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Victims of Crime Commissioner Designate

REF: IRC270558

DEPARTMENT: Department of Justice

SALARY: £74,912 per annum

LOCATION: Belfast/Greater Belfast Area

The Minister of Justice is seeking to appoint a Victims of Crime Commissioner Designate who will provide a voice for victims, promote best practice and drive improvements in relation to policies, practices and services to meet the needs of victims of crime.

The Victims of Crime Commissioner Designate is a full time post for a 3 year term, with a potential extension for a further 1 year.  The remuneration for the position is currently £74,912 per annum.  The post is pensionable.

The Victims of Crime Commissioner Designate will be a high profile and challenging position and applicants must have experience of working with and understanding the needs and interests of victims of crime.  Candidates will need to provide examples of leadership, setting strategic direction, and collaborating and influencing across disciplines and sectors.  The individual must also be able to demonstrate effective engagement and communication skills with a range of audiences, and have experience of analytical thinking and effective decision making on challenging issues resulting in improvements.

Equality of Opportunity

The Department of Justice is committed to the principles of public appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process. The Department welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people irrespective of religious belief, gender, disability, ethnic origin, political opinion, age, marital status, sexual orientation or whether or not they have dependents.  All applications for appointment are considered strictly on merit.

For more detailed information on the position and the selection criteria, 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| Beacon House | 27 Clarendon Road | Belfast | BT1 9EX. Telephone:  0800 1 300 330.  Email:  recruitment@hrconnect.nigov.net

All requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC270558.

Candidate Information Packs and Application Forms may be provided in alternative formats by contacting HR Connect.  Applicants invited for interview will not be eligible for re-imbursement of travelling expenses.

THE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS 12 NOON ON FRIDAY 5 NOVEMBER 2021.  LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.