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Scrutiny’s Public Sector Recruitment Review


**For information only: Applications closed**. 


Do you have human resources or personnel recruitment experience?

Here’s an interesting opportunity to bring your skills to Scrutiny’s review of the Recruitment and Retention of Public Sector Workers, helping make sure the States is getting value for money from current recruitment policies and procedures.

The Scrutiny Management Committee is led by Deputy Yvonne Burford as its President. As part of the committee’s remit, it forms panels made up of deputies and members of the public with relevant expertise to examine specific topics.

The time commitment is around two days per month in addition to any reading time required. The Review is anticipated to last until early 2025.

Meetings are organised around the diaries of the panel members. Outside of meetings, you will need to read the papers for each meeting and review the draft report before publication.

To apply, send your CV and a covering letter to

More information
Scrutiny webpage

If you have any questions, contact the Office of the Scrutiny Management Committee on 220410 or

Closed: Monday 6 May 2024




Guernsey’s iconic women of the future?

Thank you for nominating a young woman or girl for our future iconic Guernsey women campaign to celebrate International Women’s Day!

Nominations close on Sunday 6 March at 17.00.

Please fill in the details below.


Miriam Makeba - South Africa

Nominated by: Christine James

Zenzile Miriam Makeba (1932 to 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a South African singer, songwriter, actress, United Nations goodwill ambassador, and civil rights activist. Associated with musical genres including Afropop, jazz, and world music, she was an advocate against apartheid and white-minority government in South Africa. In 2020 she was named one of Time magazine’s 100 women of the century. 

South Africa is ranked 12th in the world for percentage of women in national parliament: 45.8% (source: 

Are you from South Africa? Please email if there is a social or cultural group for people from South Africa in Guernsey.

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The original image “The Hague Jazz 2008 – Miriam Makeba” by Haags Uitburo is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. 


Jacinda Ardern - New Zealand

Nominated by: Martin Lock

Jacinda Ardern (born 1980) has served as prime minister of New Zealand and leader of the Labour Party since 2017. In 2019, she led the country through the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque shootings, rapidly introducing strict gun laws in response, and throughout 2020 she directed the country’s widely praised response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ardern was the world’s second elected head of government to give birth in office when her daughter was born in 2018. ‘An inspiring Prime Minister who brought a nation together with true leadership, empathy and compassion.’

New Zealand is ranked 4th in the world for percentage of women in national parliament: 48.3% (source: 

Other iconic women: Dame Whina Cooper, nominated by Claire Fisher, and Kate Sheppard, nominated by Anna Cooper.

Are you from New Zealand? You may be interested in joining the ANZACs in Guernsey Facebook group

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