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Chief Executive Officer, Palmerstown Credit Union

We recently managed the appointment of Chief Executive Officer to the leadership team of Palmerstown Credit Union. Please go to Current Opportunities to discover our latest assignments.

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Established in 1968, Palmerstown Credit Union (PCU) is a member-owned, financial services provider. Located in Palmerstown, Dublin 20, PCU has over 9,000 members, assets of over €55 million and employs 15 people. As a community-oriented financial services provider, PCU has an ambitious strategy targeting further growth in membership and the expansion of services and products available to its members, including online offerings.


The CEO will report to the PCU Board and will be responsible for the efficient delivery of all operational activities of the Credit Union. The appointed person will provide strategic leadership to the organisation and will work closely with all stakeholders to develop PCU, expanding and updating its offerings to achieve ambitious growth targets, in accordance with the Strategic Plan. The CEO will be responsible for the implementation of policies, compliance and governance requirements relating to all of PCU’s operations. The CEO will represent the Credit Union in the public domain through appropriate media channels and community events.


This role requires a focused, strategic leader who will ensure that Palmerstown Credit Union is optimally positioned to address the needs of its members, in accordance with the organisation’s mission and values. With a comprehensive understanding of the opportunities and challenges within the Credit Union sector, the appointed person will have a minimum of 10 years’ experience of working within the Financial Services industry. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable track record of relevant leadership experience, underpinned by exemplary interpersonal and communication skills. Minimum qualifications will include CUA and/or QFA. A comprehensive understanding of relevant legislation (Credit Union Act, Consumer Protection Code, Data Protection, and Criminal Justice Act – MLR & CTF) is highly desirable.

This is a pre-approved control function under the Central Bank fitness and probity regime.

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