Commissioners (x2) – Charity Commission for Northern Ireland

The Independent Regulator of Northern Ireland Charities

Appointment of a Commissioner & a Legally Qualified Commissioner to the Board of the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland.
The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland (CCNI) was established as the regulator of charities operating in Northern Ireland following the enactment of The Charities (Northern Ireland) Act 2008. The CCNI is a Non Departmental Public Body which is sponsored by the Department for Social Development, and reports to the Northern Ireland Assembly.
The main functions of the CCNI are to establish and maintain a public register of charities; encourage, facilitate and monitor compliance with charity law; determine charity status; identify and investigate misconduct in charity administration and take remedial or protective action, as necessary.
The term of appointment for both posts will be three years with remuneration of £2,300 per annum. Remuneration is in addition to appropriate travel and subsistence costs incurred on Board business. Time commitment for the posts is estimated to be 1-2 days per month.
This competition will also be used to fill any Commissioner vacancies that may arise within the next 12 months.
An information pack detailing the criteria for the posts and application form can be obtained as follows:
Telephone:028 90829397
In writing from:
Paul Holbrook,
Voluntary & Community Unit,
Level 3, Lighthouse Building,
Gasworks Business Park,
Ormeau Road,
Belfast BT7 2JB
Information packs can be made available in alternative formats on request.
The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 6 February 2015 at 3.00pm. It is planned that interviews will take place on Monday 2 March and/or Tuesday 3 March 2015. Prospective candidates are asked to keep these dates free.
Applications for these posts are invited from candidates who can demonstrate how they meet the criteria for appointments as set out in the information pack.
The Department for Social Development is committed to the principle of public appointments based on merit with independent assessments, openness and transparency of process. The Department is also committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes application forms from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of religious belief, gender, race, political opinion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or whether or not they have dependants.