DfE will be advertising an open competition to recruit ten new members to the Board of the Construction Industry Training Board Northern Ireland on 11 February 2022 in the three main local papers. There are five employer and five employee member posts. It is planned to make the appointments by 1 July 2022 for an initial three year term.

Grateful if you would pass this flyer on to anyone else you think may be interested.

The posts currently attract remuneration of £77.50 for under 4 hours per day and £155.00 for over 4 hours per day which is under review. The estimated total time commitment is approximately 15 days per year.

The process involves an application form, eligibility sift and interview process. Appointments are made on merit and applications are welcome from all sections of society.

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 https://www.economy-ni.gov.uk/department-economy-public-appointments or;

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

Email: pau@economy-ni.gov.uk Telephone: (Yvonne Green) 028 9052 9282 TextRelay: 18001 028 9052 9282.

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

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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