Chairman – Red Tractor Assurance Pigs Sector

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Jul 19, 2019

Assured Food Standards (AFS)

Assured Food Standards (AFS), is the organisation that manages and promotes the world-leading Red Tractor food chain assurance scheme.

The Scheme is a fundamental part of the entire food chain, from farmer to shoppers via retail and the food service industry. It reassures shoppers that the £14bn worth of food and drink carrying the Red Tractor logo, is traceable, safe and farmed with care. With a bold ambition of becoming the “Flagship of British Food & Farming” Red Tractor is a progressive and critical body within the food & drink industry.

A vacancy has arisen for a Chairman of the Red Tractor Pigs Sector Committee, the body that manages the Pigs farm assurance scheme standards and technical strategy. The Chairman of the Pigs Sector Board will also be appointed as a Director of Assured Food Standards and a member of the Main Board.

Key responsibilities include leading the Sector such that it contributes to the Red Tractor vision & purpose and ensuring the effective functioning and continued development of the Red Tractor Assurance Pigs Scheme and its standards.  The ideal candidate will be a strong leader, able to bring together diverse interests and establish clear strategies for the Sector. Board, Senior Management or Industry Leadership experience together with an excellent knowledge of the pork industry is required.

This is a part-time position which is remunerated on the basis of approximately 25 days per year.

Further details are available upon request from Jim Moseley, CEO, Assured Food Standards:

Please send an up to date CV to Jim Moseley at

Jim Moseley, Assured Food Standards, Rural Innovation Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, CV8 2LG

Closing date: Friday 19th July 

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