Chair, Members and Expert Advisors wanted – Ministerial Advisory Group for Architecture and the Built Environment

The Ministerial Advisory Group (MAG) for advises on the implementation and development of the Architecture and the Built Environment Policy, as well as promoting the highest quality of places for all those involved in using and shaping them. This is a unique opportunity for individuals to help influence government policy and change the design of places across Northern Ireland.

Applications for the Chair, Member and Expert Advisor positions are welcome from across the community, voluntary, business or public sectors particularly from women, people with a disability, people from minority ethnic groups and young people. A Guaranteed Interview Scheme is in place for those applicants with a disability. 

Appointment Details

Appointments for all positions are expected to be from 1 May 2019 for a term of up to 4 years. Further detail on the selection criteria, the role and the time commitment are included in the application pack which you are encouraged to read fully.

How to Apply

An application pack can be obtained via the following:

Telephone: 028 90515464 Text Relay Service: 18001 028 90515269
By writing to: Public Appointments, Department for Communities, Level 8, Causeway Exchange, 1-7 Bedford Street, Belfast, BT2 7EG.

If you require an application pack in a different format please contact us.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 12:00 noon (GMT) on 01 March 2019 CVs and late applications will not be accepted. Interviews are expected to take place on 8, 9 & 10 April 2019.


The Department is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people irrespective of religious belief, gender, disability, ethnic origin, political opinion, age, marital status, sexual orientation or whether or not they have dependants.