Senior civil servant sought for £100k role
THE Department for Communities (DFC) is seeking a new deputy secretary on a salary of around £100,000.
The grade three post, which reports directly to Permanent Secretary Leo O’reilly, attracts a salary of £89,482 to £102,103, making the holder one of the highest paid civil servants in the province.
The role involves corporate responsibilities including ‘inputting into strategic direction, building stakeholder relationships and the management of risks’.
According to DFC: “In a climate of continuing financial restraint and high expectations from the public and stakeholders, the department is seeking an experienced, dynamic and committed person with a strategic focus, excellent leadership skills and the ability to deliver results in a challenging economic environment.
“The successful applicant will also play a wider role as part of the Northern Ireland Civil Service at a time when collective leadership is focused on delivering internal and external transformation.”
It’s among a number of posts advertised to the general public by the Northern Ireland Civil Service this week. Other roles include inspector of early years, inspector of European Social Fund and SPTO construction health and safety advisor.
Meanwhile the Council for Catholic Maintained Schools is seeking a new director of planning and school provision.
The senior role, which attracts a salary of up to £58,000, is within the senior leadership team at the education body. The post demands that the holder ‘secures access to the fullest curricular provision and educational experience for all children and young people through a modern and sustainable network of schools’.
A series of education posts are also up for grabs at the Ulster University, including two senior roles in the School of Biomedical Sciences.
A lecturer in pharmacology and molecular pathology is sought within the school, along with a teaching fellow in food science and technology.