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Deputy Secretary (Grade 3), Economic Strategy Group

REF: IRC257378

DEPARTMENT: Department for Economy (DfE)

SALARY: £92,413 to £105,447

LOCATION: Belfast

The post holder provides strategic advice and support to the Permanent Secretary and to the Minister for the Economy, on economic policy matters. The post holder heads a group with a wide range of policy responsibilities and will be expected to lead on the development of a revised economic strategy focused on re-building and reshaping of the economy in the longer term.

Further appointments may be made from this competitions should NICS positions become vacant which require the same eligibility criteria and have similar duties and responsibilities.

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 17th July 2020. 

As women are currently known to be under represented at this grade in Northern Ireland Civil Service, 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. 

ALL APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT ARE CONSIDERED STRICTLY ON THE BASIS OF MERIT.