Executive Director, Human Resources

Executive Director, Human Resources


Invest NI is Northern Ireland’s economic development agency. We are a catalyst for growth, supporting local businesses to create jobs, innovate and grow their exports and attracting new investors to locate in Northern Ireland. We have 650 people working for us both locally and globally and an annual budget of £165m. 

This is a great opportunity for you to make a real difference in Northern Ireland. You will help build our economy and improve people’s lives, by bringing your skills, knowledge and expertise to this exciting role. 

As part of the Executive Leadership Team, you will be crucial to the continued success of Invest NI, reporting directly to the Chief Executive.  You will develop People, Diversity and Talent Strategies, to drive performance and deliver our current Business Strategy and to prepare for our next strategic plan.

Developing and engaging with our people is key for us, with success in reaching “Ones to Watch” in the Sunday Times Best Companies ratings and Investors in People Gold. Wellbeing and Corporate Responsibility are deeply embedded in the culture and values of the organisation.

The Candidate:

This is an exciting role which requires an inspirational HR leader at a senior management level, with a strong track record of development and delivery of People, Diversity and Talent Strategies, driving performance, in a world class customer-experience environment.

You will have successfully promoted and embedded a Talent Management approach and truly built organisational capability.  Positively driving organisational change and transformation across the business is critical.

You will have the ability to provide good “hands-on” technical support and guidance. Leading and motivating effective HR Teams to deliver organisational goals will be second nature to you. You will have a record of success in creating and maintaining a positive Employee Relations climate.

This is a 2 year fixed term position, with a possible extension.  Please do call Joanne McAuley at Clarendon Executive, for a confidential discussion on the role on 02890 725750, or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Text Phone relay number is 1800102890725750. Applications can be made in alternative formats on request

We genuinely value and promote diversity. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community. At this time, we particularly welcome applications from females, from people with disabilities and from minority ethnic groups


  • Closing Date:
    20th February 2020 @ 12 noon
  • Salary:
    £70,522 plus attractive pension scheme
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Executive Director, Human Resources

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