Senior Corporate Services Officer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1403655

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Senior Corporate Services Officer based in Belfast

SENIOR CORPORATE SERVICES OFFICER (Apr/19/02)

Ref: Apr 19/02

Deputy Principal (DP)

£36,812 – £40,473 (under review)

Reporting to: Chief Executive

Completed application forms must be returned to NICCY no later than 12 Noon on Friday 19th April 2019

Background:

The Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People (NICCY) was established under legislation (Commissioner for Children and Young People [Northern Ireland] Order 2003), to provide an independent voice to promote and protect the rights of children and young people in Northern Ireland and to represent their interests.

Job Purpose:

The purpose of this role is to support the Chief Executive in the management of the Corporate Services Department including performance and outputs in line with business needs.

Salary

The salary for the post will be within the range £36,812 – £40,473 (under review) within which pay progression will be determined by performance. The starting salary offered will be the minimum of the scale.

Annual Leave

In addition to the usual 12 days public and privilege holidays, you will enjoy an annual leave allowance of 25 days rising to 30 days after 5 years satisfactory service.

Working Hours

The normal conditioned hours of work are 37 hours per week excluding meal breaks, Monday to Friday. On occasion the duties may include some evening and weekend working. NICCY operates a flexi working system.

Location

The successful candidate will be based at Equality House, 7-9 Shaftsbury Square, Belfast, BT2 7DP

JOB DESCRIPTION

Purpose of Role

The main purpose of this role is to support the Chief Executive in areas of governance and administration including those relating to Human Resources, Finance and Communications as set out below.  

Corporate Services

  • Support the Chief Executive in the management, monitoring and quality assurance of performance and outputs of the Corporate Services (CS) Department;
  • Assist in the preparation of papers for the Chief Executive on relevant governance, monitoring and performance matters; 
  • Contribute to the provision of timely information for periodic returns and reports;
  • Play a collective role in budget management;
  • Contribute to and implement effective organisational risk management strategies and arrangements to ensure that NICCY meets its’ statutory and corporate responsibilities;
  • Support the Chief Executive in the development of Corporate and Business Plans;
  • Ensure the development and implementation of the CS departmental workplan;
  • Develop and maintain procedures to monitor and provide evidence of the impact of NICCY’s work for / on behalf of children and young people in Northern Ireland;

Human Resources & People Management

  • Participate in the recruitment and induction of relevant Staff;
  • Development of appropriate learning and training programmes within NICCY;
  • Line management of members of the Corporate Services Department in line with relevant NICCY policies e.g. Human Resources, Finance and Communications Officers;
  • Support and motivate Corporate Services Staff to achieve relevant business objectives;
  • Conduct regular 1-1 supervision & support sessions and annual appraisals, and set objectives in collaboration with post holders as per job descriptions and business needs;
  • Allocate tasks at appropriate levels of responsibility to staff within your remit whilst retaining overall responsibility and accountability for results;
  • Take such action as may be necessary in adherence to NICCY policies and procedures;
  • Promote NICCY’s policy on equality of opportunity by personal action and in the management of all staff for whom s/he has professional responsibility.
  • Take responsibility for the management of health and safety within the department and assist other senior colleagues in taking suitable measures to safeguard the health and safety of all NICCY employees and visitors.
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  • The role of the Corporate Services Officer is to support the Chief Executive in the management, monitoring and quality assurance of performance and outputs of the Corporate Services Department.

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The closing date for the advert will be 12 Noon on Friday 19th April 2019.

Applications will not be accepted after this time.

NICCY is an Equal Opportunities employer.