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Arable Inputs Advisor (Cotswolds/Home Counties)

De Lacy Executive
Cotswolds/Home Counties
Competitive salary package reflecting the experience and skills of the individual
Closing date
19 Nov 2021
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Everything in farming starts with the soil. Getting your soil right is a fundamental principle, but it’s not easy to do.

As the Arable Inputs Advisor, you will be one of the key people in the farmers technical advice support team. You will be gathering information and data, processing it with one of the most sophisticated technical systems out there and helping to deliver accurate and impactful recommendations back to the farmer.

If you love and know about farming, in particular arable, if you are a graduate looking to get on to a great career ladder, if you have done practical farming and now want to move into the technical commercial arena then you should seriously consider this role.

You will be working with a great team based at their HQ in southern England. They are part of one of the largest and best known arable businesses in the UK. They are the UK market leading precision crop production service provider, offering expert advice, services and support to growers to improve the economic, agronomic and environmental performance of their farm business.


On a day to day basis you will:

  • Communicate with customers to gather key information for the processing of their fertiliser recommendations
  • Respond to, monitor and resolve customer and sales team enquiries via telephone and email
  • Confidently apply technical knowledge to support customers
  • Precise processing of fertiliser recommendations using in-house, bespoke software
  • Creation of variable rate GPS fertiliser spreading files
  • Use of MS Office packages to manipulate and format data
  • Troubleshoot problems with GPS fertiliser spreading files
  • Maintain customer database and company CRM system


You will be:

  • Demonstrate an ability to provide good customer service
  • Ability to work on own initiative, making decisions, managing own workload and time, whilst developing effective and supportive relationships with colleagues and customers.
  • Possess a confident and professional telephone manner
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and the Internet.
  • Proven attention to detail
  • Proven ability to solve problems
  • A working knowledge of the use of fertilisers in arable farming with a practical knowledge of the use of RB209 would be desirable
  • Ideally FACTS qualified although training can be provided
  • Flexible approach to work and managing changing priorities


What will you receive?

  • Competitive salary
  • Contributory Pension Plan of up to 7%
  • Salary Exchange Benefits (Holiday Purchase, Cycle to Work)
  • Employee Discounts Programme
  • Life Assurance of 3x Salary
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and Development Opportunities


For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Jon Handley on: Office 01885 485522 or e-mail your CV and covering letter to

De Lacy Executive will upload your CV to our database and retain some data about you in order to process your application. More information about our processing activities can be found at Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence and your details will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission.


De Lacy Executive is the professional Agri-Business recruitment consultancy.

Since 2000 we have been recruiting within the agriculture, horticulture, fruit, fresh produce, primary food and other rural sectors in the UK and Internationally. We arguably have the largest database of candidates and regular employer clients.

In this period we have been privileged to help countless companies and jobseekers to achieve their employment goals.

We engage at all levels from trainee through to senior executive and in disciplines from production to technical and commercial.

Our team of nine is friendly, knowledgeable and experienced. We welcome your enquiries and offer our very best advice and service whatever the employment situation.

Most of us are agriculturalists by upbringing and education and have experience of working in the sector we serve before entering the recruitment industry.  We are well trained in recruitment practice and De Lacy Executive is the only Agricultural Recruitment business to be Approved by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation which promotes high standards within the recruitment industry.

We maintain the highest levels of confidentiality and are registered and conform to the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

 “Integrity, Knowledge and Confidentiality”.

We look forward to hearing from you.

De Lacy Executive Ltd. Suite 7, Malvern Gate, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

Tel: 01885 483440. E mail:

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01885 483440
Suite 7
Malvern Gate
Bromwich Road
United Kingdom
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