Executive Agency Chairs
St Georges Court

Job Reference: DFE-006753

Closing Date: 20/03/2018

Salary: £7,500 per annum

Department: Department for Enterprise

Hours Per week: -

The Department for Enterprise is seeking to employ four outstanding business leaders to head up four Executive Agency boards, becoming a vital part of an exciting public-private partnership approach to economic development. We are looking for a Chair for each of our Executive Agency boards who will mobilise the board and establish a close working relationship with the Agency’s Senior Manager, Agency staff and the wider industry sector to develop a successful public/private partnership. 

Our Executive Chairs will combine strategic thinking with operational pragmatism. If you are a thought leader, effective in your stewardship, with political astuteness and strong business experience, we would be delighted to hear from you. This part-time role will appeal to professionals able to combine other professional commitments with Agency board responsibilities. Recently retired professionals and those individuals returning to work after a sabbatical are also welcome to apply. 

The posts are for two years, plus an optional 2 year extension by mutual agreement, with a nominal remuneration of £7,500 gross for 24 days per year. It is possible that the Chair will be invited to participate in a number of additional unpaid events and activities during his or her tenure. In the event that the Chair undertakes such additional work, and is required to travel off-Island, expenses will be reimbursed in line with governmental financial regulations. 

A relocation package and interview expenses are not available for these roles.

More details of the duties of the post can be obtained from Mark Lewin on 01624 686401 or Mark.Lewin@gov.im

How to Apply:

For more information please see the attached Job Profile.

Please note a CV must be provided to support your application. If you wish to upload a cover letter with your CV, please ensure they are uploaded in one file.

If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment and Employment Changes Team on 01624 686300 or by email at helpmeapply@gov.im

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. We encourage you to use the online application process which allows you to track your application and receive faster communication regarding your application. If you wish to apply using a manual application these can be found here. Please print the correct application off and return to OHR, 2nd Floor, Illiam Dhone House, Circular Road, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 1AG. Please note an acknowledgement of receipt of application will not be sent for manual applications.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.