ADVANCE NOTICE – Policing Board for Northern Ireland – Independent Members

The Department of Justice is seeking to appoint nine Independent Members to the Northern Ireland Policing Board (NIPB).

 The NIPB is an independent public body established under the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000. The Board is responsible for securing the maintenance of the police in Northern Ireland, and has a key role in ensuring the provision of an effective, efficient, impartial and accountable police service which will enjoy the support of all sections of the community. The Board also holds the Chief Constable to account for the exercise of his functions and those of the police.

 The vacant posts will be available from early July; three independent members will be appointed for a term of three years and six independent members for a term of four years.

The role requires a minimum commitment of four days per month and attracts remuneration of £15,000 per annum. It will involve some travel within Northern Ireland for which expenses are payable.

The competition will launch on 26 March 2015 with a closing date for applications of 16:00 hours on 22 April 2015. A Candidate Information Pack and Application Form will be available from 26 March 2015 at http://www.dojni.gov.uk/index/public-appointments.htm