Director of Finance and Performance

Ards and North Down
£77,351 - £81,660 per annum
13 Mar 2017
24 Mar 2017
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Ards and North Down Borough Council is one of the most dynamic, ambitious and progressive local authorities in Northern Ireland, delivering excellent quality public services to almost 160,000 people.

With a workforce of around 800 and an annual gross budget of £56 million, Ards and North Down Borough Council has big plans for delivering better outcomes in terms of economic, social and environmental wellbeing. A major capital investment programme of over £70 million is being delivered and significant regeneration projects will help to shape the future of this special place.

Covering 228 square miles, the Borough includes Strangford Lough, the Ards Peninsula and the North Down Coast, all renowned for their natural beauty, heritage and culture, making it a great place to live, work, visit and invest. Our vision is to create a prosperous, vibrant, healthy, sustainable place where people enjoy an excellent quality of life.

There is now an exciting opportunity to join the Corporate Leadership Team and help drive forward the Council’s ambitious transformation plans, delivering performance improvement and shaping an even better future for the Borough.

Director of Finance and Performance

Reporting to the Chief Executive, the post holder will act as a Strategic Director of the Council and lead the Finance and Performance Directorate with responsibility for finance, audit, procurement, business technology, performance improvement and capital projects.

Further details on both posts can be downloaded at

Closing date for applications is

12 noon on Friday 24 March 2017