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Database Administrator – ICT Level 4 (2 posts)

REF: IRC229915

DEPARTMENT: Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute Northern Ireland (AFBI)

SALARY: £26,413 – £27,544 (under review) plus annual ICT allowance of £3,640 (under review)

LOCATION: AFBI Newforge, Belfast BT9 5PX and AFBI Hillsborough, Co. Down, BT26 6DR

AFBI Information Systems Branch (ISB) consists of an energetic team of individuals working together to support the IT needs of the organisation and the wider agri-food industry. ISB comprises two main work areas: IT Infrastructure Management and Application & Database Development, where staff work in a stimulating and rewarding environment whilst being encouraged to maintain a healthy work-life balance. The team regularly engage with the full range of AFBI scientists in addition to external clients, and are therefore involved in a wide variety of interesting and cutting-edge projects. 

Further appointments may be made from this competition should AFBI positions become vacant which have similar duties and responsibilities.

For more detailed information, including the duties and responsibilities of the post and the criteria to be used during the recruitment and selection process, please click on the Candidate Information Booklet link below.

In order to apply for this position, please click on the "Apply for this job online" link below to register to this vacancy and to submit an online application.

Alternatively, an application pack can be requested by contacting:
HRConnect, PO Box 1089, The Metro Building, 6-9 Donegall Square South, Belfast, BT1 9EW. Telephone: 0800 1 300 330. Email:

All requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC229915

Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 13th July 2018.

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

AFBI is an Equal Opportunities Employer