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Job Title

Head Of Policy, Research & Public Affairs


National Disability Authority


25 Clyde Road, Dublin D04 E409


Head of Policy, Research & Public Affairs. Application details/procedure: The National Disability Authority (NDA) is seeking to appoint a Head of Policy, Research & Public Affairs. The NDA, as the independent statutory body provides information and evidence informed advice to the Government on policy and practice relevant to the lives of persons with disabilities. We have a role to assist the Minister for Justice and Equality in the co-ordination of disability policy. We work through our Centre for Excellence in Universal Design to promote the universal design of the built environment, products, services and information and communication technologies so that they can be easily accessed and used by everyone, including persons with disabilities. The Role. The Head of Policy, Research & Public Affairs will be part of the Senior Management Team.  Reporting to the Director the appointed candidate will be responsible for leading a team of researchers and policy advisors in fulfilling the Authority’s strategic objectives and statutory functions in relation to research and statistics, information and advice on disability policy and practice.  The Head of Policy, Research and Public Affairs will manage a cross-functional team and oversee a busy work programme of multiple projects. The Person. The successful candidate will have previous experience working at a senior management level with a proven track record in leading and developing high performing teams.  They will have the ability to lead on stakeholder engagement, research and policy development.  The successful candidate will also possess excellent judgement and decision making skills coupled with the drive to deliver results in their area of work. Closing date: 15/10/2020. Please note that this advertisement is being hosted by the Public Appointments Service on The Public Appointments Service has no involvement in, or responsibility for, the recruitment and selection process or the terms and conditions which relate to this post.

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