DfE Current Vacancies
|No current vacancies.||
For more information on the role of a public appointee, please see the following articles by the current Vice Chairperson of HSENI, Hilary Singleton, and Marie Mallon, Chairperson of the Labour Relations Agency:
- A far cry from "Elf and Safety" by Hilary Singleton
- Profile of Marie Mallon, Chairperson of Labour Relations Agency
Public Bodies sponsored by DfE
The Department sponsors a number of public bodies. Appointments to these bodies are made by the Minister for the Economy.
Regulated Appointments – Appointments within the remit of the Commissioner for Public Appointments for NI (CPANI)
Information on the role of CPANI is on their website.
|Public Body||Web link|
|The Certification Officer for Northern Ireland||http://www.nicertoffice.org.uk|
|The Board of CITB Construction Skills||http://www.citbni.org.uk|
|Consumer Council for Northern Ireland||http://www.consumercouncil.org.uk/|
|The Governing Bodies of Northern Ireland's Six Colleges of Further Education||http://www.collegesni.ac.uk/Our-Members.aspx|
|The Health & Safety Executive for Northern Ireland||http://www.hseni.gov.uk|
|Invest Northern Ireland||https://www.investni.com|
|The Board of the Labour Relations Agency||http://www.lra.org.uk|
|Northern Ireland Screen||http://www.northernirelandscreen.co.uk|
|The Governing Body of St. Mary's College||http://www.stmarys-belfast.ac.uk|
|The Governing Body of Stranmillis College||http://www.stran.ac.uk|
|Tourism Northern Ireland||https://www.tourismni.com|
Appointments within the spirit of the CPANI Code (Unregulated)
|Public Body||Web link|
|Re-instatement Committee for Reserve Forces in Civil Employment||No website|
|The Industrial Court||https://www.industrialcourt.gov.uk|
|Office of the Industrial Tribunals and The Fair Employment Tribunals||https://www.employmenttribunalsni.co.uk|
|NI-CO NI Co-operation Overseas Ltd||http://www.nico.org.uk/|
Becoming a Public Appointee
You can find out more about becoming a public appointee including information on the application and interview process on the nidirect website.
The “All Aboard” newsletter published by the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister provides an overview of public appointments coming up over the next six months across the whole of the Northern Ireland Civil Service.
Recent appointments and competitions
The table below shows appointments made since May 2016.
Contact the DfE Public Appointments Unit
The Department has a dedicated Public Appointments Unit which co-ordinates the Public Appointments process. For general queries or to register your interest in upcoming vacancies visit our contact page: