Independent Chairperson of the Audit and Risk Management Committee

​The Chairperson of the Audit and Risk Management Committee will ensure that the Committee fulfils its responsibilities and duties as laid out in the Committee’s Terms of Reference. S/he will also ensure that the Committee works in partnership with the Accounting Officer to ensure an effective relationship between the Committee and the Commission and they will provide advice and guidance on audit and risk related matters to the Commission as and when required.

The Committee comprises an independent Chairperson and three Commissioners. This position carries a 3 year tenure. The successful applicant must commit to a minimum of four meetings per year, with additional meetings as agreed. This is a paid role, remunerated at £350 per meeting (or equivalent for other additional work to be agreed in advance).

If you wish to apply for the position, please send a letter of application setting out how you meet the requirements of the role as described in the person specification and your reasons for applying. Please enclose a CV if you feel that would be helpful.

For further details and a person specification (if not downloadable directly from this website) please contact our HR partner Headstogether Consulting Ltd via email address recruit@headstogether.com or by telephoning 028 90424030.

The closing date for receipt of applications has been extended to 4pm on Friday 9 April 2021.

The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission is an equal opportunities employer and considers applications strictly on the basis of merit. Disabled people who meet the essential criteria for the post will be automatically interviewed as they are currently under represented in the organisation.


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