The First Minister and deputy First Minister have launched a competition to appoint a new Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service (HOCS).
Applications are invited for the role, which serves as the Executive’s principal policy adviser and leader of 23,000 Civil Servants.
The First Minister and deputy First Minister said: “The role of Head of the Civil Service is right at the very heart of public life and public service for all our citizens here. The work of the Civil Service influences all our public services, impacting all of us.
“We want to recruit a highly skilled leader as our principal policy adviser and leader of the NICS, providing support, counsel and challenge to us, the Executive as a whole and to the NICS.
“The issues we face are many and significant, but we are committed to delivering our priorities as set out in the Programme for Government and in New Decade New Approach.”
The salary scale for the role is £160,563-£188,272 under review.
More information, and details on how to apply, are available at: a www.nicsrecruitment.org.uk
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