Northern Ireland Skills Council (NISC) - competition to appoint chair and members

Date published: 19 January 2023

The Department for the Economy wishes to appoint a new chair and members to the board of the Northern Ireland Skills Council (NISC).

NISC is a new advisory body, providing strategic advice to Ministers of the Northern Ireland Executive, and government departments, on issues pertaining to the development of skills policy to meet the objectives of the Programme for Government, the economic vision for Northern Ireland ‘10x Economy: Northern Ireland’s Decade of Innovation’ and the Skills Strategy, ‘Skills for a 10x Economy’.

The links below provide background to public appointments:

You may also be interested in registering for a free workshop on the public appointments process being offered by CPANI.

How to apply


To apply for the chair post, visit:


To apply for the member post, visit:

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