NICS wish to appoint a Deputy Secretary (Grade 3) - Engaged Communities Group.
Location: Causeway Exchange, 1-7 Bedford Street, Belfast, BT2 7EG
Department: Department for Communities (DfC)
The successful candidate will report to the Permanent Secretary and will be a key member of the DfC Departmental Board with corporate leadership responsibilities including inputting to strategic direction, building stakeholder relationships and the management of risks. He/She will set the strategic direction for this diverse and multi-disciplinary business area to contribute to the delivery of Departmental objectives.
In a climate of continuing financial restraint and high expectations from the public and stakeholders, the Department is seeking an experienced, dynamic and committed person with a strategic focus, excellent leadership skills and the ability to deliver results in a challenging economic environment. The successful applicant will also play a wider role as part of the Northern Ireland Senior Civil Service at a time when collective leadership is focused on delivering internal and external transformation.
This post may be filled by secondment of the successful candidate from his/her current employer.
Further appointments may be made from this competition should NICS positions become vacant which require the same eligibility criteria and have broadly similar responsibilities.
For more detailed information and to apply, please to to www.nicsrecruitment.org.uk
Alternatively, an application pack can be requested by contacting.
HR Connect, PO Box 1089, The Metro Building, 6-9 Donegall Square South, Belfast, BT1 9EW. Telephone: 0800 1 300 330. Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
All requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC233532
Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 12th October 2018.
As women are currently known to be under represented at this grade in the Northern Ireland Civil Service, applications from women would be particularly welcome.
The Northern Ireland Civil Service is an Equal Opportunities Employer
ALL APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT ARE CONSIDERED STRICTLY ON THE BASIS OF MERIT