Update on IRC275969 Staff Officer competition

Arthur Jones made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Finance (Northern Ireland) Automatic anti-spam measures are in place for this older request. Please let us know if a further response is expected or if you are having trouble responding.

The request was partially successful.

Dear Department of Finance (Northern Ireland),

In light of the pre placement letters being issued today in respect of the next round of placements from this competition can you confirm the following
The number of letters issued, the number on the merit list that was last to receive the pre placement letter and the total number of candidates from the first round of interviews and reconvened interviews waiting to receive a pre placement letter

Can you also confirm the expected time line for the offers of posts to be made to those who have received pre placement letters today

Yours faithfully,

Arthur Jones

DoF FOI, Department of Finance (Northern Ireland)

Good morning,

The Department of Finance acknowledges receipt of your request for information – your reference number is DOF/2023-0458. In line with FOI/EIR legislation, the department has up to 20 working days to respond to your request and therefore you should expect a response no later than 21/12/2023.

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DoF FOI, Department of Finance (Northern Ireland)

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