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

Trustees wanted at Nexus NI

We are ambitious as an organisation and want to grow our services to support more people.  As part of this drive we would like to invite interested people to apply to sit as Trustees on our Charity’s board.

There are two main roles of the board; Supporting and scrutinising the CEO on the basis of Good Corporate Governance and assisting in the formulating of strategy to achieve Nexus NI’s objectives.   Continue reading

We’re back !! Boardroom Apprentice 2018

The Boardroom Apprentice 2018 is now open for applications

The Boardroom Apprentice is 12-month board training and placement programme to encourage new people to come forward to give their time and share their skills with our third and public-sector boards. It is built on three core pillars:

  1. Provision of a 12-month Board Apprentice placement to gain experience
  2. The transfer of knowledge and learning to the Boardroom Apprentice through the delivery of a suite of training
  3. Support for the Boardroom Apprentice through an assigned board buddy

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Independent Board Members sought

The Department of Justice is seeking to appoint nine members to the Northern Ireland Policing Board.

Details

  • remuneration: £15,000 a year
  • period of appointment: three independent members will be appointed in July 2018 for a three-year term, and six independent members in July 2019 (of those six, three will be appointed for three years and three for four years)
  • time commitment: a minimum of four days a month board business and will be required to perform a representative role on behalf of the board at a variety of events
  • appointment regulated by CPA NI
  • closing date: 12 noon on Thursday 3 May 2018

How to apply

You can find out more, including how to apply, at this link:

 

Board Members for Libraries NI

The Department for Communities is seeking to appoint 3 Members to the Board of Libraries NI.

The primary duty of Libraries NI is to provide a comprehensive and efficient public library service for persons living, working or studying here. It offers a wide range of programmes and services for children and adults, such as ‘Rhythm and Rhyme’ and ‘Family Fun Days’, as well interesting initiatives relating to IT, health and well-being, and employment. The Board’s role is to maintain the overall strategic direction for the library service within the required policy and resources framework.

Applications 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. You do not need to have previous experience of serving on a board to apply.   Continue reading

Alpha Housing searching for voluntary board members

Alpha Housing is helping pioneer the next generation of housing for older people in NI. Can you join us in this mission as a voluntary board member?

Alpha is a housing association and social enterprise with nearly 1,000 homes across Northern Ireland, mainly for older people. We employ 70 people and have a turnover of £5.5million. Our offices are at Duncrue in the Belfast Harbour estate.   Continue reading

Board Members wanted by NI Screen

The Department for the Economy is seeking to appoint nine new members to the board of NI Screen.

You will need to demonstrate one specialist skill from this list of eight:

  • high-end television and film production
  • television, independent film and animation production
  • game development
  • Irish language, culture and heritage
  • Ulster-Scots language, culture and heritage
  • digital transformation of education
  • financial management
  • film or screen culture

If shortlisted for interview, you will be asked questions on your chosen skill plus two other general skills.   Continue reading

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.   Continue reading

Deputy Chief Charity Commissioner and Commissioners wanted

The Department of Communities invites applications for the appointment of a Deputy Chief Commissioner and two Commissioners (one with relevant accountancy experience) to CCNI.

Charity Commission for Northern Ireland

The main purpose of CCNI is to register, regulate and report on the charity sector in Northern Ireland. CCNI assists charities, enabling them to meet their legal and regulatory obligations and modern expectations thereby helping to ensure they retain public confidence.    Continue reading

Voluntary Committee Opportunity

We are currently seeking nominations to join our IoD Northern Ireland Committee

The IoD is committed to ensuring we represented a broad and diverse mix from the Northern Ireland business community. We would particularly welcome and encourage applications from IoD members: North West & Newry area; young directors; with an expertise in Brexit or with an expertise in Management & Leadership.   Continue reading