- the completed application summary form, including your personal statement (of no more than two sides of A4) summarising your proven ability related to the person and job specifications. Your supporting statement should provide specific and detailed examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria (including what you did to achieve a specific result);
- a full CV (including education and professional qualifications, career history, and relevant achievements and responsibilities)
- Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
- Sponsor department
- Northern Ireland Office
- Northern Ireland
- Public Administration
- Regulation, Casework and Complaints Handling
- Number of vacancies
- Time commitment
- £5000 per annum
- Length of term
- Three Years
- Application deadline
- 4pm on 1 December 2023
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Timeline for this appointment
9 November 2023
4pm on 1 December 2023
12 January 2024
Interviews expected to end on
26 January 2024
About the role
IntroductionThe Equality Commission for Northern Ireland requires a blend of expertise relevant to its work. An outstanding individual is sought to become a member of the board of the Commission, someone who understands the considerations that influence the environment in which it works and can command the confidence of all sides of the community in Northern Ireland, work constructively with others, think strategically and make clear and well informed judgements.
Regulation of appointment
Application and selection process
Additional information for candidates
- Selflessness - Holders of public office should act solely in terms of the public interest.
- Integrity - Holders of public office must avoid placing themselves under any obligation to people or organisations that might try inappropriately to influence them in their work. They should not act or take decisions in order to gain financial or other material benefits for themselves, their family, or their friends. They must declare and resolve any interests and relationships.
- Objectivity - Holders of public office must act and take decisions impartially, fairly and on merit, using the best evidence and without discrimination or bias.
- Accountability - Holders of public office are accountable to the public for their decisions and actions and must submit themselves to the scrutiny necessary to ensure this.
- Openness - Holders of public office should act and take decisions in an open and transparent manner. Information should not be withheld from the public unless there are clear and lawful reasons for so doing.
- Honesty - Holders of public office should be truthful.
- Leadership - Holders of public office should exhibit these principles in their own behaviour and treat others with respect. They should actively promote and robustly support the principles and challenge poor behaviour wherever it occurs.