Appointment of a Non-Executive Board Member to the Department for Communities

Date published: 13 January 2022

This is a recruitment competition to appoint a Non-Executive Member to the DfC Management Board, and Audit and Risk Assurance Committee.

The Department is directly responsible for significant levels of public expenditure which impacts on communities and individuals across Northern Ireland. Its work includes promoting healthy housing; providing training and support to jobseekers and employers; bringing divided communities together by creating urban centres which are sustainable, welcoming and accessible; providing a social welfare system; and, tackling disadvantage and promoting equality of opportunity.


Applications are welcome from a wide range of people who have an interest in public service, including those who are looking for an opportunity to use their skills and experience. We would particularly welcome applications from women, people with a disability, young people and people from minority ethnic groups for these positions. You do not need to have previous experience of serving on a board to apply.

Further information on the competition including the criteria for the positions can be found in the Candidate Information Booklet.

The closing date is 12 noon on Friday 28 January 2022. Late applications will not be considered.

How to apply

Due to the current situation, the office is currently not manned so we would request that you please send:

  • a completed application form
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV); and
  • equal opportunities monitoring form

via e-mail to

If you are unable to return your completed forms via e-mail, and wish to either post or hand-deliver them, grateful if you could advise the Department via the above e-mail address in advance or call (028) 90 819 417. The office address is:

Public Appointments
Governance Unit
Department for Communities
Level 5
NINE Lanyon Place

Additional information

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