Written answers

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Department of Enterprise, Trade and Innovation

Departmental Agencies

8:00 pm

Photo of Mary Lou McDonaldMary Lou McDonald (Dublin Central, Sinn Fein)
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Question 225: To ask the Minister for Jobs; Enterprise and Innovation if he will provide the following information regarding each of the State agencies (details supplied), namely, the total number of staff and their respective job titles; the total number of board members and their respective remuneration packages; the total annual wage bill for each agency and the total annual amount of central funding provided to each agency. [18189/11]

Photo of Richard BrutonRichard Bruton (Minister, Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation; Dublin North Central, Fine Gael)
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The following table lists the staff of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation by grade, as at today’s date. This figure does not represent staff in the Offices of the Department.

By GradeFull time Equivalents
Secretary General1
Assistant Secretary5
Principal Officer20
Assistant Principal54.5
Higher Executive Officer84.53
Executive Officer114.97
Administrative Officer6
Staff Officer17.2
Clerical Officer140.64
Accountant Grade 15
Cleaner16
Controller1
Examiner3
Head Accountant1
Legal Advisor2
Min Special Advisor1
Minister’s PA3
Civilian Driver6
Minister’s Personal Secretary3
Senior Examiner1
Service Attendant5
Service Officer26
Telephonist2.3
Total519.14

Total Allocation for Salaries, Wages and Allowances ----

Offices of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation at June 2011 by grade.

1.

1.

By GradeFull time Equivalents
Director1
Principal Officer2
Assistant Principal4.60
Higher Executive Officer10
Administrative Officer2
Executive Officer57.30
Clerical Officer26.53
Total103.43

Total Allocation for Salaries, Wages and Allowances ----

Total Allocation for non-pay ----

2.

2.

By GradeFull time Equivalents
Director1
Corporate Compliance Manager1
Legal Adviser3
Accountant2
Principal Solicitor2
Principal Officer2
Assistant Principal4
Higher Executive Officer9.70
Executive Officer6.70
Clerical Officer7.30
Total39.70

Total Allocation for Salaries, Wages and Allowances ----

Total Allocation for non-pay ----

3.

3.

By GradeFull time Equivalents
Legal Adviser.80
Principal Officer1
Assistant Principal3
Higher Executive Officer10.90
Executive Officer15.03
Staff Officer14.75
Clerical Officer68
Total113.48

Total Allocation for Salaries, Wages and Allowances ----

Total Allocation for non-pay ----

4.

4.

By GradeFull time Equivalents
Assistant Principal1
Higher Executive Officer2
Executive Officer8
Clerical Officer8.70
Member6
Solicitor2
Total28.7

Total Allocation for Salaries, Wages and Allowances ----

Total Allocation for non-pay ----

5.

5.

By GradeFull time Equivalents
Principal Officer5
Assistant Principal6
Higher Executive Officer8.90
Executive Officer3.73
Staff Officer1
Clerical Officer19.50
Member6
Solicitor2
Total44.13

Total Allocation for Salaries, Wages and Allowances ----

Total Allocation for non-pay ----

The Health and Safety Authority (H.S.A)

The total number of staff in the H.S.A is 183.7 Job titles within the H.S.A. are listed below

CEO1
Assistant Chief Executive4
Programme Manager4
Assistant Principal (AP)/ AP Higher6
Inspector Grade 117.9
Inspector Grade 1140.9
Inspector Grade 11160.7
Higher Executive Officer13.1
Executive Officer15.6
Clerical Officer18.5
Services Officer2
Total183.7

The total number of staff in the H.S.A is 183.7 Job titles within the H.S.A. are listed below

The Health and Safety Authority Board comprises 1 Chairperson and 11 Ordinary Members. The approved fees for membership of the Board of the H.S.A are, €11,970 for the Chairman and €7,695 for all other Directors (per annum).

* The representative of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation does not receive any remuneration.

* The representative of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation does not receive any remuneration.

The Health and Safety Authority’s grant is broken down into pay and non-pay - €13.239m and €7.317m respectively. Of the pay element, €12.397m relates to wages and the balance of €842,000, relates to pensions.

The Health and Safety Authority’s grant is broken down into pay and non-pay - €13.239m and €7.317m respectively. Of the pay element, €12.397m relates to wages and the balance of €842,000, relates to pensions.

The Health and Safety Authority’s Oireachtas Grant for 2011 is €20.556m (€13.239m – pay grant and €7.317m – non-pay grant).

Shannon Development

Total Number of Staff of Shannon Development is 114.5. Job titles are listed below:

CEO1
Assistant Chief Executive1
EI7
E3B10
E3A11
E331
E417
E520
Clerical16.5

Total Number of Staff of Shannon Development is 114.5. Job titles are listed below:

As at 1st June 2011, Shannon Development has 10 Board Members (including the Chairman).

The approved fees for membership of the Shannon Development Board is €20,520 for the Chairman and €11,970 for all other Directors (per annum).

The approved fees for membership of the Shannon Development Board is €20,520 for the Chairman and €11,970 for all other Directors (per annum).

The total wages bill for Shannon Development for 2010 was €9.754m. This excludes PRPI’s and Supplementary payments to pensioners which Shannon Development funds from own income resources.

The total wages bill for Shannon Development for 2010 was €9.754m. This excludes PRPI’s and Supplementary payments to pensioners which Shannon Development funds from own income resources.

Shannon Development does not receive any E1 funding.

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)

SFI currently has 48 staff in place, with 2 vacancies, which make up its sanctioned 50 posts. The job titles of respective staff are listed below.

Director General1
Chief Operations Officer/Secretary to the Board1
Director of Lifesciences1
Director of Information, Communication & Emergent Technologies1
Director of Industry Collaborative Programmes1
Director of Policy & Communications1
Director Enterprise & International Affairs1
Head of Audit & Compliance1
Accounting Manager1
Unit Executive Assistant-Grants1
Unit Executive Assistant – Policy & Communications1
Unit Executive Assistant – Programme Administration Team5
Personal Assistant-Grants1
Personal Assistant-Accounts payable1
Personal Assistant – Enterprise & International Affairs1
Personal Assistant to the Director General & Executive team1
Personal Assistant to Executive Team1
Human Resources Manager1
Executive Assistant-Human Resources1
IT Manager1
IT Helpdesk Analyst1
Manager Secretariat1
Scientific Programme Manager12
Associate Scientific Programme Officer5
PR/Communications Manager1
Programme Administration Team (PAT) Leader1
PAT Administration Manager2
Enterprise & International Affairs Executive1

SFI currently has 48 staff in place, with 2 vacancies, which make up its sanctioned 50 posts. The job titles of respective staff are listed below.

The SFI Board is comprised of 12 members, (there is currently 1 vacancy). 2 Board members do not receive any remuneration, as they are serving public servants. Other Board members receive €11,970 per annum, and the Chairperson of the Board receives €20,520 per annum.

The SFI Board is comprised of 12 members, (there is currently 1 vacancy). 2 Board members do not receive any remuneration, as they are serving public servants. Other Board members receive €11,970 per annum, and the Chairperson of the Board receives €20,520 per annum.

In 2011, SFI has been allocated €175.14 million under Subhead F of the Department’s Vote, broken down as follows:

Capital€160.8m
Pay€4.68m
Non-Pay€4.66m
E-Journals€5m

The Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB)

The Personal Injuries Assessment Board (trading as InjuriesBoard.ie) currently has 70 staff. The job titles of respective staff are listed below.

CEO1
Accelerated Director2
Principal Officer/ Principal Higher5
Assistant Principal (AP)/ AP Higher21
Higher Executive Officer14
Executive Officer12
Clerical Officer15

The Personal Injuries Assessment Board (trading as InjuriesBoard.ie) currently has 70 staff. The job titles of respective staff are listed below.

There are currently 10 Board members, plus a secretary and Chief Executive.

The approved fees for membership of the Board of PIAB are €20,520 for the Chairman and €11,970 for all other Directors (per annum).

The approved fees for membership of the Board of PIAB are €20,520 for the Chairman and €11,970 for all other Directors (per annum).

Total budgeted salary costs for 2011 for 70 employees including employers PRSI and Pension contribution is €5,601,019.

Total budgeted salary costs for 2011 for 70 employees including employers PRSI and Pension contribution is €5,601,019.

InjuriesBoard.ie is self-funding and does not receive any Exchequer funding.

Crafts Council of Ireland

The total number of full time equivalent staff in the Crafts Council of Ireland is 21.6 and their job titles are outlined in the table below.

Chief Executive Officer1
Operations & Finance Manager1
HR Manager1
Finance Services Administrator1
Client Liaison Officer1
Personal Assistant (2 staff sharing)1
Client Services Administrator0.5
Receptionist0.6
Head of Market Development1
Retail Programme Manager1
Retail Executive1
Exhibitions Manager1
Collector & Craft Tourism Dev. Manager1
Gallery Assistant1
Head of Education1
Business Development Manager1
Jewellery Trainer1
Education Administrator1
Education Innovation Manager1
Education Outreach Officer1
Head of Communications1
Communications Manager (2 staff sharing)1
Communications Assistant0.5

The total number of full time equivalent staff in the Crafts Council of Ireland is 21.6 and their job titles are outlined in the table below.

There are 12 members on the Board of Directors of the Crafts Council of Ireland and the remuneration for the Chairperson is €11,340 p.a. and for the Directors is €7,290 p.a.

There are 12 members on the Board of Directors of the Crafts Council of Ireland and the remuneration for the Chairperson is €11,340 p.a. and for the Directors is €7,290 p.a.

The total grant allocation for 2011 for the Crafts Council of Ireland is €3,919,000, including an additional €1 million granted to the Crafts Council for the funding of the Year of Craft 2011, and the total annual wage bill, as budgeted for 2011, is €1,332,349.

Enterprise Ireland disburses the Crafts Council of Ireland’s annual allocation from its budget.

Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority (IAASA)

There are 13 members of staff in IAASA. Job titles are listed in the table below.

Chief Executive Officer1
Head of Function3
Project Manager- Professional Staff (Accountants)6
Head of Finance and Administration1
Administrative Executive1
Clerical Support Staff1

There are 13 members of staff in IAASA. Job titles are listed in the table below.

There are15 members on the Board of IAASA

The approved fees for membership of the Board of IAASA are €11,970 for the Chairman and €7,695 for all other Directors (per annum).

The approved fees for membership of the Board of IAASA are €11,970 for the Chairman and €7,695 for all other Directors (per annum).

The annual wage bill for staff of IAASA for 2011 is €1,496m

The annual wage bill for staff of IAASA for 2011 is €1,496m

Total Annual Amount of State Funding for Pay€717,000

Total Amount of Exchequer Funding €1,357m

IDA Ireland

The total number of staff in IDA Ireland is 251. Job titles are listed in the table below.

CEO1
Executive Director2
Divisional Manager5
Department Manager19
Section Manager63
Project Manager97
Assistant Project Executive29
Executive Assistant35

The total number of staff in IDA Ireland is 251. Job titles are listed in the table below.

Enterprise Ireland has 12 Board members. The Chairman receives €20,520 and Directors receive €11,970 per annum

Enterprise Ireland has 12 Board members. The Chairman receives €20,520 and Directors receive €11,970 per annum

Payroll€21.382m

Payroll€21.382m

Oireachtas€124.577m

Enterprise Ireland

The total number of staff in Enterprise Ireland is 813.5 (WTE). Job titles are listed in the table below.

CEO1
Executive Director4
Divisional Manager12
Department Manager (PO equivalent)66
Senior Executive (AP equivalent)288.5
Executive (HEO equivalent)143
Administrator (EO equivalent)103.5
Executive asst. /Clerical asst. (CO equivalent)81.5
Local Overseas staff / Overseas Graduates114

The total number of staff in Enterprise Ireland is 813.5 (WTE). Job titles are listed in the table below.

Enterprise Ireland has 12 Board members. The Chairman receives €20,520 and Directors receive €11,970 per annum

Enterprise Ireland has 12 Board members. The Chairman receives €20,520 and Directors receive €11,970 per annum

Payroll€64.326m

Exchequer Funding (breakdown below) €308.982m

Exchequer Funding (breakdown below) €308.982m

Grant to Industry €78.923m

Science and Technology€140.259m

Capital Expenditure€1.0m

Employment Subsidy€4.25m

Workplace Innovation Fund€0.25m

The Exchequer funding figure includes €3.919m, which is passed to the Crafts Council of Ireland. It excludes Exchequer funding provided by the Department of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries.

Forfás

The total number of staff in Forfás is 108. Job titles are listed in the table below.

CEO1
Grade 1 - Divisional Manager2
Level F - Department Manager/Section Manager11
Level E – SSO-Senior Policy Advisor/Senior Accreditation Officer32
Level D – Policy Advisor/Corporate Services Executive26
Level C – Policy Analyst/Assistant Executive21
Level B - Executive Assistant12
Level A- /SA – Clerical/Services Assistant3

The total number of staff in Forfás is 108. Job titles are listed in the table below.

Forfás has 13 Board members. The Chairman receives €20,520 and Directors receive €11,970 per annum. There are 4 members of the Board that do not receive a fee.

Forfás has 13 Board members. The Chairman receives €20,520 and Directors receive €11,970 per annum. There are 4 members of the Board that do not receive a fee.

Payroll€7.302m

€57.294m

National Consumer Agency

The total number of staff of the NCA is 42.8. Job titles are listed in the table below.

CEO1
Principal Officer2.8
Assistant Principal3
Higher Executive Officer9.8
Executive Officer16.6
Clerical Officer8
Staff Officer0.6
Services Officer1

The total number of staff of the NCA is 42.8. Job titles are listed in the table below.

There are 9 members on the NCA Board. The Chairman receives €20,520 and Directors receive €11,970 per annum.

There are 9 members on the NCA Board. The Chairman receives €20,520 and Directors receive €11,970 per annum.

NCA: €3,598,000

NCA: €3,598,000

NCA: Total: €6,279,000, Pay: €3,598,000, Non Pay: €2,681,000

Competition Authority

The total number of staff of the Competition Authority is 40. Job titles are listed in the table below.

Chairperson1
Membersal Officer3
Divisional Managers5
Legal Advisers2
Communications Manager1
Case Officer20
Higher Executive Officer2
Executive Officer3
Clerical Officer2
Detective Sergeant, An Garda Siochana (on secondment1

The total number of staff of the Competition Authority is 40. Job titles are listed in the table below.

The Competition Authority has an executive Board comprising the Chairperson and Members and does not have an external Board.

The Authority received funding of €5.1m this year of which €4.1m is allocated to its pay budget which includes staff pay, employers PRSI, pension contributions etc.

County Enterprise Boards

As of 27th June 2011 there are 130.9 (whole time equivalent) staff in place across the network of 35 County and City Enterprise Boards (CEBs).

Each CEB has a staff complement of 1 CEO, 1 Assistant CEO, 1 Business Advisor and 1 or 2 Administrative staff.

Each CEB has a staff complement of 1 CEO, 1 Assistant CEO, 1 Business Advisor and 1 or 2 Administrative staff.

Under the terms of their Articles of Association the standard number of Board members in each CEB is fourteen. CEB Board members are not appointed by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation but are drawn from various representative groupings such as the local business community, County or City Council, Social Partners etc. No remuneration is paid to CEB Board members.

Under the terms of their Articles of Association the standard number of Board members in each CEB is fourteen. CEB Board members are not appointed by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation but are drawn from various representative groupings such as the local business community, County or City Council, Social Partners etc. No remuneration is paid to CEB Board members.

The total Exchequer allocation for the 35 CEBs in 2011 is €27.2m of which €8.1m has been allocated for pay purposes.

It was not possible, in the time allowed for the National Standards Authority of Ireland to forward a response. I will request that the NSAI forward an answer to the question directly to the Deputy.

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