NIJAC Chief Executive

05 February 2018 - 2.30 pm

REF: IRC226987

DEPARTMENT: Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission (NIJAC)

SALARY: £56,252 - £63,346 (under review)

LOCATION: Headline Building, 10- 14 Victoria Street, Belfast, BT1 3GG

The Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission (NIJAC) was established on 15 June 2005 as an independent public body under the Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002 as amended.  The Commission consists of 13 members who are known as ‘Commissioners’.  They have been drawn from the judiciary, legal profession and other walks of life.

The Chief Executive (CE) reports to the Chairman of the Commission, the Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, and is responsible for formulating and successfully implementing NIJAC’s policy in a highly sensitive area.  The CE is also responsible for developing strategic operating plans that reflect NIJAC’s longer term objectives and for leading the Executive Team (ET) and staff in a way that ensures the required outcomes are delivered. 

The Chief Executive is the Accounting Officer (AO) for NIJAC and is therefore responsible for the discharge of NIJAC’s responsibilities and also for promoting the efficient, economic and effective use of staff and other resources. 

A reserve list will be drawn up but will only be used should this post become vacant again within the lifetime of the competition which is for one year. 

For more detailed information, including the duties and responsibilities of the post and the criteria to be used during the recruitment and selection process, please click on the link below to register to this vacancy and to submit an online application.


Alternatively, an application pack can be requested by contacting:

HRConnect, PO Box 1089, The Metro Building, 6-9 Donegall Square South, Belfast, BT1 9EW. Telephone: 0800 1 300 330.  

All requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC226987. 

Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Wednesday 28th February 2018. 

Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission (NIJAC) is an equal opportunities employer.