Crop Health and Protection Ltd (CHAP), one of 4 UK Agritech Centres set up by Innovate UK, dedicated to advancing sustainable agricultural productivity with a crop focus.

CHAP is seeking an experienced Director of Operations to lead the Service Execution and Delivery elements of their 5 Year Strategic plan. Reporting to the CEO, joining and working with the Executive team (Commercial Director, Innovation Director, Finance Director), the postholder must be able to lead their own team, while integrating seamlessly, and synergistically with their peers.

CHAP sits as a nexus between government, researchers and industry and builds innovation networks to identify and accelerate transformational solutions to drive step changes in sustainable crop productivity. CHAP provide open access, state of the art facilities run by world class experts that provide contract research capabilities and technology demonstrators dedicated to transforming crop productivity.

This is a fast paced, high-profile position that can be based in York office or Harpenden office, but with regular UK travel to partner sites.

Full details available from Margaret Wilkinson at Hunter Chase Consultants on 07921 454473 or email your enquiry to