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Director of Programmes, Joint Secretariat – Permanent

Location: Belfast, County Antrim

Industry: Public Sector

Salary: £65409.00 - £70000.00 per annum + free parking, pension & more

Contacts: Claire Connolly,

Job Ref: BBBH52708

Expiry date: 2024-08-08

Honeycomb Jobs is delighted to be exclusively partnering with the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) as they seek to appoint their Director of Programme Management (Joint Secretariat).

As the SEUPB celebrates twenty-five years of advancing peace, prosperity, and growth, by managing PEACE and INTERREG investment programmes which together delivered a total of €3.39 billion of funding to 23,000 projects, touching the lives of more than two million citizens.

SEUPB's new funding programme, PEACEPLUS, will build upon this work, investing €1.14 billion in a range of sectors including, cross border health and social care, the environment, rural regeneration, smart towns and villages, skills, youth services and capital shared spaces, while continuing the fundamental work of embedding peace and reconciliation.

Reporting to the Chief Executive, the successful applicant will be responsible, as part of the senior management team in the SEUPB, for key strategic and delivery aspects of the management, implementation and delivery of EU Structural and Investment Funds administered by SEUPB. This will involve the development and implementation of operational plans to ensure that programme and financial targets are achieved within the respective accountability frameworks that govern North South Bodies and the EU funds.
The Director will become a subject matter expert and will also establish and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders in Northern Ireland, Ireland and the European Commission.

SEUPB prides itself on recruiting the best people and providing them with the tools and support they need to make a positive contribution to their work, while realising their full potential.
The successful appointee will receive an attractive package of salary and other benefits, including pension, flexi working, 25 days leave in addition to statutory holidays, and structured career development opportunities. SEUPB believes in the importance of valuing staff and ensuring they have a good work-life balance that supports physical and emotional wellbeing. Employees also have the opportunity to avail of SEUPB's Employee Assistance Programme, eyecare and cycle-to work-scheme.

For further details on this exciting role, please contact Honeycomb Jobs on 028 9620 7050 or to discuss in confidence.

If you have a reasonable adjustment request or disability which means you require assistance at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us directly to discuss. Honeycomb is committed to providing equality of opportunity to all.

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