Public Appointment Competition for Chair of Public Health Agency (PHA 1/23)

Date published: 24 May 2023

The Department of Health is seeking to appoint a Non-Executive Chair to the Public Health Agency (PHA 1/23).


This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people in Northern Ireland.

About the PHA:

The overall aim for the PHA is to improve the health and social well-being of the population and the quality of care provided, and to protect the population from communicable disease or emergencies or other threats to public health. As well as the provision or securing of services related to those functions, the PHA will commission or undertake programmes of research, health awareness and promotion etc.

Applicants for this position must on their application form, and if invited for interview, meet the following essential criteria: Strategic Leadership and Delivery of Outcomes, Collaboration and Building Partnerships, Organisational Development and Change, and Corporate Governance and Accountability.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 12:00 noon BST Monday 12 June 2023.  Late applications will not be accepted.

For further information


Telephone:  02890 522951 or 02890 765793 (Monday – Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm)

Write to:  DoH Public Appointments, Room 16, Annexe 1, Castle Buildings, Stormont Estate, Belfast BT4 3SQ.

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