Appointment of two additional Members to the Northern Ireland Tuberculosis Eradication Partnership Board

DAERA seeks two additional Members for the Tuberculosis Eradication Partnership (TBEP)

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has launched a public appointments competition to appoint two additional Members to the TB Eradication Partnership, with effect from 1 January 2020.

Appointments will be in respect of two additional Members. The positions are remunerated.

The TBEP is a DAERA sponsored independent Expert Advisory Body.

In order to achieve a balance of skills and backgrounds represented on the TBEP, the Department has identified a need for two additional members with an appropriate range of skills, backgrounds and experiences in the following two areas:

  • a person representative of the Northern Ireland processing sector; and
  • a person representative of nature conservation / environmental issues.

The Department is committed to the principles of public appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process. The Department is committed to providing equality of opportunity and welcomes applications regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, religion, ethnic origin, political opinion, sexual orientation or whether or not you have dependants. 

Applications would be particularly welcome from women as they are currently under-represented on public bodies in Northern Ireland.

Candidates will need to clearly demonstrate that they have the following skills and knowledge. They will need to show, both on the written application form and, if invited, orally at interview, how they meet the essential, and desirable, criteria listed below.

TBEP member - essential criteria

  • experience and knowledge in a field of activity relevant to one of the following:
    • the Northern Ireland processing sector
    • nature conservation / environmental issues
  • strategic thinking and direction
  • communication skills

TBEP member - desirable criteria

  • financial planning and management.
  • corporate governance and accountability.

A detailed candidate information booklet, application form and equal opportunities monitoring form can be downloaded at the link below:

For further information you can contact DAERA

By e-mail at:
By Telephone on: 028 9052 5502

If you have a hearing difficulty you can contact DAERA via Text Relay.

Making a call from a textphone dial: 1 8001 9052 5502
Making a call from a telephone dial: 1 8002 9052 5502

The deadline for receipt of applications is 2:00pm on Friday 27 September 2019.

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