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Head of Information Services Division, Justice Delivery Directorate

REF: IRC250055

DEPARTMENT: Department of Justice (DOJ)

SALARY: £70,522 - £80,847 (under review)

LOCATION: Stormont Estate, Belfast.

This is a key leadership role for the Department of Justice at a time of significant opportunity and challenges in the Department and in Northern Ireland. The post holder will provide effective, secure and reliable services that deliver best value, in the fields of Records and Information Management, ICT; Estates, Security (including vetting), Health and Safety and Programme and Project Management. This entails a high degree of specialist strategic direction, policy, advice, and guidance covering a wide range of functional areas. The successful candidate will work in the highest levels of the NI Senior Civil Service, an organisation which aims to be well led, high performing and outcome focussed in delivering for the public. This is a job for an individual with a proven record working at senior management level.

Further appointments may be made from this competitions should NICS positions become vacant which require the same eligibility criteria and have similar duties and responsibilities.

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.

Alternatively, an application pack can be requested by contacting:

HRConnect, PO Box 1089, The Metro Building, 6-9 Donegall Square South, Belfast, BT1 9EW. Telephone: 0800 1 300 330. Email: 

All requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC250055.

Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 24th January 2020.

As women are currently known to be under represented at this grade in Northern Ireland Civil Service, 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 NICS, we would particularly welcome applications from these groups.

The Northern Ireland Civil Service is an Equal Opportunities Employer.