Nexus NI are looking Board Members

Change Lives One Meeting at a Time!

Nexus NI is a voluntary organisation with impact, committed to supporting those who have been affected by sexual violence, promoting sexual health and education and supporting professionals through training.  We have more than 30 years’ experience in our field and our services are delivered across Northern Ireland.

We have a voluntary Board of Directors who have two main roles; Supporting and scrutinising the CEO on the basis of the Good Corporate Governance and assisting in the formulating of strategy to achieve Nexus NI’s objectives.

We are looking for people who have expertise / experience in:

  • Counselling / Psychotherapy
  • PR / Marketing Communications
  • Accountancy/ Finance
  • Property/Estate Management
  • Digital Media

Individuals are asked to commit the time necessary to responsibly fulfill their commitment to Nexus NI. The board meetings occur bi-monthly, with some committee meetings across the year.

As a board member of Nexus NI you have the opportunity to do the following:

  • Help to steer the strategic direction of a charity with over 30 years’ experience within its field
  • Avail of personal and professional development opportunities during your tenure
  • Develop within the board into office bearer roles
  • Have an impact in the lives of those who have been affected by sexual violence
  • Opportunity to develop further professional networks

This is a voluntary position and the initial appointment would be for a period of 3 years.    If you would be interested in learning more about these opportunities please view our website at www.nexusni.org or contact our Chief Executive Cara on cara.cash@nexusni.org

Closing date for applications Monday 23rd January 2017 at 12noon. 

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The role of Legal Services Oversight Commissioner is a newly created position. The Commissioner will have a strategic role in that they will be responsible for oversight of the complaints handling systems of the Law Society and the Council of the Bar. However, they will not have operational responsibility for dealing with individual complaints.

The Commissioner’s powers will include the power to investigate how complaints are handled by the relevant professional body, the power to set targets in relation to complaints handling, the power to require a professional body to submit plans relating to complaints handling, and the power to penalise the professional body in certain circumstances.

Please note that under the terms of the Act, the appointee must not be, and must never have been, a solicitor or barrister.  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

Chair and Four Non-Executive Directors Belfast Waterfront and Ulster Hall Limited

The transformation of Belfast as a destination of choice for global business tourists is being spearheaded  by the creation of Belfast Waterfront and Ulster Hall Limited (BWUHL). This pioneering and distinctive new venture will be instrumental in attracting business to the city, and delivering a mix of commercial and social outcomes – many of which will add value to BWUHL’s wider network of partners.

We are now recruiting a Chair and four non-executive directors who will form the Board and govern this new commercial venture in a way that ensures the delivery of exciting and testing business objectives. Commercial depth, entrepreneurial in managing risk, and a collegiate approach to governing are all core requirements of the new Board members. BWUHL will operate at pace on the global stage.  Continue reading