Category Archives: Appointments

ARCO’s Social Media Manager

ARCO is seeking a volunteer from among its members to take over the running of its LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook platforms. Launched in March 2022, these platforms provide our organisation with an effective means of communicating with our members and informing our Target Audience. Our Social Media Manager oversees their structure, presentation, and content. ARCO’s […]

Management Level Vacancy – Top Security

ARCO has been contacted by Guy Davies, General Manager of Top Security, with a view to advertising among our members for the role of Senior Operations Manager within the Top Security portfolio. The Role and Responsibilities, as well as the profile of the candidate they are looking for, is downloadable HERE. If you are interested, […]

Vacancy – Assistant Secretary, Defence Capability (People) – Department of Defence

An interesting position has been advertised on the website. The Department of Defence is recruiting an Assistant Secretary, Defence Capability (People). In the context of the recently released Report of the Commission on the Defence Forces, this could be a very interesting if not challenging appointment. LINK TO THE JOB ADVERTISMENT If interested members […]

Appointment of Maj Gen Michael Beary DSM (Retd) to the UN Mission in Yemen

On Christmas Eve, António Guterres, the UN Secretary General, announced the appointment of Major-General Michael Beary DSM (Retd), a member of 50 Cadet Class of the Irish Defence Forces, as Head of the United Nations Mission to Support the Hudaydah Agreement (UNMHA) in Yemen and Chair of the Redeployment Coordination Committee.  He succeeds Lieutenant-General Abhijit […]

Census 2022 – Enumerators

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has opened applications for 5,100 census enumerators to work on next year’s census, which will take place on Sunday 3 April 2022. The positions are available nationwide. Applications are now being accepted on until Friday 3 December, or until a quota of 15,000 applications have been received. Enumerators are […]

Major-General Maureen O’Brien UNHQ – May 2021

Major-General Maureen O’Brien has been appointed as Deputy Military Advisor to the UN Secretary-General, based in UN Headquarters, New York. Her appointment follows a tour of overseas duty on the Golan Heights as UNDOF’s Deputy Force Commander, in the rank of Brigadier-General. She was the first female officer of the Defence Forces to attain the […]

Oireachtas Captain of the Guard

ARCO members will be interested to see that The Houses of the Oireachtas Service, on the proposal of the Taoiseach, is running a competition to select the best qualified candidate with the required knowledge, skills, and attributes to meet the requirements of the role of Captain of the Guard of the Houses of the Oireachtas. […]

JP Morgan’s Military Transition Programme

Following several weeks of communication with the Veterans’ Affairs team at JP Morgan, ARCOIreland is delighted to share information about the J.P. Morgan Military Transition Programme coming to Dublin in Feb 2021. This programme is available to former Defence Forces personnel, of all ranks, who have at least three years of service, and who will […]

Appointment to the post of Secretary General of the Department of Defence

ARCOIreland congratulates Mrs Jacqui McCrum on her appointment as Secretary-General, Department of Defence with effect from 24 August, on the retirement of Mr Maurice Quinn.  ARCOIreland looks forward to working with Mrs McCrum in advancing Veterans’ Affairs, including the Veterans’ Strategy as submitted by ARCOIreland, ONE and IUNVA. Mrs McCrum is currently Deputy Secretary in […]

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