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Chief Survey Officer NI (Grade 5)

REF: IRC280369

DEPARTMENT: Department of Finance (DoF), Land and Property Services (LPS)

SALARY: £74,912 - £84,122 per annum (under review)

LOCATION: Lanyon Plaza, Lanyon Place, Belfast

Land & Property Services wishes to recruit a Chief Survey Officer for Northern Ireland. The successful candidate will lead Ordnance Survey Northern Ireland (OSNI) and be the Head of the Mapping and Charting profession within the Northern Ireland Civil Service.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to deliver results that will make a real difference to Northern Ireland.  Over the past number of years, OSNI has built on its traditional expertise to become a leading organisation delivering online geospatial services, authoritative geospatial data, GI Specialist and Surveying services, and public sector location projects which play a vital part in the delivery of public services and government policy objectives. Our Mission is to make a real and positive difference through land and property services. You can find more information about LPS and our work at

We are seeking an experienced, dynamic and committed person with a track record of working in partnership to deliver high quality results who can support and encourage creativity and innovation to ensure OSNI remains a leader within the fast developing geospatial industry.

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.

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.

Completed application forms must be submitted no later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 10th February 2023.

Applications from women, 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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Telephone: 0800 1 300 330

As part of our commitment to equality of opportunity we offer a Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS) for disabled applicants. Further information can be found in the Candidate Information Booklet.