Appointment of Board Members

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Appointment of Board Members

REF: IRC302111

The Statistics Advisory Committee (SAC) is a non-departmental public body of the Department of Finance (DoF), established under the Statistics of Trade and Employment (NI) Order 1988. SAC’s function is to advise the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) and thereby Northern Ireland Departments, on matters relating to the collection and disclosure of statistical information from businesses under the Statistics of Trade and Employment (NI) Order 1988; and to advise on statistical issues such as quality assurance, official statistics, and other similar matters referred to it by Departments.

DoF is seeking to appoint up to 9 new members to SAC. It is the Agency’s intention that the new appointees will be in place by September 2024. The terms of appointment will be for a five-year term, with the possibility of extension for a second term. The expected time commitment amounts to approximately three days per year. These are non-remunerated posts. Following appointment, travel and subsistence expenses will be paid at Northern Ireland Civil Service rates.

There are no specific academic/professional qualifications required to apply for these positions. However we are looking for individuals with a diverse range of expertise and specialist knowledge, acquired from within the Public, Private, Voluntary or Community sectors who can make an effective contribution to our Committee based on their skills and experience.

For further information and to submit your application, click APPLY NOW.

Alternatively, you can request an application pack by contacting:

HRConnect, PO Box 1089, Beacon House, 27 Clarendon Road Belfast BT1 9EX.

Telephone: 0800 1 300 330.


All requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC302111.

The material will also be made available, on request, in alternative formats such as Braille, large print, audio etc. All reasonable adjustments will be made to accommodate the needs of applicants/candidates with a disability. A Guaranteed Interview Scheme is in place for those applicants with a disability.

Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 24th May 2024.

Applicants invited for interview are eligible for reimbursement of reasonable travelling expenses incurred within Northern Ireland.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held in Belfast during week commencing 24th June 2024.

Equality of Opportunity:

The Department of Finance is committed to the principles of public appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process. We are also committed to equality of opportunity and welcome application forms from all applicants irrespective of religious belief, gender, race, political opinion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or whether or not they have dependants.

We particularly welcome applications from women, people with a disability, people under 30 years of age and those from ethnic minorities.

This appointment is regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments Northern Ireland.

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