SALARY: £32,494- £35,465
DEPARTMENT: Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI)
LOCATION: AFBI Hillsborough, Co Down, BT26 6DR
The main farm facility in AFBI is at Hillsborough which represents an instrumented research platform configured to support AFBI scientists in conducting livestock research. The farm comprises around 300ha of land mostly in grassland for grazing and conservation. AFBI also has farm activity at its other sites including Loughgall, Stormont and Crossnacreevy.
The farm manager will be in charge of an industrial team and will take management control of all the general farm activities to ensure the farm platform services the research programmes as required across the AFBI estate.
This is an unique and exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to be part of a dynamic team to manage a large and complex farm platform whose main goal is to advance farming practices which improve farmer profitability and productivity in a resilient and environmentally sustainable manner. AFBI’s research is internationally leading and the farm platform in AFBI plays a key role in this success.
Further appointments may be made from this competition should AFBI positions become vacant which have similar duties and responsibilities.
For more detailed information and to apply, please go to www.nicsrecruitment.org.uk
Alternatively, an application pack can be requested by contacting:
HRConnect, PO Box 1089, The Metro Building, 6-9 Donegall Square South, Belfast, BT1 9EW. Telephone: 0800 1 300 330.
All requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC233262
Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Monday 17th September 2018.
AFBI is an Equal Opportunities Employer
ALL APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT ARE CONSIDERED STRICTLY ON THE BASIS OF MERIT