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Director of Resource Efficiency Division (RED) (1 Post)

REF: IRC265808

DEPARTMENT: Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA)

SALARY: £74,912 - £84,122

LOCATION: Klondyke Building, Cromac Avenue, Belfast

The successful candidate will work at the highest levels in the Northern Ireland Civil Service, an organisation which aims to be well led, high performing and outcome focused in delivering for the public. This job is for an individual with a proven track record of decision making, leadership and developing strong partnerships within and across Departments. The post holder will work closely with other senior professionals as part of a multi- disciplinary Senior Management Team, and provide engaged, effective leadership within the Department at a time of cultural, structural and functional change.

They will respond to the challenges and opportunities associated with the end of the transition period of the UK’s exit from the European Union. They will do so while ensuring that the overarching goals of the Department and Programme for Government Outcomes are achieved. The successful candidate will also provide clear, compelling advice to the Permanent Secretary and to the Minister of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs.

This post may be filled by secondment of the successful candidate from his/her current employer.

This is a great opportunity for an engaged leader who wishes to make a positive impact on future generations.

Further appointments may be made should this position become vacant during the lifetime of the competition.

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Completed application forms must be submitted no later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 29th October 2021.

Applications from 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.


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