Director of Finance

Northern Ireland
£68,961 - £79,058 per annum (pending approval)
30 Jan 2017
17 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to lead the Finance and Corporate Affairs Division in an internationally renowned, successful organisation with a staff complement of circa 630 and a budget of £50m.

The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) is a leading multidisciplinary science organisation with a strong international reputation for excellence in science supporting the local and global agrifood and rural sectors. The successful candidate for this post will have a key role in strategic planning and leadership, driving change and implementing new initiatives in financial management, planning and control, with responsibility for management of procurement and human resources.

In recognition of the strategic importance of this post to AFBI, the Director of Finance and Corporate Affairs Division will, along with the Directors of the two Science Divisions, be designated as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Executive Management Team, which is responsible for the corporate management of the organisation.

For more detailed information and to apply, please go to or contact Amy Gilbride (AFBI Deputy Head of HR) on 028 9025 5055.

Alternatively, an application pack can be requested by contacting AFBI HR, by telephone on 028 9025 5060 or by email at

Applications are particularly welcomed from Roman Catholics and Females as these groups are currently under-represented within AFBI

Closing date: 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 17 February 2017.

AFBI is an Equal Opportunities Employer and all applications for 
this post will be considered on merit

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