Head of Culture, Arts, Heritage and Events

Employer Information

Newry, Mourne & Down District Council

E: recruitment@nmandd.org

T: 03301374025

W: http://www.newrymournedown.org/

** Please read the recruitment pack before completing your application**

Job Summary
The Head of Culture, Arts, Heritage and Events will be responsible for developing and implementing the Council’s strategy, within their areas of responsibility. In this capacity, the postholder will provide effective leadership and management to their section(s) ensuring service excellence and value for money.  The postholder will support the Assistant Director to create a high performing culture through their contribution to the development and delivery of the key objectives of the Directorate and Department. They will support transformational change within the Directorate / Section ensuring and implementing integration of new and current functions and responsibilities.  They will assist in the delivery of high quality services across the Department by using performance management to drive continuous improvement and by effectively using Council’s resources.  The postholder will ensure that the Department and its employees comply with all statutory and legislative requirements by adhering to these requirements and working in accordance with good governance and safety requirements.

Hours of Work
37 hours per week.
The post holder must be prepared to work outside normal office hours, including evenings, weekends, and Public and extra Statutory Holidays for which the appropriate payment will be made or time in lieu granted if relevant.

Work Pattern
Flexi 37 hours Monday to Friday.
Hours of work are kept under review and may change in order to meet operational requirements, providing requisite notice.

​​​​​​​Duration of appointment


  • Permanent
  • Newry
  • Closing date: Monday 05 Jun 2023
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