Appointments to the Policing Authority

The Minister for Justice and Equality invites expressions of interest from applicants who consider they possess the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to join the Policing Authority.

Section 62D(3) of the Garda Síochána Act 2005, as amended, refers.

In making recommendations of persons who are suitable for appointment as ordinary members of the Authority under this section, regard shall be had to the desirability of the members of the Authority possessing knowledge of, and experience in, matters connected with the following:

a) policing matters;
b) human rights and equality matters;
c) public sector administration;
d) board management and corporate governance; and
e) work undertaken by voluntary or other groups or bodies with local communities, in particular, for the purpose of promoting safety in the community, the prevention of crime or promoting awareness of other issues that are relevant to policing services.

Essential

Candidates must demonstrate in their application evidence of at least two or more of the following:

• demonstrable experience of policing matters – in this regard, experience as a former member of a police service would be an advantage;
• a career history at an appropriately senior level which demonstrates a high level of expertise and knowledge of human rights and equality matters, preferably as those rights relate to policing;
• senior executive experience in public sector administration and management within a complex organisation(s), ideally with a track record of driving performance improvement and/or organisational reform:
• demonstrable experience in the sphere of criminal justice including that of relevant academic engagement and/or research;
• significant experience and engagement at an appropriately senior level of work undertaken by voluntary or other groups or bodies within local communities which relates to policing. In particular, experience relating to the promotion of safety in the community, the prevention of crime and/or promoting awareness of other issues that are relevant to policing services; and
• significant senior management experience in a large complex organisation(s), of one or more of the following:

- strategic management and planning;
- strategic financial management and/or accounting;
- organisational performance monitoring and review; and/or
- strategic HR, including senior level recruitment and selection.

Closing Date: 15:00 on Monday 26th of October 2020

Dublin

20205910_Final Policing Authority draft information booklet.pdf

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