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Director of Engineering – Grade 5

REF: IRC271089

DEPARTMENT: Department for Infrastructure (DfI)

SALARY: £74,912 - £84,122

LOCATION: Clarence Court, 10-18 Adelaide Street, Belfast

This is a key leadership position within DfI and one that presents great opportunity to be part of a strong team at the heart of public service policy and delivery. The position also incorporates the role of Head of Profession for, and leading and contributing to the professional development of, the Department’s civil engineering staff, from chartered engineers with many years’ experience through to apprentices and new graduates.

We are therefore seeking to attract applications from those who have the necessary professional skills and experience, combined with excellent leadership skills, a proven ability to work collaboratively with others and the commitment and enthusiasm needed to shape policies and deliver services that can make a real and positive difference to Northern Ireland’s economic, societal and environmental wellbeing.

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 this position, or similar vacancies within DfI that require the same eligibility and competence requirements, become vacant during the lifetime of the competition.

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 3rd December 2021.

Applications from Protestants, women, young people (people under the age of 35), people with a disability and people from minority ethnic communities are particularly welcomed for this post.

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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