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UTILITY Week 6th March 2015

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Top uTiliTy jobs www.drdni.gov.uk Appointment of Non-Executive Members to the Board of Northern Ireland Water The Department for Regional Development is seeking to appoint 5 Non-Executive members to the Board of NI Water. NI Water was established on 1 April 2007 as a government owned company with the Department for Regional Development as the sole shareholder. The Department is responsible for the appointment of the Board. NI Water is responsible for the delivery of water and sewerage services in Northern Ireland. There are approximately 818,000 households, businesses and agricultural users connected to the public water supply and 663,000 households and businesses connected to the public sewerage system. Role The role will be to work as a member of the Board to bring experience and judgement to bear on issues of strategy, performance and governance. Members should bring wide experience and critical detachment to the work of the organisation and be prepared to constructively challenge and assist executive management in the development of strategic objectives and policies. Skills and Experience No specific academic qualifications are required for the posts. Applicants for the post of Board Member for NI Water are expected to demonstrate, by way of an example or examples, that they meet the criteria. Applicants must provide examples for Criteria 1, 2 and 3 and can chose one out of Criteria 4, 5 or 6. Applicants must complete all 3 Criteria 1. Developing and Delivering Strategy 2. Governance, Control and Accountability 3. Working in Partnership All candidates will be expected to have high standards of probity and integrity. The appointment is effective from 1 August 2015 and will run for a period of four years. Applicants invited for interview are eligible for reimbursement of reasonable travelling expenses incurred within the UK and Republic of Ireland. Time Commitment and Remuneration The remuneration is £18,000 per annum based on anticipated attendance of 2 business days per month, plus scope for 4 additional days at £750 per day. Reasonable travel and subsistence costs will also be paid to attend meetings in accordance with NI Water's processes. The new Members will be expected to attend monthly Board meetings and other adhoc meetings as required. This may involve a commitment both inside and outside of normal working hours, including representing NI Water at occasional evening engagements. For further information and an application form please contact: Ashley McVeigh, Public Appointments Unit, Department for Regional Development, Room 512, Clarence Court, 10-18 Adelaide Street, Belfast, BT2 8GB Tel. No. 028 9054 1049 / Fax to 028 9054 0997 / E-mail your request to: Publicappointmentsunit@drdni.gov.uk / Text Phone: 028 9054 0642 / Text relay service 18001 028090541049 Alternatively you can access the information at: www.drdni.gov.uk/appointment-of-members-to-the-northern-ireland-water-board Closing Date Completed forms can either be posted, faxed, emailed or hand-delivered, to arrive with Ashley McVeigh at the above address by 12 Noon on Friday 27 March 2015. The Department will not consider application forms received after this date and can accept no responsibility for lost or delayed forms. Applications must be made on the appropriate form. CVs will not be accepted and should not be attached to your application. It is expected that the successful candidate will be informed in July 2015. Equality of Opportunity The Department for Regional Development is committed to the principles of public appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process. The Department is also committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of religious belief, disability, ethnic origin, political opinion, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation or whether or not they have dependants. Applications from women are particularly welcome. Applicants must choose and complete one Criterion from the following: 4. Organisational Change 5. Financial Management 6. Customer Focus Maximise your brand profile and educate your core audience through Utility Week Offering you a more enhanced profile than just advertising alone, Utility Week marketing solutions will:   Raise your company's profile above your competitors   Support a major branding push or product/service launch   Position your company as a thought-leader   Generate real leads and drive business To find out more please contact Sarah Wood +44(0) 1343 332077   utilityweek.co.uk to reach the right audience   utility-jobs.net to reach the right candidates

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