Public appointment vacancies

Public appointment vacancies will usually be advertised in local and regional papers, as well as the department’s website and here on nidirect. Most appointments are regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments in Northern Ireland (CPA NI).

Appointment of Chief Commissioner to the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland

The Department for Communities is seeking to appoint a new Chief Commissioner to the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland (CCNI).

The closing date for applications is Monday 8 April 2019 at 12:00 pm.

More information is available at the link below.

Appointment of Chair to Historic Buildings Council

The Department for Communities is seeking to appoint a new Chair to the Historic Buildings Council (HBC).

The HBC acts as a statutory advisor to the Department for Communities (DfC). Its role is to advise DfC on the listing and delisting of buildings, listed building consent, and to keep under review, and from time to time report to the DfC on, the general state of preservation of listed buildings.

The closing date for applications is Friday 29 March 2019 at 12:00 pm.

More information is available at the link below.

Appointment of school governors

The Department of Education (DE) invites applications for school governor positions.

The role of the Board of Governors is to manage the school  in order to provide the best possible education and educational opportunities for all of the pupils.

  • pay: none
  • period of appointment: up to four years
  • time commitment: varies depending on school requirements
  • regulated by CPA NI: no

You can find out more, including how to apply, at the link below.

Applications are welcome at any time.

UK public appointment vacancies

If you're interested in applying for a public appointment in England, Scotland or Wales, you can visit the Cabinet Office's Centre for Public Appointments and search the latest vacancies.

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