Agronomists

Location
West Midlands Region
Salary
Competitive salary, plus car and pension together with company benefits
Posted
10 Apr 2021
Closes
07 May 2021
Ref
R510
Job Type
Agronomist, Sales, Trainee
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Description :-

An excellent career opportunity has arisen in the West Midlands either for established  BASIS qualified agronomists or experienced arable persons 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. The BASIS certificate can be solely  forage qualified.
  • FACTS qualified or willing to pass fertiliser FACTS certificate
  • 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 licence

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 Licence

Location:-

For established home-based agronomists, the area can be  between Chester and Gloucester, for trainees - please ring for location

Remuneration:

A competitive remuneration package is on offer for the successful applicants

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