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Director of Northern Ireland Food Animal Information System - Grade 5

REF: IRC266468

DEPARTMENT: Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA)

SALARY: £74,170 - £83,289 (under review)

LOCATION: Dundonald House, Belfast

The Department of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs (DAERA) is seeking to recruit a senior professional for an exciting opportunity at Director (Grade 5) level. The successful candidate will work at the highest levels in the Northern Ireland Senior Civil Service, in an organisation that is well led, high performing and outcome focused in delivering for the public. This is a job for an individual with a proven track record of decision making, leadership and developing strong partnerships within and across organisations. The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary Senior Management Team, and provide engaged, effective leadership to the Central Service and Contingency Planning policy and delivery Group at a time of cultural, structural and functional change.

Further appointments may be made should this position become vacant within the lifetime of the competition.

These posts may be filled by secondment of the successful candidates from his/her current employer

For more detailed information, including the duties and responsibilities of the post and the criteria to be used during the recruitment and selection process, please click on the Candidate Information Booklet link below.

In order to apply for this position, please click on the "Apply for this job online" link below to register to this vacancy and to submit an online application.

Completed application forms must be submitted no later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 24th September 2021.

As women are currently known to be under represented in these grades across the NICS, and as young people (people under the age of 35), people with a disability and people from minority ethnic communities are currently under represented in the NICS, we would particularly welcome applications from these groups.

The Northern Ireland Civil Service is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

ALL APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT ARE CONSIDERED STRICTLY ON THE BASIS OF MERIT.

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