Public appointment opportunities advertised in the Irish News and News Letter on 16 May 2013 and the Belfast Telegraph on 17 May 2013.
DEPARTMENT OF ENTERPRISE, TRADE AND INVESTMENT (DETI)
NORTHERN IRELAND COOPERATION OVERSEAS LTD (TRADING AS NI-CO)
Invest NI is seeking to appoint a Chairperson and two Members to the Board of NI-CO with effect from 1 October 2013. NI-CO is a publicly owned company responsible for marketing, on a world wide basis, the services, skills and expertise of government departments and other public bodies and organisations in Northern Ireland.
Invest NI wishes to attract a wide range of skills and experiences to the NI-CO Board and encourages applications from those with a background in the private or third sectors (ie the social economy, voluntary or community sectors) to apply.
The Chairperson will normally have to devote an estimated 10 days per year for a remuneration of £4,599 per annum. The time commitment for Members is estimated at 6 days per year for a remuneration of £1,842 per annum.
DETI Public Appointments Unit is managing the application process. An application pack with full details is attached below or may be obtained from:
DETI, Public Appointments Unit, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast BT4 2JP
Tel: (028) 9052 9214 or (028) 9052 9282
Textphone: (028) 9052 9304
Application packs can be made available on request in other fromats such as braille, large print, audio etc. All reasonable adjustments will be made to accomodate the needs of applicants/candidates with a disability.
The closing date for applications is5pm on Friday 7 June 2013. Late applications will not be accepted.
Applicants invited for interview are eligible for reimbursement of reasonable travelling expenses incurred within the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Dates reserved for interview are 23rd & 24th July 2013, 6th & 7th August 2013 and 3rd September 2013.
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 applicationforms 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 dependents.
Women, 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.