Recognised throughout UK agriculture for leading industry technical development and agronomic innovation, our client now requires a Technical Manager to support their continued growth by providing practical knowledge and technical expertise to the Agronomy teams. As a market leading provider of agronomy advice, technical services and crop protection products to farmers and customers through their countrywide distribution network our client is committed to continually investing in research and development to enhance their product offer.
This senior position reports to the Head of Research & Development and is a pivotal appointment for the success of the business linking the technical product offer to the commercial business activity. The Technical Manager will be responsible for providing trials, technical and commercial support to the company’s field agronomy teams and farmer customers. As the ‘go to’ person for technical advice in the team, it is imperative that you can present concepts and lead technical discussions with colleagues, customers, manufacturers and service suppliers.
To be successful you will need to have the relevant industry qualifications, experience and technical background of Arable and Potato crop production as well as excellent communication and relationship building skills to develop the understanding of the technical knowledge base within the business and be able to communicate new ideas to the farmer customers. The ability to identify and propose new concepts for future research opportunities based on practical farming experience will also be critical. Most importantly you must also share our client’s passion for solving problems for their farmers and growers.
If you are currently working within an agribusiness or business with relevant experience and wish to join an organization that encourages you to grow and develop, please get in touch with Darren Houghton at Eden Search & Select on 07803 504128 for a confidential discussion.
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