Appointment of Members - Food and Drink Wales Industry Board

Body: Food and Drink Wales Industry Board
Appointing Department: Welsh Government
Sector: Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
Location: The board’s meetings will be held at various locations in Wales which are convenient to the board.
Skills required: Business / Commercial
Number of Vacancies: 4
Remuneration: No
Time Requirements: Members will be expected to be available to work a minimum of one day per three months as the Board will meet at least four times a year.

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications

    30/08/2020 at 16:00

  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement



Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

As a member, you will be expected to: 

  • attend board meetings when requested 
  • remain up to date with developments and current needs of the food sector 
  • have a very good knowledge of food industry, its sub-sectors and food chain interdependencies and opportunities within the UK, European Union and the rest of the world 
  • have a clear understanding and commitment to Nolan 7 principles of public life.

Person Specification

Essential Criteria

  • excellent knowledge of food industry in Wales, UK, EU or global 
  • financial, commercial or governance experience at a senior level 
  • significant experience of some sub sectors such as dairy, meat, bakery, organic, horticulture, fisheries or aquaculture sector 
  • food manufacturing and/or markets development 
  • good understanding of the food chain and its interdependencies 
  • considerable knowledge of business management or research or marketing or innovation or skills development 
  • committed to the principles of equality, diversity and accountability

Additional Information

For further information regarding the selection process, please contact:

Public Appointments Public Bodies Unit Email:

For further information regarding the role of the Food and Drink Wales Industry Board and the role of member(s) please contact David Morris:

Tel: 0300 025 7944 Email:

If you need any further assistance in applying for this role, please contact

For further information about Public Appointments in Wales, please visit

How to Apply

To make an application please visit the Welsh Government public appointment website here


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