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Chief Executive – Driver & Vehicle Agency

REF: IRC256249

DEPARTMENT: Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA), Department for Infrastructure (DfI)

SALARY: £71,932 - £82,464

LOCATION: Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA), Corporation Street, Belfast

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the DVA at a time of significant challenge and change to modernise and improve access to our services and make a positive impact on people across Northern Ireland.

The Chief Executive is the Accounting Officer for the DVA and is responsible to the Minister and accountable to the NI Assembly for the Agency’s use of resources in carrying out its functions.

This is an excellent opportunity for outstanding leaders who have a strong track record in operational delivery, who can encourage innovation and transformation and who can deliver excellent customer service, whilst providing effective leadership to a multi-disciplinary team of approximately 800 staff.

Further appointments will only be made from the merit list should this position 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 returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 24th July 2020. 

As women are currently known to be under represented in senior 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 NICS, we would particularly welcome applications from these groups.

The Northern Ireland Civil Service is an Equal Opportunities Employer.