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Field Trials Assistant.

Gloucestershire   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

We are looking for someone to manage the field trials and glass house work, hands on agriculture work on site and at locations around the local area where we rent land for field trials. Familiarity with crop production would be advantageous. The role will also require reports and presentations with liaison with external suppliers and contractors.

The Role

The candidate will be required to plan, resource and execute a range of applied trials relating to primary production. This will involve the management of work through internal facilities, as well as coordinating workflow with external contractors and collaborators. Upon the completion of a trial, the candidate must be capable of communicating the results to clients through presentations and the production of technical reports.

Qualifications and competencies

Graduate or equivalent, with several years' relevant experience in a similar role highly desirable.

Proven competence in field trial design in the agricultural or horticultural sectors

Experience working with industry recognised standard guidelines, e.g. ORETO, EPPO, GEP

Knowledge and practical experience of agronomic practices

Flexible and adaptable. Able to work with what is available.

A strong team player

A practically-minded provider of solutions to challenges

Key skills

PA1, PA2 and PA6 desirable

BASIS/FACTS qualification an advantage, but not essential

Tractor driving experience desirable

Good communication and organisational skills

Accurate handling of samples and data

Ability to manage work on a number of projects simultaneously to agreed deadlines

Ability to prepare technical reports and presentations

The above skills are preferred but training will be given where needed

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J25935
  • Posted: 13th July 2018
  • Expires: 10th August 2018

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