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CAFRE College Advisory Group Members Appointment Opportunity

October 4, 2021

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) wishes to appoint four Members to the CAFRE College Advisory Group representing the following sectors:

  • Arable/Crops
  • Education
  • Food Processing
  • Poultry/Pigs

These are 3 year appointments starting from 1 January 2022.

The College Advisory Group is an Expert Committee which provides advice at a strategic and operational level to the CAFRE Management Team.  It meets up to 6 times per year for full days at various CAFRE locations.

All applications for appointment are considered strictly on the basis of merit.

Closing Date: The deadline for receipt of applications is 4.00pm on Friday 29 October 2021. Late applications will only be accepted in exceptional circumstances and at the discretion of the selection panel.

For further information and an application form, please go to the DAERA website using the following link:

On request, we can arrange to provide applicants with information in an alternative format to suit their needs such as; large print, Braille, audio CD or other languages.

For further information or questions, you can contact the Department at:

Richard McCreedy
Food and Farming Group
Room 516a,
Dundonald House,
Upper Newtownards Road,
Belfast, BT4 3SB

Tel: 028 9052 0889

If you have a hearing difficulty you can contact the Department via Text Relay:
Making a call from a textphone dial 18001 + 028 9052 0889