Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

REPORTS TO: Board of Directors
DIRECT REPORTSNorth Down & Ards Women’s Aid staff 
LOCATION: Bangor, Co. Down, with travel.
SALARY: £43,290

We are a not-for-profit organisation who combine the skills, experience and passion of our Board, staff and volunteers to keep women and children affected by domestic abuse safe. We do this through the development and delivery of a wide range of services, to the local community, including floating support, children’s services, and refuge. Our services are delivered through a multi-disciplinary team of 15 full and part-time staff. The CEO will lead the team of staff supported by the Board of Directors.

Job Description

The CEO is accountable to the Board of Directors for the overall strategic direction, leadership and development of North Down & Ards Women’s Aid (NDAWA) and the achievement of the organisation’s strategic objectives.

She will:

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How to apply

To apply for this position, please send a comprehensive CV and a supporting statement of no more than two pages of A4 to
Please ensure that your application fully addresses the criteria in the person specification. Women’s Aid is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity.

Should you be called for interview, we would also be grateful if you could let us know if you will require any special provision as a result of any disability.

Finally, please ensure that you have included mobile, work and home telephone numbers, as well as any dates when you will not be available.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by the Board.

The successful appointment is subject to satisfactory written references.


If you have any queries on any aspect of the appointment process, need additional information or would like to have an informal discussion, please contact

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