AHDB are recruiting new sector council members in 2024

Friday, 3 May 2024

People with experience in the UK livestock and cereals sectors are invited to join one of our sector councils. The deadline for applications has been extended for Beef & Lamb, Cereals & Oilseeds, and Dairy.

Sector council members play a crucial role in deciding what work should be commissioned for their sector and ensuring effective engagement between levy payers and AHDB. 

Positions are available in the Beef & Lamb, Cereals & Oilseeds, Dairy and Pork sectors. 

If interested apply by midnight on the following dates (the deadline has been extended for all sectors except Pork):

Beef & Lamb: Sunday 30 June 2024

Cereals & Oilseeds: Sunday 30 June 2024

Dairy: Wednesday 19 June 2024

Pork: Deadline has passed

Responsibilities include:

  • Attend sector council meetings
  • Contribute to discussions to agree five-year strategic sector priorities for levy payers to vote on
  • Engage with levy payers to seek feedback on their needs
  • Ensure that the voice of levy payers is heard by AHDB

The role requires a commitment of up to two days per month, including attendance at sector council meetings (at a rate of £256.25 a day).

Appointments are for three-year terms from November 2024.

Working with AHDB you won’t just be helping our farmers produce the food we eat and look after our environment, you’ll be shaping the future of food production and leaving a legacy for the next generation.

To find out the detailed responsibilities and apply, visit the relevant sector link below: 

Apply to become a sector council member for Beef & Lamb

Apply to become a sector council member for Cereals & Oilseeds

Apply to become a sector council member for Dairy

Apply to become a sector council member for Pork

Members are required to abide by the AHDB Code of Conduct for Board and Committee members.

At AHDB, you'll find we are committed to developing, maintaining and supporting a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion. This applies to both our workforce and the practices we follow.