£70,000 - £77,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Chief Executive, NIACRO.

NIACRO is a charity, based in Northern Ireland, that delivers a wide range of services and develops programmes for children and young people; families affected by imprisonment; and adults, in prison and in the community.

We are working in a contentious, demanding and also very rewarding field. We are focused on our vision to reduce crime and its impact on people and communities. We continue to innovate yet retain our proximity to Northern Ireland’s criminal justice system and our commitment to justice reinvestment principles.

Due to the imminent retirement of our current Chief Executive after over 20 years of leadership of the organisation and within the wider criminal justice and third sectors, we are now recruiting for our next CEO who will build on our success to date and forge the next stage in the organisation’s journey.


This critical leadership role will require the successful candidate to have experience of working at senior management level within an organisation involved in setting policy for or direct delivery of services to children and/or vulnerable adults. Experience should also include strategic financial management, shaping direction and leadership of diverse teams with a focus on outcomes and performance improvements. A proven track record of representing an organisation on strategic issues and building a constituency of interest with a diverse range of stakeholders is also essential, to ideally to include experience of media engagement and understanding of social media.


Should you be interested in exploring this opportunity you can request a candidate briefing document that provides further information on the organisation, the remit of the role and the selection process. 

Clarendon Executive is appointed as NIACRO’s recruitment partner for this selection process.

Application is by submission of completed application form. Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 12 noon, Monday 8th November 2021.  

Refreshed on: 27 October 2021
Closed date: 08 November 2021
Tags: Campaigning, Advocacy