R&D Trials Officer (Agronomist)

Posted 12 April by Hudson Shribman Easy Apply

R&D Trials Officer (Agronomist) c£21-25k + Benefits + Car

South Ref: ABJ3574

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 gradaute 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

You must have a full UK driving licence since there is a car with this role

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 preperation, 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 efficciently 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 / agromnoy/ ecological life science subject.
  • Experience in dealing with clients and presenting data and answering queries.
  • Experience desirable carrying out field trials in the Agricultural, Horticural and Amenity Industry.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • (Desirable) PA1 -Foundation Module of pesticides certificate PA6 - Hand Held Applicator certificate.
  • Computer literate, particulularly Outlook, Excel, Word.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson

Required skills

  • Agricultural
  • Field Trials
  • Horticulture
  • Farms
  • Harvesting

Reference: 34588762

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