Recruitment – NIPF Chair and Board Appointments April 2023
The Department of Justice is seeking to appoint a Chairperson and four Board Members to the Northern Ireland Police Fund (NIPF).
The NIPF is an Executive Non-Departmental Public Body of the Department of Justice. It provides care and financial assistance to police officers and ex-officers injured or disabled as a direct result of terrorism and to the families of police officers injured or killed through terrorism. The appointments will be in two phases. Three Board Members are expected to be appointed from October 2023 for a term of up to four years. The Chairperson and one Board Member is due to be appointed from April 2024 for a term of up to four years.
The Chairperson is required to provide effective strategic leadership and ensure that the Board carries out its essential functions in an efficient and effective manner. The remuneration for the position is currently £6,000 per annum.
Board Members of NIPF are required to carry out the functions of the organisation and decide on the appropriate distribution of funds commensurate with NIPF’s objectives. Board Member positions are not remunerated.
We particularly welcome applications from women, people under the age of 40, individuals from a minority ethnic community and people with a disability, who are currently under-represented on the NIPF Board.
THE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS 12 NOON (UK LOCAL TIME) ON THURSDAY 11 MAY 2023. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
It is anticipated that interviews will be held W/C 12 June 2023.
Further information and an application pack can be downloaded direct from:
or by telephoning: 028 9052 6496
or by writing to: NIPF Competition 2023, Department of Justice, Public Appointments, Room B5.12, Castle Buildings, Stormont Estate, Belfast, BT4 3SG.
Candidate information packs and application forms can be provided in alternative formats on request.
Equality of Opportunity
The Department of Justice is committed to the principles of public appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process. The Department is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all applicants. Applications are welcomed regardless of age, gender, disability, marital status, religion, ethnic origin, political opinion, sexual orientation or whether or not you have dependants. In keeping with the NICS Policy on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, we would also welcome applications from those not currently serving on public bodies.