Tralee Credit Union News

Inviting applications for the position of CEO.

 

Tralee Credit Union is now inviting applications for the following position

CEO  (Ref TCU CEO 2017)

Tralee Credit Union is the largest community based credit union in Munster, with over 42,000 local members, headquartered in Tralee with offices in Castleisland and Killorglin. We boast total assets of €200 million with over €64 million loaned to members. Tralee Credit Union is embedded in the local community, and our vision is to provide for the financial needs of members in a co-operative and professional manner. Our core mission is to enhance benefit and choice for our members through the range of financial services we offer, whilst continuing to lead and promote best practice in everything we do. A unique opportunity has arisen within Tralee Credit Union to provide direction and leadership towards the achievement of this mission.

Principal Responsibilities of the Role:

The CEO will report to the Board of Directors and will be primarily responsible for the management, operation and day-to-day administration of the Credit Union’s office and its staff, ensuring it performs and operates to the highest standards. He/she will act at all times within the policies as laid down by the Board, the governance and rules of the Credit Union, the Credit Union Act 1997 (as amended), and within the ethos/philosophy of the Credit Union as outlined in its 10 operating principles.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall direction and leadership in the management of the Credit Union, including compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Develop and implement the strategic and business plans in association with the Board
  • Ensure high quality internal controls are in place to safeguard the assets of the Credit Union
  • Manage the performance of the Credit Union and its staff to maximise both the service and financial return to members
  • Responsible for the accurate presentation and review of all financial accounts and reports for the board
  • Review investments and meet with investment advisors and investment committee
  • Oversee day to day operations in the Credit Union, including all staffing resourcing, training and development
  • Assist the Board in formulating policies on all aspects of the business and review these policies annually and recommend changes to the board for approval
  • Ensure that all money laundering guidelines are adhered to, and compliance with all legislation, regulations and guidance including data protection and employment law
  • Ensure effective working relationships with the Credit Union’s regulatory stakeholders including; Central Bank, Data Protection Commissioner and Financial Services Ombudsman
  • Lead the ongoing embedding a culture of compliance and risk management across the organisation
  • Prepare risk; register, appetite and tolerance statement
  • Ensure that the Credit Union is in compliance with all health and safety regulations and policies
  • Devise and monitor targets and performance standards for the volume and quality of loans in Tralee CU, provide assistance to improve performance where necessary
  • Represent the Credit Union with the membership, service providers, media, sector representative bodies, etc
  • Support the Board of Directors in any undertakings pertaining to the Credit Union

The successful candidate should have the following:

  • 10+ years experience within financial services is desirable
  • Appropriate third level degree or equivalent experience
  • Customer focus with an emphasis on delivery, proven problem solving capabilities
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and relationship building skills
  • Successful track record of managing a large team

The position is based in Tralee, Co.Kerry

How to Apply:

Applications including CV and cover letter by email addressed to: recruit@pinta.ie

Applicants should state clearly the reference number TCU CEO 2017

Closing Date for receipt of applications is 6th June 2017

Tralee Credit Union Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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Important Members Notice

 

Under the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2013. We must hold up to date Photo ID and Proof of Address of all our members.

If we do not have this information on your account, we will ask you to provide

  1. Proof of Identity- (Current/Valid and in Date):

A Passport, Driving Licence (with photo) or National Identity Card

  1. Proof of Current Residential Address (dated in the last 3 months):

Utility Bill, Statement from a Regulated Financial Institution, Letter from a Government Dept. etc.

Update your documentation at the Counter on your next visit or email id@traleecu.ie (please include your credit union number on the email)

Please update your details before  31st of May 2017, after this date you may not be able to make a transaction on your account.

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Members Car Draw

Our Easter Car Draw Winner is Edward (Ned) Barnes, Kylebeg, Tralee. Congratulations and Safe Driving Ned.

It could be you….

Sign up for for our Summer  car draw today. Click here 

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New Lower Rate Student Loan

student saver's Loan

5.9% variable Student Loan (6.08% APR)

Let us CU through college!

  • Full Time and Part Time Courses
  • College Fees
  • Course Equipment
  • Rent
  • Bridging Loan for Grants
  • And much more!
Loan Amount: €10,000
APR Variable Rate:6.08% APR
Total Cost Of Credit:€1,546.72
Number of Weekly Repayments:260 weeks
Total Amount Repayable:€11,546.72
You pay per week over 5 years:€44.43
*Typical 6.08% APR. 5.9% variable Student Loan Rate, lending criteria, terms and conditions apply. For Student Loans minimum of €100 savings. It is normal policy for a Parent/ Guardian to act as Guarantor for a Student Loan. Tralee Credit Union Ltd. is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

Apply Online Click Here

Loan Repayment Calculator Click Here

Apply by Phone 066 712 2373 (Dial 1 for Loans) or

Call in and speak to us Tralee     Castleisland     Killorglin

 

 

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New Personal Loan Rate on Loans from €15,000 to €30,000

lowrate

Loan Amount: €25,000
APR Variable Rate:7.7% APR
Total Cost Of Credit:€8,229.97
Number of Weekly Repayments:416 weeks
Total Amount Repayable:€33,229.97
You pay per week over 8 years:€79.90

Minimum Loan Withdrawal €15,000.

Tax Relief available for Home Improvements please see www.revenue.ie

Typical 7.7% APR. 7.5% variable loan rate, lending criteria, terms and conditions apply.

Maximum term up to 10 years. Tralee Credit Union is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

Benefits of a Credit Union Loan Click Here

Apply Online Click Here

Loan Repayment Calculator Click Here

Apply by Phone 066 712 2373 (Dial 1 for Loans) or

Call in and speak to us in Tralee, Castleisland, Killorglin

Need an Insurance Quote?  Get your Motor, Home, Travel Insurance Member Discount, For Details  click here
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Getting Married this Year -We can help you plan your finances

wedding Loan Banner

  • No penalties on lump sum lodgements or early repayments of loan
  • The quicker you clear your loan, the less interest you pay
  • Free Life Savings and Loan Protection Insurance (terms and conditions apply)
Loan Amount: €10,000
APR Variable Rate:9.4% APR
Total Cost Of Credit:€8,229.97
Number of Weekly Repayments:260 weeks
Total Amount Repayable:€12,416.56
You pay per week over 5 years:€47.48
Maximum term 5 years (60 months), Typical 9.4% APR. 9% variable loan rate, lending criteria, terms and conditions apply. Tralee Credit Union is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

 

Lower Rate available for Wedding Loans from €15,000 click here

Apply Online Click Here

Loan Repayment Calculator Click Here

Apply by Phone 066 712 2373 (Dial 1 for Loans) or

Call in and speak to us Tralee Castleisland Killorglin

Need an Insurance Quote?  Get your Motor, Home, Travel Insurance Member Discount, For Details  click here
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Prizegiving Night

prizegivingOver 150 people attended our Prizegiving Night on Thursday 17th of November.

Presentations were made to primary, secondary and third level from our Art Competition, Education Awards and Dan Kellegher Memorial Awards and Schools Credit Union from Mercy Mouthawk Secondary School, Castleisland’s Presentation Secondary School and St. Patrick’s Secondary School, Castleisland.

 

The winners of our Awards worth €10,500 (€1,500 each to 7 lucky members) are……

Tralee Credit Union Education Award Winners

  1. Joanne Wigginton
  2. Ciara Holmes
  3. Denis McKenzie Vass
  4. Niamh Dillane
  5. Colm O’ Mahony

         Dan Kellegher Memorial Award Winners

  1. Kieran Courtney
  2. Lauta Fitzgerald

Congratulations to all our winners who are each receiving €1,500 towards their chosen course of study.

A big thank you to all our members for entering our Awards.

 

Congratulations to all our Art Winners and best of luck to our first prize winners who will represent Tralee Credit Union at Chapter 23 Level on Saturday, 26th November.

7 & Under 
1stConor SheehanCaherleaheen NS TRALEE
2ndEllie Mc ElroyScoil Mhuire KILLORGLIN
3rdCulann DowlingScoil Eoin Balloonagh TRALEE
   
8-10 years 
1stCaitrionsa Mc KennaScoil Mhuire KILLORGLIN
2ndMuireann JonesScoil Mhuire KILLORGLIN
3rdKate FitzsimonPresentation Convent NS TRALEE
   
11-13 years 
1stEileen NovacMercy Mounthawk TRALEE
2ndIsabelle Bentley CurranMercy Mounthawk TRALEE
3rdShane KellyGaelScoil Mhic Easmainn, TRALEE
   
14-17 years 
1stMarta GacekMercy Mounthawk TRALEE
2ndCharlotte MurphyBrookField Collage TRALEE
3rdAine DeeBrookField Collage TRALEE
   
18 years & Over 
1stKatie CollinsBrookField Collage TRALEE
2ndEmma PierceBrookField Collage TRALEE
3rdJane CarmodyLimerick School of Art and Design
   
Group  
1stOliwia CzerwienListellick NS, TRALEE
 Katie Fitzmaurice 
2ndPadraig O’ ConnellListellick NS, TRALEE
 Jack Given 
 Tomas O’Connell 
3rdBreeanna MoynihanListellick NS, TRALEE
 Kayleigh Enright 
   
Special Category 
 
1stBen O’ ConnorHoly Family, Balloonagh, TRALEE
2ndJohn MurrayHoly Family, Balloonagh, TRALEE
3rdGrace O’ CallaghanKilmurry N.S
   
Special Group
1stEnable IrelandEnable Ireland  TRALEE
2ndJames O’ Donnell PierceHoly Family, TRALEE
 Cormac O’ Connell

 

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Join our Team

we'rehiring

 

 

 

 

 

Tralee Credit Union Ltd

Join our team, we’re stronger together.

€200 Million in Assets                   42,000 + members

We are inviting applications for:

MEMBER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES

Maternity Cover/ Contract in Tralee, Castleisland and Killorlgin.

Successful applicants will take their place on the front line of our service, meeting our members and serving their needs.

Requirements

  • Efficient, friendly, outgoing and have a good standard of education.
  • Cash Handling and/or lending and customer service experience.
  • Be computer literate.
  • Full clean driving licence.

Applicants with a QFA or other relevant financial services qualification will have an advantage. Applicants will be expected to show a good knowledge of credit union ethos and services. A panel of qualified persons will be created from this process to fill vacancies arising over the next year.

Applications may be by email to recruit@traleecu.ie  or by post to Chief Operations Officer , Tralee Credit Union Limited, Ashe Street, Tralee, Co. Kerry

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 21st of April 2017

Click here to see our advert;

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Need a Lick of Paint?

Home Improvement Loan

homeimprovementloan

7.9% variable Home Improvement Loan (8.2% APR)

Loan Amount: €10,000
APR Variable Rate:8.2% APR
Total Cost Of Credit:€2,103.58
Number of Weekly Repayments:416 weeks
Total Amount Repayable:€12,103.58
You pay per week over 5 years:€46.57

Lower Loan Rate available for Home Improvement Loans from €15,000 Click Here 

Apply Online  Click Here

Loan Repayment Calculator Click Here

Apply by Phone 066 712 2373 (Dial 1 for Loans) or

Call in and speak to us Tralee     Castleisland     Killorglin

Typical 7.9% variable Home Improvement Loan (8.2% APR). Minimum Loan €5,000. Quotations required, lending criteria, terms and conditions apply. 9% variable Home Improvement Loan (9.4% APR) applies to loans less than €5,000, lending criteria, terms and conditions apply. Tralee Credit Union Ltd is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

Need Home Insurance? Axa Insurance and coveru.ie offer insurance discounts to members. For further information click here

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Getting Married, Talk to us about a Wedding Loan

wedding Loan Banner

  • No penalties on lump sum lodgements or early repayments of loan
  • The quicker you clear your loan, the less interest you pay
  • Free Life Savings and Loan Protection Insurance (terms and conditions apply)
Loan Amount: €10,000
APR Variable Rate:9.4% APR
Total Cost Of Credit:€2,416.56
Total Amount Repayable:€12,416.56
You pay per week over 5 years:€47.48
Maximum term 5 years (60 months), Typical 9.4% APR. 9% variable loan rate, lending criteria, terms and conditions apply. Tralee Credit Union is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

Apply Online  Click Here

Loan Repayment Calculator Click Here

Apply by Phone  066 712 2373 (Dial 1 for Loans) or

Call in and speak to us     Tralee     Castleisland        Killorglin

 Axa Insurance and coveru,ie offer insurance discounts to members. For further information click here
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