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 Non-Executive Directors to the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

The Department of Health and Social Care in England is seeking to make two appointments to the Board of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

The deadline for applications is 30 September 2019 at 12.00 pm.

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

Appointment of Members to the Northern Ireland Tuberculosis Eradication Partnership Board

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) is seeking to appoint two additional Members to the TB Eradication Partnership (TBEP), starting from 1 January 2020. 

The deadline for applications is Friday 27 September 2019 at 2.00 pm.

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

Appointment of Chair and Members to Statistics Advisory Committee

The Department of Finance (DoF) is seeking to appoint a Chair and up to nine members of the Statistics Advisory Committee (SAC).

The SAC is a non-departmental public body of DoF that advises the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) and government departments on the collection and disclosure of statistical information.

The deadline for applications is Friday 27 September 2019 at 12.00 pm.

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

Appointment of Members to the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise College Advisory Group

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs is seeking to appoint four members to the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) College Advisory Group from the following sectors:

  • International Relations
  • Environment in the Supply Chain
  • Production Horticulture
  • Equine

The CAFRE College Advisory Group provides advice at a strategic and operational level to the CAFRE Management Team.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 2 October 2019 at 4.00 pm.

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

Appointment of Non-Executive Members to the Board of Northern Ireland Water

The Department of Infrastructure is seeking to appoint five Non-Executive Members to the Board of Northern Ireland Water (NIW).

The appointment will be effective from 1 February 2020 and will run for a period of up to four years.

The deadline for applications is Friday 4 October 2019 at 12.00 pm.

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

Appointment of Board Members to the Northern Ireland Local Government Officers’ Superannuation Committee

The Department for Communities is seeking to appoint  new Members to the Board of the Northern Ireland Local Government Officers’ Superannuation Committee (NILGOSC). The positions consist of four employee organisation representatives, five scheme employer representatives and one independent member.

The deadline for applications is Friday 27 September 2019 at 12.00 pm.

You can find out more, including how to apply, 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 or Wales, you can visit the Cabinet Office's Centre for Public Appointments and search the latest vacancies.

If you're interested in applying for a public appointment in Scotland you can visit the Appointed for Scotland website.

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