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May 31, 2024
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Job Title:

Senior Executive - Investment Manager, Venture Portfolio




€77,528 to €95,216 per annum contributory superannuation

Rising to €101,074 by long service increments.

€74,884 to €90,453 per annum non-contributory superannuation

Rising to €96,021 by long service increments.

Candidates should note that entry will be at the minimum of the relevant scale and the rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy. Subject to satisfactory performance, increments may be payable in line with current Government Policy.

** Point of entry on this salary scale may differ from the minimum point of the scale if the successful candidate is a current public or civil servant.

Role Purpose:

Enterprise Ireland (EI) is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. We work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them start, grow, innovate and win export sales on global markets. EI provides an extensive range of services to our client base including funding supports for start-ups, expansion plans and R&D business plans.

The Growth Capital Department oversees Enterprise Ireland’s Seed & Venture Capital Schemes, where Enterprise Ireland invests into venture funds with the objective of increasing the supply of risk capital to typically early-stage Irish SMEs. Enterprise Ireland currently has over 45 active venture fund positions. These funds have mandates to invest into Irish SMEs and a number are also pan-European or globally oriented funds. The Department also oversees the HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network) programme.

This role offers a unique opportunity for the successful candidate to work on one of Ireland’s largest VC Investor portfolios. The investment activities of this portfolio contributes to the growth of Irish companies, enabling them to reach their full potential. It is an exciting and rewarding role where the successful candidate will develop relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, internal and external to Enterprise Ireland and understand how the team’s activities positively impact Irish SMEs in high growth sectors.

Working closely with key internal and external stakeholders, the successful candidate will have responsibility for the monitoring of venture fund investments held by Enterprise Ireland and will also actively contribute to the further development of the funding landscape to ensure that it is both supportive and responsive to the needs of our clients in each of Enterprise Ireland’s key sectors. As sustainability, climate and impact are key focus areas for Enterprise Ireland, the successful candidate will also be involved in the evaluation and development of goals and analysis of metrics of investment activity within the VC and Angel network.

Application and Selection Process:

The selection process may include short-listing of candidates. The selection criteria will be based on the requirements of the position. It is therefore important that you provide a detailed and accurate account of where you believe your skills and experience meet the requirements for the position. This should be contained in a short document (template attached - maximum 2 pages) accompanying your CV.

Applicants should note that, for shortlisting purposes in particular, clear evidence of the functional competency requirements listed as essential in this specification must be demonstrated as part of the supporting document accompanying your CV.

To apply for the position, send a detailed CV and supporting document quoting reference number EI.065.24E to to be received on or before Monday 18th June 2024.

N.B. All correspondence will be acknowledged in writing by the HR Department within 3 working days. Applicants who do not receive an acknowledgement within 3 working days should contact


Enterprise Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

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