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Senior Agronomist

Senior Agronomist

Posted 5 April by KHR Recruitment Specialists Easy Apply Ended
Do you have a background in Agriculture, Farming, Agronomy, as an Agronomist, in Horticulture and Cultivation? A full-time Senior Agronomist is required to promote and facilitate agronomic best practice!

THE ROLE: We are seeking an experienced Agronomist to enable the business to achieve the highest growing and production standards

Your main responsibilities will be:

Manage Agronomic Services across the region and ensure the professional integrity of the regional team and quality of delivered advice.
Ensure that where defined by the Agronomy Manager standard operating procedures are implemented and maintained.
Demonstrate knowledge and familiarity with all crops produced by the company.
Provide an effective liaison between the Technical, Sales Teams and Growers of the company.
Delivering training to 'Trainee Agronomists' and 'Agronomists' through a structured programme as defined by the Agronomy Manager and liaise with trials sites and Pest Monitoring teams to ensure information is generated and shared freely between all departments.

Secondary Responsibilities
Production of 'Best Management Practice' documentation, contribute fortnightly technical notes for inclusion in a regular in-house bulletin, covering the most relevant current cultural topics for crops, highlighting particular areas of attention in that relevant period.
To devise, plan to organise and facilitate training events, meetings, farm walks and any other such events held to support and expand members (and their staff's) knowledge and understanding, support and advise the introduction of beneficial new varieties.
Assisting in selecting most suitable varieties for the site, soil and production systems, and to ensure that the best agronomic practices for each of the new varieties are being acted upon and implemented.
Attend and participate in company Benchmarking programmes and demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of financial performance
Participate in annual Technical and Agronomy conferences where required or relevant to communicate specific information

What we are looking for:
A professional candidate with well-developed personal and written communication, very good organisational skills including the ability to communicate with a wide range of employees, and well-developed leadership and management skills, creativity and the ability to delegate effectively and to follow-up as appropriate.
Also the ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional, operational and cultural boundaries and be able to manage and motivate individuals to work and cooperate as a team.

Essential: BASIS and FACTS qualifications, UK (or equivalent) Driving Licence, good level of written and spoken English.

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Required skills

  • Agriculture
  • Cultivation
  • Horticulture
  • Agronomist

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