Chair and Vice Chair sought for Northern Ireland Housing Executive

The Department for Communities is today launching a competition to appoint a new Chair and Vice-Chair to sit on the Board of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.
Our goal is for everyone to have access to decent, affordable housing. The Chair and Vice-Chair will have key roles in working towards this goal and in setting the strategic direction for the organisation.
This is an open competition and applications are welcome from a wide range of people with an interest in public service, including individuals who have not previously held positions in this area.  Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from an ethnic minority, people with a disability and young people.
The Chair position attracts remuneration of £32,512 per year, plus travel and subsistence allowances. This post will require a commitment of at least two days per week and is expected to begin on 1 July 2017.
The Vice-Chair position attracts remuneration of £16,150 per year, plus travel and subsistence. This post will require a commitment of at least 1 day per week and is expected to begin on 5 November 2017. Both appointments will be for a term of up to 5 years.
All applications for appointment will be considered strictly on merit. The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 19 April 2017.
Further information, including an application pack, can be obtained from NI Direct or by e-mail
You can also contact the Department for Communities on the following:
  • Telephone:  028 90515269
  • Text Relay Service:  18001 028 90515269
By writing to:
Public Appointments Unit
Department for Communities
Level 8
Causeway Exchange
1-7 Bedford Street
Belfast
BT2 7EG