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Senior Civil Service Grade 3 - Head of Infrastructure Delivery (Roads & Rivers) Group

REF: IRC272531

DEPARTMENT: Department for Infrastructure (DfI)

SALARY: £96,170 - £107,566


We are looking for a new Head of Group to lead our work confidently and innovatively into the future, in the context of the Executive’s and our Minister’s plans for economic development and carbon reduction. This is an exciting opportunity to provide senior leadership at the heart of infrastructure delivery in Northern Ireland (NI).

This is a role that presents both significant challenges and excellent opportunities. You will lead, manage, develop and motivate a group of around 1800 staff drawn from industrial, engineering and other professional, technical and administrative disciplines and oversee the delivery of the Department’s responsibilities including in relation to the design, development, procurement, delivery and maintenance of major transport and drainage infrastructure.

We are looking for someone with experience and a track record of delivery either in developing, managing and maintaining major public infrastructure or in leading and delivering major and complex programmes and projects. You must be as comfortable with the leadership and management of people as you are with the technicalities of programme and project management, and have the interpersonal skills to engage with our stakeholders to inform and deliver an extensive work programme in line with ministerial requirements.

If you feel you have the necessary skills, experience, energy and resilience, we would like to hear from you. This appointments are available on a permanent or secondment basis.

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 21st January 2022.

As women are currently known to be under-represented in this grade 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.


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