Security Industry Authority Board Member – Northern Ireland

The Home Office is seeking to appoint an individual with sound understanding and knowledge of Northern Ireland, and the ability to represent Northern Ireland’s security interests to the Board and Senior Management Team.

The Security Industry Authority (SIA)

The SIA has two main duties. One is the compulsory licensing of individuals undertaking designated activities within the private security industry; the other is to manage the voluntary Approved Contractor Scheme, which measures private security suppliers against independently assessed criteria.  

The Home Office is seeking to appoint an individual with sound understanding and knowledge of Northern Ireland, and the ability to represent Northern Ireland’s security interests to the Board and Senior Management Team. As a Board member, you will contribute to the overall strategic direction and corporate oversight of the organisation ensuring, with other members, that the Executive Team is held to account for discharging its duties effectively and to the highest possible standards.

You will have board level or equivalent experience, a thorough understanding of issues arising from delivering services and business improvements within a sensitive environment, as well as an understanding of issues relating to the regulation of the private security industry or similar sector.

In addition, you will be an innovator and motivator, with the ability to promote new thinking to achieve change and continuous improvement, and build strong relationships across a diverse range of stakeholders. You will also have undisputed personal integrity and a personal style that demonstrates authority and commitment.

Details of the appointment:

  • remuneration: £9,160 per annum
  • period of appointment: This will be a three year appointment with the possibility of re-appointment.
  • time commitment: up to 32 days per annum
  • closing date:  applications to be received by midnight on Sunday 3 April 2018.
  • location: National. Meetings will be held in central London, but some flexible working will be possible.

How to apply:

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