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Senior Agronomist – North Yorkshire

Job Title: Senior Agronomist – North Yorkshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North Yorkshire
Industry:
Salary: Superb salary, bonus, car, plus full benefits as you would expect from a worldwide market leader! As well as endless opportunities for future development!
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: 12344
Contact Name: Rebekah Shields
Contact Email: rebekah@agrirs.co.uk
Job Published: September 12, 2017 10:10

Job Description

Senior Agronomist – North Yorkshire 

The Job Role:

This Senior Agronomist job vacancy is working for a global and highly prestigious fertiliser manufacturer. Based in North Yorkshire, you will support the expansion of the Company’s global agronomy programme. The Company’s agronomy team manages scientists around the world to provide technical, agronomic and commercial validation for its flagship fertiliser product. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to really develop their agronomy career with a worldwide market leader, that can offer endless future opportunities!

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for research associated with a crop group and geographic zones within the Company’s global agronomy programme
  • Assist with the development of the crop study programme
  • Balance the demands of experiment designs with site limitations and structure trials for commercial or scientific purposes
  • Monitor trial performance and schedules
  • Provide statistical analysis of results and produce written and verbal reports including trial abstracts and scientific data summaries
  • Deliver technical support to company’s commercial team

The Company:

A global and highly prestigious fertiliser manufacturer.

The Candidate:

  • Ideally a post graduate degree in an agronomic science with experience in the field
  • Someone who knows how to be out in the field and understanding how to think outside of the box and be able to communicate with farmers and scientists.
  • A knowledge of, and preferably commercial experience with, crop nutrition and crop husbandry (GAP)
  • Knowledge of global crop production systems. Practical experience with tea, sugarcane, tree fruit and oil palm would be an advantage
  • Analytical skills required to interpret and summarise scientific data and information
  • A working knowledge of statistics, trial experimental design, global data management and testing protocols including recommended application rates
  • Fluency in English, Portuguese and Spanish would be advantageous, (though not essential) with dedication and flexibility being key personal requirements
  • Good oral and written communication skills

The Package:

Superb salary, plus full benefits as you would expect from a worldwide market leader! As well as endless opportunities for future development!

Please email your CV to Rebekah@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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