Head of Agronomy

Location
Home based
Salary
To attract the best
Posted
21 Sep 2020
Closes
19 Oct 2020
Ref
788
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Company

Head quartered in the East Midlands and servicing many blue-chip companies our client is the UK’s market leading provider of organic waste recycling services, they specialise in utilizing a range of food and natural waste products to environmentally benefit the production of crops and return valuable nutrients to agricultural land. As part of their ongoing strategy to continue their growth they now require an Agronomist to lead the technical support for clients and growers. The business has a long heritage in the agribusiness and the rural sector and have developed a reputation of delivering outstanding service for farmers, food businesses and utilities.

The Role

Reporting directly to the Managing Director this senior role will be responsible for managing the technical team and providing all aspects of technical support to Heads of Department and Farm Liaison Managers on waste spreading activities and storage.              A key element within this role is also to ensure all product deployments are checked and comply with Environment Agency requirements and Requests for information are carried out accurately and efficiently. Representing the business as the go to ‘Technically Competent Person to ensure permitting is also critical to the position.

The Candidate

To be successful you will need to have the relevant industry qualifications, including FACTS & BASIS plus experience and a technical background of arable and grass  production. Excellent communication and relationship building skills and a clear ability to manage the complete technical requirements of the business are critical to this strategic agronomy role. The desire to identify and propose solutions or opportunities based on practical farming experience will also be critical. Having current knowledge of Waste Regulations and Land Spreading Regulations would be an advantage. Most importantly you must also share our client’s passion for providing excellent service for their farmers and clients.

If you are currently working within an agribusiness or business with relevant experience and have the experience, qualities and ambition to match this exciting role, please apply to Bertie Mayo at Eden Search & Select on 0113 8346634 or info@edensearch.co.uk

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