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R&D Field Trials Agronomist South

Posted 5 October by Hudson Shribman Ended

R&D Field Trials Agronomist

A field trials agronomist is urgently required to assist with the completion of R&D trials for the Agricultural, Horticultural and Amenity Industries in line with client requirements. As an agricultural graduate you will provide assistance to the Project Manager in managing all R&D trials activities in a professional and efficient manner. As a horticulture graduate you will assist in the day to day running of both GLP & GEP field Trials

Experience is crucial

You must have a full UK driving licence

Temp and Perm role available

Key Accountabilities

Ensuring compliance to all industry standards and company quality system to ensure consistency in our services
Ensuring client confidentiality at all times and following the correct company and client protocols
Work with Project Manager/Study Director/R&D Trials Agronomist to generate data and ensure agreed internal and external deadlines are met.
Suggest improvements to current operations so that the department can maximise profitability and efficiency
Marking out field trials at suitable sites on farms in compliance to the relevant standards
Correct preparation, application and handling of chemicals for application to ensure successful trials and the H&S of employees, clients and the public
Gathering and accurately recording trials data for presentation and reporting to clients to ensure ongoing customer satisfaction and secure repeat business.
To carry out efficiently and safely sampling, assessing and harvesting of the field trials.
Working efficiently and accurately on computers for recording and processing results
To assist the Project Manager/Study Director/R&D Trials Agronomists with the maintenance and upkeep to field trials to ensure trial objectives are met and all growers are satisfied with the condition of their fields.
At all times, adopt a safe behaviour by exercising due regard for the health and safety of yourself, colleagues and clients, in line with the Company’s policies and procedures.

Essential

Degree in a relevant agricultural / agronomy/ ecological life science subject.
Experience carrying out field trials contracts in the Agricultural, Horticultural and Amenity Industry.
Full UK Driving Licence.
(Desirable) PA1 -Foundation Module of pesticides certificate PA6 - Hand Held Applicator certificate.
Computer literate, particularly Outlook, Excel, Word.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson, Senior Consultant at Hudson Shribman Scientific Recruitment by email: ABJ2895

Required skills

  • Agronomy
  • Field Trials

Reference: 32824014

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