People interested in working in the RTB can find more information here

RTB Director (Chief Executive Officer)

Following the regrading of the Director role to Assistant Secretary level, the Board of the RTB is now seeking an outstanding individual who will lead the organisation into the next stage of its development.


The Director will provide strategic leadership to the RTB and will ensure that it delivers effectively in all areas of its mandate including statutory, operational, financial, and governance matters.  Reporting to the Board of the RTB, the Director will work to further improve all aspects of the work of the organisation and will build on a clear vision for the RTB to ensure that strong and effective working relationships are maintained with all its stakeholders.  As the public face of the organisation, the Director will be responsible for promoting and increasing awareness of the RTB and its work.


The successful candidate will possess demonstrable visionary leadership and executive management skills and will have excellent networking and stakeholder management abilities.  They will have delivered significant results in terms of organisation performance, transformation and policy development. A solid understanding of the legislative environment in the public sector (or evidence of the ability to quickly grasp complex legislative issues) is also necessary.

The successful candidate will ideally possess a third-level qualification to post-graduate degree level in a relevant discipline(s) and a leadership/management qualification will be an advantage.  In addition, they will have the ability to acquire a good working knowledge of all aspects of the work of the RTB and a clear understanding of the challenges currently facing the Irish residential tenancies sector.


Lansdowne Executive Search has been retained by the RTB to manage this recruitment process. For details of how to apply for this position please see the Candidate Information Booklet.

The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight Friday, 23rd July 2021.

Candidates for this role will be sourced through both advertising and executive search processes.

The Residential Tenancies Board is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourages applications under all 9 grounds of the Employment Equality Acts.




Recruitment of RTB Staff 

People interested in working with the RTB should check the following sources for positions that may be advertised: 

Positions can be applied for when advertised and will generally be by way of application form (available on the website, along with qualifying criteria) unless otherwise stated in the advertisement. 

Please Note: The RTB have a policy of not accepting CVs sent to us “on spec”.

There is currently no open recruitment competition.