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NORTHERN IRELAND TOURIST BOARD

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment is seeking to appoint a new Chairperson of the Board of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB). The Board has corporate responsibility for ensuring that NITB fulfils the aims and objectives set by the Department and approved by the Minister, and for promoting the efficient, economic and effective use of staff and other resources by NITB.

No specific academic qualifications are required for the post. It is important that people from a wide range of backgrounds take up public appointments so that the Boards of public bodies like NITB reflect the rich diversity of our society and better understand the needs of the communities they serve.

The competition is an open one, which involves an application form and interview process. The closing date for receipt of applications is noon on 6 January 2015.

The Chairperson is expected to attend Board meetings and other events, (including all Tourism Ireland Board meetings as an ex-officio member) amounting to approximately 4 – 6 days per month. In addition the successful candidate will be expected to attend occasional evening engagements. Remuneration is £24,915 per annum.  

The Chairperson also receives reimbursement for all reasonable travel and subsistence costs, and any dependant-carer expenses incurred whilst undertaking Board duties.

Appointments will be made from those individuals who best satisfy the essential criteria set out below.

Strong leadership skills and ability to manage change,

Strategic thinking,

Experience of corporate governance and performance management,

Experience of financial management,

Building and maintaining relationships;

and strong communication skills.

People with a disability and ethnic minority communities are currently under-represented on the Board and applications from members of these groups would be particularly welcome.

Application packs can be downloaded below or may be obtained by contacting: - DETI, Public Appointments Unit, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP

Tel: 028 9052 9214 (Gillian Frampton) or 028 9052 9282 (Yvonne Green)

Textphone: 18001 028 9052 9214 or 18001 028 9052 9282

Email: pau@detini.gov.uk

Web: www.detini.gov.uk   (Click on ‘About DETI’ – ‘Public Appointments’ – ‘Current Vacancies’)

The application pack will also be made available, on request, in other formats such as Braille, large print, audio etc. All reasonable adjustments will be made to accommodate the needs of applicants/candidates with a disability.

Equality of Opportunity: The Department is committed to the principles of public appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process. The Department is also committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes application forms from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of religious belief, gender, race, political opinion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or whether or not they have dependants.

cpani_guidance_leaflet_2013.pdf

make_your_mark.pdf

nitb_1415_chair_-_doc_-_information_pack_-_final.docx

nitb_1415_chair_-_doc_-_application_form_-_final.docx

GENERAL CONSUMER COUNCIL FOR NORTHERN IRELAND (The Consumer Council)

Interested in making the consumer voice heard and making it count?

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment is seeking to appoint a new Chair and Deputy Chair to the Consumer Council with effect from 1April 2015.  The terms of appointment will be for up to three years and may be renewable for a second term.

Time commitment for the Chair is up to 1½ days per week and normally 1½ days per month for the Deputy Chair. The current remuneration is £21,893 per annum for Chair and £136.30 per day for Deputy Chair.

People with a disability and ethnic minority communities are currently under-represented on the Board and applications from members of these groups would be particularly welcome. Note: We are operating the Guaranteed Interview Scheme in this competition for applicants with a disability.

Essential criteria:-

A  Leadership

B  Strategic Thinking

C  Corporate Governance

D  Financial Management

E  Maintaining Relationships

F  Communication

The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 5 December 2014. Late applications will not be accepted.

Indicative dates for interview are 3 and 4 February 2015.

Candidates invited for interview are eligible for reimbursement of reasonable travelling expenses incurred within the UK and the Republic of Ireland only. Reasonable child and other care costs will be reimbursed.

Application packs can be downloaded below or may be obtained by contacting: - DETI, Public Appointments Unit, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP

Tel: 028 9052 9214 (Gillian Frampton) or 028 9052 9282 (Yvonne Green)

Textphone: 18001 028 9052 9214 or 18001 028 9052 9282

Email: pau@detini.gov.uk

Web: www.detini.gov.uk   (Click on ‘About DETI’ – ‘Public Appointments’ – ‘Current Vacancies’)

The application pack will also be made available, on request, in other formats such as Braille, large print, audio etc. All reasonable adjustments will be made to accommodate the needs of applicants/candidates with a disability.

Equality of Opportunity: The Department is committed to the principles of public appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process. The Department is also committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes application forms from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of religious belief, gender, race, political opinion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or whether or not they have dependants.

cpani_guidance_leaflet_2013.pdf

make_your_mark.pdf

gcc_14_15_-_doc_-_information_pack__final_.docx

gcc_14_15_-_doc_-_application_form__final_.docx