Chief Plant Health Officer, Grade 6
The Chief Plant Health Officer (CPHO) position offers a unique and exciting opportunity to lead the Plant Health Division in the Forest Service agency of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in Northern Ireland (NI). The successful candidate will provide leadership and direction within the Agency’s Plant Health Division, commanding the confidence of Plant Health professionals internationally, in delivering a well informed strategic policy and regulatory control programme for NI.
On appointment, the CPHO will assume the position of an Executive Director on the Forest Service Management Board, contributing to the strategic development, leadership and governance of Forest Service’s very diverse land management and service delivery portfolio.
This post may be filled by secondment of the successful candidate from his/her current employer.
Further appointments may be made from this competition should NICS positions become vacant which require the same eligibility criteria and have similar duties and responsibilities.
Closing Date: 12 Noon on Friday 23rd of August 2019
The Northern Ireland Civil Service is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
ALL APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT ARE CONSIDERED STRICTLY ON THE BASIS OF MERIT.