Agronomist

Location
Perthshire & Tayside
Salary
A competitive remuneration package is on offer to the successful applicant plus car and pension.
Posted
25 Sep 2020
Closes
23 Oct 2020
Ref
R504
Job Type
Agronomist, Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Description :-

An excellent career opportunity has arisen in North East Scotland either for a BASIS qualified agronomist or an experienced arable person wishing to become a commercial agronomist and willing to pass BASIS.

Candidates are likely to have previous experience in the Agricultural and Arable Sector or may have worked in Farm Management, Agronomy, Field Trials, Estate Management or similar and now be ready to progress into a sales and marketing role

Job role Requirements:-

  • Relevant degree in Agriculture, Agronomy, or related plant science   but may not be essential for the right outgoing personality
  • Sound technical knowledge of and passion for UK Agriculture and arable farming
  • Up to date knowledge of cereal crops and grassland husbandry essential.
  • BASIS qualified or have the ability to gain the BASIS qualification within 12 months
  • Previous experience of building relationships with or selling agricultural products to farmers and growers.
  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal and good negotiation skills.
  • Confident, enthusiastic, self-starter.
  • A good standard of numeracy and IT Literate
  • Able to work autonomously.
  • Full UK driving license

Appropriate training will be given and the successful supported will be mentored by the company’s senior agronomist

Candidate Requirements:

- An agri-business qualification would be an advantage
- A good standard of numeracy
- A good understanding of arable farming
- IT Literate
- Excellent communicator
- Full UK Driving License

Location:-

North East Scotland centered on Perthshire & Tayside

Remuneration:

A competitive remuneration package is on offer to the successful applicant

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