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

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

Board Members wanted by Oxfam Ireland

Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty. Together we save and rebuild lives in disasters. We help people build better lives for themselves.
Oxfam is one of the world’s largest and most influential development organisations. Supported across the island of Ireland for 60 years, we save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes, we find practical and innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them.

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Board Members wanted for The Odyssey Trust Board

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 SSE Arena, 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

Chair and Vice Chair sought for Northern Ireland Housing Executive

The Department for Communities is today launching a competition to appoint a new Chair and Vice-Chair to sit on the Board of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.
Our goal is for everyone to have access to decent, affordable housing. The Chair and Vice-Chair will have key roles in working towards this goal and in setting the strategic direction for the organisation.
This is an open competition and applications are welcome from a wide range of people with an interest in public service, including individuals who have not previously held positions in this area.  Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from an ethnic minority, people with a disability and young people.
The Chair position attracts remuneration of £32,512 per year, plus travel and subsistence allowances. This post will require a commitment of at least two days per week and is expected to begin on 1 July 2017.
The Vice-Chair position attracts remuneration of £16,150 per year, plus travel and subsistence. This post will require a commitment of at least 1 day per week and is expected to begin on 5 November 2017. Both appointments will be for a term of up to 5 years.
All applications for appointment will be considered strictly on merit. The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 19 April 2017.
Further information, including an application pack, can be obtained from NI Direct or by e-mail
You can also contact the Department for Communities on the following:
  • Telephone:  028 90515269
  • Text Relay Service:  18001 028 90515269
By writing to:
Public Appointments Unit
Department for Communities
Level 8
Causeway Exchange
1-7 Bedford Street
Belfast
BT2 7EG

Non Executive Chair and Director wanted by the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service

The Department of Health is recruiting a Non-Executive Chair and a Non-Executive Director to the NI Ambulance Service (NIAS).
This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people in your community. We value and promote diversity and are committed to equality of opportunity for all and appointments made on merit. We believe that the best Boards are those that reflect the communities they serve. We particularly welcome applications from women, people under 30 years of age, people with disabilities and people from the local ethnic minority communities as these are under-represented in Chair and Non-Executive roles.

Applications are welcomed from all backgrounds regardless of religious belief, gender, disability, ethnic origin, political opinion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or whether or not you have dependents.   Continue reading

Commissioners sought by the NI Human Rights Commission

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland invites applications for appointment to the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission. A number of Commissioner positions, will become vacant in September 2017 when the terms of office of the current members expire. Membership of the NIHRC is a challenging and rewarding opportunity

Key responsibilities:

All Commissioners will be expected to:

  • Ensure the Commission fulfils its functions in accordance with its statutory remit as defined in legislation.
  • Act in a way that promotes high standards of public finance, including the promotion of regularity, propriety and value for money;
  • Ensure that the Commission’s activities are conducted in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Ensure that strategies are developed for meeting the Commission’s overall objectives in accordance with Government’s policies and priorities and the wider context.
  • Monitor the Commission’s performance to ensure that it fully meets its aims, objectives and performance targets.
  • Ensure that the Commission’s control, regulation and monitoring of its activities ensure value for money within a framework of best practice, regularity and propriety.
  • Appoint the Director should this vacancy arise and ensure that his/her performance is regularly assessed against clear objectives and targets.
  • Attend Commission meetings regularly.
  • Act as representatives of the Commission as required, e.g. at events, seminars or other functions

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