On behalf of a successful research company, we are seeking experienced R & D Agronomists, Field Trials Specialists, Research Agronomists, or Agricultural Trials Officers to join an expanding and vibrant research group working on agricultural research and field trials relating to crop protection, agrochemicals and crop varieties. Field studies are conducted at farm sites in the Midlands and East Anglia regions on a wide range of horticultural and agricultural crops. The crop trials team are well established and their services are much in demand. There will be good long term career prospects in this growing and dynamic organisation.
We are also keen to hear from Trainees who would like train to become an R&D Agronomist. Assistant Trials Agronomists help to maintain and carry out field trials, whilst learning and developing their own knowledge base and skills. Assistants assist in establishing trials on farms, spraying, sampling, assessing crops and finally harvesting crops following technical and quality guidelines. Previous experience in handling agricultural machinery and ideally in field trials would be advantageous but may not be essential.
Requirements for Experienced Crop Trials Officers:-
Candidates need to have at least one years’ work experience in Field Trials, or Arable Crop Trials.
Must be familiar with the necessary procedures and protocols including safety and efficacy.
Some experience in working to technical & quality guidelines, GEP and/or GLP.
PA1 and PA6 are essential.
Ideally candidates will be a graduate/HND in Agriculture/Plant Science/Biology.
Must be motivated, and able to work on own initiative and also as part of a team.
Farming and arable crop growing experience and knowledge helpful.
Computer literate – good report writing and data handling skills are required.
Excellent communication skills – able to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.
Full driving licence essential.
Location – Oxfordshire and Essex
Salary – Competitive salary is offered with benefits package and a company