Search is on for the next Chairperson of the IoD Northern Ireland


The position of IoD Northern Ireland Chairman is high profile and requires someone special who, amongst other strong leadership and influencing skills, will be a good communicator able to handle the media as well as demonstrate an understanding of Northern Ireland, its politics and its business and civic community. He or she will possess the core competencies of an effective director including strategic direction, independence and judgement.

The new Chair will take over in mid-2016 and will lead the substantial group of volunteers, who make the organisation function in Northern Ireland, and who will act as the chairman of the Northern Ireland, as well as being a key public figurehead for the organisation.

Once appointed he or she will work with the small staff team based in Belfast and with UK colleagues to increase the reach and impact of the IoD, particularly in areas of membership growth and director development.

Further details are available on request. Applicants should send their CV and a covering letter outlining how their experience will enable them to undertake the role of Chair to Linda Brown, Director of IoD Northern Ireland, by e-mail to by 16 November 2015. Interviews will be held in early December and an appointment will be made soon after.

Applicants should be a member of the Institute of Directors.

Should you wish to discuss any details of this appointment then please call: 028 9068 3224 and speak to Linda.

Download the job/person specification here.