Appointment of Vice -Chair and Members to the Board of Sport NI

Date published: 08 February 2024


The Department for Communities invites applications for the appointment of Vice -Chair and Members to the Board of Sport NI.

Sport plays a major role within society. A key focus of Sport NI is to ensure that all participants are provided with the conditions they require to enjoy, engage and excel in sport and physical activity.

Opportunities to join the Sport NI Board, as a Vice-Chair or Member have arisen, providing individuals with an excellent opportunity to contribute to its leadership and oversight.  The Board also plays a critical role in both developing and improving the knowledge and appreciation of sport.


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. A Guaranteed Interview Scheme is in place for those applicants with a disability.

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

The closing date is 12 noon on Monday 4 March 2024. Late applications will not be considered.

How to apply

As hybrid working is currently in place, the office is not manned at all times so we would request that you please send:

  • a completed application form 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

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