Public Appointment Vacancy – Appointment of 12 new members to the Board of the Construction Industry Training Board Northern Ireland (CITB NI) – Closing date Friday 17 September 2021

DfE will be advertising an open competition to recruit 12 new members to the Board of the Construction Industry Training Board Northern Ireland on 26 & 27 August 2021 in the three main local papers. There are 5 employer, 5 employee and 2 educational member posts. The process involves an application form and interview process.  Appointments are made on merit and applications are welcome from all sections of society.

The appointments will be made in tranches between December 2021 and June 2022 and the posts attract remuneration of £77.50 for under 4 hours per day and £155.00 for over 4 hours per day. The CITB (NI) Board normally meets six times a year and as a member you will be expected to participate in sub-committees and attend events. The estimated total time commitment is approximately 15 days per year

It is important that people from a wide range of backgrounds take up public appointments so that the Boards of public bodies reflect the rich diversity of our society and better understand the needs of the communities they serve.

Applications from women, young people, people with a disability and those from ethnic minority communities would be particularly welcome.

An application pack with full details and guidance may be obtained from or;

DFE’s Public Appointments Unit, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast BT4 2JP

Email: Telephone: (Yvonne Green) 028 9052 9282 TextRelay: 18001 028 9052 9282 from Thursday 26 August 2021.

Application packs can be made available in other formats upon request.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 17 September 2021. Late applications will not be accepted.

Equality of Opportunity: The Department is committed to the principles of public appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process. The Department is also committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes application forms from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of religious belief, gender, race, political opinion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or whether or not they have dependants.

The Department is operating the Guaranteed Interview Scheme in this competition for applicants with a disability. Applicants with a disability who meet all of the criteria at the sift stage will automatically be guaranteed an interview.

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