Kildare Local Transport Link CLG t/a TFI Local Link Kildare South Dublin is seeking Volunteer Company Directors.

We are seeking new members to join our current Directors. This role will involve assisting the current structure to meet its legal and regulatory requirements as a Company Limited by Guarantee (CLG) and a Registered Charity. Along with this, Directors play a vital role in identifying where improved transport links can make a positive contribution to their localities and communities.

If you have experience in this area, or would like to make a contribution to transport decisions, and play a role in TFI Local Link Kildare South Dublin, we are keen to hear from you. The Board of Directors will welcome all Expressions of Interest as received, however applicants who possess the following skills sets may be prioritised through the initial round of recruitment:

  1. Corporate Governance / Voluntary Trusteeships
  2. Risk Management / Financial Management
  3. HR / Publicity / Social-Media
  4. Sustainable Transport & Mobility
  5. Spatial Planning / Sustainable Communities
  6. Climate Change and Low Carbon Development

About Us

TFI Local Link Kildare South Dublin is the Transport Coordination Unit (TCU) for the region Kildare – South Dublin. The TCU operates as 1 of 15 Units nationally, contracted to plan and coordinate, local transport services on behalf of the National Transport Authority (NTA). These services are funded under the Rural Transport Programme (RTP) and promoted under the Transport for Ireland (TFI) umbrella.

Kildare Local Transport Link CLG is a not-for-profit Company, limited by guarantee and a registered charity operating since January 2014. The Company has a Board of Directors, Sub Committees, and Staff that are focused on supporting communities and individuals to improve their quality of life, and play a full and active role in their local community by advancing local transport options.

TFI Local Link Kildare South Dublin is currently responsible for a mix of scheduled and flexible transport options, provided in all cases by local private bus operators. In 2019, over 100,000 passengers were recorded by TFI Local Link Kildare South Dublin. The Company currently employs 6 members of staff on both a full and part time basis.

The Role of a Director 

As a Director of Kildare Local Transport Link CLG, there is an expectation that the individual will:

  • Attend Board Meetings as per annual schedule. (Average of 8 meetings per year).
  • Contribute to Board Meetings in a pro-active and meaningful manner.
  • Become familiar with the Company Memorandum and Articles of Association, the legal and regulatory responsibilities, and the role and responsibilities of Kildare Local Transport Link CLG to its funders and stakeholders.
  • Help to ensure that the Directors of Kildare Local Transport Link CLG meet

all relevant statutory and regulatory returns and adheres to the contractual obligations to funders.

  • Bring expertise to ensure compliance with the relevant codes such as the Code of Conduct for Board Directors and the Charities Governance Code.
  • Contribute to the expansion of public transport bus services in the region in line with Ireland’s Rural Mobility Plan – Connecting Ireland.

Click on the button below for a more detailed Role Description

Role Description – Trustee/Director

Interested Candidates: 

Should submit a completed Expression of Interest along with a CV and cover letter electronically, to the Company Secretary, using the address, john.whelan@locallink.ie. Interviews / introductory meetings will take place over the TEAMS platform.

Expression Of Interest Form

Should you wish to discuss any of the above, or require further clarification, please contact the Manager using the address alan.kerry@locallink.ie or 086 3899767.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5pm Friday December 02nd 2022

TFI Local Link Kildare South Dublin is an Equal Opportunities Employer.