sector guidance, a more permanent agile/ hybrid working policy is being developed to formalise how we work in the HIA in the future
Important note on how to apply:This opportunity is with our client the Health Insurance Authority. If you are interested in this position, please click here to be redirected to the organisations website full details on how to apply.