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Breeding Programme Trials Assistant - Cambridgeshire

Posted 06 July 2021
SalaryExcellent remuneration and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as fantastic opportunities for ongoing career development.
LocationCambridgeshire, England
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAgricultural & Farm Services, Agronomy, Fertilisers & Agrochemicals
Reference13043
Contact NameClaire Morgan

Job description

The Job Role:

We are currently recruiting for a Breeding Programme Trials Assistant for a major and well-established vegetable breeder, with a worldwide portfolio of successful varieties. This company’s trials site, stores and laboratory facilities are based near Cambridge and we are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to work on the breeding trials programme. This is a highly varied role. Reporting to the Site Manager key responsibilities include:

·         accurate and timely recording of trials data and reporting of results

·         assisting with the management of large data sets

·         maintenance and presentation of trials photographs

·         supervision of casual staff during harvesting, grading and assessments of clones

·         assisting with off-site trials and demonstration sites as required

The company can offer a great benefits package, as well as fantastic opportunities for ongoing career development!

The Company:

Major Vegetable Breeder with a worldwide portfolio of successful varieties.

The Candidate:

·         Possesses the ability to work as part of a team as well as on their own initiative.

·         A logical and systematic approach to collection and reporting of data.

·         An eye for detail and excellent communication skills.

·         A flexible approach to manage peak seasonal workloads.

·         An interest in GB agriculture generally.

·         A full UK Driving Licence is essential but other training will be provided.

The Package:

Excellent remuneration and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as fantastic opportunities for ongoing career development.

Please email your CV to Claire Morgan, Global Recruitment Director: admin@agrirs.co.uk

We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those short listed for interview will be contacted.

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