Parades Commision for Northern Ireland - Commissioner

Body: Parades Commission for Northern Ireland
Appointing Department: Northern Ireland Office
Sector: Charity & Public Sector
Location: Belfast
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £22,000 per annum
Time Requirements: The expected time commitment is 1 day per week, but this is likely to increase to 2 or more days in the April to August period. Occasional evening and weekend meetings are likely.


An announcement has been made on the outcome of this appointment.

Secretary of State announces appointments to the Parades Commission

Date: 25/05/2018

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Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications


  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement

    25/05/2018 at 14:00


Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland invites applications for appointment to the Parades Commission for Northern Ireland. This competition may also be used to fill other positions, should they arise.

The Parades Commission for Northern Ireland is a public body operating as an executive non-departmental public body accountable through the Chair to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

The powers and duties of the Commission are to be found in the Public Processions (Northern Ireland) Act 1998.

Further information on the Commission, its history and the guidelines under which it operates can be found on its website at


Person Specification

This is a challenging role and outstanding individuals are sought to become a member of the Commission; people who can command the confidence of all sides of the community in Northern Ireland, act in controversial situations and determine courses of action, and assess the probability of future events and make clear and well informed judgements.

How to Apply

Applications should be sent by email to

Alternatively they may be sent by post to:
Competition Co-ordinator
Corporate Governance Team
Northern Ireland Office
Room 122, Stormont House Annex
Stormont House

The closing date for applications is Friday 26 January 2018.

Applicants should provide:

  • The application summary form, including a maximum of two page personal statement summarising your proven ability related to the person and job specifications;
  • Political and Equality & Diversity Monitoring Questionnaires; and
  • A full CV (including education and professional qualifications, career history, and relevant achievements and responsibilities).
PCNI 2018 - Application Summary Form
PCNI 2018 - Monitoring Form
Guaranteed Interview Scheme Form
PCNI Candidate Information Pack 2018
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