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.  Continue reading

Independent Member to the Agricultural Wages Board

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) is initiating a Public Appointment for an Independent Member to the Agricultural Wages Board (AWB).  Any appointment from this competition will be made by a Minister. AWB is a DAERA Executive Non-Departmental Public Body (NDBP) set up under the powers of the Agriculture Wages (Regulation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1977.  If appointed, the successful applicant will help influence the employment conditions for agricultural workers throughout Northern Ireland.

The AWB is a statutory body which sets minimum wages, and certain other employment rights, such as holiday entitlement, for agricultural workers in Northern Ireland.  Further information about the organisation can be obtained from the DAERA website at https://www.daera-ni.gov.uk/articles/agricultural-wages-board-northern-ireland-awb. Continue reading

Treasurer wanted at Athletics NI

The Treasurer will play a key role in ensuring the financial health and management of the organisation. The post holder will be required to have an aptitude for finance and relevant supporting qualifications and experience, particularly within Athletics.

The Treasurer will need to work within the Board structure to help ensure that Athletics NI is managed and controlled appropriately; to ensure it is accountable to its legitimate interest groups and stakeholders and to ensure that it maintains the highest level of governance and accountability.  Continue reading

Board Members wanted – Clanmil Housing

CLOSING DATE FRIDAY 02ND NOVEMBER 2018

Clanmil Housing is seeking new members for its Group Board and also for its Group Audit and Risk Committee.

We are looking for people who can demonstrate they share our passion, our values and sense of purpose; committed to the highest standards of governance; and who can add value by their ability to be strategic and contribute effectively at Board level.    This will require an ability to think creatively whilst at the same time understanding risk and compliance within a regulated environment.      Continue reading

Non Executive Directors – The Utility Regulator

CLOSING DATE 16TH NOVEMBER 2018

The Utility Regulator is the non-ministerial government department responsible for regulating the electricity and gas industries and water and sewerage services in Northern Ireland, to protect the short- and long-term interests of consumers.

The Department of Finance is seeking to appoint new members to the Board of the Utility Regulator to replace outgoing members  over the next 12 months. The terms of appointment will be for a single, non-renewable term of seven years. The expected time commitment amounts to approximately twenty days per year. The posts carry an annual remuneration of £9,712 and travel and  subsistence expenses will be paid at Northern Ireland Civil Service rates.   Continue reading

Chairperson – Agri Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI)

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) is seeking to appoint a Chair to the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI).  AFBI is a DAERA Executive Non-Departmental Public Body (NDBP) set up under the powers of the Agriculture (NI) Order 2004.  It is empowered under the Order to undertake scientific work (research and development, testing, advice and information on scientific matters and dissemination of the results of scientific research) in the fields of agriculture, animal health and welfare, food, fisheries, forestry, the natural environment and rural development and enterprise.  Further information about the organisation, can be obtained from the AFBI website at www.afbini.gov.uk.

Time Commitment and Remuneration: Chair role requires approximately 40 days per annum. This position is remunerated at £26,510 per annum (currently under review). Reasonable travel and subsistence expenses will also be reimbursed along with reasonable costs relating to care of dependents, including childcare.  Continue reading