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

Appointment Non-Executive Chair to the Board of the Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency (NIMDTA)
Department Department of Health
Closing Date 12.00 NOON Friday 2 July 2021
  More information on this vacancy
Vacancy Appointment of Non-Executive Members to the Board of the Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company
Department Department for Infrastructure
Closing Date 12.00 NOON Friday 18 June 2021
  More information on this vacancy
Vacancy Appointment of 3 Non-Executive Directors to the Public Health Agency (PHA)
Department Department of Health
Closing Date 12.00 NOON Tuesday 22 June 2021
  More information on this vacancy

Unregulated vacancies

Vacancy Commissioner for Public Appointments for Northern Ireland
Department The Executive Office
Closing Date 12 noon on Friday 11 June 2021.
  More information on this vacancy

Vacancy

School Governor posts
Department Department 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.