Interested in an Appointment?


Here you will find details on some of the vacancies currently available on a range of Public Bodies, more information on all current vacancies can be found on the nidirect website. Whilst we publish the details below for information, all queries and applications must be made to the Department involved in the Public Appointment.

Regulated Vacancies

Vacancy3 Members - Northern Ireland Police Fund - NIPF
DepartmentDepartment of Justice
Closing DateNOON Friday 2 August 2024
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VacancyThree Non-Executive Members to the NI Transport Holding Company (NITHC)
DepartmentDepartment for Infrastructure
Closing DateNOON Monday 22 July 2024
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VacancyChair and 2 Independent Members  - NILGOSC
DepartmentDepartment for Communities
Closing DateNOON Monday 22 July 2024
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Vacancy10 Non - Executive Directors across 4 HSC Trusts
DepartmentDepartment of Health
Closing DateNOON Friday 5 July 2024
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VacancyPublic Appointment Opportunity the Boards of Comhairle na Gaelscolaĺochta and the Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education 
DepartmentDepartment of Education
Closing Date4.00pm Wednesday 24 July 2024
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Unregulated vacancies


VacancySchool Governor posts
DepartmentDepartment of Education
 More information on school governor posts

The Public Appointments Unit (PAU) in The Executive Office has a central policy responsibility for public appointments which centres around encouraging best practice across departments, and the publication of an annual report which lists and analyses public appointments made by departments. The PAU also produces on a regular basis a list of forthcoming vacancies which it issues to interested individuals/groups and advertises it in the local newspapers and on its website.

Check the website of the Public Appointments Unit, where you will find:

  • A Guide to Public Appointments in Northern Ireland, which gives general information on the appointments process
  • All Aboard – a twice yearly newsletter, giving information on upcoming public appointment vacancies

For more information, access the Public Appointments Unit website.