Non Executive Member wanted…

Non-Executive Member of Audit and Risk Panel

Belfast City Council is seeking to appoint a Non-executive Member to its Audit and Risk Panel. You will play a pivotal role in assisting the council’s Audit and Risk Panel in continually improving the governance arrangements of the council.

The appointment will be initially for a 12 month period but with the possibility of extension for a further two years.

Remuneration of £500 per meeting plus reasonable travel expenses

Closing date: Friday, 12 October 2018 at 4pm

www.belfastcity.gov.uk/jobs

 

Board Member wanted for The Odyssey Trust

The Odyssey is the Landmark Millennium Project for Northern Ireland and is owned by the Odyssey Trust Company Limited (OTC),a company limited by guarantee with charitable status. The Odyssey is a unique entertainment and educational venue sited at Queen’s Quay, Belfast, comprising 3 main areas

  • The SSEArena,which seats 10,000 people where ice hockey games, concerts,and family shows are held.
  • W5,an interactive discovery and educational centre.
  • The Pavilion,which comprises the multiplex cinema,ten pin bowling and a range of restaurants.

The OTC Board oversees and manages the investment in the Odyssey to ensure its ongoing viability and promotes its continuing development for the benefit of the people of Northern Ireland.   Continue reading

Co-Optee Finance Governor wanted at Belfast Metrolpolitan College

  • Are you willing to play a part in transforming the education and skills landscape?
  • Are you prepared to make difficult collegiate decisions to support quality sustainable services?
  • Can you provide the professional Financial expertise to support the work of the Governing Body? 
  • Are you willing to invest one day / month as a Governor?

 If you have said yes, please read on and consider joining the Governing Body of Belfast Met.

There is currently one vacancy on the Belfast Met Governing Body.  It is the intention of the Governing Body to interview prospective governors with a view to identifying one outstanding qualified Accountant with the necessary professional skill set in corporate Finance (public or private).

As recognised in the Skills Barometer for Northern Ireland, the Further Education sector has a significant contribution to make in developing the skills pipeline which will prove essential in supporting business drive growth and prosperity.  Belfast Met has a particular role to play in ‘Leading the City to Work’ and is hugely ambitious in supporting our learners realise their potential and delivering against the Department for the Economy / Programme for Government’s strategic outcomes.

Belfast Met is the 10th largest FE & HE College in the UK: a £60M turnover business, spread across four main campuses, and with 1,100 staff supporting over 28,600 enrolments annually.  The College has successfully transformed itself in a relatively short space of time from being perceived as a once failing college facing ‘special measures’ to a multi-award winning college.  But we remain ambitious to go ‘from good to great’.  More details can be found on the Belfast Met website www.belfastmet.ac.uk.

Have a look around the site while you are there.  If, after looking at the website, you feel you might be that person and would like to discuss a future role as a governor at Belfast Met then contact John McAndrew, Secretary to the Governing Body at jmcandrew@belfastmet.ac.uk who can arrange for you to meet a governor, or show you round or answer your queries.  This is a remunerated position and appropriate training will be provided.

This is a co-opted appointment process run by the BMC Governing Body, albeit the final appointment is made by the Department for the Economy subject to a probity check.  Accordingly, it is the intention of the Governing Body to interview prospective governors with a view to recommending one name to the Department for appointment.

Invitation from the Chair of the Governing Body, Frank Bryan

“Membership of the Governing Body of Belfast Met is a challenging but rewarding role.  Belfast Met’s clear mission is to make a fundamental impact on the economic and social success of the city of Belfast and beyond by equipping its people, employers and communities with the education and skills for work.  By playing a part in the leadership of Belfast Met, you can help us realise our vision to be a world class college that nurtures all the talents and ambition of this great city.  We are passionate about championing our dual mandate of economic development and social inclusion, building an economy for the common good.”

It is crucial that Belfast Met builds on its successes of recent years and continues to be at the heart of skills development and economic growth.  If you share our passion for ‘Leading the City to Work’* then get in touch.

*  Leading the City to Work: Belfast Met Corporate Plan 2016-20.

CLOSING DATE

The closing time and date for applications is 1:00pm on 27 April 2017.  It is anticipated that interviews will take place between 22 May 2017 (all day) and 23 May 2017 (a.m. only). An application form and Information pack is available from the Secretary of the Governing Body jmcandrew@belfastmet.ac.uk .

Trustee with financial experience wanted at Praxis Care

Praxis Care, Northern Ireland’s leading Mental Health and Learning Disability Charity, is seeking to appoint an Accountant to join its Board and Finance Committee

The post would suit someone who has demonstrable knowledge and / or experience of working with an organisation employing over 1,000 staff and working in 4 jurisdictions.

Praxis Care, registered as a charity in 1983, is a major provider of services for adults and children with a learning disability, mental ill health, acquired brain injury and for older people, including people with dementia. Praxis Care employs 1,400 staff operating across Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England and the Isle of Man.

Experience in corporate governance would be an advantage.

The estimated time would be around six hours a month on a pro bono basis.

We are currently seeking to attract a new member to our Governing Board specifically to sit on the Finance Committee to:   Continue reading

Chairperson sought by Craft NI

Craft NI is seeking to appoint a new Chairperson to its Board. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about the arts, understands the benefits they bring for the individual and the wider community, who is willing to undertake the responsibilities of a Chairperson and wants to help shape the future of contemporary craft in Northern Ireland.

The Chairperson will be instrumental in helping Craft NI in its mission “To build an integrated, entrepreneurial and vibrant contemporary crafts industry in Northern Ireland, actively supported by regional and local stakeholders, that contributes increasingly to the creative, cultural and economic life of Northern Ireland.

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Interested in being a College Governor

Need a new challenge? Very shortly there will be two vacancies on the Belfast Met Governing Body.  The vacancies arise because two co-opted governors have come to the end of their second term of office.  Accordingly, it is the intention of the Governing Body to interview prospective governors with a view to identifying two outstanding candidates with a professional skill set in either Finance or HR.

As recognised in the Skills Barometer for Northern Ireland, the Further Education sector has a significant contribution to make in developing the skills pipeline which will prove essential in supporting business drive growth and prosperity.  Belfast Met has a particular role to play in ‘Leading the City to Work’ and is hugely ambitious in supporting our learners realise their potential and delivering against the Department for the Economy / Programme for Government’s strategic outcomes.

Belfast Met is the 10th largest FE & HE College in the UK: a £60M turnover business, spread across four main campuses, and with 1,100 staff supporting over 28,600 enrolments annually.  The College has successfully transformed itself in a relatively short space of time from being perceived as a once failing college facing ‘special measures’ to a multi-award winning college.  But we remain ambitious to go ‘from good to great’.  More details can be found on the Belfast Met website www.belfastmet.ac.uk.   Continue reading

Age NI Enterprises is on the search for Non Executive Directors

Age NI Enterprises Limited is a subsidiary company of Age NI, the leading charity for older people in Northern Ireland. Our vision is a world where everyone can love later life.

The role of Age NI Enterprises Board is pivotal to developing a commercial platform to support Age NI to improve later life for all older people.

We are looking for skilled and commercially experienced people to apply to be Non-Executive Directors of Age NI Enterprises Limited.  We have identified the areas of expertise we are seeking, which will support the company on the next phase of its commercial journey.

We are seeking the following areas of expertise:

  • Retail
  • Marketing & Business Development
  • Social Enterprise
  • Leadership & Strategic Planning
  • IT/health care technology

We are also keen to hear from individuals who have other skills and expertise which could benefit the organisation.

To discuss the role and obtain a detailed information pack and application form, contact Cathryn Law on 028 9089 2626 or email board@ageni.org 

The closing date for completed applications is Thursday 10 November 2016 at 4:00pm

Age NI Enterprises Ltd is committed to providing Equal Opportunities to everyone. 3 Lower Crescent, Belfast, BT7 1NR.

Chair sought for Belfast City Centre Management

Belfast City Centre Management (BCCM) was established in 2000 as a company limited by guarantee.  BCCM, which is a partnership between the public and private sectors, is funded by Belfast City Council and the Department for Communities and operates in partnership with Belfast Chamber of Trade and Commerce and the Belfast One Business Improvement District. Within this partnership, BCCM delivers and manages a range of innovative initiatives which enhance economic performance, the presentation of public space and perceptions of safety in Belfast City Centre.  Continue reading

Active Belfast Limited Seeks Board Directors

4 Independent Directors, including a Chairperson, required.

Belfast City Council has transferred its leisure service into a new innovative delivery model, through the creation of a locally-established organisation – Active Belfast Limited.

This new organisation will work in partnership with Belfast City Council, the strategic operating partner and stakeholders to provide, improve and invest in Belfast’s leisure services, facilities and programmes. This is an opportunity to contribute to improving the health and quality of life of people who live, invest, work and visit Belfast.   Continue reading