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Do you have a passion for arable plant breeding and genetics? Midlands

De Lacy Executive
In return, you will receive exceptional career development and a portfolio of benefits alongside a g
Closing date
20 Jul 2022
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I am looking for a dedicated and ambitious person to join an international agricultural business as their senior breeder. Focusing on the Oil seed rape program you will be instrumental in the development of new parental lines and hybrids for the UK and International markets.

You may not have experience in a plant breeding program but it is essential that you have exceptional plant breeding, agronomy and genetics knowledge. You will be working closely with the Crop Research head to develop the breeding strategy, organize and implement the selection process as well as analysing the data.

The right person will have:

  • You will need to be collaborative with excellent communication skills, this role involves significant correspondence with international teams.
  • An MSc or above in a relevant degree, ideally plant breeding.
  • Excellent understanding of plant breeding, genetics, agronomy and seed.
  • Exemplary understanding of data analysis , management, presentation and reporting.
  • Strong leadership skills, management experience would be advantageous.

In return, you will receive exceptional career development and a portfolio of benefits alongside a generous basic salary.

To apply: please call Lauren Holloway on 01885 485527 or email an up-to-date copy of your CV (In Word Format) to

De Lacy Executive will upload your CV to our database and retain some data about you in order to process your application.

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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.

Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

De Lacy Executive is an Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice, and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office. De Lacy Executive complies with all relevant data protection legislation


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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