Graduate Specialists - Inspector Grade III

Recruiter
NICS
Location
Antrim, Belfast
Salary
£31,191 to £35,114 (under review)
Posted
20 Dec 2017
Closes
26 Jan 2018
Ref
NMC2681364
Contract Type
Contract/Interim

Graduate Specialists - Inspector Grade III

Ref: IRC221708 - Agriculture
Ref: IRC225179 - Agricultural Engineering
Ref: IRC225233 - Equine
Ref: IRC225144 – Food Technology
Ref: IRC225172 – Horticulture
Ref: IRC225182 – Veterinary Nursing

Salary: Inspector Grade III - £31,191 to £35,114 (under review)
Department: College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE)
Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA)
Location: Predominantly based at one of the three CAFRE campuses and DAERA locations across Northern Ireland.

The primary role of the Graduate Specialist (Grade III) is to interpret, analyse and present technical information to students, farmers and growers and industry personnel in a form that meets their needs.

The main duties and responsibilities of the post holders include:

  • The development and delivery of education programmes provided by the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE).
  • The development and delivery of industry training programmes to ensure the sustainability of the agri-food industry through the implementation of DAERA policy.
  • The development and delivery of Knowledge and Technology Transfer (KTT) programmes linked to research findings, to ensure the competitiveness of the agri-food industry through the adoption of technology/systems and best practice methods of sustainable production and business management.
  • The development and delivery of Business Development and Benchmarking programmes to encourage participants to gain knowledge through interactive processes and make their own decisions.
  • The provision of technical support to DAERA, other Government departments and non-Government organisations on a range of agri-food issues

The above list is not exhaustive but gives a good indication of the main duties of the post.

Further appointments may be made from these competitions should NICS positions become vacant which have similar duties and responsibilities.

If you are interested in the above roles, please send click apply.

Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 26th January 2018.

The Northern Ireland Civil Service is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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