Corporate Services Director

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

Downpatrick or Newry

  • Location

    Downpatrick or Newry

  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    06 June 2022

  • Client

    Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

Ref: GSe86414

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is the third largest Council in Northern Ireland.  It has  41 elected members representing seven district electoral areas, over 1,000 employees and operates with a combined revenue and capital budget of circa £60 million.  It is a high performing Council, it is a place where ambition thrives - a place where people get things done. 

This is an exciting time for our Council, as we are on a transformational journey and, over the past two years, we have made progress towards realising our goals. Our Corporate plan 2021-2023 outlines our ambitious agenda, our eight strategic objectives and the principal projects identified to support this transformation across our district and internally within our organisation.

We are seeking a Corporate Services Director to lead skilled teams across a range of support functions that are critical to the effectiveness of the organisation as well as providing wider support to the Elected Members, Chief Executive, Senior Management Team and all other directorates.

You will be responsible for:

  • Human Resources
  • Legal Services & Compliance
  • Capital Projects
  • Procurement
  • Audit and Performance
  • Digital Development, Maintenance and Security

Applicants need to have the skills and passion to become a member of the Senior Management Team, and to be committed to ensuring we realise our vision for our communities and residents.

If you share the vision of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council and have the experience, you are encouraged to apply for this critical leadership role.

Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 6th June 2022

Recruitment Timetable

Closing Date
Monday 6th June 2022

How to Apply

Applications can only be accepted in the form of properly completed application forms. No CVs will be accepted under any circumstances


  1. Benefits of working for NMDDC.docx
  2. Guidance Notes Newry, Mourne & Down.docx
  3. Job Related Terms and Conditions of Employment.docx


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