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Public Appointments

Cabinet Office

Tynwald Commissioner for Administration

The Cabinet Office is seeking applicants for the position of Tynwald Commissioner for Administration.

This is a statutory role with responsibility for providing independent oversight and scrutiny of the administrative processes and decisions of public bodies in the Isle of Man. The functions and powers of the role are set out under the Tynwald Commissioner for Administration Act 2011. 

The initial appointment will be for a period of one year, after which time a review of the role will be undertaken. 

If you have the specific skills, enthusiasm and passion for outstanding public service, you may be ideally suited to this role.

Under the terms of the Act, the appointment will be made by Tynwald following a recommendation from a committee of three, comprising the Chief Minister, the Speaker and the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee.

A comprehensive information pack containing full details of the knowledge and skills required and an application form is available via a link on this webpage.

Application forms can be completed and submitted electronically via this webpage. If you would prefer printed versions of the information pack and/or application form, please contact the Cabinet Office, Bucks Road, Douglas, IM1 3PN, tel: +44 1624 685711 or e-mail:

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 29 September 2017 at 4pm.

Please note applications received by the Cabinet Office after this time will not be considered.

In the interest of the environment and of cost, it would be appreciated if whenever possible correspondence could be done via email. 

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