Lead Agronomy Executive – UK

United Kingdom
A competitive salary and benefits package is offered depending on experience and qualifications
20 Sep 2019
14 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

De Lacy Executive seeks a Lead Agronomy Executive who is required to drive the development of a world leading agronomy research group. Our client leads the way in developing a greater understanding of the potato crop and its cultivation, working closely with entire supply chain to improve efficiency and sustainability.

Key Responsibilities:

To develop and implement strategy.

To manage key industry and research relationships.

Secure funding.

Knowledge exchange and networking within the sector.


Knowledge of research methods and techniques to develop research objectives, projects and proposals.

Commercially astute.

Ideally a PhD, MSc or relevant degree in biology or agronomy.

People management skills.

Ideally knowledge of potato production in the UK and Internationally. 

Excellent communication skills.

Competent IT skills.

Full UK driving licence.         

Remuneration: A competitive salary and benefits package is offered depending on experience and qualifications

Interested? For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Laura Edwards on: Office 01885 483 440, DDI 01885 485 529, Mobile 07506 297 071 or e-mail your CV and covering letter to laura.edwards@delacyexecutive.co.uk Thank you.

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