PRECISION AGRICULTURE PROJECT MANAGER/AGRICULTURAL RESEARCHER
SoilEssentials Ltd is a well-established and award-winning business dedicated to providing a range of precision agriculture products and services that deliver genuine value to the agricultural industry. We work with the agronomist, machinery dealer or direct with the grower to achieve practical and profitable results for all sectors of agriculture.
An exciting opportunity has arisen where we are seeking a suitably qualified and enthusiastic project manager/agricultural researcher with a primary focus on managing our existing European Space Agency and Innovate UK development projects.
The successful candidate should also be able to conceive, write and develop to commercial release, new research proposals in areas of commercial interest to the company.
This role will be a combination of office and field work, is full-time and permanent, based near Brechin and involves travel, predominantly in the UK. You will concurrently be involved in multiple projects throughout UK from field work to successful on-farm integration, working with some of the leading agricultural companies, research organisations and universities in Europe.
Skills & Experience
- Educated to degree level or above or equivalent experience
- Practical knowledge of UK arable agriculture
- Exceptional organisational and time management skills
- Proven strength in data analysis and report writing
- Strong computer literacy
- Ability to work within a fast-paced and constantly changing environment
- A proven team player with a flexible, positive and professional attitude
- Knowledge and understanding of the precision ag industry would be an advantage
We are committed to developing our employees and on-the-job training will be provided as required. Our company offers a competitive remuneration package including a number of employee benefits to reflect the importance of this role. This is a great opportunity to become part of a small but dynamic business at the forefront of precision ag in the UK promoting sustainability in all sectors of farming.
To apply, please email your cv with references and covering letter to email@example.com by Friday 4 March 2016.